Scientific Program



Download final scientific program HERE.

List of posters HERE.



On-site registration takes place on Sunday, 15 May 2016, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and continues the next day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will be possible to register during the conference as well. As a part of the Sunday registration, light welcome refreshments will be served.

The registration fee includes all meals, proceedings, access to the scientific sessions and conference materials.


All sessions will be held at Hotel Pyramida, Bělohorská 24, Praha 6, Czech Republic. GPS Loc: 50°5'7.964"N, 14°22'47.916"E


The official language of the conference is English.


Plenary lectures

The presentation time for each plenary lecture is 45 min and 5 min for discussion.

Keynote lectures

The presentation time for each keynote lecture is 35 min and 5 min for discussion.

Short lectures

The presentation time for each short lecture is 15 min and 5 min for discussion.

We ask the lecturers to hand over their presentations on USB flash drives in a format compatible with MS PowerPoint at the registration, or to give them to the technician in the morning before the individual program sections will be initiated. In case your PowerPoint includes a video, it is necessary to have the video file prepared in the same folder together with the presentation. If you would like to use any unusual presentation formats, please, contact us at the registration desk.


Audio/video recording of the lectures or copying of the lecture files is not allowed without the prior agreement of the speaker. The organizers reserve the right to take photographs during the meeting.

Poster presentations

Poster session wil be held in the premises of Pyramida hotel on Moday May 16, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Posters should be no larger than 95 cm x 185 cm.
Material for mounting your poster will be provided by the conference (push pins). 
Posters will be assigned a number that will be attached to the board.



Conference PERMEA

Membrane Development and Characterization
Transport Phenomena, Fouling, Modelling, and Simulation
Pressure Driven Membrane Processes
Thermally and Concentration Driven Membrane Processes
Gas and Vapour Separation
Other (General Session)

Conference MELPRO

Electromembrane Separation Processes
Integrated Membrane Processes in Technological Application
Electromembrane Processes in Energy Conversion and Storage
General Session and New Trends



Enrico Drioli (University of Calabria, Italy) - Realizations and Future Developments of Membrane Engineering

Wojciech Kujawski (President of Polish Membrane Society, Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, member of EMS council, Poland) - Thermally and Concentration Driven Membrane Processes 

Bart Van der Bruggen (President of European Membrane Society, University of Leuven, Belgium) - Integrated Membrane-Based Processes for Resource Recycling

Young Moo Lee (President Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea, past President of the Korean Membrane Society and past President of the Asian Membrane Society) - Novel Membranes for Energy and Environments

Wanqin Jin (Vice-Director Nanjing University of Technology, State Key Laboratory of Materials Oriented Chemical Engineering, China) - Organic-inorganic Composite Membranes: Fundamental Study and Engineering Application



To encourage student participation at the conference and to feature excellent works, the organizers of the PERMEA & MELPRO Conference are pleased to award the best student oral and poster presentations. TheStudent Award is for students, so please enclose a copy of your proof of student status with your registration. All participants registered as students will be automatically included in the competition.

The three best contributions in the categories Best Oral Presentation and Best Poster Presentation will be awarded. The Student Award announcement will take place at the closing ceremony.



We would like to inform you about the excursions planned on Friday, 20th of May. Number of participants is limited.

1. Mega a.s. & Membrain s.r.o. (,

Departure:                                         8:45 a.m. (in front of Pyramida hotel)
Arrival to Stráž pod Ralskem:            10:30 a.m.
Excursion:                                          10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch:                                                12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Departure:                                         12:45 p.m.
Arrival to Prague:                              2:15 p.m. Prague Černý most (subway stop)
                                                           2:45 p.m. Pyramida hotel

If you would like to attend the trip to MEGA and MemBrain please register here


2. ŠKODA Museum in Mlada Boleslav (

Departure:                                         9:00 a.m. (in front of Pyramida hotel)
Arrival to Mladá Boleslav:                 10:15 a.m.
Excursion:                                          10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Departure:                                         1:40 p.m.
Arrival to Prague:                              2:45 p.m. Prague Černý most (subway stop)
                                                         3:15 p.m. Pyramida hotel

If you would like to attend the trip to ŠKODA Museum please register here