24th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials was held on June 3rd - 5th 2015 traditionally in Brno. From 534 registered participants, 464 persons from 25 countries attended the conference (241 participants from the Czech Republic, 123 from Poland, 28 from Slovakia, 18 from Russian Federation, 8 from Romania, 8 from Turkey, 6 from Korea, as well as Japan, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Spain or Belgium). The participants presented 173 lectures and 257 posters. The conference was divided into six sessions and poster session due to the topics:
Number of papers:
Plenary session: 2 papers
Commercial presentation: 2 papers
Session A: 14 papers, 7 posters
Session B: 33 papers, 25 posters
Session C: 35 papers, 66 posters
Session D: 27 papers, 28 posters
Session E: 37 papers, 76 posters
Session F: 23 papers, 55 posters
Publication CD of Proceedings of Abstracts (without attendance): 9 papers
Presentation of companies:
COMTES FHT a.s. - sponsor (exhibitor)
Thermo-Calc Software AB - sponsor (exhibitor)
Carl Zeiss Ltd. (exhibitor)
The Czech Society for New Materials and Technologies
Linde Gas a.s. (exhibitor)
Merici technika Morava Ltd. (exhibitor)
MSV - Veletrhy Brno
Prvni brnenska strojirna Velka Bites, a. s.
Vyskumny ustav zvaracsky - Priemyselny institut SR, z.z.p.o.
On Thursday afternoon took place the accompanying program, which included the Cruise ship on the Brno dam, the visit of the Brno Planetarium, VIDA! Science centre or Villa Tugendhat. The participants were greatly appreciated of this.
The first day was held in Voronez I Restaurant Social evening with wine tasting of South Moravia 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 25th anniversary conference METAL 2016 as the best.
In the poster session was almost 260 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 sessions announced five honorable mentions and another 3 prizes including practical gifts. Poster session of the conference also considers very successful.
Winners of Poster session:
1st price - STEFANIK Andrzej - Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland, EU
2nd price - VODIČKOVÁ Věra - Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic, EU
3rd price - KAWULOK Rostislav - VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU
BALON Petr - VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU
BLANCHER B. Simon - ERAMET, France, EU
ČEGAN Tomáš - VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU
MACIEJ Artur - Silesian University of Technology, Poland, EU
SOCHA Ladislav - VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU