On Monday, 19 March 2018 the IFK begins with an international symposium providing a basis for fundamentals and interactive demonstrations. The symposium will take place at Eurogress in Aachen. The Symposium language is English. You may only attend the symposium in connection with the conference.
On 19 March, 2018 an informal opening event will take place in the foyer of the Eurogress. Trade fair and conference office will be open as well. Conference papers can be picked up if not already done so during the symposium.
The conference on Tuesday 20 March and Wednesday 21 March 2018 will be held in the Eurogress in Aachen. The lectures will be given in English or German (with English subtitles) language.
The conference banquet is scheduled for Tuesday evening, 20 March 2018, in the Coronation Hall of the Aachen town hall. A rich banquet accompanied by the traditional entertainment programme performed by the IFAS staff promises a memorable social event.
On Wednesday afternoon, 21 March 2018, the celebrations to the 50th anniversary of Fluid Power and the IHP/IFAS begin at Eurogress. Afterwards all participants and guests are invited to visit the anniversary party at "Depot Talstraße" with snacks and free beer.
After the conference, there will be a two days excursion to some companies and places of technical interest.
For accompanying persons there will be a cultural programme during the conference.