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||Announcements of conferences, symposia, workshops, meetings, and other upcoming activities.
20–25 September 2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The 11th International Conference on Advanced Materials (ICAM) will be held at the Windsor Barra Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20 to 25 September 2009.
The International Union of Materials Research Societies organizes the ICAM every two years in a different country. This year, it is being held in Brazil for the first time. Previous conferences took place in Bangalore (2007), Singapore (2005), Japan (2003), Mexico (2001), and China (1999). More than 2000 congress participants from all continents are expected.
The conference will offer 30 technical symposia, 4 plenary lectures, an Energy Forum, and a large exhibition. A range of topics at the frontiers of material research will be highlighted:
- Nanomaterials for Medical Applications
- Advances in Nanocomposites: Synthesis and Applications
- New Developments in Biomaterials
- Advanced High-Temperature Materials
- Surface Engineering and Materials for Nuclear Power Generation
Rio de Janeiro is an exuberant and cosmopolitan city with very pleasant weather in September. Rio is not only a beautiful city but also a vibrant scientific, intellectual, and cultural center in Brazil.
For more information, please contact the ICAM 2009 Secretariat at <[email protected]>.
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