Conferences and Seminars

The Materials Chemistry Committee organise a number of events related to Materials Chemistry. This page contains information such as abstracts and presentations from past events and notifications on future conferences and seminars. Other pages on this site contain information on Software Tools, Reference Data and Journals and Books and Educational Resources.



AToMS 2019

The 2nd Annual Thermodynamics of Materials Symposium 2019
4th July 2019, University of Birmingham
For further information to follow soon


Hume-Rothery Seminar 2019

12 Feb 2019 - 13 Feb 2019

Organised by IOM Communications on behalf of the Materials Chemistry Committee of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Hume-Rothery 2019

The aim of the seminar is to set the scene in terms of a review of current experimental capabilities, contrasting them with rapid developments of ab initio techniques. Discussion of the international effort in the construction of databases containing critically assessed data and their uses with software packages such as MTDATA, FactSage, Thermo-Calc and Pandat, will lead to specific case studies showing how such techniques have been used to develop tools for use by non-experts to design, control and monitor complex industrial processes.

The first day will be concerned with a discussion of the fundamentals of thermodynamics and phase diagrams, how experimental thermodynamic data can be critically assessed and represented using physics based models and their application to specific topics of current industrial interest. The second day, which will be run by SGTE, will provide delegates with an opportunity to learn more about the various software packages which can be used to understand materials behaviour and to simulate processes.


AToMS 2018

The 1st Annual Thermodynamics of Materials Symposium (AToMS 2018) was held in Sheffield UK in June 2018. Abstracts can be viewed by clicking the image below:

Hume-Rothery Seminar 2017

The Hume-Rothery Seminar was held in January 2017 over two days at the Riverside Centre in Derby UK. Information including presentations and papers from the Seminar can be viewed by clicking the image below:

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