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21–23 June 2023 Symmetry 2023—The 4th International Conference on Symmetry

Barcelona, Spain

Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce that “Symmetry 2023—The 4th International Conference on Symmetry” will be back in person in 2023. The event is supported by MDPI’s open access journal Symmetry and will be held on 21–23 June 2023 in Barcelona, Spain.

As expressed by Hermann Weyl, who was responsible for important progress in the field of symmetry in math and physics: “Symmetry is a fundamental phenomenon in nature and all sciences”. Additionally, paraphrasing Frank Wilczek, “powerful symmetry principles have guided physicists in their quest for nature's fundamental laws”. Although one should add, at the same time, that many of the most interesting situations happen to occur when some fundamental symmetry principle is broken. It thus seems as if nature abhors perfect symmetry.

It is this interplay between symmetry and its breakdown, in the many different domains and situations where they appear, which we want to address in the 4th Symmetry Conference in Barcelona. Specifically, we will foster interaction between scholars working in different fields of science.

We welcome scholars, engineers, students, and non-academic colleagues to join Symmetry 2023, and we kindly ask you to save the date. We aim to make this event a forum for discussion, knowledge exchange, and fruitful interactions among stakeholders working in various symmetry-related fields: Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Engineering Science. Both oral and poster contributions are welcome.

We are pleased to announce the availability of awards for postdocs, PhD students, and researchers conducting research in the field of symmetry and who plan to attend Symmetry 2023.

Best Oral Presentation (EUR 500)
Selected by the Scientific Committee after evaluation of all selected talks presented during the conference.

Best Poster (EUR 300)
Selected by the Scientific Committee after evaluation of all posters presented during the conference.

Both awards are sponsored by MDPI's open access journal Symmetry.

We are very enthusiastic about this 4th Symmetry Conference and are relying on you to make it a successful event.

We look forward to meeting you in Barcelona!

27 October–10 November 2023 The 4th International Electronic Conference on Applied Sciences (ASEC2023)


We are pleased to announce that the 4th International Electronic Conference on Applied Sciences (ASEC2023), chaired by Prof. Dr. Nunzio Cennamo, will be held on from 27 October to 10 November 2023.

ASEC2023 offers you the opportunity to participate in this international, scholarly conference without any concerns of expenditures regarding travel—all you need is your computer and access to the Internet. We would like to invite you to “attend” this conference by presenting your latest work. There is no registration fee. This online conference will make your presentation accessible to hundreds of researchers worldwide, with the active engagement of the audience in question and answer sessions, in addition to discussion groups that will take place online.

The conference is divided into 10 themes. You are welcome to submit your articles to this conference.
A. Applied Biosciences, Chemistry, Materials Science, and Bioengineering;
B. Computing, Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence;
C. Electronics, Optoelectronics and Communications Engineering;
D. Electrical and Energy Sciences, Technology, and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering;
E. Environmental, Civil Engineering, and Earth Sciences;
F. Applied Nanosciences, Sensors, Instrumentation, and Measurement Science;
G. Food Science and Technology;
H. Applied Dentistry and Oral Sciences;
I. A Student Session;
J. Posters.

We hope you will be able to join this exciting event, which is organized and sponsored by MDPI, a scholarly open access publisher (, and the journal Applied Sciences (ISSN: 2076-3417, Impact Factor: 2.838 (2021)).

Paper Submission Guidelines:

You will be able to submit an abstract first. After acceptance, you will be able to upload a proceedings paper (3–6 pages), a poster, a slides presentation (in PDF), or a short video presentation (max. 3–5 minutes) before the full submission deadline. All accepted proceedings papers will be published in one dedicated volume in the MDPI Proceedings journal Engineering Proceedings (SCOPUS Indexed; ISSN: 2673-4591). The publication of proceedings papers is free of charge. A conference Special Issue (upcoming) will be published in the open access journal Applied Sciences (Impact Factor:2.838). Conference participants are encouraged to submit a full paper to the dedicated Special Issue.

In addition, to acknowledge the support of the conference’s esteemed authors and recognize their outstanding scientific accomplishments, we are pleased to launch the Best Contribution Award and Best Student Award. For more information about the procedure for submission, peer review, revision, and acceptance of conference proceedings papers, please refer to the section “Instructions for Authors”.

Abstract Submission: 6th July 2023   
Notification of Acceptance: 27th July 2023
Proceedings Paper Submission Deadline: 28th August 2023
Conference: 27 October–10 November 2023

We look forward to receiving your research papers and to welcoming you to the 4th edition of the e-conference.

