Previous meetings

 

European Combustion Meeting (ECM)


The history of European Combustion Meetings

The first European Combustion Symposium was held in 1973 in Sheffield (United Kingdom), followed by the 1975 Symposium in Orléans (France). The series was discontinuated for almost three decades but was re-launched as the European Combustion Meeting under the auspices of the Federation of the European Sections of the Combustion Institute.

 

 

1st ECM 2003

Orléans, France   25 - 28 October 2003

The First ECM was organised by the French Section of the Combustion Institute and the Laboratoire de Combustion et Systèmes Réactifs (CNRS-LCSR), wich is now ICARE-CNRS. The meeting was attended by more than 250 delegates and demonstrated the high quality and diversity of combustion research in Europe. The scientific programme consisted of 215 contributed papers from 21 european countries as well as from United-States, Japan and Brazil and invited lecture on biomass combustion, chemical kinetics of combustion, flamelet based reduction methods, laser imaging techniques and combustion assisted hydrogen production.

2nd ECM 2005

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium  3 - 6 April 2005

The Second ECM was held at the Laboratoire de Physico-chimie de la combustion CSTR) of the Université Catholique de Louvain in Louvain-la-Neuve. It was organised by the Belgian Section of the Combustion Institute. The meeting was particularly succeful and was attended by almost 300 delegates. The scientific programme consisted of 256 contributed papers from 24 countries as well as invited lectures on HCCI engines (Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition), soot formation cool flames, LES for turbulent combustion and mild combustion.

3rd ECM 2007

Chania, Greece  11 - 13 April 2007

The Third ECM was held at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAIC). It was organised by the Greek Section of the Combustion Institute. The meeting was successful with more than 250 delegates. The scientific programme consisted in 324 papers from 20 european countries as well as from Canada, China, United-States, Japan, and invited lectures on global climate change, biomass combustion, fuel for future.

4th ECM 2009

Vienna, Austria  11 - 17 April 2009

The Fourth ECM was held at the Vienna University of Technology. It was organised by the German Section of the Combustion Institute.

5th ECM 2011

Cardiff, UK  27 June  - 1 July 2011

The Fifth ECM was held at the Cardiff University. It was organised by the British Section of the Combustion Institute.

6th ECM 2013

Lund, Sweden  25 - 28 June 2013

The Sixth ECM was held at the Lund University. It was organised by the Scandinavian-Nordic Section of the Combustion Institute. In total, 575 participants from 39 countries presented and discussed 447 papers on all topics of combustion. Moreover, 5 outstanding Plenary talks were highly appreciated by young and experienced researchers.

7th ECM 2015

Budapest, Hungary  30 March - 2 April 2015

The Seventh ECM was held at the Hilton Budapest Hotel. It was organised by the hungarian Section of the Combustion Institute. The ECM2015 conference in numbers: 428 participants (including 198 students) from 38 countries attended the meeting. The ECM2015 conference was preceded by the 3rd Topical Workshop entitled "Taming uncertainty in combustion chemistry: experiments and models". The topical workshop attracted 143 participants, including 72 students. The organizers thank the contributions of the five invited speakers of the ECM2015 and the two invited speakers of the workshop, and the support of the eight sponsors. In total, 330 posters were presented on the ECM2015 in 5 poster sessions and 301 six-page proceedings papers were submitted. The share of the participating countries (according to the affiliations) is shown in the figure:

8th ECM 2017

Dubrovnik, Croatia, 17- 18 April, 2017

The ECM 2017 gathered together an impressive number of 537 participants (of that 198 were students) from 38 countries. The organizers thank the contributions of the five invited speakers of the ECM 2017, and the support of the six sponsors. In total, 455 posters were presented at the ECM 2017 in 5 poster sessions and 454 proceedings papers were submitted. The share of the participating countries (according to the affiliations) is shown in the following figure.