WCMNM2018

World Congress on Micro and Nano Manufacturing

Jointly organised by the 4M Association, the International Institution for Micro Manufacturing (I2M2) and the International Forum on Micro Manufacturing (IFMM)

Congress Chair

Joško Valentinčič, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Congress Co-Chairs

Stefan Dimov, University of Birmingham, UK

Martin Byung-Guk Jun, Purdue University, USA

Kuniaki Dohda, Northwestern University, USA

Venue

Slovenia is a small country on the sunny side of Alps. Foreigners say that Slovenia is a land of countless attractions, a country that surprises you at every step. This small corner of Europe brings together the picturesque characteristics of the Alpine, Karst, Pannonian and Mediterranean worlds. The congress will be held at the Remisens Hotel Metropol in Portorož.

Dates

The main congress programme takes place from the 18th to the 20th of September 2018

Congress Theme

  • Micro fabrication technologies, process chains and process characterisation
  • Novel product designs, micro-assembly technologies and micro-handling
  • Surface engineering and interface nanotechnology
  • Process modelling and simulation
  • Processing and characterisation of smart materials, multifunctional materials, nanomaterials and material related issues in micro and nano scale
  • Micro and nano additive manufacturing technologies
  • Micro and desktop factory concepts, systems, components and modules
  • On-line monitoring and inspection systems/methods
  • Standardization in micro manufacturing and micro factories
  • Applications of micro and nano technologies: microreactor technologies, microsensors and actuators

    Contact Us

    For further information on:

    Contact: Mr. Afif Batal.

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    Call for Papers

    Kindly download the call for papers in the attachment below, it contains all the relevant information including a list of themes and important dates.

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    Congress Registration

    More information will be available in due time.

    Invited Speakers 2018

    Professor Ehsan Toyserkani (University of Waterloo, Canada)

    Research Interests: Additive Manufacturing, Monitoring And Closed-loop Control Of Additive Manufacturing, Laser Material Processing, Mechatronics Design, Bio-additive Manufacturing & Additive Manufacturing Of Smart Structures With Embedded Optical Sensors.

    Dr. Ita Junkar (Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia)

    Research Interests: Biomaterials, Surface Topography, Surface Chemistry, Surface Treatment & Orthopedics.

    Professor Harald Giessen (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

    Research Interests: Additive Manufacturing, Micro and Nano Optics, Optics' Design, Nanoplasmonics, Metamaterials & Ultrafast Laser Sources.

    License Agreement 2018

    License agreement

    To publish your paper in the proceedings, the University of Birmingham requests a formal written License agreement from the copyright owners for each article published. To avoid any delay in the publication of your article, please read the terms of the agreement, sign and return the completed form to us at the address below by the specified deadline.

    The agreement establishes that the Licensor owns the copyright in the Article and grants the University of Birmingham a non-exclusive, royalty-free license in the Article to use the article for the Permitted Purpose, together with the right to sub-license as detailed below.

    The Permitted Purpose shall mean the University of Birmingham's right to publish the Article on any website controlled by the University of Birmingham, and for paper or electronic copies to be downloaded by third parties upon a free basis. The University of Birmingham shall also have the right to sub-license the Articles to third parties so that the Article may be placed upon websites controlled by such third parties and for paper or electronic copies to be downloaded by other third parties upon a free basis.

    The licensor warrants that:

    • the Licensor owns the copyright in the work created by the authors.
    • the Article submitted is original and has been written by the stated authors.
    • the Article contains no libelous or other unlawful statements and does not contain any materials that violate any personal or proprietary rights of any other person or entity.
    • the Licensor has obtained written permission from copyright owners for any excerpts from copyrighted works that are included and have credited the sources in the Article or the supplemental tables, illustrations or other information submitted.

    Submission

    Please download the WCMNM2018 License Agreement by clicking on the attachment below. When you have completed it please scan, post or email it, by the specified deadline, to the 4M Association Officer at the address below. If posting, please also email a confirmation.

    Mr. Afif Batal
    School of Engineering
    University of Birmingham
    Edgbaston
    Birmingham
    B15 2TT
    UK

    Afif Batal Telephone: +44(121)414 4143

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    Programme Committee

    More information will be available in due time.

    Sponsoring WCMNM 2018

    The 2nd World Congress on Micro and Nano Manufacturing, WCMNM 2018, organised jointly by the 4M Association, the International Institution for Micro Manufacturing (I2M2) and the International Forum on Micro Manufacturing (IFMM) will be held from 18th to 20th September 2018 in Portorož, Slovenia, bringing together the worldwide community of micromanufacturing experts. The Congress focuses on processes, equipment and systems for fabricating miniature parts with nano/micro/meso scale features and dimensions.

    Stand out from the rest in front of more than 100 micro-manufacturing experts from around the world. As a sponsor, you can promote your company’s mission even more effectively to the assembled individuals and organisations attending WCMNM 2018 while learning about the latest advances in micro-manufacturing research.

    Platinum Sponsorship Package

    €2000

    • Attendance at all 3 days of conference
    • 3m x 2m booth at Sponsor's exhibition
    • Sponsors logo, with link to own website, on 4M Association website
    • Full page advert in WCMNM 2018 Proceedings
    • Colour logo on outer cover of proceedings
    • Entrance to conference, including all meals and refreshments, for 3 people
    • 3 copies of Conference Proceedings

    Gold Package

    €1500

    • Attendance at all 3 days of conference
    • 2m x 1m booth at Sponsor's exhibition
    • Sponsor's logo, with link to own website, on 4M Association website
    • Half page advert in WCMNM 2018 Proceedings
    • Colour logo on outer cover of proceedings
    • Entrance to conference, including all meals and refreshments, for 2 people
    • 2 copies of Conference Proceedings

    Silver Package

    €1000

    • Attendance at all 3 days of conference
    • Sponsors logo, with link to own website, on 4M Association website
    • Quarter page advert in WCMNM 2018 Proceedings
    • Colour logo on outer cover of proceedings
    • Entrance to conference, including all meals and refreshments, for 1 person
    • 1 copy of Conference Proceedings

    Bronze Package

    €750

    • Attendance at 1 day of conference (TBA)
    • Sponsors logo, with link to own website, on 4M Association website
    • Quarter page advert in WCMNM 2018 proceedings
    • 1 day entrance to conference, incl. meals and refreshments, for 1 person
    • 1 copy of Conference Proceedings

    If you are interested in sponsoring the conference, please contact Afif Batal.

    Submission Guidelines 2018

    Submission Opens: 15th of January 2018.

    Submission Deadline: 23rd of March 2018

    To submit your contribution please click here.

    The Social Programme & Gala Dinner

    Gala Dinner

    Tri Vdove Restaurant

    Address:

    Prešernovo nabrežje 4, 6330 Piran, Slovenia

    Phone: +386 5673 02 91

    Website: http://restaurant-3vdove.si/index.php/EN

    Venue, Travel and Accommodation

    Information regarding the venue and travel can be found in the pdf file below.

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