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AIM is glad to announce the 11th European Stainless Steel Conference Science & Market and the 7th European Duplex Stainless Steel Conference & Exhibition, that will be jointly organized, as a single event in Bardolino (Verona) on 15th-17th June 2022.
The Conference will focus on all the aspects of development, production technology (hot and cold rolling, heat treatment, etc.), welding, corrosion and applications of stainless steels and duplex stainless steels and it addresses delegates with both academic and industrial backgrounds.
The results shall contribute to the advancement of existing and potential applications and will help to guide future development.
The event will bring together developers, designers, manufacturers and users of stainless steel from industry and academia and will compare the present and future needs to satisfy these demands now or in the future.
Short and medium term perspectives of European stainless steel flat, long products, forgings and castings will be widely discussed during the Stainless Steel Market Outlook session.
It is expected the presence of speakers representing the most important European stainless steel associations and reports coming from the big stainless steel companies.
We are looking forward to welcoming you in Italy!


The Conference is devoted to all aspects of stainless steels with emphasis on basic research, engineering application as well as market aspects. In particular, it will cover:
• Austenitic stainless steels
• Ferritic stainless steels
• Martensitic stainless steels
• Duplex stainless steels
• Maraging Precipitation Hardenable Stainless Steels
• Metallurgy
• Simulation and modeling
• Rolled products
• Castings
• Forgings
• Corrosion and in service problems
• Surface properties
• Fabrication, forming and welding
• Applications
• Oil & gas applications
• Environmental aspects
• Design with stainless steels
• Market issues
• Microstructure and characterization
• Stainless steel for reinforcing of concrete
• Standardisation

Call for papers
Prospective authors wishing to present papers are invited to submit a tentative title and an abstract of about 400 words (in English), specifying a maximum of two topics for each proposal, to the Organising Secretariat (aim@aimnet.it). The abstract should provide sufficient information for a fair assessment and include the title of the paper, the author’s names and contact details (address, telephone number and e-mail address). The name of the presenting author should be underlined. A poster session might be organized as well.
Two ways to submit papers will be available:
• fill in the form on the Conference website at http://www.aimnet.it/essc.htm
• send the requested information by e-mail to: aim@aimnet.it

• Submission of abstracts 31 January 2022
• Information on Acceptance 28 February 2022
• Submission of full paper 28 April 2022

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Exhibition & sponsorship opportunities
The Conference will be enhanced by an Exhibition at which companies will have the opportunity to inform all delegates of their latest developments. The Exhibition area will be a focal point of the Conference.
Companies will be able to reinforce their participation and enhance their corporate identification by taking advantage of benefits o?ered to them as Contributing Sponsors of the Conference.
The detailed sponsorship packages will be available on the Conference website: http://www.aimnet.it/essc.htm starting from January 2022.


15 - 17 Giu 2022


Bardolino / Verona