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6th International Conference on
Contemporary Problems of Thermal Engineering

The energy system beyond 2020 – challenges and opportunities

21-24 September, 2020 (Monday – Thursday)


Taking care of our common good and safety in this insecure pandemic situation, we have carefully studied the results of the survey related to the nearest CPOTE conference. Based on the valuable comments of our participants we have come up to a decision, that the CPOTE 2020 will be held online on September 21 – 24, 2020. We encourage you to share your knowledge in the first online edition of CPOTE conference.

Organizing Committee, 4 May 2020

Conference topics

CPOTE is a conference which brings together scientists involved in energy and exergy analysis. The scope of the conference is characterized by tracks divided into several areas of research and methodologies commonly used in research. During paper submission please select area of research and methodology which best match the content of your paper. This will help us to assign proper reviewers and arrange the conference's sessions. We aim to cluster similar topics into thematic blocks and identify each conference session with a proper name. We hope that the proposed Tracks will allow to match your fields of interest with the conference's sessions. If you have any suggestions regarding the proposed Tracks, please send us an e-mail.

The conference topics include the following tracks, for which you can assign your abstracts. Each abstract should be assigned both to areas of research and methodology so that the thematic sessions at the conference can be based on one of these tracks.

Tracks of the conference

Area of research

  • Non-renewable energy sources (coal, lignite)
  • Non-renewable energy sources (oil, gas)
  • Renewable energy sources (biomass, biogas, wastes)
  • Renewable energy sources (solar)
  • Renewable energy sources (wind)
  • Renewable energy sources (others)
  • Alternative energy sources (e.g. synthetic fuels, nuclear)
  • Buildings (e.g. residential, office, municipal)
  • Turbomachinery, boilers, heat exchangers, electrical and auxiliary equipment
  • Conventional power and combined heat and power (CHP) plants
  • Low-temperature energy technologies (e.g. ORC, heat pumps, HVAC)
  • Industrial processes and technologies
  • Hydrogen production and utilization technologies
  • Energy storage and management
  • Integrated energy systems
  • Other*


  • 1st and 2nd law analysis
  • Advanced exergy analysis
  • Economic analysis
  • Environmental analysis, life cycle analysis (LCA)
  • Mathematical modelling and simulation
  • Experimental investigation and measurements
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Optimization, diagnostics, control and automation
  • Feasibility study
  • Energy policy, markets, planning
  • Environmental protection, climate change mitigation
  • Review
  • Other*

* If you do not find your track, you can always attach an abstract and select option Other. The scientific committee will decide if your abstract is closely related to the topics discussed at the conference and determine if you can proceed with article submission.

Associated Journals

Archives of Thermodynamics

Polish Academy of Science

Civil and Environmental Engineering Reports

University of Zielona Góra

Energies — Open Access Journal




Energy and Buildings


International Journal of Exergy


International Journal of Hydrogen Energy


Journal of Energy Resources Technology


Journal of Power Technologies

Politechnika Warszawska

Journal of Sustainable Mining


Processes — Open Access Journal


Renewable Energy


Organizing Committee

Professor Wojciech STANEK Chair of the Conference

Professor Andrzej ZIĘBIK Honorary Chair of the Conference

Associate Professor Sebastian WERLE
Dr. Karolina PETELA


Silesian University of Technology
Department of Thermal Technology
Gliwice, Poland

Professor Wojciech NOWAK Chair of the Conference

Professor Zygmunt KOLENDA Honorary Chair of the Conference



AGH University of Science and Technology
AGH Center of Energy
Kraków, Poland

Important Dates

Description Deadline Additional information
Registration 15 June 2020 Register
By registering after the deadline you can attend the conference as the listener. The fee is equal to that of a regular participant, but without the possibilities to upload the new abstracts.
Abstract submission 15 June 2020 open, after login
Abstract guidelines
Notification of abstract acceptance 25 June 2020 in progress
Full paper submission 20 July 2020 Article templates
Notification of first reviewers comments 15 August 2020 in progress
'Early bird' conference fee payment 15 July 2020
Conference fee
Payment instruction
Student status confirmation 15 July 2020
Final paper submission with answers for reviewers within 2 weeks from receiving the review
Answers on reviewers' comments only after login
Conference fee payment 30 August 2020 Conference fee
Payment instruction
Final notification of article acceptance August 2020
CPOTE2020 Conference 21-24 September 2020