The Deadline section has been updated.
To register and submit your abstract, please, see the Deadline section.

Organizing committee

Chairman: Janina Molenda

Scientific committee

  • Andrzej Czerwiński
  • Henryk Figiel
  • Elżbieta Frąckowiak
  • Piotr Jasiński
  • Franciszek Krok
  • Paweł Kulesza
  • Anna Lisowska-Oleksiak
  • Janusz Toboła
  • Władysław Wieczorek

Organizing committee

  • Danuta Olszewska
  • Anna Milewska
  • Anna Plewa
  • Katarzyna Walczak
  • Katarzyna Redel

Forum program

The program can be found here.

Forum scope includes:
  • Hydrogen/oxygen production & storage
  • Fuel cells
  • Li-ion and Na-ion batteries
  • Supercapacitors
  • Solar conversion
  • Thermoelectrics

Invited speakers

So far the following, world leading scientists confirmed their attendance:

  • Michel Armand (CIC Energigune, Energy Cooperative Research Centre, Álava, Spain)
        History of Li-ion batteries
  • Xu Chaohe (Chongqing University, Chongqing, China)
        Recent trends in lithium all-solid-state batteries
  • Marek Danielewski (AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland)
         Striking developments in energy conversion; Common roots of gravity and quantum mechanics
  • Elżbieta Frąckowiak (Poznań University of Technology, Poznań, Poland)
  • John Irvine (University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK)
  • Piotr Jasiński (Gdańsk University of Technology, Gdańsk, Poland)
         Co-electrolysis supported production of methane
  • Philippe Knauth (Aix Marseille Université, France)
  • Paweł Kulesza (University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland)
        Structure and activity of selective interfaces for electrocatalytic and photoelectrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide
  • Li Lu, (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
        All-Solid-State electrolytes for next generation of rechargeable sodium batteries
  • Janina Molenda (AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland)
  • Mogens Mogensen (Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark)
        New combinations in materials for Reversible Solid Oxide Cells
  • Teruki Motohashi (Kanagawa University, Kanagawa, Japan)
        Complex transition-metal oxides for oxygen-related applications
  • Wojciech Nowak (Centre of Energy, AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland)
  • Józef Spałek (Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland)
  • Tomasz Story (Institute of Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw Poland)
         Thermoelectricity and topology in semiconductors
  • Andrzej Suchocki (Institute of Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland)
         Quantum cutting processes in down-converting phosphors for silicon-based solar cells
  • Konrad Świerczek (AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland)
  • Janusz Toboła (AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland)
         Electronic structure calculations of materials converting energy: thermoelectrics and ion batteries
  • Anita Trenczek-Zając (AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland)
         Semiconductor heterostructures for photoelectrochemical cells
  • Constantinos Vayenas (University of Patras, Greece)
        Mass and Energy generation via gravitational confinement of relativistic neutrinos
  • Władysław Wieczorek (Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland)
  • Krzysztof Wojciechowski (AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland)
         A new DT-FGTM approach in thermoelectric energy conversion
  • Ehrenfried Zschech (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Dresden, Germany)
        Nano XCT studies of the 3D morphology of materials for energy storage and conversion

  • Conference fees

    Fees include taxes
    Please, note, that due to Covid-19 outbreaak, the payment date will be extended.

    Total conference fee (PLN)
    early bird* normal payment*
    Regular participants
    bed in single room**


    Regular participants bed in double room

    PhD students/students***

    1-day participance
    (1 hotel night in nearby hotel)


    *The date of payment will be announced later.
    **The hotel is exclusively reserved for conference guests. Considering the limited number of rooms, the single rooms are reserved for Invited Speakers.
    ***Depending on availability of the rooms, the accomodation may be changed for nearby hotels. As authorisation for your booked fee reduction a proof of status is required. A copy of the student identity card is sufficient for students.

    Total conferemce fee covers hotel fee, conference fee, 3 breakfast, 3 lunches, coffee breaks, conference materials, welcome party, conference dinner, barbecue, payable via bank transfer.

    Accompanying persons total fee  
    - Before June 5th, 2020 - 2000 PLN
    - After June 5th, 2020 - 2100 PLN

    Accompanying persons total fee covers full costs of accommodation room with 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches, all organization expanses, welcome party, conference dinner and barbecue.

    Payment must be made in PLN. Note! Bank charges are to be covered by the payer.

    Bank information for Conference Fee:

    Account holder: Polskie Stowarzyszenie Wodoru i Ogniw Paliwowych
    ul. Bobrecka 29, 43-400 Cieszyn 
    Bank Pekao Oddział w Krakowie
    Account number: 27 1240 4559 1111 0000 5419 6311
    with postscript "SmartEnergy2020"


    Abstract template:

    To download the abstract template, please click here

    Abstract submission:

    To register and submit an abstract, please fill the form below.

    Please note, that one registered person can present one poster.

    The posters should be in B1 format, 70.7 x 100 x cm.

    Deadline for abstracts submission and registration is May 25th 2020

    Acceptance of oral presentations and posters is after the May 25th 2020.

    Register form


    For questions regarding conference, please contact:
    e-mail address: hydrogen.agh1@gmail.com
    phone number: +48 12 617 20 80


    Accommodation: Poziom 511**** Design Hotel and SPA

    POZIOM 511 Design Hotel & SPA is a modern, 4-star object located at the heart of Kraków-Częstochowa Jurassic Upland in the Eagle’s Nest Landscape Park Located on top of the highest hill of the Upland, surrounded by greenery and limestone rocks, 300 meters away from the impressive ruins of Ogrodzieniec Castle it attracts not only those, who wish to actively spend their time, but also those who search for peace, harmony and new experiences.

    Hotel website - English version

    Conference venue

    Ogrodzieniec Castle is a ruined medieval castle in the semi-mountainous highland region called the Polish Jura in south-central Poland. Rebuilt several times in its history, the castle was originally built in the 14th–15th century by the Włodkowie Sulimczycy family. The castle is situated on the 515.5-metre-high Castle Mountain (Polish: Góra Zamkowa), the highest hill of the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland. Located on the Trail of the Eagles' Nests, the ruins are open to visitors.

    The Ogrodzieniec Castle is famous place, where the scenes from “The Witcher”, American-Polish production available on Netflix platform, were filmed.

    Settlement ​​on Birów top is reconstructed colony on a hilltop, near the Ogrodzieniec Castle (about 10 min by walk).
    Website of the Castle - English version