31/10 - 3/11 2021,
Brno, Czech Republic,

Hybrid-Conference (Face2face + On-line)

PRES’21 is the 24th conference founded in collaboration with Prof Zdenĕk Burianec, initially jointly with CHISA congresses.

The PRES conference series represent recognised platform for bringing together scientists, engineers and decision-makers, to discuss and to innovate solutions and technologies for improved efficiency and sustainability of industrial and regional systems.

The aim of the PRES conference

Is to stimulate and to facilitate scientific networking, mutual enrichment and technological development in the field of processes integration for energy saving, pollution reduction and related topics on sustainability and the circular economy. Industrial topics are particularly welcomed. There are 500 – 600 experts participating each year.

This year conference edition is organized by the Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Engineering, in its hometown of Brno in the Czech Republic as a “hybrid” from October 31st to November 3rd 2021.

We all hope that by November 2021, the COVID-19 crisis would be under control. However, the organisers take the safety arrangements very seriously and they will monitor the situation closely. Updated info will be published here on this website.

PRES has a long tradition of promoting excellence in poster presentations. In 2018, a new SPIL Young Speakers Award, sponsored by SPIL Project at VUT Brno, CZ, was added. Awards include certificates, Sustainability and Process Integration books, and invitations to submit to one of the Special Issues.

The city of Brno

Historical Capital of Moravia, is the second-largest city of the Czech Republic and it is the political, cultural and industrial heart of South Moravia Region, renowned for its folklore, wine, High world ranking quality of life and safety.

It has a rich history dating back to the 11th century, featuring historical and modern architecture. It is a home of several technology parks, science and development centres and internationally renowned universities.

Brno is located 210 km from Prague Airport and 140 km from Vienna Airport. It is situated on the main Czech Republic motorway D1. In Brno operates an international airport, however with limited services. Both Prague and Vienna Airports have a frequent coach and train services.

Covid information

The organizers observe and follow all the regulations concerning Coronavirus SARs-CoV-2 pandemics most attentively. The Conference premises shall be prepared with the utmost care and maximum effort to prevent spreading of the virus.

There is active vaccination of the Czech citizens over 16 years running at the moment. The Czech authorities accept all the vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) when you enter the country.

The updated info both on the situation at the Czech Republic and on the regulations valid for the arrival of the Czech Republic visitors you can find at the Czech Ministry of the Interior web pages called COVID PORTAL here:

The traveler’s map (conditions of entry into the country / obligations upon return to the Czech Republic)