Advanced Materials and Technologies 2021

23-rd International Conference – School 

23 – 27 August, 2021, Palanga, Lithuania

 

About Conference

23-rd International Conference – School

ADVANCED MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGIES

August 23 – 27, 2021, Palanga, Lithuania

The Conference – School is intended for young scientists and PhD students interested in Materials Science and Condensed Matter Physics.

The lectures and poster presentations will be organized.

Due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the conference-school is planned in hybrid way: participants are welcome to physically attend the conference, however, if on site participation is not possible, it will be possible to participate in the lectures online

Place

Palanga, Lithuania

  • Methods of Surface Analysis
  • Surface Engineering and Nanostructures
  • Electronic and Optical Materials
  • Ceramics
  • Polymers and Composites
  • Advanced Engineering Materials
  • Materials for Energy
Before 4th of July After 4th of July
Students 40 EUR 50 EUR
Other participants 60 EUR 75 EUR
Accompanying person 25 EUR 25 EUR

The registration fee covers the abstract inclusion in the book of abstracts, access to electronic book of abstracts, participation in all sessions and conference events (coffee breaks, conference welcome party), and certificate of attendance. Accompanying person fee includes conference welcome party.

The registration fee does not include accommodation costs.

To make money transfer please use bank information presented below:

Bank-correspondent: DRESDNER BANK
SWIFT DRES DE FF
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Beneficiary’s Bank: AB SEB Bankas
SWIFT CBVI LT 2X
Bank address: Gedimino pr.12, LT-01103 Vilnius, Lithuania
Beneficiary’s account: LT38 7044 0600 0310 4481
Name and Address of Beneficiary: Kauno technologijos universitetas
K. Donelaicio str. 73, LT-44029 Kaunas, Lithuania
Details of payment: KO 036 (Registration fee, participant’s name)

After the money transfer, please, send a copy of the transaction document to the secretary of the conference by e-mail: amt@ktu.lt

Billing information

If you make money transfer of registration fee from your own account and you need the invoice, please provide the following information:

– Your personal address;
– Your personal code;

The information should be sent to the conference secretary via e-mail: amt@ktu.lt

The book of abstracts will be available in electronic format with the link sent to the registered participants. To ensure inclusion of the abstract in the book of abstracts, the conference fee should be paid before 14th of July. The participants, giving oral or poster presentations, are kindly asked to submit the abstract (one A5 page) in electronic (.doc or .docx) format.

The abstract should be prepared following the requirements:

  • manuscripts should be typed with single spacing using Microsoft Word processor, font – Arial;
  • paper size A5, margins: top – 18 mm; bottom – 19 mm; left – 17 mm; right – 17 mm;
  • template of the abstracts can be found here.
Font size, pt Font style Alignment
Title 11 Bold Centered
Authors 9 Bold Centered
Institution 9 Italic Centered
Main text 9 Regular Justify
References 8 Regular Justify
Keywords 9 Italic Justify
  • Abstract may include tables or figures, if necessary.
  • References, if necessary, should be numbered in square brackets ([1]) and listed at the end of the abstract.
  • Abstract must be submitted as a MS Word file. Rename the file as follows:
    AMT_Corresponding_author’s_name_surname.docx (example: AMT_john_smith.docx).

The abstract should be uploaded in the registration form or (if there are any problems) sent by e-mail: amt@ktu.lt.

Poster Presentations

A poster session is a graphic presentation of an author’s research. Authors illustrate their study findings by displaying graphs, photos, diagrams, and a small amount of text on poster boards. A good format to follow is: Title and author(s); a brief introduction; experimental details, if novel; results and conclusion.

We recommend A1 size poster in portrait. Organizers will provide participants with all the necessary equipment to hang the posters.

Oral Presentations

The lecturers are kindly asked to deliver material of the lecture (electronic version) to the Organising committee during registration. The materials of oral presentations will be distributed to all the participants after the conference.

Full papers after review can be published in a journal “Materials Science – Medžiagotyra” (indexed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science, impact factor 0.625  (2019), 5 – year impact factor 0.576 (Journal Citation Reports Web of Science)). The papers prepared according to the requirements of the journal should be submitted using Open Journal System of “Materials Science-Medžiagotyra” and printed copy of the paper should be handed during the conference to the secretary of the organizing committee. The submission should be done before 15th of August 2021. Information for authors in English.

