VHCF7  Executive Chairs

Prof. Dr. Ing. Martina Zimmermann
Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaft, Tu Dresden and
Fraunhofer Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik
Dresden, Germany
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Hans-Jürgen Christ
Institut für Werkstofftechnik, Universität Siegen
Siegen, Germany

Congress Organizer / Technical Information

German Association for Materials Research and Testing e.V.
Gutshaus Schloßstraße 48
12165 Berlin
+49 30 811 3066
+49 30 811 9359


The conference organiser cannot be made responsible for any personal accident or loss or damage of private property of participants and accompanying persons. Participants have to arrange for their own insurance cover if considered necessary.


An accompanying exhibition of material testing systems and services as well as technical literature is planned. For details please contact DVM via vhcf7[at]dvm-berlin.de.


The conference language is English and will be required for abstracts, papers, posters and oral contributions.


Proceedings will be available at the conference.


Under German law responsibility for issuing visas lies with the missions of the Federal Republic of Germany, i.e. its embassies and consulates‑general. Local responsibility for issuing the visa lies with the mission responsible for the area in which the applicant has his/her ordinary residence or domicile.


Important Dates

March 30, 2016
• start of abstract submission

July 29, 2016 - closed
• end of abstract submission

September 30, 2016
• notification of authors about acceptance of papers

November 14, 2016
• start of Early Bird registration

March 1, 2017
• end of Early Bird registration

March 15, 2017
• deadline for submission of full papers (6 printed pages) and registration including payment (conditional for publication of paper)
• tentative programme

June 1, 2017
• submission of power point presentations by mail to
• final programme

July 3 - 5, 2017
• VHCF 7 Dresden, Germany

Organized by

Supporting Associations

Technical support

EventClass GmbH | it - solutions for the event management / it - lösungen für das veranstaltungsmanagement
EventClass GmbH
it - solutions for the event management