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Call for Abstracts Extended for ICMAC 2018

The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub is pleased to announce that the call for abstracts for ICMAC 2018 has now been extended to Friday 16th March.

The 11th International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites (ICMAC 2018) will be hosted in the new Advanced Manufacturing Building at Nottingham. This two day international conference (11th-12th July) will be preceded by a free-to-attend EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub/Industrial Doctorate Centre open day on 10th July 2018.

The conference will offer a mix of keynote papers presented by internationally renowned experts and presentations chosen from peer-reviewed abstracts. Abstracts may be submitted around the 5 major Hub research themes:

  1. High rate deposition and rapid processing technologies
  2. Design for manufacture via validated simulation
  3. Manufacturing for multifunctional composites and integrated structures
  4. Inspection and in-process evaluation
  5. Recycling, waste reduction, and re-use

A student poster competition will run on 10th July; prizes will be announced at a drinks reception on the evening of the 10th.

Abstracts should be up to a maximum of 3 pages of A4, including references and up to 2 figures. Submission can be made online at


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