13 June 2021 Deadline for the registration and abstract submission​​.
18 June 2021 Notification of abstracts acceptance
4 July 2021 Deadline for the reduced registration fee
14 July 2021 Deadline of conference fee payment for the abstract to be included in the book of abstracts
20 July 2021 Final announcement (including a Conference programme)
23 August 2021 Beginning of the Conference

On-site registration starts on 23rd of August at 2 pm.
Lectures will be organized from 24th to 27th of August.
The poster session is planned for 26th of August.
Presentations of the winners of Best Poster Presented competition are planned for 27th of August.
Distribution of certificates and departure is planned on the afternoon of 27th of August.

Conference will be held in Palanga, Lithuania. More precise information will be available later.

By plane

Palanga airport

Palanga airport is situated only 7 kilometres off the city. The regular flights from Palanga airport are operated to Copenhagen (Denmark), Oslo (Norway) and Riga (Latvia) year-round. Relating to good connecting flights from Palanga with SAS it is easy to reach a lot of other cities in Europe via Copenhagen. For connecting flights please contact the travel agency or check the airline web pages: SAS, AirBaltic.
The city can be reached by bus or by taxi. The buses on route Airport-Palanga-Airport are going approximately every two/three hours every day. The time table is available on Autobusu bilietai (Departure from: “Palanga (oro uostas)”; Arrival to: “Palanga”). Taxi is available in front of Airport Terminal. A trip to Palanga city takes 10 min and costs about 15 EUR.

Vilnius airport

Also one can come via Vilnius Airport. The airport is located on a plateau in the south of Vilnius. It is only 7 km, or 15 minutes drive by car from the centre of the capital. The regular flights are operated to Brussel (Belgium), Stockholm (Sweden), Copenhagen (Denmark), Helsinki (Finland), Tallinn (Estonia), Moscow (Russia), Kiev (Ukraine), Warsaw (Poland), Frankfurt (Germany), Riga (Latvia), etc. More information can be found on Vilnius airport website.
The city centre can be easily reached using city train or bus. There is a special train between the Railway Station and the Airport. Located close to the passenger terminal, a train stop has staircase and elevator for passengers, lighting as well as a video supervision system for security of passengers. The needs of disabled passengers and passengers with reduced mobility have also been considered. Pedestrian path leading to the Airport is Sheltered and lightened during dark period of a day. The timetable can be found at Lietuvos gelezinkeliai.
Bus stop is situated just outside the airport. Bus No. 1 goes to the train/bus station and the buses No. 2 goes to the city centre. The timetable can be found at Vilnius Routes and Timetables.

Kaunas airport

Kaunas airport is situated 10 kilometres off the city. At Kaunas airport regular flights are operated (by Ryanair and AirBaltic) to London, Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh (United Kingdom), Dublin, Knock (Ireland), Frankfurt (Germany), Oslo (Norway), etc. More information can be found on the airport website.
There is a very convenient way to reach Kaunas central bus station by bus No. 29 (Kaunas Routes and Timetables), also special buses to capital Vilnius are arranged to suite the flight timetable (more information on the airport website).

By bus from Kaunas and Vilnius

There are frequent bus connections between most parts of Lithuania. The bus schedule from Kaunas and Vilnius to Palanga can be found on the website: Autobusu bilietai.


Participants of the conference who need a visa to come to Lithuania can find useful information here.

Palanga is an international seacoast resort for active recreation and rehabilitation treatment also offering a wide range of entertainments. It became a famous resort in early XXth century and presently is one of the largest resorts and tourism centres of Lithuania. As a recreation place, it has already operated for a century and a half. People come here to escape from their daily urbanized routines and gain strength from natural resources: the sun, sea water and fresh pine-forests’ air. There also are many things to see in Palanga: from the wonderful white sand beaches and variety of remarkable landscapes to Museum of Amber, Botanical Gardens, Birutė’s hill and Church of Saint Marie. It is also a fine plan to have a great night out with your friends in one of the bars and nightclubs, of which the town now has plenty.
Palanga has its own small airport with the international flights from Latvia, Norway and Denmark. One can also use Vilnius international airport – still the most convenient way to enter Lithuania. More detailed information about Lithuania and Palanga can be found on the websites:
State Department of Tourism
Palanga Town Council
Palanga Tourism Information Center

The accommodation is not covered by the registration fee and participants have to find their own place to stay. Information about hotels in Palanga can be found here.

