EuroSPF Schedule

Event Location: Engineering & Computing Building, 11 Gulson Rd, Coventry, CV1 2JH.


12:00 Delegates Arrival to ECB, Registration and lunch
13:45 Conference opening Vit Janik
13:50 Welcoming speech Richard Dashwood
14:00 Session Ti ONE – Chair: Vincent Velay
14:00 Talk 1 - J. Fonseca, The warm formability of commercial purity titanium
14:30 Talk 2 - A. Kotov, Microstructure evolution and hot deformation behaviour of the near-alpha Ti alloy
15:00 Talk 3 - J. Nunoz, On the activation energy for superplastic flow in Ti-6Al-4V
15:30 Coffee Break
15:50 Session Ti TWO – Chair: Joao Fonseca
15:50 Talk 4 - V. Velay, Effect of starting microstructure and its evolution on the mechanical behavior of Ti-6Al-2Sn-4Zr-2Mo titanium alloy: experiment and modelling
16:20 Talk 5 - D. Gonzales, Experimental and computational analysis of Ti6Al4V under superplastic conditions
16:50 Talk 6 - R. Safiulin, Research, design and development of SPF/DB technology in IMSP RAS
  Reception at Coventry Transportation Museum – Walking through the Coventry Cathedral grounds
18:15 Arrival to the Coventry Transportation Museum
18:45 Reception starts
open from 18:00 Free entry to the Museum during the event
21:00 Receptions ends


09:00 Sponsors showroom with Coffee open
09:30 Session Al ONE – Chair: Vit Janik
09:30 Talk 7 - M. Mohamed, Recent Advances and Industrial Applications of HFQ® process
10:00 Talk 8 - A. Kishik, Aluminium based alloy for high strain rate superplastic forming
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Session Ti THREE – Chair: Rajab Said
11:00 Talk 9 - W. Beck, Improvement potential in production of titanium sheet metal parts
11:30 Talk 10 - J. Jiang, Prediction of the superplastic forming (SPF) process of TA15 alloy sheets with equiaxed fine grain structure
12:00 Talk 11 - G. Sana, Innovative metal forming processes: an opportunity to implement R&D projects with major industrial partners, using a large dimension Hot Forming ACB Press
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Session Innovation in SPF – Chair: Anton Kotov
14:00 Talk 12 - J. Prunier, A comparative study of heat resistant steels for hot forming and superplastic forming
14:30 Talk 13 - ESI Group title TBC
15:00 Talk 14 - M. Wallis, Reducing the cost of forming with low temperature alloys
15:30 Coffee Break
15:50 Session Non-conventional materials – Chair: Werner Beck
15:50 Talk 15 - K. Morita Influence of Electric Current on High Temperature Flow Behaviour of Polycrystalline 8Y2O3-ZrO2
16:20 Talk 16 - O. Yakovtseva Deformation mechanisms of aluminium containing brasses
18:30 Gala Dinner at St. Mary’s Guildhall
  Student prize announcement
23:30 Bar Closes and End

Coventry City Centre


09:00 Sponsors showroom with Coffee open
09:30 Panel discussion on future of Ti SPF incl. Schuler, BAE, RR, Aurock, Timet, etc
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Panel discussion on future of Al SPF incl. Superform, Alu-SPF, Fontata, etc TBC
11:30 Conference Close
11:45 Lunch
13:00 Departure to visit to Jaguar Land Rover in Solihull
Coach will be arranged from 14:00-16:00. Drop off at Birmingham airport or at Coventry.
15:30 Expected end of tour
 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021