7th International Seminar on Aerogels

Hamburg, Germany

18.-20. September 2024


Our conference proceedings from the "6th International Seminar on Aerogels" are now here! You can find them under the following link:

All accepted abstracts (orals and posters), but also papers covering the topics of the Seminar are invited to be submitted to the Special Issue in the Gels (ISSN: 2310-2861). Gels is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on physical and chemical gels. Gels (Impact Factor 4.432, *ranks Q1 in “polymer science” category*) is published monthly online by MDPI. Details on the submission will communicated during the Seminar, online on the MDPI website (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/gels/special_issues) and in a separate e-mail in early October.

Conference Scope

The aerogel community invites scientists, engineers, students, and industrial partners working with or interested in learning about aerogels to the premiere international conference on the subject. Our next 7th International Seminar on Aerogels will take place physically in Hamburg in September 2024. We welcome contributions on any and all topics related to aerogels including synthesis, characterization, and applications in various fields. Our growing community is eager to host contributions from all fields and from all over the world.

Our conference will be in conjunction with the COST event "4th International Conference on Aerogels for Biomedical and Environmental Applications", where we will have dedicated sessions.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Hamburg!


Abstract submission: from February 20th until April 7th of 2024

For abstract submission and registration for the conference please create an account and submit your contributions using the following link:


Registration Fees

Full: 350 €

Students: 300 €

Payment details:

Association ISASF
Batiment Ineed
1 Rue Marc Seguin 26300 Alixan
IBAN: FR76 1470 7000 2002 0190 8182 327
Code Banque: 14707
Code Guichet: 00020
N° du compte: 02019081823
Clé RIB: 27

For bank transfers, please specify the following information:

Aerogel 2024
Name of the participant(s)
Name of the company or university

Credit card payments may also be available from June 2024.


Preliminary schedule:

Wednesday, 18th of September 2024:

  • 8:30 - 16:10: Oral presentations
  • 16:40 - 19:00: Poster presentations

Thursday, 19th of September 2024:

  • 8:30 - 16:10: Oral presentations
  • 16:40 - 19:00: Poster presentations

Friday, 20th of September 2024:

  • 8:30 - 15:20: Oral presentations

All times in central european summer time (UTC+2).

Full program available from April 20th of 2024.


Hamburg Universtiy of Technology (Hamburg, Germany)

Campus Map


Several accomodation options are available within walking distance from the conference location:

Altstadthotel Harburg
Panorama Hotel
Hotel Harburger Hof
Apartment Hotel am Sand
B&B Hotel Hamburg-Harburg

Conference Chair

Prof. Irina Smirnova
(Hamburg University of Technology – Harburg, Germany)
e-mail : irina.smirnova(at)tuhh(dot)de

Contact Details

Conference Organization: Prof. Irina Smirnova
(Hamburg University of Technology – Harburg, Germany)
e-mail : aerogelconference@tuhh.de
Phone: +49-40-42878-3040
Fax: +49-40-42878-4072

For registration and payment
e-mail: contact@isasf.net

Former website: https://www.aerogel.org/community/seminar_2022/