The 2024 TAC conference will be held from 25th to 27th March 2024
College Court Conference Centre, Leicester.
Day 1 – Mon 25th March 2024 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
TAC Short course: Introduction to Thermal Methods
The Course will provide a comprehensive overview of the latest developments and applications of the main thermal analysis and calorimetry techniques including: differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), evolved gas analysis (EGA), thermomechanical (TMA) and dynamic thermomechanical analysis (DMA), dielectric measurements (DEA), calorimetry, industrial safety, and thermomicroscopy.
DSC & MDSC - Duncan Price, Edwards Vacuum
TGA & EGA - Gareth Parkes, University of Huddersfield
TMA, DMA, & EGA - John Duncan, Lacerta Technology
Calorimetry & Industrial Safety - Ian Priestley, Syngenta
Thermomicroscopy - Gage Ashton, University of Huddersfield
The day will also include several networking / refreshment breaks during which there will be plenty of opportunity for discussion with the course speakers, all of whom have wide experience in the application of thermal techniques to the characterisation of materials.
Day 2 & 3 – Tue 26th March 2024 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and
Wed 27th March 2024 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
TAC 2024 - Conference
This popular meeting will feature presentations on applications of thermal analysis to a range of topics, speaker sessions include:
Polymers and Advanced Materials
Energy and the Environment
Pharmaceuticals and BioPharma
General Thermal Analysis
Cyril Keattch Presentations (ideal for ECRs!)
There will also be short presentations from manufacturers of thermal analysis and supporting instrumentation.
Additional to the conference itself there will be a conference dinner, following the first day of presentation.