To find out more about the conference, please visit the following link:

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14–16 June 2023 20th International Conference on Plasma Physics and Applications

Iași, Romania

We cordially invite you to the 20th International Conference On Plasma Physics and Applications (CPPA), on 14–16 June 2023, which will be held in person. The conference venue is Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania (

The International Conference on Plasma Physics and Applications is organized by the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași (UAIC) and the National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest (INFLPR), every two years, alternating between Bucharest and Iasi. The Conference is focused on advances in plasma fundamentals and applications and provides a forum for discussion and scientific collaborations for the Romanian and international plasma community.

CPPA welcomes any contribution on plasma physics, from fundamentals to applications. The contributions will be assigned to one of four major topics:

T1. Processes in plasma, modelling and simulation

T2. Gas discharge physics, plasma sources and diagnostics, space, dusty and laser plasmas

T3. Plasma material processing and fusion technology

T4. Plasma applications in environment, biology, medicine and agriculture

Iași city airport is only about 7.5 km from the conference venue and it is linked to several major airports: Bucharest (Romania), Vienna (Austria), Brussels (Belgium), Larnaca (Cyprus), Copenhagen, Billund (Denmark), Roma, Bari, Bologna, Bergamo, Catania, Torino, Venice (Italy), Dublin (Ireland), Tel Aviv (Israel), Paris (France), Memmingen, Dortmund (Germany), Eindhoven (The Netherlands), Barcelona, Madrid (Spain), London, Liverpool (UK) (

Please check the webpage ( for the international scientific committee, the local organizing committee and practical information.


Prof. Lucel Sirghi, Dr. Bogdana Mitu, Conference Chairs

Assoc. prof. Ionut Topala, Dr. Monica Magureanu, Scientific Secretaries

20–23 June 2023 CARV-MCPC 2023

Bologna, Italy

Dear Colleagues,

We are very pleased to invite contributions for the 9th Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable and Virtual Production ConferenceCARV 2023—and for the 11th Mass Customization and Personalization Conference—MCPC 2023, taking place in Bologna (Italy) from 20 to 23 June 2023, as live conferences and jointly organized by Alma Mater Studiorum and University of Bologna.

CARV 2023 and MCPC 2023 will consist of keynote talks, oral presentations, invited sessions and workshops. They will cover the theory and applications of manufacturing system design and customized products in the Industry 4.0 era, while providing an excellent platform for the presentation and discussion of new data and concepts, leading to knowledge exchange and the generation of new ideas.

We look forward to an excellent meeting point with scientists from different countries around the world and industrial practitioners to share new and exciting results in the field of advanced manufacturing system design and mass customization management, in the context of the wonderful city of Bologna.

With best wishes, 
the Conference Chairs
Prof. Marco Bortolini
Dr. Francesco Gabriele Galizia

20–22 June 2023 1st International Conference On Spectroscopy In Materials Science – 2023


Spectroscopy is a critical tool in many fields of science and engineering, providing important information about the properties of matter and the interactions of light with matter. This conference on spectroscopy used in materials science will bring together experts from a wide range of disciplines, including chemistry, physics, biology, and materials science, to share their latest research and advances in the field of spectroscopy.

Attendees of the conference will have the opportunity to hear from leading researchers and practitioners, learn about the latest developments in spectroscopic techniques for materials science, and network with their peers from around the world. The conference will cover a wide range of topics, including infrared spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, ultraviolet–visible spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, mass spectrometry, impedance spectroscopy and many others.

The conference on spectroscopic methods for materials science is a unique opportunity for scientists, engineers, and professionals to exchange ideas and collaborate on the development of new techniques and applications. Whether you are a seasoned spectroscopist or new to the field, this conference is an excellent opportunity to expand your knowledge, meet other experts in the field, and learn about the latest advances in spectroscopy.

Topics: Theory, technologies, applications, devices and functionalities of materials across all disciplines, including biology, chemistry, engineering, medicine, materials science, physics, and space science based on spectroscopic analysis.

  1. Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy;
  2. Fluorescence spectroscopy;
  3. Impedance spectroscopy;
  4. Infrared (IR) spectroscopy;
  5. Mass spectrometry (MS);
  6. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy;
  7. Raman spectroscopy;
  8. Ultraviolet–visible (UV–Vis) spectroscopy;
  9. X-ray crystallography;
  10. X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectroscopy.

It should also be noted that other spectroscopic techniques will be covered.

4–8 September 2023 2nd Edition of the Biophotonics & Artificial Intelligence School

Florence, Italy

Biophotonics has applications ranging from the detection of chemical and biological molecules and microorganisms to biomedical imaging, thus generating informative data of high complexity. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a disruptive technology with applications that now pervade every field of knowledge.

Paradigms such as machine learning, deep learning and reinforcement learning are able not only to find hidden patterns in complex data, but also to inspire new theoretical and experimental interpretations.

The school was established with the aim of exploring the crossroads between these two disciplines, with the goal of creating a training path for the development of AI applications in the field of biophotonics.

