Juriquilla Hotel, Querétaro. México.

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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

October 1, 2017 First announcement.
December 10, 2017 Second announcement.
January 1, 2018 Third announcement.
February 1, 2018 Fourth announcement.
February 16, 2018 Deadline for Application to Scholarships.
March 2, 2018 Deadline for Early Registration.
March 30, 2018 Deadline for Abstract Submission.
March 30, 2018 Deadline for registration (on-site registration will not be available).

Conference Venue

The forty-seventh CALPHAD International Conference will be held in Juriquilla, México from May 27 to June 2, 2018. Juriquilla is a small, colonial village that has recently been incorporated into the city of Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, México. It was founded as an hacienda in the 18th century, with the village of Juriquilla being founded around it. Now, the hacienda has been transformed into a five stars hotel (current conference venue) and the neighborhood around it has been developed as a residential and touristic area. The conference venue is the Hotel Misión Juriquilla, Boulevard Villas del Mesón No. 56, Juriquilla, 76230 Santiago de Querétaro, Qro., Mexico.

Registration Fees in USD

Until March 2 After March 2 and
before March 30
Participant in single room $1,200.00 $1,350.00
Participant in double room
$750.00 $850.00
Participant + accompanying
$1,900.00 $2,200.00
Children (3-11) with Parents
(per child)
$320.00 $370.00
Opcional Tour (per person) $170.00 $190.00
Local Participant (no hotel) $500.00 $575.00
Pre-Conference Workshop $0.00 $25.00
Extra Night May 26th $90.00 $100.00
Extra Night Jun 1st $90.00 $100.00

Registration will be closed on March 30, 2018, and there will be no on-site registration, under any circumstance. Go to Registration for more details.

Organized by

Raymundo Arróyave
Claudio Geraldo Schon
Juan Manuel Alvarado
Adriana García

Luis Gerardo Trápaga
Andrés Garay


All CALPHAD XLVII Sponsors are acknowledged with thanks

Call for Abstracts

Contributions to the CALPHAD meeting must be in English and should report original work. 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 March 30, 2018.

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