Practical information


Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering
Warsaw University of Technology
Woloska 141
02-507 Warsaw, Poland

Contact person:

Agnieszka Rytel
Phone: +48 22 234 87 94























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Central Campus of Warsaw University of Technology
Pl. Politechniki 1
00-661 Warsaw

Many places of interest are within an easy walking distance of the University. Area of campus have got great student town atmosphere with many student pubs, which are great place to meet after symposia’s and share experiences.

Good public transport connections, by metro, tramway, or by bus are available to the university from anywhere in Warsaw. Central campus lies just 10 minutes from city centre and 20-30 minutes from the Old Town.





Abstract submission deadline: 18th May, 2020

Abstract length: Website submissions are limited to 1500 characters. (only plain text, no figures, no formulae…)

Note: All abstracts must be submitted via E-MRS website at

Submitting abstracts via the E-MRS is very easy and convenient. Follow the step-by-step instructions on the template, making sure that complete mailing address information is included for the presenting and contact authors. After submitting your abstract, please use the given Control ID number in all communications with E-MRS regarding the abstract UNTIL a paper number (e.g., A 8) is assigned. After that date, any change must be submitted to: (Subject: Abstract Revision) and must include your Control ID number. Please state exactly where the revisions are located (e.g., title, author, body, etc)

Authors will be notified of acceptance and the mode of presentation of their paper by June 30th, 2020.



Online registration is obligatory, we highly recommend to issue your payment online as well, in order to avoid waiting during on-site registration.

All participants (including chairpersons, authors, presenting authors, invited speakers, scientific committee members…) must register online (abstract submission and conference registration are separate items and are not linked).

Online registration must be made by 5p.m. (EST) on August 8th, 2020 to be eligible for the early registration fee.

Online registration will be possible until September 2nd, 2020.

On-site registration will begin on Sunday (September 13th, 2020), from 14:00 to 18:00. Online registration and payment is recommended to avoid long queue.

On-site payment hours:

 Sunday, September 13th - 14:00 – 18:00

 Monday, September 14th - 8:00 - 18:00

 Tuesday, September 15th - 8:00 - 18:00

 Wednesday, September 16th - 8:00 - 18:00

 Thursday, September 17th - 8:00  - 18:00



Abstract acceptation does not mean registration: each author attending the conference must register separately.



including: access to symposia, access to poster sessions, access to exhibition, access to workshops & tutorials, conference booklet, lunches from Mon. to Thu., coffee breaks, social event, E-MRS membership for one year and one proceedings volume (if applicable).

BEFORE August 8th, 2020         430 EUR net

AFTER August 8th, 2020            520 EUR net

ON SITE                                      560 EUR net



including: access to symposia, access to poster sessions, access to exhibition, access to workshops & tutorials, conference booklet, lunches from Mon. to Thu., coffee breaks, social event, E-MRS membership for one year and one proceedings volume (if applicable). (Students have to give evidence of their university registration at the main desk)

BEFORE August 8th, 2020         260 EUR net

AFTER August 8th, 2020            350 EUR net

ON SITE                                      390 EUR net


E-MRS is a non-profit organization, no subject to VAT.

The following payment options are offered:

- Credit card (Carte Bleue, Visa, Eurocard/Mastercard)

- Bank transfer (cf. BANK INFORMATION section)

NB: Purchase order from company are accepted too.



In case the E-MRS conference is cancelled, the conference attendees will be entitled to claim the reimbursement of the registration fee. In no case can the conference organisers be held liable for the reimbursement of any other cost, such as travel costs, accommodation costs, living expenses etc. Such costs are the exclusive responsibility of Conference attendees.

In order to receive a refund, cancellation requests must be in writing and sent by September 2nd, 2020 which will cause a €25 processing fee. No refunds will be issued on requests postmarked after September 2nd, 2019. In recent years, there has been a move away from long scary disclaimers of liability for acts of God, terrorism, strikes, volcano eruption etc., so these are no longer included.



May 18th, 2020: Deadline for abstract submission

June 30th, 2020: Notification of acceptance and mode of presentation

August 8th, 2020: Deadline for registration at the early registration fee

after August 8th, 2020: Late registration fees apply

13th-17th September, 2020: Onsite registration fees apply

July 15th, 2020: Deadline for Graduate Student Award applications

September 2nd, 2020: Deadline for online registration



There will be two poster sessions on 14th and 15th of September. Authors presenting posters are obliged to be present at appropriate session to discuss or defend the paper.

Mandatory poster size is A0 (841×1189 mm); 

No tapes or pins will be needed for hanging posters; 

The posters must be removed directly after the session and the Conference Organisers assumes no responsibility for posters left up after this time.

Attendees can preview the posters during the morning, before the formal presentation.



Depending on the symposium, a selection of full length papers will be published as special issues in appropriate journals. Submitted papers will be refereed to journals standards. Instructions to authors will be dispatched together with the notification of acceptance of the abstract.

The decision of which journals shall publish the symposia proceedings will be made jointly by symposium organizers and journal editors. An announcement of these journals will be published on the concerned symposium webpage.



