XIV International Conference on Crystal Chemistry of Intermetallic Compounds

LVIV, UKRAINE
SEPTEMBER 22-26, 2019


!!!  New deadline for submission of abstracts: August 18  !!!

 

You are cordially invited to attend the 14th edition of the International Conference on Crystal Chemistry of Intermetallic Compounds (IMC-XIV), which will take place in Lviv on September 22-26, 2019.

Scope of the conference

SCOPE OF THE CONFERENCE

The conference will provide a forum to present and discuss new results on synthesis, crystal structure and properties of intermetallic and related compounds.

Previous conferences were held in Lviv in 1971, 1974, 1978, 1983, 1989, 1995, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016.

 

MAIN TOPICS

Intermetallic and related compounds:

  • phase diagrams
  • crystal structures
  • physical properties
  • crystal chemical features
  • databases and software

Invited speakers

INVITED SPEAKERS

The following invited lectures will be given at the conference:

Vincent Fournée, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
INTERPLAY BETWEEN THE 3D CAGE NETWORK AND 2D SURFACES IN INTERMETALLIC CAGE COMPOUNDS

Daniel Fruchart, Néel Institute, Grenoble, France
HYDROGENATION/DEHYDROGENATION OF EPITAXIAL DEPOSITS INTERFACING Mg TO Nb LAYERS

Mauro Giovannini, University of Genoa, Italy
INVESTIGATION ON Ce AND Yb INTERMETALLICS: THE ROLE OF CRYSTAL CHEMISTRY

Ladislav Havela, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
URANIUM HYDRIDES: MYTHOLOGY AND REALITY

Shuichi Iwata, The University of Tokyo, Japan
VALUE-ADDED CYCLES ON MATERIALS DATA IN THE ERA OF INCLUSIVE WEALTH -NEW ROLES OF WORLD MATERIALS DATA-

Oliver Janka, University of Münster, Germany
INTERMETALLIC ALUMINUM COMPOUNDS – STRUCTURES AND PROPERTIES

Dirk Johrendt, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
SUPERTETRAHEDRAL NETWORKS AND PROPERTIES OF NEW PHOSPHIDOSILICATES AND ARSENIDOGALLATES

Libin Liu, Central South University, Changsha, China
DESIGN OF Ti-ALLOY BY INTEGRATING HIGH THROUGHPUT EXPERIMENTS AND CALCULATIONS

Mathieu Pasturel, University of Rennes 1, France
MAGNESIOTHERMY: AN EFFICIENT ROUTE TO MESOSTRUCTURED THERMOELECTRIC INTERMETALLICS… AND MORE

Pavlo Solokha, University of Genoa, Italy
FROM CURIOSITY DRIVEN EXPLORATION OF CHALLENGING INTERMETALLICS TO NOVEL MATERIALS DESIGN

Andrzej Szytuła, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
STRUCTURAL AND MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF R2TGe6 COMPOUNDS

Pierre Villars, Material Phases Data System, Vitznau, Switzerland
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PERIODIC (MEDELEEV) NUMBER IN CRYSTAL STRUCTURE PREDICTION – A DATA-CENTRIC APPROACH USING THE PAULING FILE

Yibin Xu, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan
MATERIALS DATABASE AS FUNDAMENTAL OF MATERIALS INFORMATICS

Peter Zavalij, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
CRYSTALLOGRAPHY OF INTERMETALLIC CLUSTERS: STRUCTURE, SYMMETRY AND DISORDER

Jing-Tai Zhao, Shanghai University, China
TUNING OF THE THERMOELECTRIC PROPERTIES OF QUATERNARY COMPOUNDS, ABZnSb (A = Sr, Ba AND RARE EARTH ELEMENTS; B = F AND O) WITH THE ZrCuSiAs STRUCTURE TYPE

 

