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Program at a Glance

The symposium will be held this year as a virtual event based on a written discussion forum (ISHPMIE 2020 Forum).

Registration and participation are free of charge. Registration is open until the start of the symposium on July 27, 2020.

The detailed program can be found here.

Sessions

  1. Advances in explosion protection: Strategies, measures, and protective equipment (1)
  2. Advances in explosion protection: Strategies, measures, and protective equipment (2)
  3. Detonations and DDT
  4. Electro-chemical energy carriers
  5. Explosion modelling and simulation (1)
  6. Explosion modelling and simulation (2)
  7. Explosion modelling and simulation (3)
  8. Explosion modelling and simulation (4)
  9. Explosion prevention (1)
  10. Explosion prevention (2)
  11. Explosion properties of substances and mixtures (1)
  12. Explosion properties of substances and mixtures (2)
  13. Explosion testing
  14. Explosions of sprays and vapors
  15. Flame propagation and acceleration (1)
  16. Flame propagation and acceleration (2)
  17. Gas, dust, and hybrid mixture explosions (1)
  18. Gas, dust, and hybrid mixture explosions (2)
  19. Gas, dust, and hybrid mixture explosions (3)
  20. Gas, dust, and hybrid mixture explosions (4)
  21. Hydrogen safety
  22. Ignition phenomena (1)
  23. Ignition phenomena (2)
  24. Ignition phenomena (3)

Role and responsibilities of the authors / co-authors before and during the event:

- We give the opportunity and encourage the authors to provide a short video or audio podcast (max. 5 min, mp4 format) presenting the key ideas of their paper as an incentive for the audience.
- During the conference (July 27-31, 2020) we ask you to read and answer the questions and comments in the forum
  regarding your contribution(s) at least once per day.
- Answer all open questions at the end of the symposium week.
- A closing word / conclusion / thank you is also possible during this period.

Role and responsibilities of the session chairs:
- Get familiar with the papers which are your session,
- Give a short introduction/greeting before the start of the session (as a written contribution or as a short video).
- Initiate the discussion with questions or comments for each post.
- Read at least once per day all questions and comments in your session.
- Intervene if someone becomes unfair or incorrect. Report immediately to the administrators when someone posts content which is not related to the scientific conference (e.g. political statements, racism, etc.).
- Give a short conclusion/goodbye after the end of the session (as a written contribution or as a short video).

Schedule of the forum activities

June 30, 2020

Submission deadline for the optional podcasts by the authors

July 6, 2020

Papers and available podcasts are provided in the forum with read-access

July 27, 2020

Opening of the Symposium, end of registration and start of sessions and discussions

July 30, 2020

End of opportunity for participants to ask questions

July 31, 2020

 Authors answer the remaining open questions.
(Read-access to the forum remains open to registered participants until the next ISHPMIE in 2022.)

August 1, 2020

Closing of the Symposium

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