The Fourth International Conference on Film Forming Substances (FFS2020)

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The conference will be of major interest to:
operational personnel, technical managers, plant engineers, boiler operators, cycle and plant chemists, corrosion scientists and service providers as well as manufacturers of major plant components and chemicals.

The major themes of this international conference will be dedicated to advancing the knowledge and introducing the latest science about film forming substances (FFS). Scientific papers and case studies will provide excellent insights into the latest developments in this field of cycle chemistry as well as numerous examples of the application of film forming substances (amine and non-amine based) in fossil, combined cycle, biomass, nuclear, industrial and other plants.

This IAPWS international conference is being organized by PPCHEM AG.

The conference language will be English.

The Flyer with the most important information can be found here.

Barry Dooley (Chair), Structural Integrity, UK
Jörg Fandrich, Framatome, Germany
Keith Fruzzetti, EPRI, USA
Marco Lendi, Swan, Switzerland
Marion Roy, CEA, Department of Physical Chemistry, France
Michael Rziha, PPCHEM AG, Switzerland
Roy van Lier, Yara, Belgium
Tapio Werder, PowerPlant Chemistry Journal, Switzerland
Christophe Wesoluch, EDF, France

The conference will consist of both invited and contributed technical papers.
Use this opportunity to share your experiences with your peers and submit a presentation for the FFS2020.

Abstracts must be submitted by November 15, 2019, to guarantee consideration.
The presenters will be notified of acceptance by December 1, 2019.

All abstracts and suggestions for presentations should be sent to Barry Dooley at or

There will be a special vendor exhibition at the conference. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

The flyer with all relevant information can be found here.
For more information please contact Tapio Werder at

The event will be taking place at the Hilton Strasbourg in Strasbourg, France.


The Hilton Strasbourg is located in the European institutions district near popular attractions and close to the city centre.
It is well connected to the public transport, which makes the hotel easy to reach as well as an excellent base for exploring the city.


Early Bird (until December 31, 2019): € 720.00

Regular (from January 1, 2020): € 820.00


VAT not included. All payments must be made within 30 days of the invoice date. PPCHEM AG does not accept checks.

The registration fee includes buffet lunch, dinner as well as morning coffee and afternoon tea.

Participants are kindly asked to book their own hotel rooms.


Speakers (the presenters will be notified of acceptance by December 1, 2019): € 720.00

To register, speakers should contact Ms. Corinne Kirchhofer, PPCHEM AG:
Phone: +41 44 940 23 00 – E-mail:


When & Where

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2020   –   Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • 09:00 AM   –   12:30 PM
  • Location: The Hilton Strasbourg

    1, Avenue Herrenschmidt, 67000 Strasbourg, France.

Registration End Date

  • 2020-03-09

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price Quantity
Regular Registration

€820 -
Early Bird Registration