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Welcome to ISHPMIE 2020 in Braunschweig, Germany!

We sincerely invite you to attend the 13th International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention, and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions (ISHPMIE) in Braunschweig, Germany from July 27 – 31, 2020. The symposium will be hosted by Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB). Scientific partner and co-organizer of the conference is the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg.

PTB is the National Metrology Institute of Germany with scientific and technical service tasks. PTB measures with the highest accuracy and reliability and stands for progress and reliability in metrology for the benefit of society, trade and industry, and science. A total of approx. 2000 employees work at PTB.

Braunschweig (also called Brunswick, hometown of Carl Friedrich Gauß) is a city of 250.000 inhabitants in the southeast of the German country Lower Saxony and almost in the geographic centre of Germany. It is an old, formerly very important residential city. Braunschweig has very beautiful historical buildings, a great cultural offer and allows an interesting insight into German history.

The Braunschweig region is an important European location for science and research. Braunschweig has been the most intensive region for research and development within the European Union since 2007 in terms of R & D expenditure. Over 20.000 students study at three universities. Braunschweig’s brain boxes teach, carry out research and work at 27 research institutions and 250 companies in the high-tech sector. The Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft awarded Braunschweig the title "City of Science" in 2007.

We sincerely hope to see you in Braunschweig in July 2020!

Sincerely,
Local Organizing Committee