Re-scheduled to: 26-28. October 2022. | Budapest, Hungary
The 16th International Conference on Electrostatic Precipitation
- Research Shortcomings and Future Orientations in ESP -
The International Conferences on Electrostatic Precipitation (ICESP) have been organized in Monterrey, CA, USA (1981), Kyoto, Japan (1984), Abano Terme, Italy (1987), Beijing, China (1990), Washington, D.C., USA (1993), Budapest, Hungary (1996), Kyongju, Korea (1998), Birmingham, Alabama, USA (2001), Mpumalanga, South Africa (2004), Cairns, Australia (2006), Hangzhou, China (2008), Nuremberg, Germany (2011), Bangalore, India (2013), Wroclaw, Poland (2016), and Charlotte, North Carolina, USA (2018).
Due to the pandemic situation, ICESP XVI could not be held in Hangzhou, China in 2021, it had to be re-scheduled to 2022.
The High Voltage Laboratory of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics is proud to host the ICESP conference that returns to Budapest after 26 years.
The conference objective is to provide a platform for exchange of ideas and concepts on the state-of-the-art of electrostatic precipitation, related sciences, and technologies, for power generation, cement, glass, pulp and paper, metallurgical and other industries. The Conference will cover one day of ESP School and two days of technical presentations.
4th ESP School: Lectures are mainly related to the following subjects:
- ESP fundamentals and applications
- Industrial ESP sizing and high voltage power supplies
- ESP modelling
- ESP operations and maintenance
- Indoor application and bio-aerosol collection
Early Bird payment deadline:
7. August 2022
Important Dates and Deadlines
International Advisory Committee
Mr. Michael J. Frank(Germany)
Prof. Keping Yan(China)
Mr. Robert Mastropietro(USA)
Mr. Chikayuki Nagata(Japan)
Prof. Herek Clack(USA) Vice President – ISESP
Dr. Mark S. Berry(USA) Secretary & Treasurer – ISESP
Mr. Karsten Poulsen(Denmark)
Dr. Gianluca Bacchiega(Italy)
Dr. Srinivasan Sekar(India)
Ms. Veronique Arrondel(France)
Dr. Per Ranstad(Sweden)
Dr. István Kiss(Hungary)
Prof. Akinori Zukeran(Japan)
Prof. Jerzy Mizeraczyk(Poland)
Mr. Pradip V Gurnani(India) President – ISESP
Mr. Jose Sanchez(USA)
Local Organization Committee
Prof. István BertaHonorary Board Member – ISESP | Honorary Chair
Dr. István KissBoard Member – ISESP | General Chair
Dr. Bálint NémethGeneral Co-chair
- Dr. Richárd Cselkó
- Dr. Gábor Göcsei
- Dr. Tamás Iváncsy
- Mr. László Székely
- Dr. Zoltán Ádám Tamus
- Dr. Zoltán Tóth
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The program is available under the link below:
Registration and fees
Registration and abstract submission are available via ConfTool.
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Please note that you have to set-up a personal account. All submissions, final registration and payment will be processed via this account.
Maximum two papers are accepted for one participant with one paid registration fee.
Electronic ISSN 1876-1119
Print ISSN 1876-1100
Selected high quality full papers will be published with Springer under – Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering series.
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- early (before 7th of August): 250 EUR
- late (between 7th of August – 16th of October): 300 EUR
- student early (before 7th of August): 200 EUR
- student late (between 7th of August – 16th October): 250 EUR
The ESP School registration fee includes:
- access to the „school” presentations, two coffee breaks and lunch
School and conference
- early (before 7th of August): 660 EUR
- late (between 7th of August – 16th of October): 730 EUR
- student early (before 7th of August): 550 EUR
- student late (between 7th of August – 16th of October): 620 EUR
The above registration fees include:
- access to the „school” and conference sessions, coffee breaks, lunches, welcome reception,
- early (before 7th of August): 550 EUR
- late (between 7th of August – 16th of October): 630 EUR
- student early (before 7th of August): 450 EUR
- student late (between 7th of August – 16th October): 520 EUR
- can be paid until 16 October: 150 EUR
The accompanying fee includes:
- welcome reception and gala dinner tickets
(please note that all fees include 27% VAT that is compulsory)
Eligibility for payment of the student fees has to be proved with a student ID or an enrollment letter from the supervisor (PhD students).
