AMAM 2015

Castellaneta Marina (TA), Italy - 7-12 June 2015

AMAM 2015

Castellaneta Marina (TA), Italy - 7-12 June 2015

AMAM 2015

Castellaneta Marina (TA), Italy - 7-12 June 2015

AMAM 2015

Castellaneta Marina (TA), Italy - 7-12 June 2015

AMAM 2015

Castellaneta Marina (TA), Italy - 7-12 June 2015

AMAM 2015

Castellaneta Marina (TA), Italy - 7-12 June 2015

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International Conference on Applied Mineralogy & Advanced Materials


The Italian Association for the Study of Clays (AISA) and the Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis (IMAA) are pleased to invite you to AMAM 2015, the International Conference on Applied Mineralogy & Advanced Materials. Scientists in mineralogy, materials science, physics, biology, chemistry, cultural heritage are invited to share ideas and knowledge on the boundless world of the crystalline and no-crystalline solid state. AMAM 2015 will provide a truly global platform for researchers and engineers coming from academia and industry. Join us!



Topics: Biomaterials, Catalysis, Colloids & Interfaces, Cultural Heritage, Environment & Technology, Materials & Minerals Engineering, Materials & Minerals Processing, Materials & Minerals Applications, Microporous & Mesoporous Materials, Nanomaterials.



Final calendar of AMAM 2015 is available. We will try to stay close to this schedule and variation will be promptly posted on this page. Please periodically check this page since changes are possible. Last update: 2nd June.



To pay your conference fee you must have a conference identification number (ID). Click here If you do not already have an account. Also the accompanying persons must have a conference account.



The AMAM 2015 Organising  Committee has finished selecting 5 plenary speakers. Invitations of the sessions invited speakers have been sent out by the sessions conveners and confirmed by the Conference Chair.


Conference Registration

Participant registration begins on 20th June 2014. Every participant to AMAM 2015 is required to have a user account, the Conference Personal Page (CPP), which basically contains name, e-mail address, affiliation and other information useful to improve the conference services. The system will assign you your own Conference Identification Number (ID). Use always your ID for easy and quick communication with the Organizing Committee. The payment of the conference fee is not required when you create your user account.

Abstract Submission (Closed)

The online abstract submission opens on 8th August and closes on 15th December. The abstracts submitted will be reviewed by the International Scientific Committee. The selection of the abstracts and their mode of presentation will be decided by the Scientific Committee. There is no guarantee that an oral preference can be realized. A notice of the abstract acceptance will be sent to the author before March 2015. A non-refundable submittal fee of EUR30 (tax included) is required for each abstract submitted. This fee cannot be waived. Abstracts will be published in a Book of Abstract that will have its own ISBN code.



Authors who received the communication of acceptance for their abstract are required to provide a full paper, which will be published in ProScience, an open access conference proceedings series (ISSN 2283-5954).


Venue &

The International Conference will take place at Calanè Conference Centre, Nova Yardinia Resort, an enchanting place located at a few kilometres from Castellaneta Marina, on the Ionian Sea. We get special prices for participants to AMAM 2015.


Useful and useless information

Invitation Letter, Passport/Visa information, suggestions for getting Bari and the Calané Conference Center are reported here. But also many other useful (or useless) information such as climate, time, telephone, bank exchange that can help you in having a good stay at AMAM2015!


Oral & Poster

There are 3 rules for preparing posters that people will read: ease of communication, accuracy and efficiency. Capture readers’ attention joining these criteria with aesthetic appeal.
Also, a few shrewdness will avoid a wrong layout of your Power Point presentation.


Travel &

One-day visits to Unesco Sites – Sassi di Matera and Trulli di Alberobello – is included in full registration fee. Visits to Castel del Monte, Pompei, Ercolano and to historical sites will be proposed to AMAM attendees.



Are you tired with carrying your poster all around the world? We can help you by
Pick-up it OSite TEliminate Rolls.
P.O.S.T.E.R. is a cheap service to pick up your poster (on paper or canvas) at your arrival at the conference centre.


Awards &

Several grants and awards will be sponsored and financed by the Organizing Committee and by AISA-onlus. Information will be posted on this page when they will be available.



AMAM 2015 Scientific Committee is composed of the Conveners of the Scientific Sessions and some invited scientists of international standing.


Dates to Remember

  • February 7, 2014: Call for Sessions open
  • June 22, 2014: Call for Sessions closes
  • August 8, 2014: Abstracts submission open
  • December 21, 2014: Abstracts submission closes
  • February 2015: Abstracts acceptance notification