23rd International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials was held on 21 - 23 May 2014, traditionally in Brno. From 530 registered participants, 432 people from 26 countries attended the conference (239 participants from the Czech Republic, 89 from Poland, 19 from Slovakia, 18 from the Russian Federation, 12 from Korea, 10 from Turkey, but also from Denmark, Taiwan, South Africa and China). The participants presented 181 lectures and 222 posters. The conference was divided into six sessjios and poster session due to the topics:
The number of papers:
Plenary session: 3 papers
Commercial presentation: 1 paper
Symposium A: 22 papers, 15 posters
Symposium B: 27 papers, 29 posters
Symposium C: 34 papers, 48 posters
Symposium D: 26 papers, 18 posters
Symposium E: 43 papers, 46 posters
Symposium F: 26 papers, 66 posters
Presentation of companies:
Thermo-Calc Software AB, ANAMET Ltd./Nanovea Inc., Linde Gas a.s., ZDAS a.s., W.S. Maney & Son Ltd., Cambridge University Press and The Czech Society for New Materials and Technologies.
On Thursday afternoon took place the accompanying program, which included the Cruise ship on the Brno dam and the visit of the Brno technical museum or Villa Tugendhat. The participants of this accompanying program were greatly appreciated.
The first day was held in Voronez I Social evening with wine tasting of South Moravia Restaurant with accompanied by dulcimer music. The following evening took place at Moravska chalupa Beer party with grilling piglets.
Supplementing the excellent technical support in the conference halls of symposia, food services, accommodation in the hotel or nearby, determines the location for the year 2015 as the best.
In the poster session was more than 220 posters were also represented in proportion to the number of papers at various symposia. Conference organizer TANGER Ltd. based on the evaluation of chairmen of symposia announced five honorable mentions and another 3 prizes including practical gifts. The poster session of the conference was also considered very successful.
Poster session - competition
1st price - Mishin Vasiliy - St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Russian Federation
2nd price - Kim Jeong In - POSTECH GIFT, Republic of Korea
3rd price - Hanusová Petra - Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic, EU
Baumgartner Kerstin - Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria, EU
Kokosza Adam - AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland, EU
Pavelková Daniela - VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU
Průša Filip - Institute of Chemical Technology Prague, Czech Republic, EU
Pustějovská Pavlína - VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU