BPG 2024

Annual Meeting of the Belgian Polymer Group

 Blankenberge, Belgium    May 30-31, 2024

Confirmed Speakers

From Lignin Derived Building Blocks to Covalent Adaptable Networks and Recyclable Materials

Prof. Katrien BERNAERTS
MAASTRICHT UNIVERSITY, Geleen, The Netherlands
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3D and 4D Printing: New Dimensions for Polymers

Prof. Eva BLASCO
IMSEAM - HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY, Heidelberg, Germany
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On-line Near InfraRed Spectroscopy Using Artificial Intelligence to Monitor Oligomer Synthesis in Real-Time

Dr Dirk BONTINCK
ALLNEX BELGIUM, Drogenbos, Belgium
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Polymerization with Real Time MWt and Conversion Monitoring in Flow

Prof. David HADDLETON
UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK, Coventry, United Kingdom
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Winner of the 2024 Biannual BPG Award

Injectable Synthetic Molecular and Colloidal Building Blocks to Overcome challenges in Tissue Engineering

Prof. Laura DE LAPORTE
DWI-LEIBNIZ INSTITUTE FOR INTERACTIVE MATERIALS E.V., Aachen, Germany
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Confirmed Oral Communications

Synthesis of Liquid Crystals for Increased Ionic Conductivity in Solid Polymer Electrolytes for Lithium Metal Batteries

Mr Isaac ALVAREZ MOISES
UCLOUVAIN, Louvain-la-neuve, Belgium
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Synthesis and Characterization of a Triblock-Copolymer Composed of Poly(ε-caprolactone) and Poly(L-lactic acid) Processable by Electrospinning and Melt Electrowriting

Mr Jef BREBELS
KU LEUVEN, Leuven, Belgium

Controlling the Relaxation Dynamics of Polymer Networks by Combining Associative and Dissociative Dynamic Covalent Bonds

Mr Aleix COSTA CORNELLÀ
VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL, Brussels, Belgium

Competition of Timescales in Polymer Processing: Crystallization and Diels-Alder Crosslinking

Mr Jelle DE CEULAER
KU LEUVEN, Leuven, Belgium

Title to be Announced

Mr Sander DRIESEN
UHASSELT, Hasselt, Belgium

Hydrogel-Based Patch Entrapping Commensal Bacteria Secreting Beneficial Molecules for Skin

Ms Louise DUPONT
UCLOUVAIN, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Tailoring Network Topology in Mechanically Robust Hydrogels for 3D Printing and Injection

Ms Mahsa EBRAHIMI
UHASSELT, HASSELT, Belgium
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Sustainable Non-Isocyanate Polyurethane Thermoset Foam’s Design: Harnessing the Power of Supercritical CO2 as a Blowing Agent

Ms Katherine GOUVEIA
UMONS, Mons, Belgium

Reprocessability and Chemical Recyclability of Polyurethane Foams Using Beta-Amino Esters

Ms Hiba KASSEM
UGHENT, Gent, Belgium

Development of Superplasticizers for Alkali-Activated Concrete

Ms Phanumat LATSRISAENG
UGHENT, Ghent, Belgium

Development of Conjugated Sequence-Defined Macromolecules

Mr Wout MILIS
KU LEUVEN, Leuven, Belgium

Biocompatible Non-Isocyanate Polyurethane Elastomers for Blood-Contacting Biomedical Applications

Ms Anna PIERRARD
ULIÈGE, Liège, Belgium
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Facile Synthesis of Functional Poly(oxazolidone)s Via Thiol-Ene Click Polymerization

Ms Seyedeh Maliheh RAZAVI-ESFALI
ULIÈGE, Liège, Belgium

New Mechanistic Insights in the Kinetics of Polyurethane Formation

Ing Lynn TROSSAERT
UGHENT, Zwijnaarde, Belgium

Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Based Push-Pull Conjugated Polymers for Fully Transparent Organic Photovoltaics

Ms Kaat VALKENEERS
UHASSELT, Hasselt, Belgium