• Role of metallugy and materials in the early 21st century
Prof. Ing. Jiri KLIBER, CSc.
Prof. Ing. Miroslav KURSA, CSc.


SYMPOSIUM A - Advanced Iron and Steelmaking

  • Worldwide development of raw material base for the production of pig iron and steel in recent years
  • New elements in steelmaking and steel casting process control
  • Advanced technological and metallurgical techniques in extra-furnace processing of steel
  • Physical and numerical modelling of ironmaking and steelmaking processes
  • New methods of processing waste and byproducts of pig iron and steelmaking, recycling, wasteless technology
Ing. Jaroslav BREZINA
Assoc. Prof. Ing. Libor CAMEK, Ph.D.
Prof. Ing. Karel MICHALEK, CSc.

SYMPOSIUM B - Metal Forming

  • Theory of forming, physical essence of plasticity and metallurgical and technological formability of metals
  • Plastometric, laboratory and numerical modeling of hot and cold forming processes
  • Advanced forming methods (rolling, forging, drawing, etc...high-reduction and high-speed processes, thermomechanical forming, forming tools (rolls, impression dies, drawing dies), hydroforming, modern calibration, forming by extreme plastic deformation, forming of hard-to-form materials, forming close to final shape and other )
  • Technological problems and innovations in forming
Prof. Ing. Jiri KLIBER, CSc.
Assoc. Prof. Ing. Richard FABIK Ph.D.

SYMPOSIUM C - Steel Products - properties

  • Physical metallurgy of steels, relations between structure and properties, exploration methods
  • High-strength steels (HSLA, BH, IF, DP, CP, TRIP, TWIP, MS)
  • Steels for high temperatures and pressure service in power and chemical industries
  • Application
Prof. Ing. Eva MAZANCOVA, CSc.
Prof. Ing. Vlastimil VODAREK, CSc.

SYMPOSIUM D - Modern Trends in Surface Engineering

  • Corrosion protection of material surface (properties of coats, technology of surface treatment before coating, theoretical issues)
  • PVD and CVD technologies, organic coatings, glass and glass-ceramic coatings, electrochemical coating processes, hot-dip coating, ion implantation, plasma coating, etc.
  • Properties and application of thin films and nanolayers
Assoc. Prof. Ing. Jitka PODJUKLOVA, CSc.

SYMPOSIUM E - Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys

  • Methods of production (preparation) of non-ferrous metals and alloys (smelting, alloying, powder metallurgy, quenching, controlled molding ..)
  • Properties and use of non-ferrous metals, alloys and compounds (Al, Mg, Cu, Ti, Ni, Nb, etc.)
  • High-temperature metallic materials on the non-ferrous metal basis (nickel alloys and superalloys, titan alloys and intermetalic compounds, cobalt alloys, platinum group metals, tungsten and its alloys)
Prof. Ing. Miroslav KURSA, CSc.
Prof. Ing. Jaromir DRAPALA, CSc.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ing. Dalibor VOJTECH

SYMPOSIUM F - Economics and Management of Metallurgical Production

  • Metallurgical production, their position in national economy and in globalized economics, technical-economic development perspective
  • Management of metallurgical production, advanced production planning and scheduling methods, logistics chains in metallurgy, marketing analysis and diagnostics in metallurgy and material engineering
  • Economics and financial management of metallurgical enterprise, investment and project of technical development effectiveness in metallurgy
  • Exact decision-making methods, artificial intelligence methods and simulation techniques in projects focused on management systems in metallurgical production, modern information technologies
Prof. Ing. Radim LENORT, Ph.D.
Prof. Ing. Emilie KRAUSOVA, CSc.
Assoc. Prof. Ing. Iveta VOZNAKOVA, Ph.D.
Prof. Ing. Darja NOSKIEVICOVA, CSc.