International advisory committee

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
R. Ben Hassen Tunisia
G. Borzone Italy
R. Černý Switzerland
T. Fässler Germany
D. Fruchart France
H. Fueß Germany
A.P. Gonçalves Portugal
Yu. Grin Germany
L. Havela Czech Republic
D. Kaczorowski Poland
M. Kanatzidis USA
Z. Nazarchuk Ukraine
H. Noël France
V. Pecharsky USA
R. Pöttgen Germany
K. Richter Austria
C. Röhr Germany
A. Saccone Italy
A. Szytuła Poland
T. Velikanova Ukraine
P. Villars Switzerland

Program

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

The scientific program will consist of invited lectures (30 min), oral presentations (15 min) and poster sessions. All contributions should be in English.

Sunday
September 22
Monday
September 23
Tuesday
September 24
Wednesday
September 25
Morning Opening Ceremony
Crystal Chemical
Features I
Crystal
Structures
Physical
Properties
Afternoon Registration
Phase
Diagrams
Poster Session I
Databases and
Software
Poster Session II
Crystal Chemical
Features II
Closing Ceremony

 

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Oral and poster presentations will be selected on the basis of the submitted abstracts.

Equipment for computer presentation will be provided by the organizers. 1×1 m2 boards will be available for poster presentations.

 

PROCEEDINGS

Proceedings will be published in the journal Chemistry of Metals and Alloys. An electronic version of the manuscript should be submitted to the journal office (chemetal@lnu.edu.ua; subject: IMC-XIV proceedings) before October 15, 2019.

 

SOCIAL PROGRAM

The social program proposes guided excursions to places of historical and cultural interest for registered accompanying persons (evening events are open to all participants):

Sunday
September 22
Monday
September 23
Tuesday
September 24
Wednesday
September 25
Thursday
September 26
Morning/
Afternoon
Arts and
History
Ecotourism Coffee and
Chocolate
Lviv and Surroundings**
Evening Guided Walk in
the Old Town
Get-Together
Party
Conference
Dinner
*
Musical
Event
*

* not included in the conference fee; ** bus excursion

Conference site

CONFERENCE SITE

The conference will take place in the main building of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Universytetska St. 1) and the neighboring Bank Hotel (Lystopadovogo Chynu St. 8).

On Sunday September 22 the conference registration desk will be situated at the Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Kyryla i Mefodiya St. 6). The following days it will be installed at the conference site.

 

TRAVEL TO LVIV

Lviv can be reached by:

plane (international airport ~20 min by public transport from the city center); direct international connections from Berlin, Bratislava, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Gdansk, Istanbul, Katowice, Kraków, London, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Poznań, Rome, Tel Aviv, Vienna, Warsaw, Wrocław, etc.

train (railway station ~10 min by public transport from the city center); direct international connections from Košice, Przemyśl, Vienna (Budapest), Wrocław (Kraków)

 

VISA

Please check if you need a visa for Ukraine (http://mfa.gov.ua/en/consular-affairs/entering-ukraine/visa-requirements-for-foreigners). Invitation letters to be used for visa application can be obtained from the IMC Conference Secretariat upon request.

Important dates

IMPORTANT DATES

August 18, 2019          – deadline for submission of abstracts

August 21, 2019          – information concerning oral or poster presentation

August 31, 2019          – deadline for registration

September 10, 2019   – deadline for payment of conference fees for participants from Ukraine

September 23, 2019   – opening of the conference

October 15, 2019         – deadline for submission of proceedings

Abstract submission

ABSTRACTS

Participants who would like to make an oral or a poster presentation are invited to submit an abstract
(1 page A4) on any aspect of crystal chemistry (crystal structures, phase diagrams, physical properties, software) of intermetallic and related compounds. Accepted contributions will be included in the book of abstracts, which will be distributed to the participants, and will also be available on line. Oral presentations will be selected on the basis of the submitted abstracts.

The abstracts must be written in English.

