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FUTURE TALKS 017: deadline for papers extended

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 11:57

The submission of abstracts deadline for the FUTURE TALKS 017 conference has been prolonged to May 31, 2017.

The FUTURE TALKS 017 are focussing on:
- Visions and perspectives in the conservation of modern materials / Innovative research and investigative methods on materials, and technologies / Strategies of characterisation and identification / The conservation of visionary ideas / Examples of the conservation of virtual modern design processes / Innovative conservation practices / Innovative documentation techniques / Exceptional use of relatively unknown or innovative / advanced materials and their conservation / The degradation of non-serial materials and its conservation / The degradation of modern materials and its conservation / The innovative use of materials / Intelligent materials / Unusual design concepts / Nano technology and coating techniques / Recycled plastics and bioplastics / Visions in design / Failure guides (application in industry and conservation) / The implementation of interdisciplinary approach / Critical anaylsis of professional approach / The use of plastics in various fields of human culture / Discussion of the applied materials, techniques and technologies and their influence to structural quality and final appearance.

There are two ways to get involved, by either presenting a formal paper or submitting a poster. Preference for oral presentation will be given to papers dealing with current research. An abstract needs to be submitted for both options and should include:
The full title of the paper / Full names, postal addresses and e-mail address of the contact author A summary of the paper (between 300 and 500 words) / Graphs, pictures, tables or references should not be included / Papers for the conference should be tailored to a 25-minute presentation time frame / All works submitted must be original and not have been published elsewhere.