It is an honour and a pleasure for me to invite you to the first IKV International Symposium on Plastics Technology on 10 March 2020 in Aachen. The symposium will bring together scientists and experts from all over the world who are involved in the future of plastics. The symposium will offer an exceptional forum to learn, participate and network with the people who play a leading role in the field of plastics technology. The scientific program will keep you abreast of the latest know-how in polymer science and technology.
With your paper and presentation, you can contribute to enhancing the quality and diversity of the discussions. You should therefore take the opportunity to present your topic to a broad scientific public. The symposium will, without doubt, be a valuable occasion to generate new ideas in the middle of a motivated scientific community.
I look forward to welcoming you in Aachen,
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann
In the first application phase, you submit an abstract or a poster in English, which will be assessed by an international scientific committee. If, on the basis of the submitted article, the committee rejects the paper for the symposium, it may instead offer the opportunity to present a poster.
You can submit articles on the following topics:
If your poster or abstract is accepted by the committee, you will receive the request to submit a full paper.
All documents must be submitted exclusively via our online tool.
The submitted abstracts, posters and papers are assessed by a renowned international scientific committee. Further information on this committee will be announced shortly here.
All accepted papers will be published as reviewed publications in the Conference Proceedings at the Springer Verlag. With every paper comes the obligation to present the paper at the International Symposium for Plastics Technology. If the speaker is prevented from attending, a replacement speaker must be appointed.
|Participants||Ticket for Symposium|
|Researchers at universities||480 €|
|Members of the IKV Association of Sponsors||600 €|
|Non-members of the IKV Association of Sponsors:||650 €|
For participation in the International Colloquium on Plastics Technology (11 - 12 March 2019), participants of the symposium will receive a 20% discount on the ticket price.
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