90 participants from 21 countries made the EMEA Workshop online in June 2021 a success. The coming EMEA2022 Workshop will take place in Bad Zwischenahn again. It will be the 9th workshop in this series. Material developments and ion exchange membrane based systems for energy applications will be discussed by representatives from research and industry with the focus set on anion exchange membranes and AEM based systems, like fuel cells, electrolysers and redox flow batteries.

Invited Speakers

  • John Varcoe – University of Surrey, UK
  • Stephen Paddison – University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Dario Dekel – Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
  • Kenji Miyatake – University of Yamanashi, Japan
  • Jan-Justus Schmidt – Enapter, Germany
  • Miles Page – Hydrolite, Israel
  • Patric Jannasch – Lund University, Sweden
  • Shannon Boettcher – University of Oregon, USA
  • Yuseung Kim – Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
  • Nanwen Li – Chinese Academy of Sciences

Call for Papers

Participants are invited to submit abstracts for contributed talks until March 31st, 2022 and for poster presentations not later than April 30th, 2022 at our web page. Please use the provided template. At a later date they will get a confirmation if the abstract has been accepted and whether it will be an oral or poster presentation at the EMEA2022 workshop. A price will be granted for the best poster.


Please register online by May 6th, 2022 here.

The participation fee of €495 incl. VAT is payable after receipt of invoice. After registration you will receive a registraton confirmation.

Because the number of participants is limited to 70, registrations are considered in order of receipt.

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.
German Aerospace Center
DLR Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics
Marie-Curie-Straße 1 | 26129 Oldenburg | Germany
Phone: +49 441 99906-233
Email: emea[at]dlr.de

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The spa town Bad Zwischenahn is located in the north-west of Germany and is a famous recreational area because of its colorful flowering rhododendron shrubs and park-like landscape. The city can be reached conveniently by train or by car. Airports are Amsterdam, Bremen and Hamburg, the nearest airport is Bremen Airport.

The Workshop will be held at the conference and golfing hotel “Hansens Haus am Meer“, which is located directly in the spa gardens at the lake “Zwischenahner Meer”, the third largest lake in Lower Saxony.


Bad Zwischenahn has a range of hotels in a variety of price categories. Rooms can also be booked at the conference hotel „Hansens Haus am Meer“.

If you are interested in booking a room in the conference hotel for your overnight stay in Bad Zwischenahn, you can do so by writing an email directly to the hotel (rezeption[at]hausammeer.de). Rooms are 102.00 € per night. Please refer to the workshop when booking.

Hansens Haus am Meer Hotel
Auf dem Hohen Ufer 25
26160 Bad Zwischenahn, Germany
Phone: +49 4403 940-0
Email: rezeption[at]hausammeer.de


By Plane:
The nearest international airport is Bremen, which is 60 km from Bad Zwischenahn.

By Train:
Bad Zwischenahn has a train station that is served by trains from the rail transport providers “Deutsche Bahn” (www.bahn.de) and “Regio-S-Bahn” (www.regiosbahn.de).
The “Hansens Haus am Meer” hotel offers a free shuttle service from the train station to the hotel on request.

By Car:
Coming from Bremen (A28):
Follow the A28 autobahn in the directions for Oldenburg / Emden / Leer. In Oldenburg, at the interchange “Oldenburg West“ continue to Emden / Leer on the A28. Leave the autobahn at the exit ramp No. 9 “Neuenkruge” and follow the road signposts to Bad Zwischenahn.

Coming from Leer / Netherlands (A31):
Change to the A31 autobahn at the “Leer” junction and follow the A28 in the direction for Oldenburg. Leave the autobahn at the exit ramp No. 8 “Zwischenahner Meer” and follow the road signs to Bad Zwischenahn.


The conference fee of €495 includes lunch and coffee breaks on both days as well as the get-together on Monday evening and the conference dinner on Tuesday evening and the VAT.

DLR Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics may charge an administration fee of EUR 50.00 for any change or cancellation of registration. Cancellation requests should be submitted by email to helpdesk[at]besl-eventagentur.de. Please refer to the important deadlines for cancellation below.

Until May 8th, 2022: 100% refund minus a 50,00 € administrative charge
From May 9th, 2022: No refund

The program is subject to amendment. In the unlikely event of it being cancelled, registration fees already paid will be refunded.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Workshop contact:
Stephanie Alberts
Phone: +49 441 99906-233
Email: emea[at]dlr.de

Organising Committee

Dr Corinna Harms – DLR Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics (Germany)
Prof Dirk Henkensmeier – Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST, South Korea)
Prof Artur Michalak – Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland)