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About the conference

The 1st CPOTE conference, held in 1998, was dedicated to the 50th Jubilee of Prof. Szargut's scientific activity. The 2nd one (2004), was connected with the celebration of centenary tradition of the Institute of Thermal Technology, reaching back to the Technical Universitiy of Lviv. The 3rd  CPOTE conference (2012) was connected with the jubilee of Professor Andrzej Ziebik's 50 years academic activity. The 4th CPOTE conference (2016) was devoted to the topic Sustainable Energy Systems for our Common Future and it gathered over 100 participants from all around the globe. The 5th CPOTE conference (2018) is dedicated to the Memory of Professor Jan Szargut.

Conference topics

  • Advanced System Energy and Exergy Analysis
  • Theoretical and Applied Thermodynamics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Thermo-Economic and Thermo-Ecological Analysis
  • Improvement and Optimization of Energy Systems
  • Simulation, Diagnostics and Control of Power Technologies
  • Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability of Energy Systems
  • Carbon Capture and Sequestration
  • Renewable Energy Conversion
  • Cogeneration, District Heating and Refrigeration
  • Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps
  • Internal Combustion Engines

Associated Journals as Special Issues

IMP PAN Publishers

Archives of Thermodynamics

University of Zielona Góra

Civil and Environmental Engineering Reports




Energy Conversion and Management




Journal of Energy Resources Technology

Politechnika Warszawska

Journal of Power Technologies


Journal of Sustainable Mining


Renewable Energy



*Energies — Open Access Journal of Energy Research, Engineering and Policy
For CPOTE 2018 participants, Energies gives 20% discount per paper per participant.

Organizing Committee

The 5th International Conference CPOTE 2018 is organised by the Institute of Thermal Technology ( with scientific support of Institute for Energy Engineering (

Wojciech STANEK Chair of the CPOTE 2018 Conference
Wojciech KOSTOWSKI Co-chair of the Conference

Krzysztof PAJĄCZEK
Karolina PETELA
Marlena WRÓBEL
Bartłomiej MELKA
Tomasz SIMLA
Wojciech LITWIN
Katarzyna Schneider


Silesian University of Technology
Institute of Thermal Technology
Gliwice, Poland

George TSATSARONIS Chair of the Scientific Committee
Tatiana MOROSUK Co-chair of the Conference


Technische Universität Berlin
Institute for Energy Engineering
Berlin, Germany

Important dates

Milestone Date
Abstracts submission March 31nd, 2018 (extended)
Notification of abstracts acceptance April 15th, 2018
Full paper submission June 18th, 2018 (extended)
Notification of papers review July 16th, 2018
Final paper submission with answers for reviewers July 30th, 2018
CPOTE 2018 Conference September 18th-21st, 2018
Payment No later than 5 days after the acceptance of the article (accepted as is or with minor remarks)
Payment for accompanying person August 16th, 2018