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 deadline to submit your abstract is 6 April 2018 

Abstract template : english version / french version

Submission system

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