10 July - 12 July 2024

IEX 2024: Ion exchange for a sustainable future

Organised by:

SCI’s, Separation, Science and Technology Group

Homerton College, Cambridge, UK

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The SCI IEX and Japanese ICIE conferences are the major ion exchange events worldwide. These unique meetings provide the opportunity for manufacturing and service companies, end users, and researchers to present papers and discuss applications and developments in the theory and practice of ion exchange and adsorbents.

Tackling climate change, reversing nature loss, and achieving 'net zero' require good decision-making and engagement with complex social, economic, and environmental challenges. A revolution in the design and application of ion-exchange materials is taking place as they emerge as vital tools to meet these challenges. IEX2024 will be the focus of this pioneering work.

The conference will cover new materials, their study by surface and structural techniques, and their application in fields as varied as bioprocessing and biomanufacturing, sequestration of carbon dioxide, catalysis, and green chemistry, and in many areas of pollution control and water treatment.


Attendees will enjoy the unique environment that Homerton college provides. The College is only a few minutes’ walk from the city centre and has extensive grounds. The focal point of the College, its Victorian Gothic hall. It is within a few miles of the M11 motorway and easy access to the Cambridge train station; yet just a short walk to the historical centre.

Call for papers
Oral and poster papers will be presented from Wednesday 10 - Friday 12 July 2024. Papers are invited on all aspects of ion exchange. Please click here for a complete list of topics.
Interested applicants should submit a maximum 2-page abstract by Friday 24 November 2023. with the subject line “IEX 2024 – poster submission” or “IEX 2024 – oral submission”. Instructions can be found here and an abstract template can be downloaded here.

Confirmed speakers

Professor Arup K Sengupta of Lehigh University, USA


The full programme will be announced in due course.

Sponsorship and exhibition information

For further information and prices, please email conferences@soci.org.

Venue and Contact

Homerton College

Hills Rd

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org

Booking Process/Deadlines

Booking terms and conditions

CPD Info

SCI Members attending this meeting are able to claim CPD points.

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