3rd CIRP Conference on Surface Integrity (CSI)


8th-10th June 2016, Charlotte, NC, USA

ANNOUNCEMENT - The Conference Proceedings are available online through ScienceDirect. Thank you! 

Dr. Matthew Davies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
Dr. Rachid M’Saoubi, Seco Tools (U.K) Ltd., United Kingdom

The 3rd CIRP Conference on Surface Integrity will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA on June 8 – 10, 2016.  The conference will be held at the Embassy Suites, Concord, North Carolina approximately five miles from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  The goals of the conference are:

  1. Present recent trends in surface integrity studies that are of strategic importance in the context of manufacturing processes.
  2. Facilitate a sharing of scientific understanding on the formation and consequences of surface integrity obtained after surface preparation techniques have been applied.
  3. Discuss case studies related to workpiece surface integrity.
  4. Identify the industrial needs/applications related to surface integrity. 

This will be accomplished through keynote presentations from academia and industry, technical paper presentations, poster presentations and industrial exhibits.  Submit abstracts proposing technical papers between June 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015.  Papers will be published in Procedia CIRP.      

Important Dates

Abstract Submission: June 1, 2015 – September 1, 2015 Extended to September 15, 2015

Full Paper Submission: September 5, 2015 - December 5, 2015     Extended to December 15, 2015                     

Conference Registration Opens: February 1, 2016

Full Paper Acceptance: February 15, 2016 

Final Paper Submission: February 28, 2016

Early Bird Registration Ends: April 15, 2016