Linz with more than 200,000 inhabitants is the capital of the province of Upper Austria nestled in a beautiful natural landscape by Danube. The designation of the European Capital of Culture 2009 along with being one of the most successful economic areas in Austria makes Linz an international creative city of culture and industry. Linz lies on the west-east axis between Vienna and Salzburg, while the Austrian Alps, Germany and Czech Republic are within short travel distance.
Conference venue is the voestalpine Stahlwelt (steel world), a globally unique exhibition center dedicated to steel. From the top of the building, you can gain a spectacular view over the largest industrial site in Austria, while the guided plant tours are supposed to give you a glimpse behind the scenes of steel production.
Those who are active in the areas of medium Mn, high Mn and high Mn Nitrogen steels are invited to submit abstracts. The official language of the conference is English. An abstract with 200 to 300 words should be submitted until November 30, 2020 online via the Conference website. A notification of acceptance for oral presentation will be sent after the abstracts are reviewed by the scientific committee. The authors of accepted abstracts are kindly asked to submit a 4-page extended abstract for the conference proceedings. Authors of selected papers will be invited to publish a contribution in a special issue of the Journal Steel Research International (SCI journal).