Program of the 8th RIPT in Limoges, France – Day 1
Wednesday, 6th of December 2017


08h00: Registration Desk open (Entry Hall of CEC)

We sincerely welcome you to the 8th RIPT conference and hope that you will enjoy this event.
Please contact us at the registration desk if you have any questions, suggestions that you would like to share with us during this event, or to inform us of your plans.
We will do our best to help you!

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09h00 – 12h00: visits of the thermal spray laboratories

For persons who are registered

In charge / contact persons: Lech Pawłowski, Alain Denoirjean

Coffee break

10h00 – 10h30: Coffee break, Entry Hall, lower level

Room TD #1

10h30 – 12h30: Meeting: ETSA Assembly General

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Lunch break

13h00 – 14h00: Lunch break at ENSIL-ENSCI Ecole d’Ingénieurs de Limoges

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Amphitheatre #4

14h00: plenary lecture given by Petri Vuoristo:

Alternative coating materials in thermal spraying for sustainability and eco-efficiency”

15h00: plenary lecture given by Carina Cid Arasa:

The publishing cycle in a digital area and the new trends in the of Surface and Coatings Technology”

Coffee break

16h30 – 17h00: Coffee break, Entry Hall, lower level

Welcome cocktail

18h00: ESTER Technopole (1 avenue d’ESTER):

“Welcome cocktail”, an event courtesy of AVRUL

ESTER Technopole

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Last updated: December 5, 2017