The conference will focus on powder production and preparation, composite, biomaterials, energy, environment, machining/mechanical alloying, electrical/magnetic materials, automotive applications, nuclear materials, hard metals and cutting tools, filters and porous materials, failure analysis, advanced characterisation, coatings and surface engineering, new functional materials, optical and photonic materials, testing and evaluation of materials, and other related topics.

Selected papers will be published in the Journal of Advanced Materials Research. The deadline for abstract submission is 30 June 2014 while the full paper submission deadline is 6 October 2014.