The closing date for abstract submissions is 10 January 2017. Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit their full paper by 1st March 2017, for peer review.  

All accepted papers will be published in Procedia Engineering, listed in Scopus and submitted to the Science Citation Index. In addition, the Standing Advisory Board of ICTP will review all the papers and select the top 50 authors for invitation to submit an extended version of their paper to the Journal of Materials Processing Technology.