Solid oxide electrochemical cells (SOECs) typically operate at temperatures above 650ËC and can either produce electricity (as a fuel cell) or reduce carbon dioxide and water (as an electrolysis cell). SOECs are comprised of heterogeneous materials having spatially varying architectures exposed to strong oxidizing and/or reducing environments. Under these conditions, identifying where charge transfer occurs, measuring reversible (and irreversible) changes in SOEC material properties, and quantifying the kinetics of elementary steps in proposed reaction models present significant challenges. This workshop will draw leading investigators from a diverse collections of fields including chemistry, physics, materials science and engineering to discuss recent experimental and theoretical advances in the field of high temperature energy conversion with a particular emphasis on fundamental questions that limit the development of models capable of predicting microscopic mechanisms responsible for chemical oxidation and reduction in SOECs.
Participants should be aware that this workshop runs Sunday through Thursday. Discounted lodging rates end after Wednesday night. If your flight is on Friday out of Montrose, we recommend having dinner in Telluride on Thursday night and taking Telluride Express to Montrose after dinner. TSRC scientists are eligible for the corporate rate ($119 + tax) at the Hampton Inn (970-547-4120) next to the airport. The Holiday Inn Express is also a good option too although we do not have a discount with them.
We wish to ensure an intimate workshop setting, with no more than 20 to 25 participants. If you are interested in attending, but have not received an invitation, please contact the workshop organizer before registering.
TSRC is about expanding the frontiers of science, exploring new ideas, and building collaborations. The workshop schedule will allow for substantial unstructured time for participants to talk and think. All participants are expected to stay for the entire duration of the workshop. Scientists are encouraged to consider bringing family or friends. Telluride offers a number of options for children's camps (including Telluride Academy, Aha School for the Arts, and Pinhead Institute). There is more information on childcare, camps, and family activities on TSRC's website. Feel free to contact TSRC's staff to help with any planning and/or coordinating care.
Workshop Price: $ 449.00
Early Bird Lodging Discount Available Until: 05/28/2023
A $100.00 discount is applied to your lodging cost when you register before 05/28/2023.
Cancellation Policy: Once a credit card has been charged, cancelled registrations will be subject to a cancellation fee. We will process registration fees beginning on January 15th, 2022
. If a payment of registration fees has been processed, a $25 cancellation fee will be retained from a registration refund. Lodging fee payments will be processed 60 days prior to arrival
, and a $100 cancellation fee will apply if cancellations occur after a lodging fee payment is completed. TSRC can only guarantee a refund for the remaining lodging fees if requested prior to the cancellation deadline that is specific to each lodging provider. TSRC always recommends that participants purchase travel insurance to protect against unforeseen, last-minute travel plan changes.