Only written cancellations can be accepted before 16th October 2022
Refund of the paid fees will be done as follows:
- for cancellations received before 1 September 2022 – 80% of the paid amount will be
refunded after the conference
- for cancellations received between 2 September – 16 October 2022 – 50% of the paid amount will be refunded after the conference
- no refund will be done for cancellations received after 16 October or no-shows
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Budapest is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The neo-Gothic Parliament, currently the biggest building in Hungary with its 268 metres length, contains amongst other things the Hungarian Crown Jewels. At Saint Stephen's Basilica the Holy Right Hand of the founder of Hungary, King Saint Stephen is on display. Castle Hill and the Castle District involves three churches, six museums, and hosts interesting buildings, streets and squares. The former Royal Palace is one of the symbols of Hungary – and has been the scene of battles and wars ever since the 13th century. Budapest is home to over 35 higher education institutions, among which there is a large number of universities. Under the Bologna Process, many offered qualifications are accredited in countries all across Europe. Many students from other European countries spend one or two semesters in Budapest as part of the Erasmus Programme. The Budapest University of Technology and Economics is the most prestigious university in learning engineering in the country. It has a unique qualification program and students can choose from a wide variety of fields of engineering.
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The climate of Budapest is continental. In mid-October there is usually a nice weather with a maximum temperature of 13-20°C, and during the night a minimum temperature ranging between 0-10°C. Nevertheless some rainy days can be expected.
The Organizers of the Conference do not provide insurance and do not take responsibility for any loss, accident or illness that might occur during the Conference or in the course of travel to or from the meeting site. It is, therefore, the responsibility of the participants to check their coverage with their insurance provider.
The electricity supply in Hungary is 230 V AC (50 Hz). In Hungary type F plugs are used.
The unit of currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF), denoted as “Ft” by the Hungarians. International credit cards (EC/MC, Visa) are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shops. Revolut cards might also be useful. AMEX is rarely accepted by retailers. ATMs are available all over Budapest. (1 EUR is equivalent to approx. 350 HUF). Banking hours are usually from 9:00 until 17:00 from Monday to Thursday, on Fridays banks tend to close earlier, usually 15:00 or 16:00.
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Police (Rendőrség) – 107
Ambulance (Mentők) – 104 (In Budapest, dial 06 1/311 – 1666 for English speaking service)
Fire service (Tűzoltóság) – 105
To obtain the international operator (for placing collect calls etc.), dial 199.
The Hungarian operator is available on 197.
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- 6.000 EUR net
- Free participation at the conference for 2 delegates
- 2 additional invitations for the Gala Dinner
- Logo on all materials (conference home page, program leaflet, invitations, etc.)
- Logo in the electronic pre-prints of the conference (with direct link to the company’s homepage)
- Advertisement in the conference programme (conference app)
- Plenary partnership
- 4 m2 promotional stand at the Conference, distribution of promotional materials (printed or electronic) to all participants
Event Location & Accommodation
Mercure Budapest Korona Hotel
(+36) 1 371 1333
Mercure Budapest Korona ****
The Mercure Budapest Korona is located in downtown Budapest, close to the local architectural treasures like St. Stephen's Basilica, the Parliament or the Hungarian State Opera. Mercure Budapest Korona is only 601 m from the Danube. WiFi is available for free.
The hotel has been renovated in 2020 with a fresh design. The air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a satellite flat-screen TV.
Winestone restaurant offers guests a taste of trendy cuisine with a wide range of wine selection. Guests have access to a well equipped fitness room.
You will enjoy being in the heart of the historical and business center of Budapest in the middle of the famous pedestrian Váci street. The River Danube, Dohány Street Synagogue, the Jewish Quarter, museums, ruin pubs and baths are at your feet.
The Mercure Budapest Korona has its own car park and offers limited onsite parking possibility. Tram and bus stops can be found right at the doorstep.