As well as a diverse background of the speakers from across industry and academia, there are many opportunities for young scientists to present their work and to interact with the top people in their field.
The programme of SCM-8 will feature: a limited number of plenary
lectures by internationally renowned speakers, addressing subjects of broad interest.
Keynote lectures will be presented by leading experts and there are many slots in the programme for submitted oral presentations.
SCM-8 also features tutorial lectures intended to bring non-specialists up to date on important topics and state-of-the-art overview lectures providing detailed perspectives on hot topics in the field.
Technology providers are invited to share their latest innovations and applications in technical seminars and two one-day short courses on specific topics are being organized and will be announced before the conference.
Several awards will be presented during SCM-8, including the SCM Award for an upcoming scientist and the second ever SCM lifetime-achievement award.
Finally, SCM-8 will feature a variety of posters presenting specific studies enabling discussion on all aspects of the work with fellow experts.
For SCM-8 participants only, password will be provided at the conference location.