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The conference

The International Conference on New Forming Technology (ICNFT) is a forum for researchers and professional practitioners to exchange ideas and experience and to discuss aspects of leading-edge novel forming technologies designed to meet the needs of manufacturing industry in present and future years. The 5th ICNFT will feature special new forming topics as well as the final colloquium of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 747  Micro Cold Forming and also an intermediate colloquium of the DFG Priority Programme 1676 Dry Metal Forming.


Program ICNFT 2018 updated Sept 19
Program web.pdf
PDF-Dokument [243.3 KB]


Oral session presentation:

We provide a computer with Microsoft Office in each conference room. 
Bring your presentation on an USB stick with you.
Duration of presentation: 15 minutes + 5 minutes discussion
Format: powerpoint in pptx format  and a pdf as backup
Format Beamer: 16:9
Videos: mp4 or AVI



Space for a DIN A0 upright format poster (Portrait, height 119 cm, width 84 cm). 
Please bring your printed poster with you with registration.

KEy Notes

Dorel Banabic


Ming Wang Fu

Michael Schmidt

Erman Tekkaya



FRANk e. pfeffer-korn

Technical Tours and Touristic Programme

Photo: BTZ Bremen

Technical Tour ‐ Mercedes‐Benz factory Bremen

Discover what makes Mercedes‐Benz cars so
remarkable and see for yourself how a Mercedes is
built! Find out what makes Mercedes‐Benz cars so
special and take a look behind the scenes at one of the
most modern automotive factories in the world,
witnessing the genesis of the SL, SLK, C‐Class, E‐Class
Coupé and the all‐terrain GLC. You can visit the biggest
production of cars of the Daimler company in Bremen.

Photo: Sabine Nollmann

Guided city walk in Bremen


Explore Bremen´s special attractions and find out
about Bremen, its buildings, history and people. You
will see the famous town musicians as well as the
impressive town hall, belonging to the UNESCO world
heritage sites. You stroll along the river side and your guide will take you to the hidden small streets of the oldest quarter of Bremen, called Schnoor.

Photo: BTZ Bremen

Farewell Dinner on "Beck's Ship" -
historical sailing ship "Alexander von Humboldt"

Look foward to a sociable evening on the famous
squarerigger „Alexander von Humboldt“ and enjoy a dinner together as buffet in a rustic atmosphere with original Beck's beer to finish your three conference days.



Radisson Blu Hotel Bremen
Böttcherstr. 2 / main entrance: Wachtstr.
28195 Bremen-City Center


How to get there

Airport Bremen BRE


Bremen Airport connected to major European hub airports:

  • Frankfurt FRA
  • Munich MUC
  • Amsterdam AMS
  • Brussels BRU
  • Paris CDG

From Airport to conference hotel:

  • Use tram Line 6 (marked "University") and leave at stop "Domsheide".
  • Take a 5 minutes walk along the Dom and the historical market square and follow the signs to Böttcherstraße.


Bremen Hauptbahnhof / main station


From station to conference hotel: Use one of the following trams:

  • Tram Line 4 (marked "Arsten") / Tram Line 6 (marked "Airport") or Tram Line 8 (marked "Huchting")
  • Leave at stop "Domsheide" 
  • Take a 5 minutes walk along the Dom and the historical market square and follow the signs to Böttcherstraße.


BIAS - Bremer Institut für angewandte Strahltechnik GmbH

Klagenfurter Str. 5
28359  Bremen 

Phone:   +49 421 218 58000

Fax:        +49 421 218 58063



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