LightMAT 2017

2nd Conference & Exhibition on Light Materials – Science and Technology with the special Symposium ECAA

After 2013 the German Materials Society hosts the international conference LightMAT for the second time. Focused on light materials the LightMAT covers topics like Processing, Applications, Alloy Development, Hybrid Materials and Multi-Material Designs, Characterization and Testing, Computational Materials Design, Sustainability as well as the highlighted topic Additive Manufacturing. Furthermore, a special ECAA symposium about Aluminium and Aluminium alloys will take place.

On March 21th the Conference Chairs and theProgramme Committee of the LightMAT 2017 met to put the things on the right track for this year’s conference. Organizer of the meeting at the “Stiftung Institut für Werkstofftechnik - IWT” ( in Bremen was Dr. Axel von Hehl.

During the meeting the Programme Committee discussed about the programme structure as well as the future focus of the conference. Finally, they arranged the scientific programme that it will be published soon.

The Conference Chairs as well as the Programme Committee of the LightMAT 2017 give thanks to all submitter for more than 140 abstracts.

It is still possible to submit posters at the LightMAT website.

Conference Office
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde e.V.

Thorsten Weber
Marie-Curie-Straße 11 - 17
53757 Sankt Augustin
Phone +49 151 705 414 60

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