Postponed: IWA Biofilms 2021 Conference – Processes in Biofilms, Fundamentals to Applications

Community Organizer:

The IWA Biofilms 2020 conference venue is the beautiful island of Phuket within the city of Patong. This convenient location offers a diversity of lodging options at various price points. Direct flights to Phuket are available from Europe, United Sates of America, China, Singapore, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, etc. The conference will offer opportunities for technical and tourism visits. We encourage you to register early as the venue has limited vacancies and many delegates already have committed to attending this important forum on December 8-10, 2020. As local hosts, we are ready to great you with famous Thai hospitality.

Topics

  • Methods for biofilm characterization/monitoring (e.g., novel visualization tools, quantification, microbiome analysis)
  • Cell-cell communication in biofilms (e.g., membrane fouling and quorum quenching)
  • Modelling of biofilms
  • Biofilm interaction with microplastics and nanoparticles (e.g., colonization, retention)
  • Ecological theory for biofilm process enhancements

Programme Committee

Name Affiliation Country
Eberhard Morgenroth
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Swaziland
Mark van Loosdrecht
Delft University of Technology, KWR Watercycle Netherlands
Stefan Wuertz
Nanyang Technological University Singapore
Kim Helleshøj Sørensen
Veolia Water Technologies AB - AnoxKaldnes
Susanne Lackner
Technische Universität Darmstadt Institute IWAR, Franziska-Braun-Straße Darmstadt Germany
Eveline Volcke
Ghent University Belgium
Joshua P. Boltz
Arizona State University United States Of America
Rongchang Wang
Tongji University China
Rob Nerenberg
University of Notre Dame United States Of America
Barth F. Smets
Technical University of Denmark Denmark
Maria Piculell
Klosterängsvägen Sweden
Chalermraj Wantawin
Kasetsart University Thailand
Akihiko Terada
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Japan
Pongsak (Lek) Noophan
Kasetsart University Thailand