18–21 September 2023 4th Conference on Food Bioactives & Health

Prague, Czech Republic

Dear colleagues and friends,

After the great success of the previous editions of the International Conference on Food Bioactives and Health, and especially the one held in Parma in June 2022, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to the 4th FBHC (FBHC2023)! The conference has already established itself as an important international forum to present the latest research results in the field of food bioactives such as (poly)phenols, glucosinolates, carotenoids, peptides, (poly)saccharides, lipids, and other beneficial food constituents, but also of food contaminants and toxins. Contributions to the development of functional foods and food supplements, nutrition policy, personalized nutrition, and bioavailability, absorption, and metabolism of food constituents and their interaction with gut microbiota are especially welcome. Researchers, practitioners and policy makers with different professional backgrounds (e.g., physiologists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, plant scientists, toxicologists) are welcome to help us to create a multidisciplinary discussion forum typical for Food Bioactives and Health conferences.

The congress will be held on September 18–21, 2023, at the Prague Congress Centre in the beautiful capital of the Czech Republic. Prague is located on the Vltava River, and it is the historical and cultural center of the Czech Republic, famous for its vibrant lifestyle and unique atmosphere, where history breathes around the corner, combined with modern architecture, music, art, and great cuisine, both traditional and contemporary. The historic center of Prague is protected by UNESCO, and Charles Bridge is ranked the 6th most attractive monument in the world.

The Prague Congress Centre is located in the center of Prague, next to a metro station and in close proximity to two hotels with 800 rooms. The main tourist attractions are within walking distance from the centre. The Congress Centre offers large and flexible congress capacities as well as a magnificent view of historic Prague.

FBHC2023 Organizing Committee

18–22 September 2023 International Conference on Research and Applications of Plasmas (PLASMA 2023)

Warsaw, Poland

Starting in 1993, the role of the PLASMA conference was to boost the co-operation between European plasma researchers; however, as communication and travel are much easier nowadays, we hope that our event may also help with the proliferation of new ideas and provide inspiration for new collaborations and friendships between scientists from all around the world. The broad range of topics is especially advantageous for young scientists who are looking for subjects which may become their passion. 

Program and topics

  1. Elementary processes, general plasma physics, dusty plasmas;
  2. Plasmas in tokamaks and stellarators. Magnetic confinement fusion. Plasma-focus and z-pinches;
  3. Plasmas generated by laser beams. Inertial confinement fusion;
  4. Space plasmas and laboratory astrophysics;
  5. Plasma diagnostics. Measurements and data processing, including AI;
  6. Plasma medicine, agriculture, and environmental applications.

27–29 September 2023 XXIII Polish Conference on Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering (PCBBE)

Łódź, Poland

The biannual Polish Conference on Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering has been held for over four decades and has gained the status of being the most important national conference in computer science and engineering for healthcare, covering a broad spectrum of fields including artificial intelligence, biomedical image processing, medical physics, computer-assisted intervention, biocybernetics, and materials engineering.

The PCBBE Conference series is organized by the Committee of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The upcoming 23rd event will take place in Łódź, at Lodz University of Technology. It will be hosted by the Institute of Electronics in cooperation with the Institute of Material Science and Engineering.

Industrial partners are an essential part of the success of the PCBBE. Your presence brings a valuable contribution in terms of scientific content while providing ideal conditions for the recruitment of future graduates, networking, interaction with experts and decision-makers, and technological demonstrations. We are pleased to invite you to join us for this exciting event, in which we are committed to providing you with the best opportunities and experiences. We hope that you will consider supporting the conference, and we look forward to welcoming you to Łódź in 2023.

9–13 October 2023 SARDINIA 2023—19th International Symposium on Waste Management and Sustainable Landfilling

Forte Village Resort, Cagliari, Italy

The 2023 edition of the Sardinia Symposium will take place at the Forte Village Resort in Santa Margherita di Pula, Cagliari (Italy), from 9 to 13 October 2023.

The Sardinia Symposium is a biennial event organized by IWWG (International Waste Working Group) since 1987, which usually gathers more than 700 participants from all around the world, with over 400 papers presented at each edition, making the Sardinia Symposium the most important solid waste management conference in the world.

The programme of Sardinia 2023 will include leading keynote presentations, parallel oral sessions, workshops, active labs and other practical activities, discussion forums, poster presentations, commercial exhibition, business meetings, outstanding networking opportunities and exciting social events!

It is still possible to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations. Read more about the submission procedure and submit your proposal at

Offers of workshop proposals are also welcome.


