16 - 19 September 2024 | Conference

International Conference on Surface Science, Engineering & Technology

Date :
16 September 2024 - 19 September 2024
Time :
All Day
Location :
Core Technology Facility
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On 16-19 September 2024, leaders of surface engineering and manufacturing sectors from academia, industry and public bodies will convene to contribute to the advancement of sustainable development goals.

Join IOM3 in Manchester to network with peers & discuss advances in fundamental & applied aspects of surface technology to achieve original solutions towards important global challenges.

EDI is a cornerstone of IOM3’s professional & social environments. Early career researchers in academia & industry are encouraged to actively participate.
Speakers and talks

The conference plenary talk ‘Materials Challenges for Future Sustainable Flights’ will be delivered by Neil Glover FREng, Head of Materials Research, Rolls Royce.

A separate workshop in Thermal Spray: Modern Technology for Engineering Solutions will be given by Chris Berndt PhD, Swinburne University, on 16 September for a nominal fee.

Why attend?
  • Surface modification enables reduced life-cycle costs of infrastructure
  • The correct surface increases operational uptime of manufacturing industries
  • Surface engineering is critical for efficiency gains & sustainability of a modern plant
  • The science is exciting! Its adoption is trailblazing with commercial opportunities.
Who should attend?
  • Scientists, engineers & managers will value attending & contributing to this conference
  • Early career researchers, including Masters and PhD students, are especially encouraged to attend & present their work. They will have the opportunity to mingle with world authorities & uncover their career potential.


Benefits of attending
  • The conference is a timely opportunity to consolidate the latest trends & advances within the surface science & engineering disciplines
  • The programme offers an attractive set of pre-conference activities followed by three-days of lectures, posters, exhibitor sessions and social events
  • Engineers & scientists, both emerging & mature, will network with peers & learn from  leading experts engaged with surface engineering