General Speeches related to basic and applied research will be discussed during the Congress.

Minisymposia on specific themes are also planned:

*     Soft active materials - organised by G. Noselli, A. Lucantonio

*     Non-local modeling of materials - organised by A. Bacigalupo, F. Dal Corso, A. Piccolroaz

*     Materials for tissue engineering - organised by F. Barberis, A. Lagazzo

*     Damage characterization in composites - organised by V. Lopresto, A. Langella

       - organised by L. Bardella, R. Massabò, P. Vena - Information about the minisymposia (pdf)