KTU Guest House “Politechnika” (S. Dariaus ir S. Girėno Str. 37, Palanga) offers accommodations for conference participants. Accommodation is on first come, first served basis. Number of available places is limited. Be aware, that all rooms are with a shared bathroom. Rooms may be double, triple or quarter occupancy.
For more detailed information about accommodation or if you want to book a place in the guest house, please contact the guest house directly by e-mail politechnika@ktu.lt (in the Subject line indicate – Conference “Advanced Materials and Technologies”), or by phones +370 460 53558, +370 687 90 026, +370 611 13 581.

 

Programme

Programme of the 23rd International Conference-School
“Advanced Materials and Technologies 2021”

Date: 23-27 August, 2021
Venue:
Palanga, Lithuania

August 23, Monday

14:00 – 20:00 Arrival and registration

Programme of the 23rd International Conference-School
“Advanced Materials and Technologies 2021”

Date: 23-27 August, 2021
Venue:
Palanga, Lithuania

August 24, Tuesday

Programme of the 23rd International Conference-School
“Advanced Materials and Technologies 2021”

Date: 23-27 August, 2021
Venue:
Palanga, Lithuania

August 25, Wednesday

Programme of the 23rd International Conference-School
“Advanced Materials and Technologies 2021”

Date: 23-27 August, 2021
Venue:
Palanga, Lithuania

August 26, Thursday

Programme of the 23rd International Conference-School
“Advanced Materials and Technologies 2021”

Date: 23-27 August, 2021
Venue:
Palanga, Lithuania

August 27, Friday

Programme of the 23rd International Conference-School

“Advanced Materials and Technologies 2021”

 

Date:      23-27 August, 2021

Venue:

Palanga, Lithuania

 

Poster Session. August 26, Thursday,

Prof. Audrius Alkauskas

Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania)

Defect is a Device

Prof. Azhar Ariffin

University Malaya (Malaysia)

Carbazole-based Organic Compounds in OLED Applications

Dr. Agnese Brangule

Rīga Stradiņš University (Latvia)

FTIR Spectroscopy: A Promising Method in the Characterization of Calcium Phosphates

Prof. Witold Brostow

University of North Texas (United States of America)

Fire Resistance of Materials

Dr. Titas Gertus 

Light Conversion (Lithuania)

Tunable GHz and MHz Femtosecond Burst for Various Material Processing

Dr. Hubert Halbritter 

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH (Germany)

Light – The Ubiquitous Technology

Dr. Joel Henzie

National Institute for Materials Science (Japan)

The Optical and Electrocatalytic Properties of Porous Materials

Dr. Jurga Juodkazytė

Center for Physical Sciences and Technology (Lithuania)

Light in Electrochemistry: How to Make Use of It?

Prof. Hyeong-Jin Kim 

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (Korea)

Dr. Rynno Lohmus

University of Tartu (Estonia)

Plywood Valorization Possibilities

Prof. Morten Madsen

University of Southern Denmark (Denmark)

Metal Oxide Interlayers for Scalable Organic and Perovskite Solar Cells

Prof. Mangirdas Malinauskas

Vilnius University (Lithuania)

Colorful Laser 3D Nanoprinting

Prof. Patrik Öhberg

Heriot-Watt University (United Kingdom)

Topological Photonic

Dr. Ieva Plikusienė

Vilnius University (Lithuania)

Sars-Cov-2 Antigen Binding to Specific Antibody Kinetics Analysis by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry

Dr. Gunnar Suchaneck 

Technische Universität Dresden (Germany)

Fundamentals of the Electrocaloric Effect

Electrocaloric Devices

Prof. Ashok Vaseashta

International Clean Water Institute (United States of America)

Nanofibers of High Performance Electret Polymers for Tactile Sensing and Wearable Electronics

Prof. Miho Yamauchi

Kyushu University (Japan)

Inorganic Nanocatalysts for Efficient Energy & Material Conversions

Dr. Aleksej Žarkov

Vilnius University (Lithuania)

Synthesis and Phase Transformations in Calcium Phosphates

 

