Plenary session

Topic of the plenary session will be specified later.

Session A - Advanced Iron, Cast Iron and Steelmaking

  • Worldwide development of raw material base for the production of pig iron, steel and cast irons in recent years
  • New elements in control of steel and cast irons making and steel and cast irons casting processes
  • Advanced technological and metallurgical techniques in pig iron production and processing of steel
  • Physical and numerical modelling of ironmaking and steelmaking processes
  • New methods of processing waste and by products of pig iron and steelmaking, recycling, wasteless technology

Session B - Metal Forming

  • Theory of forming, physical essence of plasticity and metallurgical and technological formability of metals
  • Plastometric, laboratory and numerical modeling of hot and cold forming processes
  • Advanced forming methods (rolling, forging, drawing, etc... - high-reduction and high-speed processes, thermomechanical forming, forming tools (rolls, impression dies, drawing dies), hydroforming, modern calibration, forming by extreme plastic deformation, forming of hard-to-form materials, forming close to final shape and other)
  • Technological problems and innovations in forming

Session C - Steel Products - properties

  • Physical metallurgy of steels
  • High strength steels
  • Relation between structure and properties, testing methods
  • Steels for applications under high or cryogenic temperatures and/or higher pressures

Session D - Modern Trends in Surface Engineering

  • Corrosion protection of material surface (properties of coats, technology of surface treatment before coating, theoretical issues)
  • PVD and CVD technologies, organic coatings, glass and glass-ceramic coatings, electrochemical coating processes, hot-dip coating, ion implantation, plasma coating, etc.
  • Properties and application of thin films and nanolayers

Session E - Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys

  • Methods of production (preparation) of non-ferrous metals and alloys (smelting, alloying, powder metallurgy, quenching, controlled molding ..)
  • Properties and use of non-ferrous metals, alloys and compounds (Al, Mg, Cu, Ti, Ni, Nb, etc.)
  • High-temperature metallic materials on the non-ferrous metal basis (nickel alloys and superalloys, titan alloys and intermetallic compounds, cobalt alloys, platinum group metals, tungsten and its alloys)
  • Advanced materials for biomedical applications, metallic alloys and intermetallic compounds, composite materials, materials with controlled porosity
  • Recycling of non-ferrous metal from secondary raw materials

Session F - Economics and Management of Metallurgical Production

  • Metallurgical production, their position in national economy and in globalized economics, technical-economic development perspective
  • Management of metallurgical production, advanced production planning and scheduling methods, logistics chains in metallurgy, marketing and quality management in metallurgy and materials engineering
  • Economics and financial management of metallurgical enterprise, investment and project of technical development effectiveness in metallurgy
  • Exact decision-making methods, artificial intelligence methods and simulation techniques in projects focused on management systems in metallurgical production, modern information and communication technologies

Submitted paper must be clearly focused on the metallurgical topics (especially the experimental section of the paper), otherwise it will be rejected.

Poster session (A - F)

Only posters, focused on the above mentioned themes, will be accepted.