26th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials METAL 2017 was held on May 24th - 26th 2017 traditionally in Brno. From 516 registered participants, 472 persons from 25 countries attended the conference (205 participants from the Czech Republic, 153 from Poland, 22 from Russian Federation, 18 from Slovakia, 16 from Turkey, 9 from Romania, 6 from Germany, 6 from Republic of Korea and others for example from Saudi Arabia, India, Austria or Slovenia). The participants presented 155 lectures and 298 posters. The conference was divided into six sessions and poster session due to the topics:
Number of papers:
Plenary session2 papers Commercial presentation2 papers Session A15 papers28 postersSession B23 papers35 postersSession C34 papers68 postersSession D26 papers49 postersSession E36 papers69 postersSession F17 papers46 posters
Presentation of companies:
Thermo-Calc Software AB - sponsor (exhibitor)
Linde Gas a.s. (exhibitor)
SPECION, s.r.o. (exhibitor)
Carl Zeiss spol. s r.o. (exhibitor)
OLYMPUS CZECH GROUP, s.r.o., člen koncernu
COMTES FHT a.s.
Česká společnost pro nové materiály a technologie
BVD PECE spol. s .ro.
Regionální materiálově technologické výzkumné centrum
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 Excursion to Starobrno Brewery. 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 Swing kvartet.
In the poster session almost 300 posters took part in a contest for the best poster. 3 prizes and five honorable mentions were announced based on the evaluation of chairmen of sessions. Winners were awarded the diplomas and practical gifts.
Winners of Poster session:
1st price - EKER Yasin Ramazan - Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey
2nd price - BHERO Shepherd - Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Palapye, Botswana
3rd price - PANTOJA-SUAREZ Fernando - University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, EU
BEDNARCZYK Iwona - Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland, EU
FURMAŃCZYK Piotr - Kielce University of Technology, Kielce, Poland, EU
FOUSOVÁ Michaela - University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic, EU
MOURUJÄVI Juho - University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland, EU
SCHINDLEROVÁ Vladimíra - VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU