Authors who wish to make a presentation (oral or poster) are requested to submit a short abstract (one single A4 page possibly with a diagram and references) in English, by 9 March 2018. The abstracts should be sent electronically to The abstract template can be downloaded from the conference web site

Conference proceedings (CD-ROM) with the accepted abstracts will be available at registration. The CD-ROM will have an ISBN number.

Full papers will be published in a special issue of Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications (SAGE) and in a book of the book series Advanced Structured Materials (SPRINGER) (provided they meet the quality standards). The full papers (not compulsory) should be sent to: before the 5th of July 2018. The text should be in single column format and double line spacing.

The book of abstracts (cd-rom) with the accepted abstracts available at the registration. The book of abstracts can also be downloaded with a password.

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts:
March 9th, 2018

Notification of Acceptance to Authors:
March 31st, 2018

Early bird Registration
April 13th, 2018

Submission of Papers (not compulsory to submit a paper):
July 5th, 2018

Call for Papers
Abstracts Template
Abstracts should be sent electronically to Lucas da Silva at

Registration Form