3rd International Conference on Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering in Automotive Applications

The European series of conferences are organised by heat treatment in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Switzerland are dedicated to knowledge transfer between research and practice and the exchange of experience among engineers and scientists. ATZK including heat treatment experts from Czech and Slovak Republic, countries with a big tradition in the automotive industry, has proposed an extensive program presenting current trends in automotive applications.

Excursion in Škoda Auto a.s., Vrchlabí

The excursion in the modern heat treatment plant of gear parts in the company Škoda Auto a.s., Vrchlabí will be held on Friday 13 May 2016 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Transport is provided. Departure / Arrival – Břevnov Monastery. Excursion will proceed for 1 to 1.5 hours. Snack is provided. The presentation will contain history and products company Škoda Auto a.s., followed by a tour of hardening, heat treatment lines, lines 1 and 2, press, control methods, installation and assembly of transmissions and the lab will demonstrate the quality of selected types of tests. The registration is necessary. If interested, please register through this registration form. Please, make your registration as soon as possible. The number of participants is limited.

Aichelin Young Speakers Award

will be given at this conference for the best talk

– by a speaker under 35 years of age
– on an issue of high scientific or commercial relevance
– with implication for the industrial practice
– in a clear and comprehensible fashion
– accompanied by concise and plausible visualization
– with poised and competent answers to any questions from the audience
– at an IFHTSE Conference in Europe.

The award is endowed with the sum of 1500 €.
With the registration to the conference, indicate your date of birth, and if you are eligible…

…take the chance!

Poster Awards

Awards, sponsored by the Burgdorf GmbH & Co.KG, will be made for the three best posters (the first EUR 800, the second EUR 500, the third EUR 300), as judged by an independent panel of experts.


The conference is organized by the ATZK – Association for the Heat Treatment of Metals in close cooperation with A3TS, AIM, ASMET, AWT, SVW/ASTT, VWT and IFHTSE.