Contacts

Prof. S. Tamulevičius (Kaunas University of Technology)
Assoc. Prof. L. Balaševičius  (Kaunas University of Technology)
Prof. J. V. Gražulevičius (Kaunas University of Technology)
Dr. Renata Butkutė (Center for Physical Sciences and Technology)
Prof. A. Kareiva (Vilnius University)
Prof. G. Juzeliūnas (Vilnius University)
Prof. G. Tamulaitis (Vilnius University)
Prof. D. Erts (University of Latvia)
Prof. Y. Dekhtyar (Riga Technical University)
Prof. I. Leito (University of Tartu)
Dr. R. Lohmus (University of Tartu)
Prof. H. G. Rubahn (University of Southern Denmark)
Prof. S. Tamulevičius (Kaunas University of Technology) – chairman
Dr. A. Jurkevičiūtė (Kaunas University of Technology, University of Latvia) – secretary
Dr. E. Fataraitė-Urbonienė (Kaunas University of Technology)
Dr. A. Tamulevičienė (Kaunas University of Technology)
Dr. T. Tamulevičius (Kaunas University of Technology)
Dr. L. Puodžiukynas (Kaunas University of Technology)
Dr. R. Žostautienė(Kaunas University of Technology)
PhD student E. Rajackaitė (Kaunas University of Technology)
Dr. M. Juodėnas (Kaunas University of Technology)
PhD student A. Žutautas (Kaunas University of Technology)
PhD student Tomas Klinavičius (Kaunas University of Technology)
V. Sinkevičienė (Kaunas University of Technology)

If you have any questions please do not hesitate and contact us:

Conference e-mail: amt@ktu.lt

Conference website: https://advancedmaterials.ktu.edu

Phone: +370 (37) 313432

Phone/Fax: +370 (37) 314423

Institute of Materials Science of Kaunas University of Technology
K. Baršausko St. 59, LT-51423 Kaunas, Lithuania

Phone: +370 (37) 313 432
Phone/fax: +370 (37) 314 423
https://materials.ktu.edu/

How to reach the venue?


Conference will be held at Hotel “Gabija”
Conference venue is Vytauto str. 40, Palanga, Lithuania.

By plane

Palanga airport

Palanga airport is situated only 7 kilometres off the city. The regular flights from Palanga airport are operated to Copenhagen (Denmark), Oslo (Norway) and Riga (Latvia) year-round. Relating to good connecting flights from Palanga with SAS it is easy to reach a lot of other cities in Europe via Copenhagen. For connecting flights please contact the travel agency or check the airline web pages: SAS, AirBaltic.
The city can be reached by bus or by taxi. The buses on route Airport-Palanga-Airport are going approximately every two/three hours every day. The time table is available on Autobusu bilietai (Departure from: “Palanga (oro uostas)”; Arrival to: “Palanga”). Taxi is available in front of Airport Terminal. A trip to Palanga city takes 10 min and costs about 15 EUR.

Vilnius airport

Also one can come via Vilnius Airport. The airport is located on a plateau in the south of Vilnius. It is only 7 km, or 15 minutes drive by car from the centre of the capital. The regular flights are operated to Brussel (Belgium), Stockholm (Sweden), Copenhagen (Denmark), Helsinki (Finland), Tallinn (Estonia), Moscow (Russia), Kiev (Ukraine), Warsaw (Poland), Frankfurt (Germany), Riga (Latvia), etc. More information can be found on Vilnius airport website.
The city centre can be easily reached using city train or bus. There is a special train between the Railway Station and the Airport. Located close to the passenger terminal, a train stop has staircase and elevator for passengers, lighting as well as a video supervision system for security of passengers. The needs of disabled passengers and passengers with reduced mobility have also been considered. Pedestrian path leading to the Airport is Sheltered and lightened during dark period of a day. The timetable can be found at Lietuvos gelezinkeliai.
Bus stop is situated just outside the airport. Bus No. 1 goes to the train/bus station and the buses No. 2 goes to the city centre. The timetable can be found at Vilnius Routes and Timetables.

Kaunas airport

Kaunas airport is situated 10 kilometres off the city. At Kaunas airport regular flights are operated (by Ryanair and AirBaltic) to London, Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh (United Kingdom), Dublin, Knock (Ireland), Frankfurt (Germany), Oslo (Norway), etc. More information can be found on the airport website.
There is a very convenient way to reach Kaunas central bus station by bus No. 29 (Kaunas Routes and Timetables), also special buses to capital Vilnius are arranged to suite the flight timetable (more information on the airport website).

By bus from Kaunas and Vilnius

There are frequent bus connections between most parts of Lithuania. The bus schedule from Kaunas and Vilnius to Palanga can be found on the website: Autobusu bilietai.


Participants of the conference who need a visa to come to Lithuania can find useful information here.

 

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