PM for Non PM Specialist Seminar

The EPMA has held a range of seminars and short courses covering different aspects of PM technology including Sintering, Hardmetals, Powder Injection Moulding and Additive Manufacturing.

These two day courses are particularly beneficial to technical and managerial personnel looking for a more comprehensive understanding of the PM process.

The unique combination of high level industrial specialists and academics provide unrivalled insights into the practical capabilities and applications of the powder Metallurgy (PM) process. Since 1996 over 800 delegates from both industry and academia from all over Europe have attended EPMA PM seminars and had the opportunity to meet and learn from some of PM's leading experts.


JNC 2017
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14th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN17)

NN Conference is a world-class International event in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies (N&N) that focuses on the latest advances on N&N and promotes profound scientific discussions between scientists, researchers from different disciplines and market leaders. Front-line experts from multidisciplinary research and application areas are encouraged to join this conference, to discuss the benefits of N&N in their R&D efforts, to advance the networking and collaborating between different academia, research and industry players in the field and to stimulate the exchange of educational concepts.


3rd Functional Polymeric Materials Conference

The third FPM series will bring together leaders in polymers and polymeric materials from around the world to describe their most recent and cutting edge discoveries.

The aim of the conference is to capture the multidisciplinary nature of polymer chemistry with topics spanning "basic synthesis and methodology" to "nanoscale and bioinspired materials".

Key Sessions:

  • stimuli-responsive materials
  • stimuli-responsive soft matter
  • stimuli-responsive hybrid/composite materials
  • biomolecular self-assembly
  • bioinspired materials
  • polymerization catalysis or polymer-modified catalysts
  • synthetic methodology
  • catalytic self-assembly
  • activated catalysis at surfaces and interfaces
  • nanoparticle assemblies
  • multi-component systems
  • organized assemblies
  • self-replicating molecular systems
  • self-sorting molecular systems
  • enzyme responsive materials
  • non-equlibrium self-assembly
  • translational applications in biomedicine
  • translational applications in detection systems
  • translational applications in nanotechnology

ICPAM 2017: 19th International Conference on Polymers and Advanced Materials
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CANCOM 2017: Canadian-International Conference on Composites
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ANM is a conference series on Advanced Nano Materials held annually at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. ANM2017 ( will be held from July 19-21, 2017 focusing on the following events:

  • 9th International conference on Advanced Nanomaterials
  • 3rd International conference on Advanced graphene materials
  • 2nd International conference on Advanced magnetic and spintronics materials
  • 1st International conference on Advanced polymer materials and Nanocomposites

 In addition to the above four symposia, ANM conference will also host a dedicated Hydrogen Energy session.

 The topics explored will include:

  • nanomaterials
  • graphene materials
  • polymer materials
  • magnetic materials
  • spintronics materials
  • nano electronics
  • nano energy
  • nano medicine
  • nano mechanics

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Microscopy & Microanalysis 2017

The annual M&M meeting continues to be the premier meeting for scientists, technologists, and students who use microscopy or microanalysis in their research.


The Modeling, Simulation and Testing Automotive Lightweight Materials Conference 2017

As part of the world renowned GALM series, The Modeling, Simulation and Testing Automotive Lightweight Materials Conference 2017 returns for its 2nd year with leading OEM case studies and innovative techniques to help you address these complex issues and improve your methodology.
This exclusive OEM-Led congress will show you how to address complex material card, accurately predict material failure, reduce testing costs and increase overall efficiencies.


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International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials 2017 (ICAFM’17)

2017 The 2nd International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials (ICAFM 2017), will be held in Los Angeles, United States during August 4-6, 2017.

In the present century, there is a tremendous growth of each and every field of Advanced Functional Materials. ICAFM 2017 aimed at promoting research worldwide  and publishes basic and advanced research work from all branches of Physics, Applied Surface Sciences, Crystal growth, High energy density physics, Materials Chemistry and Physics with its functions, Solid state sciences, Solid state electronics, Solid state communications, Non linear Physics, Surface coatings & technology, Progress in Surface Sciences,  Solar cells applications, Sensors applications, Thin solid films, Thin film applications, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Material Science and all general sciences by IBU Impressions.

Practical experiences and experimental efforts from both industry and academia, duly documenting the lessons learned from testbeds, field-trials, or real  deployments, are welcome!


