The organisers are inviting interested parties to submit abstracts online for inclusion in the technical programme no later than 30 November 2009, with acceptance of papers mailed to authors by the end of February 2010. Abstracts can only by submitted online.

The event will take place at the Fortezza da Basso Congress Centre, in the historic centre of Florence. Special interest seminars are planned on hard materials, metal injection moulding, PM biomaterials and PM for emerging markets.