  • Waste policy and legislation 
  • Waste management strategies 
  • Public concern and education 
  • Waste Management assessment and decision tools 
  • Waste characterization 
  • Waste collection 
  • Waste minimisation and recycling 
  • Biological treatment
  • Thermal treatment 
  • Mechanical biological treatment prior to landfilling
  • Sanitary landfilling 
  • Integrated wastewater and solid waste management
  • Waste management and climate change
  • Waste management in developing and low income countries 
  • Waste Architecture
  • Environmental Forensics 
  • Waste and Health 
  • Construction and demolition waste from disaster waste
  • New issues on geosynthetics in environmental application
  • Control of Emerging contaminants and nanoparticles in waste management
  • Control of micro- and nanoplastics in waste management
  • Circular Economy
  • Biodiversity and waste management
  • Digital solutions for waste management and circular economy
  • Waste art

Find out more about the conference at:

18–20 October 2023 15th International Conference on Nanomaterials - Research & Application (NANOCON 2023)

Brno, Czech Republic

Topics that will be covered at the conference include nanomaterial preparation, properties, and characterization; applications of nanotechnologies in industry, environment, medicine, and biotechnology; impact of nanomaterials on environment and human health; and metrology and standardization of nanomaterials. The 15th International Conference will focus on nanomaterials and nanotechnologies for sustainable energy and the environment. Conference papers will be accepted in the form of lectures and poster presentations on five thematic topics.

Conference topics:
Session A - Nanomaterials for Electronic, Magnetic and Optic Applications. Carbon Nanostructures, Quantum Dots;
Session B - Industrial & Environmental Applications of Nanomaterials;
Session C - Bionanotechnology, Nanomaterials in Medicine;
Session D - Monitoring and Toxicity of Nanomaterials;
Session E - Advanced Methods of Preparation and Characterization of Nanomaterials.

NANOCON is a popular conference among novice researchers. The Dr. Tasilo Prnka prize, the conference founder and the promoter of nanotechnology in the Czech Republic, for the best lecture from young scientists under the age of thirty-three years will be awarded.

As part of the poster session, the Best Poster Contest will be announced. The first three winners and five honorable mentions will be awarded.

Proceedings of the conference are submitted for indexing in the Web of Science and Scopus databases.

22–24 November 2023 S3IC 2023—Single-Molecule Sensors and NanoSystems International Conference

Barcelona, Spain

We are pleased to announce that the 3rd edition of the Single-Molecule Sensors and NanoSystems International Conference (S3IC 2023) chaired by Professor Frank Vollmer and Professor Felix Ritort, will be held in Barcelona from 22 to 24 November 2023. You can learn more about the conference here:

Sensor systems exhibit extraordinary sensitivity for detecting physical, chemical, and biological entities at the micro/nanoscale. The detection and analysis of molecules on miniature devices that have many possible applications in health, environment, analysis, and security is particularly exciting. A new class of label-free micro and nanosensors is starting to emerge allowing us to observe dynamic processes at the single-molecule level directly, with unprecedented spatial and temporal resolution and without significantly affecting the natural and functional movements of the molecules. Micro- and nanosensors by virtue of their small interaction length probe molecules over a dynamic range are often inaccessible using other techniques. Their small size enables an exceedingly high sensitivity, and the application of quantum optical measurement techniques can allow us to approach or surpass classical limits of detection. Advances in optical and electrical measurement methodology, laser interferometry, quantum optics, micro/nanofluidics, control of molecules and reactions at the nanoscale, DNA origami/synthetic molecular machines, and in vivo and wearable sensing materials all contribute to the rapid progress of the field of Single-Molecule Sensors and nanoSystems. It is this convergence of previously often disparate fields that is accelerating the advancements in micro and nano-sensing.

This conference will bring together researchers in the rapidly advancing field of Single-Molecule Sensors and nanoSystems. The conference focusses on the most recent advances in micro and nano-sensing techniques that have either demonstrated single-molecule detection or that claim single-molecule detection capability on sensor chips in the longer term.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Single-Molecule Spectroscopy, Imaging, and Forces.
  • Micro/Nanofluidics/Chemical control at the Nanoscale.
  • Molecular Machines, Synthetic Biology, and DNA Origami.
  • Single-molecule Sensors and Sequencers.
  • Molecular Electronics.
  • From Quantum Sensing to Quantum Biology.
  • Nanothermodynamics in experiments and theory.
  • Computational approaches.

Important Dates:

  • Early bird Submission: June 30th, 2023
  • Early bird Registration: July 28th, 2023
  • Submission: September 22nd, 2023
  • Notification to authors: October 16th, 2023
  • Registration: October 27th, 2023
  • Conference: November 22nd-24th, 2023

Guidance for authors:

The submission must be done here:

You must create your own account. This abstract management system enables you to manage your submission as you wish.

We look forward to welcoming you in Barcelona.
S3IC 2023 Organizing Committee

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