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Room Plenary Hall 2-3
8:30 8.30am: Plenary
Professor Nieng Yan
Tsinghua University, China
5 mins travel time
Room Plenary Hall 2-3
9:35 Carbon Plenary 
Hiroaki Hatori
Chair: Teresa Bandosz
10:35 Morning tea (25 mins)
11:00 Parallel Sessions
Room Room 103 Room 104 Room 105 Room 106
  Session 12A
T5: Properties

Chair: Hejun Li
Session 12B
T6: Applications

Chair: Sylvain Giraudet
Session 12C
T4: Characterization

Chair: Jacek Jagiello
Session 12D
T3: Li-Batteries

Chair: Da-Wei Wang
11:05 Dielectric behavior of carbon materials
Deborah Chung
Fluorinated nanodiamonds as unique neutron reflector 
Marc Dubois
Advantages of NEXAFS over XPS/FTIR for carbon surface characterization
Kenneth Latham
Nanocarbons for electrochemical energy storage
Hui-Ming Cheng
11:30 Mechanical and electromagnetic shielding performance of carbon-carbon composites
Kezhi Li
Biomass carbons as additives for lubrication: friction reduction key parameters
Phillippe Thomas
Non-destructive measurement of graphene defects using induced voltage
Sumin Kang
Carbon Materials from Conventional/Unconventional Technologies for Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices
Zoraida Gonzalez
11:50 Multifunctional carbon-based metal-free catalysts for efficient energy conversion and storage
Liming Dai
Activated carbons with simultaneously high surface area and pore volume
Luis Estevez
Synchrotron SAXS/WAXS study of microstructure evolution in carbon fibre production
Peter Lynch
Carbon spheres with onion-like structure as an anode for LIB
Huaihe Song
12:10 Molecular-level prediction of structure/property relationships in functionalised carbon-fiber epoxy composites
Baris Demir
Mesoporous activated carbon with ultrahigh specific surface area for supercapacitors
Yong Chen
Scanning electrochemical microscopy of graphene-based hybrids interfaces: insights into physicochemical interfacial processes and electroactive site distribution
Sanju Gupta
Rational design of carbon materials for advanced lithium sulfur batteries
Feng Li
12:30 Lunch break (60 mins)
Room Room 103 Room 104 Room 105 Room 106
  Session 13A
T6: Synthesis

Chair: Donglin Zhao
Session 13B
T4: Amorphous Carbons

Chair: Mark Biggs
Session 13C
T2: Graphene Oxide

Chair: Jun Ma
Session 13D
T3: Novel Synthesis

Chair: Hongyang Liu
13:30 Graphitization of spin coating polymer
Yasushi Soneda
Superactivated carbons for high energy supercapacitors
Roman Mysyk
Water desalination with graphene oxide/graphene based membranes
Aaron Morelos-Gomez
Hollow graphene sphere/SnO2 composite as anode material for lithium-ion batteries
Donglin Zhao
13:50 Carbon-paper prepared from nanoporous carbon fibers using HyperCoal through electrospinning
Masahiro Toyoda
Graphitization of amorphous carbons: A comparative study of interatomic potentials
Nigel Marks
Confirmation formation of oxidative debris during synthesis of graphene oxide
Ignacio Martin-Gullon
A hydrothermal-based route to N-doped carbons, silicas and silicon carbides
Robin White
14:10 Utilizing supercritical extraction for kinetic modeling of pyrene pitch formation
Wesley Hoffman
Modelling of memristive behaviour in amorphous carbon films
Zijun Zhao
Regioselective catalysts for repair of graphene structure from graphene oxide
Jurgis Barjauskas
Metal–organic-framework-derived formation of Co-N-doped carbon materials for oxygen reduction reaction 
Hao Tian
14:30 Separation of cone-shaped graphitic whiskers by density gradient centrifugation
Yukie Satio
Correlations the atomic structure‒mechanical properties for glass-like carbons
Karolina Jurkiewics
Breathable vapor toxicant barriers based on multilayer graphene oxide
Ruben Spitz
Mechanochemical suzuki polycondensation - from linear to porous carbonaceous polymers
Sven Grätz
14:50 Effect of external heating rate in graphite oxide thermal exfoliation
Indrek Kulaots
Transverse structure control of mesophase pitch based carbon fibrer
Zhulin Sun
A new route to produce free standing graphene-based films
Zoraida González 
Two-dimensional carbon-encapsulated fe3o4 nanosheets grown via oriented attachment mechanism
Jisheng Zhou
15:15 Coffee break (25 mins)
Room Room 103 Room 104 Room 105 Room 106
  Session 14A
T2: Electrochemistry

Chair: Li Wei
Session 14B
T3: Water Purification

Chair: Krisztina László
Session 14C
T5: Characterization and synthesis

Chair: Mark Biggs
Session 14D
T3: Nanoparticles

Chair: Feng Li
15:40 Corrugated graphitic layers catalysing oxygen reduction reaction
Jun-Ichi Ozaki
Carbon materials as catalysts for microwave assisted wet peroxide oxidation
Alicia Garcia-Costa
Australian spinifex nanocellulose reinforced polyacrylonitrile as precursors for carbon fibers
Edward Jian
Nanocarbon and nanocarbon supported metal catalysts for light alkanes activation
Hongyang Liu
16:00 Metal-support interaction of nobel metal catalysts on N-doped carbon nanotubes
Hao Yu
Antifouling performance of carbon nanotube-polyamide nanocomposite reverse osmosis membrane
Yoshihiro Takizawa
Probabilistically based defect analysis with regard to structure-property-relations of CF 
Daniel Wolz
Carbon support effects on catalysts for hydrogenation of multifunctional chemicals
Radhika Rao
16:20 Heteroatom-doped carbon-based catalyst for efficient oxygen reduction
Chang Liu
Removal of mercury by activated carbonin coal-fired power plant
Ha-Na Jang
Orientation of graphite layers in polyacrylonitrile based carbon fibres
Seyed Mousa Fakhrhoseini
N-doped carbon quantum dots toward electroluminescence
Lei Qin
Room Plenary Hall 1-2
16:40 Carbon Conference closing ceremony
5 mins travel time
Room Plenary Hall 2-3
17:00 5pm: Plenary 
Professor Robert Grubbs
Californian Institute of Technology, USA