Call for abstracts


Extended abstract of 2 pages.

There will be two types of presentation:
– talk (20mn)
– poster (format A0 – 841 x 1189 mm).

Posters will be introduced by the chairman in 5min during the plenary session before the poster session.

The abstract submission is now closed. Extra submissions can be examined case by case, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 



  • Fundamentals aspects of indentation and derived properties
  • Polymers, bio-materials and biological materials
  • Metals and crystal plasticity
  • Heterogeneous materials (concrete, composite materials, materials with gradient properties, …)
  • Thin films, coatings, multilayer, …
  • Simulation and modelling
  • Extreme conditions: AFM contact, in situ nanoindentation, in temperature, with humidity, …
  • Industrial applications



Papers, after the acceptance by the scientific committee, will be published in the “Matériaux & Techniques” magazine that deals with industrial materials, their technical implementation and use. The journal, indexed in Scopus (Impact Per Publication = 0.265) is published by EDP Sciences.

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Full paper submission

A call for full papers is open until 30 September. 

More information and submission :



Presentations, exhibitions and related activities will be preferentially in English, with always English slides.