Invitation to the PRES'17 conference, 21-24 August 2017, Tianjin, China

Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends

It is our pleasure to announce that the world-leading conference PRES'17 will be held in Tianjin - the  third largest city in China, located about 150 km south of Beijing.  The call for papers for the 20th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction - PRES'17 is now open. You and your research group are invited to participate in PRES’17.  The official call for papers is available from the dedicated PRES'17 website in PDF form. 

The conference is organised by

Tianjin University
Hebei University of Technology
Tianjin University Hebei University of Technology


It is sponsored by the Chinese petrochemicals giant SINOPEC


The city of Tianjin offers beautiful sites and modern infrastructure.

Tianjin City 1

Tianjin City 2

Tianjin City 3 Tianjin City 4


More details about the conference and the venue can be found by visiting the



Selected full-text papers will be published in Chemical Engineering Transactions (CET) journal by AIDIC, provided that they successfully pass the peer review process and the formatting checks. The template for the full-text papers will be available from 5 January 2017. The latter will also contain the full author guide to the composition and formatting requirements of the CET journal. Each accepted manuscript will be published only after receiving a signed copyright transfer form, whose template will be made available together with the manuscript template.



15 December 2016 April 2016, Abstract Submission

28 February 2017, Full Text Submission

Since the first venue of the PRES series organised in 1998 at Prague, Czech Republic, PRES conferences have also been organised in Budapest, Hungary, in Prague, Czech Republic, various places in Italy, in Hamilton, Canada, and Rhodes, Greece. In the year 2015, for the first time, PRES conference was held in Asia – at Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Now, the 2017 venue - the Jubilee 20th edition of the conference - PRES'17 will be held in China.

A very attractive part of PRES conferences is the publication of selected papers in “Chemical Engineering Transactions” included in SCOPUS and ISI Thompson Reuters. and EI Compendex (The EI Index). A number of Special issues have been negotiated for post-conference publishing of extended manuscripts and they are listed in the conference flyer.

 For scientific matters and proceedings please contact the Conference Secretariat at (both email and SKYPE)

We are looking forward to receiving your contributions. 

Warm Regards

PRES 2016 Presidents
Prof. J. Klemeš,
Prof P. Stehlík,

PRES'15 Vice-Presidents

Prof. J. Drahoš
Prof. F. Friedler
Prof. Sauro Pierucci
Prof. Panos Seferlis
Dr. H.  L. Lam
Dr. Sharifah R. Wan Alwi,



PRES'17 is the twentieth in the series. It was initiated by the late Professor Zdeněk Burianec in the framework of CHISA congresses. The previous events in the series have been as follows:


1st  PRES 1998 Prague, CZ
2nd PRES '99 Budapest, HU
3rd  PRES 2000 Prague, CZ
4th PRES '01 Florence, IT
5th PRES 2002 Prague, CZ
6th PRES '03 Hamilton, Ontario, CA
7th PRES 2004 Prague, CZ
8th PRES '05 Taormina, Sicily, IT
9th  PRES 2006 Prague, CZ
10th PRES '07 Ischia Island, Gulf of Naples
11th PRES 2008 Prague, CZ
12th PRES '09 Rome, IT
13th PRES 2010 Prague, CZ
14th PRES '11 Florence, Italy
15th PRES 2012 Prague, Czech Republic
16th PRES '13 Rhodes, Greece
17th PRES 2014 Prague, Czech Republic
18th PRES'15 Kuching, Malaysia
19th PRES 2016 Prague, Czech Republic




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