7th International Congress on Science and Technologies of Steelmaking

Venezia/Mestre, Italy 13/06/2018

The 7th International Congress on Science and Technology of Steelmaking (ICS
2018) will be organized by AIM, the Italian Association for Metallurgy, in Italy in
June 2018. ICS 2018 will provide a forum for researchers and manufacturers involved in the scientifc and technical developments of steelmaking.
This meeting is aimed at creating an opportunity for a technical exchange at an
international level among the numerous experts involved in the steelmaking.
AIM will host as an integral part of ICS 2018 its traditional Conference on
Heat Treatments - XXVI Convegno Nazionale Trattamenti Termici - which
will start on 13 June, with a whole day in Italian language for Italian technicians and researchers and will go on the following days with technical sessions exclusively in English language. Therefore the topics of ICS 2018
will be integrated with the topics of Heat Treatments and Surface Engineering.
We kindly invite you to participate in ICS 2018 and are looking forward to meeting you in Venice!


The following general topics will be involved in the program of ICS 2018:
Science & Technology in Steelmaking
• Fundamentals of Steelmaking
• Thermodynamics
• Thermophysical properties, Thermochemistry & Kinetics
• Solidifcation
• Slags and fluxes
• Process modelling and Process control
• Sensors, Measurement & Process characterisation
• Electric arc furnace
• Basic Oxygen Furnace
• Primary and secondary steelmaking
• Continuous casting
• Refractory
• Quality
• Sustainability & Environment, Recycling and use of by-products
• Industry 4.0
• Automation

Heat Treatment & Surface Engineering
• Thermo-chemical treatment (carburizing, nitriding, nitrocarburising,…)
• Surface hardening (induction, laser,…)
• Coating technology and coatings (PVD, CVD, plasma, thermal spray,…)
• Design and construction of industrial heat treatment equipment
• Equipment for measurement and process control
• Quenching technology, equipment and quenchants
• Residual stress and distortion
• Tribology and tribological testing methods
• Wear and wear protection
• Modeling and simulation of heat treatment and surface engineering related aspects
• Reliability and process control
• Cost analysis and reduction in manufacturing
• Energy saving
• Bulk heat treatment
• Cryogenic treatment
• Mechanical properties

Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 31, 2018
Information on Acceptance: February 28, 2018
Opening of the online registration: February 28, 2018
Deadline for Full Paper Submission: April 16, 2018

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