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INFORMATION TO PARTICIPANTS

LOCATION AND DATES

CIMTEC 2020 - 15th International Ceramics Congress & 9th Forum on New Materials will be held on June 15-23 in Montecatini Terme, an internationally renowned Spa and tourist resort in the environments of Florence, the historical centre of the European Renaissance. The town is placed in a strategic position to reach the most interesting historical and tourist places in Tuscany, such as Florence, Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca, Pistoia, Arezzo, Volterra, "Le Cinque Terre (Five Lands)", and several others.

CIMTEC 2020 includes the “15th International Ceramics Congress” (June 15-19, 2020) and the “9th Forum on New Materials” (June 20-23, 2020).
 

CONFERENCE VENUE

Palazzo dei Congressi
Via Amendola 2
I-51016 Montecatini Terme (PT) – Italy


Due to the need for a very large number of parallel sessions, some Symposia will be held in ancillary meeting rooms, very close to the Palazzo dei Congressi (2-3 min walking distance).
Technical Sessions of the Ceramics Congress will start Tuesday June 16 morning and continue until Friday June 19.
Technical Sessions of the Forum on New Materials will start Saturday June 20 morning and continue until Tuesday June 23.
 

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

The scientific programme will consist of Plenary, Key-Note, Invited, 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, 2019.
Acceptance notification will be provided by December 15, 2019.
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 Abstracts of previously unpublished matter shall only be submitted.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 at the conference web site to all registered participants at least 15 days before the Conference.
 

PRESENTATION FORMATS

Oral Presentations
Electronic presentation (Power Point) facilities will be available including LCD high resolution projector and PC. 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

No proceedings volumes of CIMTEC 2020 will be published. However contributions dealing with the fundamentals of advanced ceramics and their processing science may be submitted for publication in a special issue of "Ceramics International". Further on, a selection of most representative papers involving progress in specific areas of manufacturing and in application engineering of both advanced and traditional ceramics will be hosted in "Focused Issues" of "CMT-Ceramics in Modern Technologies", the application-oriented complement journal to Ceramics International. Appropriate paper selection and invitations to Authors will be made by the Guest Editor/s of each "Focused Issue".
 

SOCIAL PROGRAMME

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

COMPANION PROGRAMME

Guided visits to Florence, Pisa, Siena 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 2014 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 available by March 15, 2020.
 

REGISTRATION FEES

  CERAMICS CONGRESS FORUM ON NEW MATERIALS
Early (by April 20, 2020)    
Full Member 720.00 EUR 720.00 EUR
Student 420.00 EUR 420.00 EUR
     
Late and on site    
Full Member 820.00 EUR 820.00 EUR
Student 480.00 EUR 480.00 EUR

The fees include VAT, general and secretariat costs, participation in the scientific sessions, coffees, printed booklet of the final programme, conference material and participation in the Social Programme.
 

ACCOMMODATION

Hotels for all pockets are available in Montecatini Terme. Half Board (HB) prices range from about 50 €/day for two-stars hotels to about 170.00 €/day for five-stars luxury hotels. 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, title (Ms., Mr., Dr., Prof.), affiliation, full postal address, passport number, issue and expiring dates of the passport.
 

WEATHER

The weather in Montecatini Terme 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 MONTECATINI TERME

Montecatini Terme is located in Central Italy in between Florence and Pisa. It can be reached:

By plane:

To Florence - International Airport "Amerigo Vespucci".
To Pisa - International Airport “Galileo Galilei”.

A complimentary bus transfer service will be arranged for CIMTEC attendees from both the Florence and Pisa Airports to Montecatini Terme on Monday June 15 and Friday June 19 (i.e. the arrival days for the Ceramics Congress and the Forum on New Materials, respectively) with departure from 2.00 p.m. to 12.00 p.m.  CIMTEC reception hostesses will be available at the exit of arrivals terminal on June 15 and June 19 (2.00 p.m to 12.00 p.m.) to assist delegates.

By train:

From Florence: train connections to Montecatini Terme are excellent and very frequent. Travel time from Florence Central Railway Station to Montecatini Central Railway Station (Montecatini Centro) is about 50 min.
From Pisa: Take the train of line Pisa-Lucca, then, at the Lucca Railway Station, change to line Lucca-Montecatini Centro. Travelling time from Pisa to Montecatini Terme (via Lucca) is about 90 min.

By car:

Montecatini Terme can be reached easily by car from any direction via the network of Italian highways. The exit to Montecatini Terme is located about midway between Florence and Pisa on the Firenze-Pisa (Florence-Pisa) express-way which is connected directly with the Central Italian expressway "Autostrada del Sole" ("Sun Highway").

 

SUMMARY OF DEADLINES

October 15, 2019 Submission of Abstract
December 15, 2019 Notification of Abstract acceptance
April 20, 2020
 
Registration at reduced rate
 

INFORMATION AND CORRESPONDENCE

CIMTEC 2020
Corso Mazzini 52
48018 Faenza - Italy

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

 

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