ICANM 2017: International Conference & Exhibition on Advanced & Nano Materials

ICANM 2017 will cover a wide range of interdisciplinary and current research topics related to advanced & nano materials and nanotechnology. This highly interactive conference and exhibition is designed to promote information exchange among scientists, technologists, engineers, entrepreneurs and exhibitors involved in materials science, specifically in the area of Advanced and Nano materials. ICANM 2017 is an opportunity to network with some of the world’s leading scientists, and to visit one of the greatest Canadian city. For Additional info click here.


7th Asian Conference on Colloid and Interface Science

In 2017 Asian Society for Colloid and Surface Science will organize the 7th Asian Conference on Colloid and Interface Science on 8-11 August  2017 in Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA. The Centre of Fundamental of Science and Self-Assembly (FSSA) and the Centre of Theoretical Physics, the University of Malaya and other cooperating institutions locally and internationally will jointly host the event.

The 7th ACCIS will devote on current topics (but not limited to) on colloidal science, nano-/biotechnology, self-assembly, polymers and their applications from nanocomposites, cosmetics, personal care products, delivery systems, microelectronics, pharmaceutics and bioengineering. This meeting is open to the public and scientific communities worldwide. Academicians, scientists, researchers, including graduate students from all over the world are invited to participate and share their scientific experience in colloid & interface science and technology.

Apart from enjoying the intense scientific discussions, participants will also have the opportunity to meet scientists from different Asian countries in a truly Asian environment.  The hosting city Kuala Lumpur has its own charming character known for its colorful values, races and traditions. The city has many interesting architecture, prominent landmarks and building developed over years from a small tin Miners Settlement to a growing modern city currently. The venue (Berjaya Time Square Hotel) is in the heart of Kuala Lumpur City Center only a few minutes to many city attractions like the Petronas Twin Tower, KL Tower, Central Market, Petaling Street Night Market, Independence Square etc…  The venue is also attached to the monorail train system, which are connected to many interesting touristic sites like Batu Caves, National Mosque, Chow Kit Road, Lake Garden etc…


Basic PM Short Course 2017

International Conference on Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Applications (IConAMMA 2017)

The conference focuses on the advances in the field of Mechanical Sciences applied to materials and manufacturing. In addition to contributory papers, the conference has invited renowned experts for delivering keynote addresses/special lectures in the field of Mechanical Sciences. The conference is aimed at creating a cross disciplinary summit that transcends departmental, institutional, industrial, public and private research organizational and global barriers and lends itself to the integration of research and education in the vital field of advanced materials.

This conference is dedicated to bring up substantial discussions on major sectors of advanced processing, material characterization, modeling and simulation, properties, performance and device fabrication. The conference is structured as follows: plenary lectures followed by parallel sessions. The plenary lectures introducing the theme of the conference will be delivered by eminent personalities of international repute to introduce the theme of the conference. Each parallel session starts with an invited talk on specific topic followed by contributed papers.


XXVI International Materials Research Congress

A core mission of the Materials Research Society is to promote leading-edge research on materials around the world.  The Materials Research Society (MRS) and the Sociedad Mexicana de Materiales (SMM) are excited to be working together on this global effort by growing the International Materials Research Congress (IMRC) held annually in Cancun, Mexico.


A. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

A.1  Making Materials from the Bottom-Up—From Nuclei and Clusters to Application

A.2  Nano-Alloys—Theory, Synthesis and Characterization

A.3  Nano/Meso-Structured Carbon Materials—Theory and Experiments

A.4  Fundamentals, Characterization and Application of Atomic-Layer Deposited Materials

A.5  Inorganic Analogues to Graphene

A.6  Micro-Nanofabrication of Biomedical Devices—BioMEMS-NEMS, Lab-on-a-Chip and Organ-on-a-Chip

A.7  Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology

B. Materials for Energy Applications

B.1  Materials for Hydrogen Production, Storage and Fuel Cells

B.2  Advances on Biofuels—Materials, Characterization, Processing and Testing

B.3  Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage (MATECSS)

B.4  Hybrid Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion

B.5  Advanced Polymer Photochemistry—From Fundamental Science to Material Technology

B.6  Photovoltaics, Solar Energy Materials and Technologies

B.7  Advances in Electrochemical Energy Storage

C. Soft Matter and Biomaterials

C.1  Materials, Surfaces and Interfaces for Medical Applications and Health

C.2  Biomedical Applications of Nanoparticles

C.3  Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration

C.4  Materials and Interfaces Based on Biomolecular Self-Assembly

C.5  New Trends in Polymer Chemistry and Characterization

C.6  Soft and Biological Matter

C.7  Structure-Property Relationships in Biological and Bioinspired Hybrid Materials

