The 18th Plansee Seminar will be held on the premises of the Plansee Group in Reutte, Austria from 3 - 7 June, 2013.
Since its beginnings in 1952, the Plansee Seminar has been regarded as a global forum to exchange ideas and keep up with the latest innovations and market trends in Refractory Metals and Hard Materials.
It will provide the opportunity to gain insights into all aspects of this exciting class of materials, covering materials science, manufacturing technology and applications as well as to display the contributors' latest achievements in these areas. Practitioners and scientists, both experienced and novices, are cordially invited to participate.
The published programme lists 19 papers that include a reference to niobium and 11 papers that include a reference to tantalum (some include both).
For further details see the Plansee website.