Please submit your abstract by e-mail to the IMC Conference Secretariat. The text should be prepared in A4 format with Times New Roman Font 12 point, using single spacing (margins: top – 3.5 cm, bottom, left, right – 2.5 cm), following the example shown below. A Microsoft Word template can be downloaded and used as starting point.

 

TITLE OF THE ABSTRACT

A.B. Author1 and C. Coauthor2
1
Department of Chemistry, Newtown University, Long Street 10, CY-12345 Newtown, Country
2 Department of Physics, Newtown University, Long Street 11, CY-12345 Newtown, Country
coauthor@university.newtown.cy

The text of the abstract [1].

[1] A.B. Author, C. Coauthor, Chem. Met. Alloys 10 (2017) 34-56.

 

The abstract and the abstract submission form should reach the IMC Conference Secretariat before August 18, 2019. The presenting author will be informed about the decision of the organizing committee (oral presentation or poster) by August 21, 2019.

 

Download IMC-XIV ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM in ‘doc’ format
Download IMC-XIV ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM in ‘pdf’ format

Registration and accommodation

REGISTRATION

Participants should register by returning by e-mail the registration and accommodation form available below before August 31, 2019. The registration desk will be open on Sunday, September 22 (14:00-18:00) and will remain open throughout the duration of the conference for information and general assistance.

 

CONFERENCE FEES

All  participants  must  register  and  pay  the conference  fee:  UAH 600 for regular  participants and UAH 300 for PhD students and accompanying persons from Ukraine, EUR  300 for  regular participants and EUR 150 for PhD students and accompanying persons living in other countries.

Conference fees for regular participants include attendance to all scientific sessions, the book of abstracts and the get-together party.

Conference fees for accompanying persons cover the complete social program.

Participants from Ukraine should pay by postal transfer before September 10, 2019 to:

Семусьо Наталія Зеновіївна
секретаріат конференції ІМС
кафедра неорганічної хімії
Львівський національний університет імені Івана Франка
вул. Кирила і Мефодія, 6, 79005 Львів

Participants from other countries are invited to pay cash at the registration desk on arrival.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Participants may book accommodation in advance by returning the registration and accommodation form before August 31, 2019. Accommodation must be paid directly to the hotel. Indicative prices (April 2019) per room and night include breakfast (except for University Guesthouse).

Hotel Suite (de Luxe) Semi-Suite Single Room Double Room
Atlas DeLuxe     EUR 90 EUR 97
Bank Hotel   EUR 153 EUR 91 EUR 105
Dnister EUR 91 EUR 76 EUR 63  
Ibis Styles     EUR 69 EUR 77
University Guesthouse EUR 27   EUR 15 EUR 19

 

Download IMC-XIV REGISTRATION AND ACCOMMODATION FORM in ‘doc’ format
Download IMC-XIV REGISTRATION AND ACCOMMODATION FORM in ‘pdf’ format

Grants for young scientists

GRANTS FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS

The International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) has accepted to financially support a limited number of young scientists attending IMC-XIV, by paying their registration fee. If you

– are less than 30 years old, and

– have submitted an abstract

you may apply for one of these grants, by sending the information indicated below to the Organizing Committee (imc@lnu.edu.ua) before August 18, 2019 .

 

Applicant

Family name:

First name:

Title:

Date of birth:

Institute (address):

E-mail:

Title of abstract:

 

Guarantor

Family name:

First name:

Title:

Position:

Institute (address):

E-mail:

Local organizing committee

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

R. Gladyshevskii (chairman)
B. Belan
K. Cenzual
Ya. Kalychak
M. Konyk
V. Pavlyuk
S. Pukas
L. Romaka
N. Semuso
Ya. Tokaychuk
V. Zaremba

Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
Kyryla i Mefodiya St. 6, UA-79005 Lviv, Ukraine
telephone: +380 32 2600388
e-mail: imc@lnu.edu.ua
web site: http://chem.lnu.edu.ua/about/departments/imc-conference