D. Structural Materials

D.1  Advanced Structural Materials—Synthesis, Mechanics, Properties and Applications

D.2  Effect on Concrete of Supplementary Cementitious Materials and Smart Additives

D.3  Aeronautical and Aerospace Processes, Materials and Industrial Applications

D.4  Materials in Nuclear Science and Technology

D.5  High Entropy Alloys—Synthesis, Characterization and Potential Applications

D.6  NACE—Corrosion and Metallurgy

D.7  Materials and Advanced Coatings for Harsh Environments and Cutting-Edge Applications

E. Material Characterization

E.1  Advances in Scanning Probe Microscopy for Functional Imaging of Material

E.2  Microscopy of Materials and Nanomaterials

E.3  In Situ/Operando and Computational Studies of Electrochemical Energy Materials

E.4  Structural and Chemical Characterization of Metals and Alloys

E.5  Materials Characterization in the STEM—Applications, Insights and New Methods

E.6  Particle Accelerators for Science and Engineering of Materials

F. Functional Materials

F.1   Chalcogenide Semiconductor Research and Applications

F.2   Functional Materials Based on Perovskite-Type Oxides and Mixed Oxide-Anion Solids—Ferroics, Superconductors and Related Materials

F.3   Advanced Catalytic Materials

F.4   Shape-Memory and Self-Repairing Materials

F.5   Sensing Materials

F.6   Smart Synthesis, Emergent Properties and Advanced Characterization of Multifunctional Oxides

F.7   Phase Transitions in Functional Materials—From Fundamentals to Applications

F.8   Advances in Functional Semiconducting Materials

F.9   Materials and the Environment

F.10 Metamaterials and Their Applications

G. General

G.1  Active Matter and Processes Out of Equilibrium

G.2  Materials Science and Engineering Education—The General Public to Future Scientists and Engineers

G.3  Cultural Heritage and Archaeological Issues in Materials Science

G.4  Strategies for Fostering Academy-Industry Relationships

G.5  Low Cost Instrumentation—Empowering Science in Developing Countries

H. Materials for Electronic, Magnetic and Optical Devices

H.1  Advances in Organic and Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials for Electronics and Photonics

H.2  Memristive Devices—From Fundamentals to Applications

I. Workshop

WMC. 3rd NANOMXCN, Mexico-China Workshop on Nano Materials/Science/Technology—Renewable Energy and Environment Remediation


ACS Fall 2017

21st International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-21)

Abstract Submission Open: August 31, 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline: November 30, 2016 — January 15, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: March 31, 2017
Paper Submission Open: March 31, 2017
Pre-Registration Deadline: April 30, 2017

The 21st International Conference on Composites Materials (ICCM-21) will be held in Xi'an, China, August 20-25, 2017. ICCM, the most premier conference in the field of composite materials, aims at encouraging the exchange of the researches and insights from scientists and scholars, and promoting research, development and use of composite material and structures. The conference theme for the ICCM-21 is "Advanced Composites: Innovation and Development", which tries to explore the very important role of innovation in the development of composite materials, and examine if the composite materials are making a difference in boosting the global economy. The conference includes plenary talks, keynote lectures, oral and poster, and various social programs for over 2,000 participants from around the world.

Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi Province, is geographically at the heart of Northwest China and has a long history of 5,000 years. It is also one of the oldest cities in Asia with distinctive culture, being ranked as one of the top 10 tourist destinations in China. As the period of the ICCM-21 is in summer, the participants will have a pleasant time by visiting the attractive places in Xi'an.

Hope to see you in the historical and beautiful city of Xi'an in 2017!


The 6th Annual Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Congress

GALM Detroit is the largest and most respected automotive lightweighting conference in the world – annually gathering 500+ leading automotive experts specialising in vehicle weight reduction.

GM, Ford, FCA, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen, Tesla, Aston Martin, Jaguar Land Rover, John Deere and more are just some of the major OEMs that consider this event to be the leading source for knowledge exchange, networking and new technology sourcing.

Home to the North American International Auto Show, Cobo Center, in Detroit, Michigan will be hosting GALM community for the 2nd consecutive year.

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TANN'17 - The International Conference of Theoretical and Applied Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

The International Conference of Theoretical and Applied Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (TANN'17) aims to become the leading annual conference in fields related to nanoscience and nanotechnology. The goal of TANN'17 is to gather scholars from all over the world to present advances in the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology and to foster an environment conducive to exchanging ideas and information. This conference will also provide an ideal environment to develop new collaborations and meet experts on the fundamentals, applications, and products of the mentioned fields.