APT hosted over 200 delegates at the 21st annual International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT 2018). AMPT conference series was founded in 1990 at the Dublin City University(DCU). This conference series provides a forum for academics, researchers, and practicing engineers to meet and exchange innovative ideas and information on all aspects of material processing technologies.
The main conference programme was held within the Stokes Building DCU. The mini-symposium presented in the conference were the additive manufacturing; composite materials and technologies; advanced forming – casting forging, machining, laser, …; and sustainable material processing. The conference brought together specialists from academia and industry from all around the world, to discuss the latest technological innovations and recent achievements in these areas.
The conference banquet was held in the top hotel of the Dublin 9 region, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood. Delegates were also treated to some traditional Irish entertainment in the form of live music and Irish dancing.