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July 27, 2011
Time Event Presentation Title
7:00-8:20 Registration  
8:20-8:30 Welcome   
  (Chairmen: Helmut Münstedt) NOVEL RHEOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES
8:30-9:00 Manfred H. Wagner
TU Berlin, Germany
Probing Nonlinear Viscoelasticity of Polymer Melts by  Medium Amplitude Oscillatory Shear (MAOS)
9:00-9:30 Jan Musil
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic 
Experimental Investigation of Die Drool and Slip-stick Phenomena during HDPE Polymer Melt Extrusion
9:30-10:00 Cofee break & Exhibition  
  (Chairmen: Víctor Hugo Rolon-Garrido) NOVEL RHEOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES
10:00-10:30 Ondrej Wein
ICPF ASCR, Czech Republic
AWS Viscometry – Principles and Applications
10:30-11:00 Joao Miguel Nobrega
University of Minho, Portugal
On-line Rheometry: a Tool to Monitor Polymer Nanocomposites Production
11:00-11:30 Martin Zatloukal
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Planar Extensional Viscosity Measurements for LDPE Polymer Melt by Using Novel Orifice Die Design and Cogswell Model
11:30-13:00 Lunch & Exhibition   
13:00-13:30 Víctor Hugo Rolón-Garrido
TU Berlin, Germany
Increase of Long-chain Branching by Thermo-oxidative Treatment of LDPE
13:30-14:00 Zdenek Stary
FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Behavior of Conductive Particle Networks in Polymer Melts under Deformation
14:00-14:30 Ana Vera Machado
University of Minho, Portugal
Phase Inversion of EPDM/PP Blends: Effect of Viscosity Ratio
14:30-15:00 Cofee break & Exhibition   
15:00-15:30 Jiri Vlcek
Compuplast International, Inc., Czech Republic
Interfacial Instabilities in a Two Layer Coextrusion during Cable Coating
15:30-16:00 Pavel Kubik
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
An Evaluation of Mixing Quality of Three Different Types of Mixing Elements
18:30 Conference dinner  

July 28, 2011
  (Chairmen: Manfred H. Wagner) NON-NEWTONIAN FLUID MECHANICS
8:00-8:30 Helmut Münstedt
Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Elastic Properties of Polymer Melts Filled with Nanoparticles
8:30-9:00 Milan Kracalik
Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria
Extensional Rheology as Effective Tool for Characterization of Polymer Nanocomposites
9:00-9:30 Petr Filip
Institute of Hydrodynamics ASCR, Czech Republic
Invariance of Elongational Viscosity Measurements Using SER Universal Testing Platform with Respect to Rectangular Shapes of Polymer Samples
9:30-10:30 Cofee break & Poster section & Exhibition                       
  Alexander Kharlamov
Institute of Hydrodynamics ASCR, Czech Republic
On the Approximation of the Generalised Stretch Function
  Jan Musil
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Investigation of Vortex Development during Polymer Melt Flows by Flow Birefringence
  Pongprapat Piyamanocha
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
On Pressure Affected Shear Viscosity of Poly(Lactic) Acid
  Hossein Ali Khonakdar
Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany
Partial Restoring of Thermorheological Simplicity and Terminal Dynamics Behavior of PEO/PMMA in the Presence of Nanoparticles
  Petr Slobodian
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Stress-strain Hysteresis of a Carbon Nanotube Network as Polymer Nanocomposite Filler under Cyclic Deformation
  Aleš Obr
SILON s.r.o, Czech Republic
Effect of Fluoropolymer Antidripping Agent on Rheological Behavior of LLDPE
  Niladri Roy
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Effect of Strain on Viscoelastic Behavior of PVP-CMC Based Medicated Hydrogels
  Lenka Jelinkova
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Viscoelastic Properties and Morphology of Mumio-based Medicated Hydrogels
  Shawqi Almajdalawi
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Electrorheological Properties of Suspensions of Polypyrrole Ribbon Particles in Silicone Oil
  Michal Sedlacik
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Core-shell Structured Polypyrrole-coated Magnetic Carbonyl Iron Microparticles and their Magnetorheology
  Frederik Desplentere
KHBO University College, Belgium
Linear Elastic Behaviour of Complex Polyurethane Foams
  Vladimir Pavlinek
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
The Effect of PVAc Solution Viscosity on Diameter of PVAc Nanofibres Prepared by Technology of Electrospinning
10:30-11:00 Torsten Remmler
Malvern Instruments GmbH, Germany
Analystical Instrumentation for Malvern Instruments to Analyse Polymer Samples
11:00-11:30 Bernd Jakob
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Germany
Advances in Small Scale Processing Equipment for Polymers and Additives
11:30-13:00 Lunch & Exhibition   
13:00-13:30 Alexander Vikhansky
University of London, UK
Modelling of Polymer Flows by Lattice-Boltzmann Method
13:30-14:00 Roman Kolarik
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Variational Principle Based Stability Analysis of Non-isothermal Film Blowing Process for Non-Newtonian Fluids
14:00-14:30 Ivan Machac
University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
Flow of Viscoelastic Polymer Solutions through Filter Screens
14:30-15:00 Refreshment & Exhibition  
15:00-15:30 Dusan Kimmer
SPUR a.s., Czech Republic
Morphology of Nano and Micro Fiber Structures in Ultrafine Particles Filtration
15:30-16:00 Wannes Sambaer
Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
3D Air Filtration Modeling for Nanofiber Based Filters in the Ultrafine Particle Size Range
16:00 End of the conference