May 31 - June 5, 2015 | Loano (Italy)

Aim of the Conference

The International CALPHAD Conference was first held in 1973.
Since then, it provides to scientists and students with an interest in thermodynamics of materials an opportunity to meet, present and discuss their work in a friendly atmosphere.
Topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Ab-initio (first-principles) Predictions
  • Thermodynamic Modeling
  • CALPHAD Assessments and Database Development
  • Modeling of Diffusion and Phase Transformations
  • Software Development
  • Experimental Phase Equilibria, Thermodynamics and Kinetics
  • CALPHAD Applications in Materials Design, Production, Use, Recycling, Disposal, ...
  • CALPHAD Applications in industrial processes (energy production, joining and soldering, ...)
  • CALPHAD Applications in Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Biology, ...
According to our tradition, there will be single oral sessions, permanent poster presentations, software demonstrations, time for spontaneous discussions, ...and social activities.

Important Dates

December 1, 2014
Second announcement and beginning of registration
January 31, 2015
Deadline for student fellowship application
January 31, 2015
Deadline for early registration
February 15, 2015
Deadline for abstract submission
March 31, 2015
Deadline for registration (on-site registration will not be available)

Conference Venue

The forty-forth CALPHAD International Conference will be held in Loano, Italy from May 31 to June 5, 2015.
Loano is a beautiful small town on the Ligurian "Riviera delle Palme", in northern Italy, about 80 Km west of Genova. "Riviera delle Palme" is a renowned destination, not only for holidays at the see but also for art, culture, traditions.
The conference venue is the Loano 2 Village, Via degli Alpini, 6 - 17025 Loano ITALY.
Loano 2 Village   Loano 2 Village

Registration Fees in EUR

  Before January 31, 2015 After January 31 and before March 31, 2015
Participant in single room 1300 € 1400 €
Participant in double room
(name of the room mate required)
1100 € 1200 €
Participant + accompanying person 2000 € 2200 €
Children with parents (3-11)   360 €   460 €
Children with parents (11-16)   460 €   560 €
Student in double room
(name of the room mate required)
  850 € 1100 €
Registration will be closed on March 31, 2015, and there will be no on-site registration.
Go to Registration for more details.

Call for Abstracts

Contributions to the CALPHAD meeting must be in English and should report original work.   Abstracts cannot exceed one page, including Title, Authors and affiliation, Text, one Figure, References.
More details and an abstract submission form will be available at the page Abstract Submission.
By submitting an abstract the submitting author gives permission for the Organizing Committee to reproduce the abstract in all materials associated with the conference.
Author preferences will be taken into account but the organizing committee reserves the right to determine the presentation type (oral or poster). For acceptance of an abstract it is required that at least one of the authors is registered to the Conference.
Note that the deadline for abstract submission is February 15, 2015.
Organized by
Gabriele Cacciamani
Paola Riani
Fabrizio Valenza
Alessio Costa
All CALPHAD XLIV Sponsors are acknowledged with thanks