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Please find here the Program as a pdf file. Program EWS 2017


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    Call for Proceedings

    8th European Weathering Symposium EWS
    Contributions to the Symposium can either be presented as oral presentations or as posters. Please submit an abstract not exceeding 300 words together with the exact title and name(s) of the author(s) and the type of presentation (oral/poster) by E-mail to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!.
    Download: Abstract submission form (WORD file)
    Oral and poster presentations in written form will be published in the Symposium Proceedings, which will appear at the beginning of the event. Guidelines on how to prepare the text will be sent to the authors.
    Please see Important Dates for Deadlines.

    The main Topics in 2017 will be:

    • Weathering of Polymeric Products – Plastics and Coatings
    • Determination, Simulation and Effects of Relevant Climatic Quantities
    • New Test Procedures and Devices
    • Weathering Reference Materials
    • Analysis of Polymer Degradation
    • Service-Life Prediction



      September 20, 2017  
      02.00 p.m. - 05.00 p.m.  Technical tour to the Vienna Climatic Wind Tunnel (Rail Tec Arsenal)
      07.00 p.m. - 09.00 p.m. Welcome reception

      September 21, 2017
      09.00 a.m. - 05.00 p.m. Conference day 1
      05.30 p.m. - 07.30 p.m. Sightseeing tour
      08.00 p.m. - 11.00 p.m. Conference dinner

      September 22, 2017
      09.00 a.m. - 04.00 p.m.  Conference day 2 8th European Weath


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