Full paper submission

Authors of all accepted contributions will be encouraged to submit a full-length manuscript based on their work presented at the conference. Subject to strict peer review in collaboration with the supporting publisher MDPI, accepted papers will be published in Metals’ (2016 Impact factor 1.984) as a special issue dedicated to this conference.

The journal Metals features Open Access and is indexed by main databases including SCI and EI. It provides a forum for publishing papers which advance the in-depth understanding of the relationship between the structure, the properties or the functions of all kinds of metals. Full details about the aims & scope, indexing as well as the guidance for authors can be found via the journal’s website:

Manuscripts must be prepared in compliance with the general instructions provided by the journal and submitted electrically online (submission link ) by no later than 4 Sept 2018. *Note that a manuscript will not be accepted for publication in the special issue unless it is associated with duly registered and paid author(s) listed in the program AND the presentation (Oral/Poster) has been delivered at the conference.

An article processing charge will be payable to the publisher by the authors once accepted. Please check the journal’s website for price details.