34th International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (ISPAC 2023)

The purpose of this conference is to provide an international forum for the presentation of recent advances in the field of polymer analysis and characterization methodologies. Undergraduate and postgraduate students will have the opportunity to meet polymer scientists from industry to get an insight how analytical challenges will be solved in polymer industry. 

Who Should Attend

  • Analytical chemists and polymers scientists involved in the analysis and characterization of polymeric materials
  • Participants from academic, industrial, and government settings who work with different aspects of polymer analysis and characterization approaches, techniques, and applications
  • Researchers whose work involves any aspects of polymer characterization, physical testing, materials analysis, or polymers in general


  • Analysis of advanced macromolecular systems
    Characterization of smart polymers and polymer hybrids
    Polymer separation for analysis of complex materials
    MS techniques for polymer characterization
    Theory and experiment in macromolecular analysis
    Polymer rheology and processing
  • Data-based polymer analysis and characterization
    Application of machine learning and artificial intelligence
    Simulation and prediction in analytical experiments
    Scientific data management in polymer analysis

Selected Speakers

  • Peter Schoenmakers, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Taihyun Chang, POSTECH, South Korea
  • Jens-Uwe Sommer, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden, Germany
  • Manfred Wilhelm, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
  • Ralf Schweins, Institut Laue Langevin, France
  • Dieter Fischer, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden, Germany
  • Bert Klumperman, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • Hendrik Frisch, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Kim Williams, Colorado School of Mines, USA
  • Wolf Hiller, Technical University Dortmund, Germany
  • André Striegel, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
  • Benjamin Monrabal, Polymer Char, Spain
  • Yonggang Liu, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry China, Tidal Vision, USA
  • Markus Busch, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany
  •  Andreas Albrecht, Borealis, Austria
  • Jana Falkenhagen, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany
  • Luke Chimuka, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Peter Kilz, Strategic directions, Germany
  • Emmanuel Iwuoha, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
  • Valerian Hirschberg, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany
  • Jan Merna, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic
  • Soraya Malinga, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Walter Focke, University of Pretoria, South Africa




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