29th International Colloquium Plastics Technology

Recruiting. Networking. Innovating.

The International Colloquium Plastics Technology presents the research results of the IKV to a broad public from science and industry. 36 specialist presentations by IKV scientists together with 18 keynote presentations by industry experts will provide an overview of current innovations, new production processes, methods of product development and company strategies in plastics technology. In addition, plenary lectures from science and industry will highlight trends and developments in the plastics industry.

With 800 expected participants, the IKV Colloquium is the meeting place for innovative plastics companies. Discuss the practical feasibility of our research with us. Enter into a dialogue with industry experts. Strengthen your network.

Industry trade show

The accompanying exhibition in the foyer of the Eurogress Aachen offers innovative companies in the plastics industry an excellent platform to present themselves. Here you meet your target group to exchange information about your products.

The IKV is expecting exhibitors from the fields of raw materials, mechanical engineering, peripheral equipment and engineering services.


36 lectures, 18 keynote speeches, 5 plenary lectures and IKV-360° research live: take a look at the 2018 programme.

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Register here to participate in the colloquium. Members of the IKV Association of Sponsors book at the special membership price.

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Invitation to the industry trade show

As a company, you can take part in the accompanying exhibition at the Colloquium 2018. Find out more about your options here.

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Register here as a participant for the International Colloquium Plastics Technology 2018. Optionally, you can also book your ticket for the beer colloquium here.

Register here for the colloquium if you are a member of the IKV Association of Sponsors. Optionally you can also book your ticket for the beer colloquium here.

Would you like to attend the evening event accompanied by a guest? Then book a separate ticket for the beer colloquium on the first day of the colloquium here.

The Aachen Tourist Service is at your disposal for hotel bookings. With the keyword "IKV-Kolloquium" you have access to reserved room contingents.

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Please note that the conference language is German. All lectures will be simultaneously translated into English.

Download programme

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Download list of plenary speakers and chairmen

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Review of the colloquium 2016 in pictures