Organization

The conference is organized by the University of Naples Federico II, Department of Chemical, Materials and Production Engineering, Italy and by Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli - Department of Industrial and Information Engineering.

TOP-Conference provides opportunities for exchanging ideas and opinions on both fundamental science and industry-relevant subjects. The form of the conference allows invited presentations as well as contributions from participants. The number of delegates is restricted to 150.

 

SCOPE OF THE CONFERENCE

The 9th Conference on "Times of Polymers (TOP) & Composites" is organized by Italian groups on polymer science and composites. Conference provides a forum for scientists and engineers throughout the world interested in the timescales of polymers and composites processing, structure and properties. As time is the driving concept in the polymer science community, TOP-Conferences include sessions on various topics and provide opportunities for exchanging ideas and opinions on both fundamental science and industry-relevant subjects.

 

Topics

The conference program will be focused on the more recent advances in the following topics:

  • Composites
  • Nano-Composites
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Biomaterials
  • Rheology
  • Glass Transition
  • Soft Materials
  • Nanoconfined polymers
  • Sensors
  • Processing
  • Durability

 

DeadLine

Paper submission deadline* December 10th, 2017 January 20, 2018
Notification of paper acceptance January 20th, 2018 February 10, 2018
Early registration deadline March 31, 2018
* in order to submit the paper, please fill the registration form by visiting the Registration Page.

 

Best Young Researcher's Award

The scientific committee will award the best young researcher's paper. The selection will be done over those young delegates up to 35 years old. The awarded scientist will gain the status of invited speaker at the next TOP Conference with registration and accommodation fees waived. The applications for the award should be submitted by using the dedicated Award Form.