The time schedule below was provided in CET hours. Presentations are 15 minutes + 5 minutes of Q&A

12.30 - Welcome Speech
Dr. Pierre Verge, Conference Chair, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg

12.40 - Plenary talk:
Broadening of  Molecular Design Flexibility of Benzoxazine Chemistry from Commodity to Smart to  Extreme Performance Polymers
Prof. Hatsuo Ishida, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

13.30 - Break

13.40 - 15.50: Session 1 - Manufacturing, design and applications of industrial polybenzoxazines

13.40 - Bitrez Benzoxazine Polymers - the story so far
Paul Jones, Bitrez, UK

14.00 - Development of new benzoxazine nanocomposite blends for space applications
Prof. Ian Hamerton, University of Bristol, UK

14.20 - Basalt/benzoxazine composites with good mechanical and flame-retardant properties
Dr. Frederik Goethals, Centexbel, Belgium

14.40 - Break

14.50 - Benzoxazine based prepregs as advanced material allowing protection under severe conditions
Dr. Leila Bonnaud, University of Mons, Belgium

15.10 - Benzoxazine resin as an interesting building block for advanced neutrons shields
Dr. Mehdi Derradji, Ecole Militaire Polytechnique Algeria

15.30 - High char benzoxazines prepared via low-cost continuous reactor methods
Prof. Jeffrey Wiggins, University of Southern Mississippi, USA

15.50 - End

12.30 - 15.30: Session 2 - Benzoxazine blends and composites

12.30 - Keynote Speaker:
Functional Polymers based on Benzoxazine Chemistry
Prof. Shiao-Wei Kuo, Department of Materials and Optoelectronic Science, National Sun Yat Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

13.10 - Graphene oxide and graphene oxide-poly(amidoamines) nanocomposites based on polybenzoxazines
Prof. Horia Iovu, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

13.30 - Break

13.40 - Epoxy resin/hyperbranched benzoxazine copolymer: curing behavior, mechanical properties and thermal properties
Prof. Wen-bin Liu, Harbin Engineering University, China

14.00 - Bio-based polybenzoxazine IPNs
Dr. Cédric Vancaeyzeele, University of Cergy Pontoise, France

14.20 - Development of new hyperbranched benzoxazines onto graphene oxide surface
Dr. Elena Iuliana Biru, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

14.40 - Break

14.50 - Cure mechanisms, structural performance, and emerging applications of advanced polybenzoxazine-bismaleimide coatings
Dr. Weih Q. Lee, The Sherwin-Williams Company, USA

15.10 - Benzoxazine – methacrylate Interpenetrating Polymer Network: a robust thin film with antifouling properties formed by atmospheric-pressure plasma induced and ring-opening polymerizations
Edyta Monika Niemczyk, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg

15.30 - End


12.30-16.40: Session 3 - Synthesis and design of new benzoxazines

12.30 - Keynote Speaker:
Design and synthesis of novel benzoxazines and synthetic approaches to obtain them
Dr. Pablo Froimowicz, Design and Chemistry of Macromolecules Group, Institute of Technology in Polymers and Nanotechnology, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

13.10 - Smart design of high-performance thermosets based on benzoxazine chemistry
Prof. Kan Zhang, Jiangsu University, China

13.30 - Break

13.40 - Structures and Properties of Toughed Polybenzoxazine
Prof. Zhi Wang, North University of China, China

14.00 - Synthesis, structure control and cross-linking reaction of optically active acetylene copolymers substituted with benzoxazine moieties
Masahide Goto, Kansai University, Japan

14.20 - Synthesis and molecular weight control of main-chain benzoxazine polymers in continuous flow
Dr. Changlu Zhou, East China University of Science and Technology, China

14.40 - Break

14.50 - Side-chain type benzoxazine-functionalized polyethyleneimine resins and performance of multifarious bio-based thermosets
Dr. Pratibha Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

15.10 - Design and Preparation of Benzoxazine Copolymer: A Facile Way to Improve the Superhigh-Frequency Dielectric Properties of Benzoxazine Resin
Dr. Ming Zeng, China University of Geoscience, China

15.30 -  Thermo-mechanical and electrical properties of azo group containing polybenzoxazines and their nanocomposites
Prof. Sarojadevi Muthusamy, Anna University, India

15.50 - Break

16.00 - Sulfur-containing heterocyclic benzoxazines: Synthesis, characterization, polymerization and thermal and flame retardant properties
Ya Lyu, East China University of Science and Technology, China

16.20 -Benzoxazine monomers and polymers based on 3,3'-dichloro-4,4'-diaminodiphenylmethane: synthesis and characterization
Viktoria Petrakova, Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Russian Federation

16.40 - End

12.30-15.30: Session 4 - Smart Polybenzoxazines

12.30 - Keynote Speaker:
New Approaches in Benzoxazine Chemistry for the Synthesis of Advanced Materials
Prof. Baris Kiskan, Department of Chemistry Faculty of Science and Literature, Istanbul Technical University Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey

13.10 - Preparation and properties of degradable polybenzoxazines
Prof. Qichao Ran, Sichuan University, China

13.30 - Break

13.40 - Shape memory performance of bio-based benzoxazine/epoxy copolymers induced by near-infrared light and magnetic field
Prof. Sarawut Rimdusit, Chulalongkorn University, Thaïland

14.00 - Reprocessable thermosetting benzoxazine resins
Prof. Zaijun Lu, Shandong University, China

14.20 - Polybenzoxazines: a sustainable platform for the design of fast responsive and catalyst-free vitrimers
Antoine Adjaoud, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg

14.40 - Break

14.50 - The study on the effect of thio groups on the thermal decomposition behavior of noncombustible sulfur-containing polybenzoxazines
Dr. Ya Lyu, East China University of Science and Technology, China

15.10 - Benzoxazines as carbon precursor for performant electrocatalysts
Prof. Corina Andronescu, University Duisburg Essen, Germany

15.30 - Benzoxazine Dimers and Networks: The Building Blocks for Supramolecular Polymers and Responsive Material
Prof. Suwabun Chirachanchai, The Petroleum and Petrochemical College, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; Center of Excellence on Petrochemical and Materials Technology, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

15.50 - Poster session

17.00 - End

12.30-15.30: Session 5 - Sustainable benzoxazines

12.30 - Keynote Speaker:
Emergence of Sustainable benzoxazine frameworks: A new story with greener future
Dr. Bimlesh Lochab, Materials Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, School of Natural Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, Uttar Pradesh, India

13.10 - New opportunity for sustainable benzoxazine synthesis: A straight and convenient one-pot protocol for formaldehyde-free bio-based polymers
Dr. Diego Lomonaco, Federal University of Ceara, Brazil

13.30 - Break

13.40 - Phloretic acid-based multi-benzoxazine monomers: tetramethyl guanidine-triggered synthesis and crosslinking
Agustin Forchetti Casarino, Instituto de Desarrollo Tecnologico para la industria Quimica, Argentina

14.00 - Role of stereochemistry in properties of polybenzoxazine resins
Dr. Nagarjuna Amarnath, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials, Germany

14.20 - Bio-Based Benzoxazine Monomers and Polymers Based on Di-furan Amines
Mengwen Yu, Drexel University, USA

14.40 - Break

14.50 - Formaldehyde-free polybenzoxazines : Greener design, new possibilities, still high performances
Dr. Romain Tavernier, Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, France

15.10 - Synthesis of bifunctional sesamol based benzoxazines with aliphatic diamines
Thorben Haubold, University of Bremen, Germany

15.30 - Award ceremony and closing session

15.40 - Closure session

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