3rd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy 2020

3rd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy - 2020

Keynote Speaker

Jon Bolton, Liberty Steel

Jon Bolton, CEO for Liberty Steel Continental Europe, is the keynote speaker at the 2020 Symposium.

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Date: Tuesday 25th February 2020

Time: 10:00am - 6:30pm

Venue: Armourers' Hall, Armourers & Brasiers' Company, 81 Coleman Street, London EC2R 5BJ

A research symposium organised by the Materials Processing Institute and supported by the Armourers & Brasiers’ Company and the Iron & Steel Society of IOM3.

The aim of the symposium is to:

Allow PhD researchers and university departments from across the UK to showcase their research.

Inspire academics and research students to engage in the research challenges of the steel industry.

Enable industry colleagues and academics to form strong and lasting networks.

Papers for presentation at the 2020 Symposium, or poster displays, are welcomed from any student, but with emphasis towards the ferrous sector. Applications for the poster display are also welcomed from Universities and Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs), seeking to promote their work.

The 2020 symposium takes place on Tuesday 25th February 2020 at Armourers’ Hall, Armourers & Brasiers' Company, London.

Who should attend

The symposium is open to students, academics and industry and is particularly relevant to students planning to, or currently working on a PhD, as well as university academics, researchers and industries involved in materials, metals and process improvement.

This research symposium gives PhD/EngDoc students, academics, industrial researchers and industry leaders the opportunity to showcase their research, attend presentations about specific research, find out about support available and network with one another.

Outline Programme

(Full programme to follow, after the paper and poster deadline for submission)

10:00-10:20 Registration, Coffee, Tea and Networking

10:20-10:30 Welcome and Introduction

Chris McDonald, Chief Executive Officer, Materials Processing Institute

10:30-11:50 Session 1 - Materials Performance

Presentations

10:50-12:10 First Perambulation

Poster Exposition

12:10-13:10 Session 2 - New Materials Design

Presentations

13:10-14:00 Lunch and Networking

Poster Exposition

14:00-15:20 Session 3 - Materials Processing

Presentations

15:20-15:40 Second Perambulation

Poster Exposition

15:40-16:00 Awarding of Prizes by the Armourers and Brasiers’ Materials Science Committee

16:00-16:40 Keynote Speaker

16:40-16:50 Vote of Thanks

16:50-18:30 Drinks Reception

Jointly organised by

Materials Processing Institute Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Register to Attend

The symposium is open to students, academics and industry and is particularly relevant for students planning to, or currently working on a PhD, as well as university academics, researchers and industries involved in materials, metals and process improvement.

Click on the following button to access the symposium Eventbrite registration page.

Symposium Registration

Present a Paper or Poster Display

Papers for presentation or poster displays for the 2020 Symposium are welcomed from any student, but with emphasis towards the ferrous sector. Applications for the poster display are also welcomed from universities and centres for doctoral training (CDTs), seeking to promote the work of their centre.

Abstracts for presentations or posters to be submitted by 16th December 2019.

Paper / Poster Display Application

Prizes for Presentations

Best Paper Presentation Prize £300
Best Paper Runner up Prize £150
Best Poster Dispay Prize £150