MODVAL 17

17th Symposium on Modeling and Experimental
Validation of Electrochemical Energy Technologies

12, 13 MARCH, 2020

Sion, SWITZERLAND — EPFL Valais wallis

ABOUT

ModVal17 is the 17th annual event of an international symposium on Modeling and Experimental Validation on fuel cells and batteries. It was initiated in 2004 by the Swiss Federal Energy Office. Taking place every year late March, it alternates the venue between Switzerland and Germany, and is hosted by a local academic institution.

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GOAL & SCOPE

The focus of the venue is to present advances in modeling, as well as in experimental work for model validation, for fuel cells, batteries and electrolysers. Expected attendance is ca. 100 participants, from both academia and industry, from Europe and overseas. The symposium provides good opportunity to create new proximity collaborations.

2020
March 12, 13

EPFL VALAIS WALLIS

~120
people

+60 oral
presentations

PROGRAMME

ModVal17 Conference Programme

Thursday, 12th March 2020

Friday, 13th March 2020

Posters

FOCUSED THEMES

PEFC

SOFC

ELECTROLYSIS

BATTERIES

SEVERAL INVITED TALKS ARE SCHEDULED

Professor Steven Decaluwe
Colorado School of Mines, Golden (CO), USA

Dr Clemens Fink,
AVL Company, Graz, Austria

Professor Ulrike Krewer,
TU Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany

Dr Jerome Laurencin,
hab., CEA, Grenoble, France

Professor Jun Lin,
North-China Electric Power University (NCEPU), Beijing, China

Dr Mohamed Mamlouk,
Senior Lecturer, Newcastle Univ., Newcastle, UK

Dr Gregory Offer,
Imperial College, London, UK

Professor Marie-Cécile Péra,
Univ Franche-Comté, Belfort, France

FLYER

REGISTRATION & PRICING

Estimated Fees

380 CHF (350€) regular participant
270 CHF (245€) PhD or M.sc. Student

The inscription fee includes all meals and drinks on 12th and 13th March. (Hotel accommodation is not included.)
The scientific programme runs from 12th March a.m. until 13th March p.m.

Abstract submission & registration timeline
1-page abstracts for talks and posters: 17th January 2020 – Download abstract Template
Programme and author notification: 31st January 2020
Registration deadline to the event: 28th February 2020
A book of abstracts will be provided at the symposium

Submit your abstract or poster

The registration process will be available soon.

Exposants

1600 CHF (1500€)
1 table, chair, poster panel (size A0), logo on modval17 website, 1 registration for regular participant

EVENT LOCATION

EPFL VALAIS WALLIS
Rue de l’Industrie 17

1951 Sion
Email : modval17@epfl.ch

DIRECTIONS

Sion (pop. 35’000) in the heart of the Swiss Alpes. EPFL Valais is located 2 minutes walk from Sion railway station.

By Train : 2 hrs from Geneva airport and 2h50 from Zürich by train (approx. every 30-60 minutes).

By car : Swiss highways, parallel to the railway tracks. Exit ‘Sion- Ouest’.

 

HOTELS ModVal17

Hotel rooms are available in Sion :  Hotel Elite***, Hotel du Rhone***, Hotel Castel *** and Hotel IBIS** close by, at EPFL discount rates.

HOTELS RESERVATIONS

Procedure for reserving a room:

  • The convention name “MODVAL2020” will serve as a code in order to benefit from the negotiated EPFL rates.
  • Each participant contacts the chosen hotel directly by e-mail for all reservations mentioning the convention code: credit card number + security code essential for all reservations.
  • Each participant is responsible for all his or her hospitality fees.

THE EPFL DECLINES ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RELIEVES ITSELF FROM ANY RELEVANT FEES!

Hotel Elite

Hotel Elite ☆☆☆
Avenue du Midi 6
1950 Sion
tel.: 027/322 03 27
e-mail: info@hotelelitesion.ch
website:http://www.hotelelitesion.ch
price per night / single: from 130.00 CHF (including breakfast)

Hotel Elite has very pleasant rooms all equipped with private bathrooms, TV and free internet access
It is in the centre of Sion town, just a short walk from the railway station and the conference venue.

Hotel Castel

Hotel Castel ☆☆☆
Rue du Scex 38
1950 Sion
tel.: 027/ 527 21 00
e-mail: info@hotelcastel.ch
website: http://www.hotelcastel.ch
price per night / single: from 125.00 CHF (including breakfast)

Hotel Castel has very pleasant rooms all equipped with private bathrooms, TV and free internet access
It is approximately 1 km from the railway station and has free parking.

Hotel du Rhone

Hotel du Rhone ☆☆☆
Rue du Scex 10
1950 Sion
tel.: 027/ 322 82 91
e-mail: info@durhonesion.ch
website: https://www.durhonesion.ch
price per night / single: from 130.00 CHF (including breakfast)

Hotel du Rhone has very pleasant rooms all equipped with private bathrooms, TV and free internet access
In a quiet location in the centre of Sion, Hôtel du Rhône offers panoramic views of the Valais Alps and Valère Basilica. The restaurant serves traditional Swiss cuisine.
It is approximately 1 km from the railway station.

Hotel IBIS

Hotel IBIS ☆☆
Av. Du Grand Champsec 21
1950 Sion
tel.: 027/ 205 71 00
e-mail: H0960@accor.com
website: https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-0960-ibis-sion  
price per night / single: from 82.00 CHF (including breakfast)

Hotel IBIS is located on the eastern outskirts of Sion, this modern hotel is in the immediate vicinity of the A9 motorway and only 2 km from Sion Airport.
Ibis Sion Est offers spacious and comfortable rooms with a cosy bed and a functional bathroom.

EVENT FAQS

Regular and students options are avalaible

380 CHF (350€) regular participant
270 CHF (245€) PhD or M.sc. Student

Ticket include access to all sessions, including the posters session and book of abstracts. It includes all meals and breaks.

The organisation is held by:

EPFL SCI-STI-JVH
rue de l’Industrie 17
CH-1951 Sion
Switzerland

Note that the easiest way to contact us is to use our email: modval17@epfl.ch

SPONSORS

EPFL
Ecole polytechnique
fédéral de Lausanne
http://www.epfl.ch

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