INFORMATION TO PARTICIPANTS

LOCATION AND DATES

CIMTEC 2018 will be held in Perugia, splendid chief town of Umbria region, placed in the middle of Central Italy. The city is about 170 km from Rome and is placed in a strategic position to reach the most interesting historical and tourist places in Umbria, such as Assisi, Orvieto, Spoleto, Todi, Spello, Gubbio, Montefalco, Trevi, Trasimeno Lake and several others.

CIMTEC 2018 includes the “14th International Ceramics Congress” (June 4-8, 2018) and the “8th Forum on New Materials” (June 10-14, 2018).
 

CONFERENCE VENUE

Centro Congressi Hotel Quattrotorri
Via Corcianese 260
06074 Perugia - Italy


Technical Sessions of the Ceramics Congress will start Tuesday June 5 morning and continue until Friday June 8 evening.
Technical Sessions of the Forum on New Materials will start Monday June 11 morning and continue until Thursday June 14 evening.
 

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

The scientific programme will consist of Plenary, Key-Note, Invited, and Oral and Poster contributions. English will be the official language of the conference.
 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Abstracts have to be submitted on-line by the Presenting Author and prepared according to the on-line Abstract Instructions
Electronic submission ends on October 15, 2017.
Acceptance notification will be provided by December 15, 2017.
Multiple abstracts from the same Presenting Author are not accepted, in order to open opportunities for the broadest possible participation. Abstracts of previously unpublished matter shall only be submitted.
Abstracts of all scheduled oral and poster presentations will be made available on the conference web site to all registered participants at least 15 days in advance of the Conference.
 

PRESENTATION FORMATS

Oral Presentations
Electronic presentation (Power Point) facilities will be available including LCD high resolution projector, PC and laser pointer. Cost for any special audio-visual request will be the responsibility of the individual speaker.
Poster Presentations
Authors are kindly asked to follow carefully the guidelines for Poster Preparation that will be made available at the conference web site. Attendance by at least one of the authors is requested for poster presentation.
 

PUBLICATION POLICY

CIMTEC organizers will NOT retain the copyright of the contributions presented at the whole CIMTEC 2018. Therefore Authors may submit their contribution to any journal or other media sources they find appropriate.
 

SOCIAL PROGRAMME

The Social Programme will include various social activities. Details will be given in the Final Announcement.
 

COMPANION PROGRAMME

Guided visits to Perugia, Assisi, Todi, Gubbio, Orvieto and other places of high historic, artistic and tourist interest will be available to companions. Detailed programme and registration information will be provided in the Final Announcement.
 

PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION

Prospective participants are kindly requested to Pre-register at CIMTEC 2018 website.
Presenting Authors shall not Pre-Register as they are automatically filed when submitting the Abstract.
The Final Announcement including the Provisional Programme, the Final-Registration Form and the Hotel Booking Form will be made available by March 15, 2018.
 

REGISTRATION FEES

  CERAMICS CONGRESS FORUM
Early (by April 20, 2018)    
Full Member 720.00 EUR 720.00 EUR
Student 420.00 EUR 420.00 EUR
     
Late and on site    
Full Member 800.00 EUR 800.00 EUR
Student 470.00 EUR 470.00 EUR

Fees include 22% VAT, general and secretariat costs, participation in the scientific sessions, coffees, lunches, printed booklet of the final programme and other conference material, participation in the Social Programme.
 

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel accommodation (B&B) prices range from about 160 EUR/day for 5-stars hotel to about 70-75 EUR/day for 3-stars hotel. Further information and hotel booking forms will be provided with the final announcement and in the web.
 

VISA APPLICATION

All travel, lodging and registration expenses will be the responsibility of the individual participants. Special letters of invitation to be used for Visa application will be provided upon written request addressed well in advance to the Conference organizers, info@technagroup.it including the following information:
date of birth, place of birth, nationality, affiliation, full postal address, passport number, issue and expiring dates of the passport.
 

WEATHER

The weather in Perugia at the beginning of June is usually fine with temperatures ranging from 20 to 25 °C during the day and 12 to 15 °C during the night. Clothing suitable for (early) summer is recommended.
 

HOW TO REACH PERUGIA

Perugia is located in Central Italy about 170 km from Rome, and can be reached:

By plane:

To Rome - International Airport “Leonardo da Vinci”
To Perugia - International Airport of Umbria-Perugia “San Francesco d’Assisi”

A complimentary bus transfer from the airports to Perugia will be available to Members accommodated in Conference Hotels on arrival days (June 4 and June 10, 2018).

By train:

From Rome: Reach the Roma Central Railway Station (Stazione Termini), take the line Rome-Ancona and go down to Foligno Station (about 120 min). Then take the local train to Perugia (30-35 min).

By car:

Perugia can be reached easily by car from any direction via the network of Italian highways.
 

SUMMARY OF DEADLINES

October 15, 2017 Submission of Abstract
December 15, 2017 Notification of Abstract acceptance
April 20, 2018 Registration at reduced rate

INFORMATION AND CORRESPONDENCE

CIMTEC 2018
Corso Mazzini 52
48018 Faenza - Italy

Phone +39 0546 22461 / +39 0546 664143
Fax +39 0546 664138
Email: congress@technagroup.it
Web site: www.cimtec-congress.org
 

Cimtec 2018

Phone +39 0546 22461 - Fax +39 0546 664138
Corso Mazzini 52 48018 - Faenza (RA) - Italy
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