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).


Centro Congressi Hotel Quattrotorri
Via Corcianese 260
06132 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.


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


Abstracts have to be submitted on-line by the Presenting Author and prepared according to the on-line Abstract Instructions
Electronic submission has been extended to November 8, 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 Abstracts of previously unpublished matter shall only be submitted.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.


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.


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.

NOTE:  Authors of contributions at the whole CIMTEC 2018 may be willing to submit their work for publication in one or more special issues of “Ceramics International” (Elsevier Science/Techna Group). A window for papers uploading to the Special Issue/s will be opened at the journal web site from June 15 to July 15, 2018. All papers will be submitted to the normal peer review process of Ceramics International. However a limit of 14 typewritten pages (A4 size) for each contribution is fixed because of the expected very high number of submissions.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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, including the following information:
date of birth, place of birth, nationality, title (Ms., Mr., Dr., Prof.), affiliation, full postal address, passport number, issue and expiring dates of the passport.


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.


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.


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


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48018 Faenza - Italy

Phone +39 0546 22461 / +39 0546 664143
Fax +39 0546 664138
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