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Final programme available for Materials Congress

A full listing of presentations is now available for Materials Congress, which is being held from 13-15 May in Grantham, UK. The technical symposia and masterclasses incorporate an exciting array of speakers representing a vast array of sectors.

As well as plenary addresses on the overarching theme of materials for the future, an exhibition, poster display and teachersí experience will all form part of Materials Congress 2008. Younger members will compete in the Young Researchersí Lecture Competition spread over the latter two days of the conference.

The four industry-sponsored masterclasses will cover lightweight vehicles (hosted by Jaguar/Land Rover), biomaterials (Smith & Nephew), materials for energy (Alstom), and carbon composite use in the automotive industry (Advanced Composites Group).

Technical symposia will concentrate on eco-design, construction materials, end-of-life and steel. There will also be two surface engineering workshops, focusing on the aerospace and biomedical sectors.

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Date Posted: 3 May 2008

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