Duration of oral presentation, including discussion, depends on a Symposium Organisers but reccomended are:

  • 45 minutes for plenary talks,
  • 30 minutes for invited talks,
  • 15 minutes for contributed talks.



Warning for Participants - IMPORTANT

The European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) has been made aware of service providers of the name Exhibition Housing Services (EHS), Travelion or Expo Planners, which have contacted a number of participants, citing the Congress, to offer hotel reservation services.

Please note that Exhibition Housing Services (EHS), Travelion or Expo Planners do not represent the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) nor Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), nor E-MRS or WUT have authorised them to use their names or trademarks on information they send out to participants.



By plane

Chopin Airport

Departures and Arrivals Information, phone + +48 22 650 42 20

On-line timetable

Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, located some 12 km from the centre of the city can be easily reached by car, public bus or  taxi.


Modlin Airport

Airport webpage:

Airport Information, phone  +48 22 315 18 80


By Modlin shuttle-bus to Modlin train station, then by train (KM) to Central Railway Station. (4-5 €)


Modlin-bus connects Modlin Airport and Central Railway Station


By train

There are three train stations in Warsaw that handle international and domestic train traffic:

  • Warszawa Centralna (Central Warsaw) (Aleje Jerozolimskie 54) - situated in the city center and very well connected to all of the city's districts.
  • Warszawa Zachodnia (West Warsaw) (Aleje Jerozolimskie 144) - thanks to the neighbouring international bus terminal, this is where people travelling in or out of the country await their transfers.
  • Warszawa Wschodnia (East Warsaw) (Lubelska 1) - located on the east side of Vistula River (Praga)

Railway tickets can be purchased at the cash-only windows (kasa) in the stations, on the Internet or at selected travel agencies. You can also purchase your ticket on the train from the conductor, whom you must seek out immediately upon boarding the train, to buy the ticket. Tickets sold on the train are subject to an additional fee.

Timetable of trains is available at:


By car

The main way to access to Warsaw by road is to take one of four major European routes:

  • from the north: Route E77 (from Gdańsk)
  • from the east: Route E67 (from Białystok), route E30 (from Terespol)
  • from the south: Route E67 (from Wrocław), route E77 (from Kraków)
  • from the west: Route E30 (from Poznań)

Along the roads are signs giving the number of kilometers to the centre of Warsaw.


The WUT Central Campus can be easily reached using the local public transport. The tram stop “Plac Politechniki” for lines 10, 14 and 15 is 1 min. walking from the venue and the metro station “Politechnika” is 10 min. walking.

The main railway station “Warszawa Centralna” is located in the city centre about 20 min. walking or 3 min. by tram 10 from the conference venue. Tram 10 departures from the stop “Dworzec Centralny” in the direction “Wyscigi” and “Służewiec” every 10-15 minutes. You need to get out at “Plac Politechniki” tram stop.

Both local trains (SKM -Fast Urban Railway, and KM - Masovian Railways), buses, tramways and metro require a valid ticket – one-way price is 1-2  € and can be bought in any kiosk, in ticket machines (on most bus stops or inside trains and buses) or from the bus driver.


When using taxis in Warsaw, it is strongly recommended that you use only those with the following: the symbol of Warsaw – a mermaid – on both front doors, yellow/red stripes affixed to the glass along the front doors, a number stuck to the side of the vehicle, a hologram with the license number and the vehicle’s registration number on the upper right-hand corner of the front glass and a sticker with price information per kilometer that must be displayed on the glass of the right-hand side back door. It is recommended for you to use one of the city's official Radio-Taxi companies, and order a taxi by telephone. The airport (Arrivals) is served only by 3 Radio-Taxi companies: Ele Taxi, Sawa Taxi i Super Taxi.


There is no free public parking around the Conference Venue.  

The whole area of Warsaw city centre is a controlled parking zone. This rule applies from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 6 pm. On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays parking is free.

Warsaw Car parks system “Park & ride”:

Useful links:



Citizen having passports from certain countries need a visa to enter Poland. If you need any assistance to obtain your visa, please contact us as soon as possible (indicate your address, date and place of birth, your passport number and date of expiration).

By email:


All letters of invitation will be sent by airmail and by PDF e-mail attachment unless a courier account number is provided with the original request. E-MRS is not able to contact Embassies in support of an individual attempting to gain entry to attend the meeting.

Because the application for a visa can be a lengthy process, we recommend that you start your visa application process as soon as you have been notified that your paper has been accepted. We also recommend that you secure your travel visa before registering for the symposium.



All participants are invited to attend the Conference Reception on Wednesday September 16th, 2020 starting at 18:00. Music entertainment and refreshments will be provided as part of conference arrangements. Symposium organizers and Graduate Student Award Winners will be honored at the beginning of the reception.



For the oral presentations - the following equipment will be present:

  • laptops with Windows and Microsoft Office Power Point and we prefer presentations USB flash memory, if presenting author require something else please contact organisers
  • digital projector
  • laser pointers and microphones if necessary



Computer Lab will be open for all attendees during the conference from 8:00 to 18:00. In addition a wireless access to the internet will be provided for  all conference attendees bringing their own laptops.