The 10th edition of the Conference "ICIT & APT" 2017 organized by TECOS – Slovenian Tool and Die Development Centre, will take place from 24th to 26th April, 2017 in Ljubljana (Slovenia). The event is a renowned international scientific conference which has been organized every two years since 1997.

Throughout the years, the International Conference on Industrial Tools and Advanced Processing Technologies (ICIT&APT) has developed into a unique event, attracting researchers from the respected fields of toolmaking, material processing and production technologies, together with experts in all supporting activities that are essential for a successful operation of a tool shop, a research laboratory or a technology transfer centre.

This year the conference will focus on most recent advances in the production technologies that are currently being incorporated in the industry - where 4th industrially revolution is transforming current production plants to the next level: INDUSTRY 4.0 - the Factories of the Future.

The conference has attracted a number of world-class keynote speakers as dr. Russell Speight from Australia, prof. dr. José L. Ocaña from Spain, prof. dr. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Friedrich Bleicher from Austria, prof. dr.-ing. habil. Rolf Zenker and prof. Nooman Ben Khalifa from Germany, dr. Mario Rosso from Italy, among others.

Objectives of the conference are multifaceted:

To gather foreign and domestic scientists, researchers, specialists and experts with the aim to exchange knowledge, experiences, topical information and view on future directions of the development,
The presentation of the Slovenian competences to foreign participants,
To present opportunities for formal and informal connections with an intension to gain more complex projects,
To provide matchmaking between experts with similar interests in the frame of B2B-event.
More information about the conference can be found on the conference web page: