Important Dates 

2 February: Call for papers

24 May:  Abstract submission deadline

14 June:  Authors notifications/ preliminary program

30 June: Deadline for grant application and thesis award submission

17 July: Early bird registration deadline

30 September: Registration deadline

3 October: Social event and registration onsite

4 October: Scientific sessions start

Abstract submission

Now open just for poster submission.

Please download the template and submit it  in –docx or .pdf format to indicating in the subject the type of contribution: poster; oral or invited. Each registered author may submit a maximum of two contributions (oral+poster or poster+poster).

Abstract instructions

Abstracts are brief summaries of the overall goal of the research, showing the specific ideas or concepts that will be presented, including outcomes and implications for practice. Please use cambria 10 as Font and size.

Write the session where your abstract better fit between the followings: Applied surface science, electronic materials and processing, biointerfaces, nanometer structures, Plasma science, surface engineering, surface science, thin films, vacuum science and technology, technological session, hard-coatings workshop.

Please, do not use special characters, subscript and superscript in the Title

Authors: use bold letters for the presenting author

Please limit abstracts to one single page

Include maximum 2 images with your abstract (500 x 500 px max). References are optional but encouraged. Please limit references to the 5 most pertinent citations at the end of the document. Refer to them with a number between brackets. Notification of acceptance will be done to the presenting author email address.

After editing your abstract, please save it and submit it to in  .docx or .pdf format

Choose your session on the abstract template.

Do not forget to indicate your preferences for presentation type in the subject of the email: poster, oral or invited presentation.