Role of metallugy and materials in the early 21st century.
SYMPOSIUM A - Advanced Iron and Steelmaking
Worldwide development of raw material base for the production of pig iron and steel in recent years
New elements in steelmaking and steel casting process control
Advanced technological and metallurgical techniques in extra-furnace processing of steel
Physical and numerical modelling of ironmaking and steelmaking processes
New methods of processing waste and byproducts of pig iron and steelmaking, recycling, wasteless technology
SYMPOSIUM B - Metal Forming
Theory of forming, physical essence of plasticity and metallurgical and technological formability of metals
Plastometric, laboratory and numerical modeling of hot and cold forming processes
Advanced forming methods (rolling, forging, drawing, etc...high-reduction and high-speed processes, thermomechanical forming, forming tools (rolls, impression dies, drawing dies), hydroforming, modern calibration, forming by extreme plastic deformation, forming of hard-to-form materials, forming close to final shape and other )
Technological problems and innovations in forming
SYMPOSIUM C - Steel Products - properties
Physical metallurgy of steels, relations between structure and properties, exploration methods
Steels for high temperatures and pressure service in power and chemical industries
SYMPOSIUM D - Modern Trends in Surface Engineering
Corrosion protection of material surface (properties of coats, technology of surface treatment before coating, theoretical issues)
PVD and CVD technologies, organic coatings, glass and glass-ceramic coatings, electrochemical coating processes, hot-dip coating, ion implantation, plasma coating, etc.
Properties and application of thin films and nanolayers
SYMPOSIUM E - Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys
Methods of production (preparation) of non-ferrous metals and alloys (smelting, alloying, powder metallurgy, quenching, controlled molding ..)
Properties and use of non-ferrous metals, alloys and compounds (Al, Mg, Cu, Ti, Ni, Nb, etc.)
High-temperature metallic materials on the non-ferrous metal basis (nickel alloys and superalloys, titan alloys and intermetalic compounds, cobalt alloys, platinum group metals, tungsten and its alloys)
SYMPOSIUM F - Economics and Management of Metallurgical Production
Metallurgical production - position in national economy and in globalized economics. Technical - economic development perspective. Forecast of new technical materials competition.
Strategic, tactical and operational management of metallurgical production.
Exact decision-making methods, artificial intelligence methods and simulation techniques in projects focused on management systems in metallurgical production. Modern information technologies
Logistical operational management, advanced production planning and scheduling methods, logistics chains in metallurgy
Marketing analysis and diagnostics in metallurgy and material engineering, forecasting prediction.