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37th International
Deep-Drawing Research
Group Conference
Forming of High
Performance Sheet
Materials and Components
JUNE 3 - 7, 2018
WATERLOO – CANADA

Announcements

May 31, 2018

Final program now on-line – we look forward to welcoming everyone in Waterloo this coming Sunday. Conference opens with reception at 6-8 pm (includes dinner and drinks).

May 24, 2018

Due to outstanding interest in the conference, participants still wanting to attend IDDRG 2018 are advised to register as soon as possible since we will need to close registration shortly as we near the venue capacity. At the latest, registration for IDDRG 2018 will be closed no later than 16:00 EST on Friday, May 25, 2018.

May 24, 2018

We have received a number of requests to tour the University of Waterloo Forming and Crash Laboratory, so two optional (free) tours have been arranged during the Tuesday and Wednesday lunch periods. To take the tour, please sign up on the conference web site. Registered participants will depart at 12:15 for a short bus ride to the university, tour the lab and then return prior to the afternoon Keynote talk. Box lunches will be provided on the bus. Tour availability is limited, so please book soon if you would like to take the tour.

May 24, 2018

Participants already signed up for the Thursday Industry Tours will receive a detailed itinerary for their tour by May 30. Spaces remain only for the Amino-Fraunhofer Tour (#1).

May 2, 2018

Participants are advised to book at the conference hotel as soon as possible – the early booking discount ends on Friday, May 4, 2018 (extended date).

May 2, 2018

A draft of the conference program outline and speaker index are now available.

April 27, 2018

We are aware of and apologize for the registration issue. It has been corrected and the early registration discount has been extended to May 2. If further issues persist, please contact Lauren Ward at lward@uwaterloo.ca

April 10, 2018

IDDRG is very pleased to announce that Autoform will again take the role of Platinum Sponsor in 2018. In addition, a complete list of all our sponsors to-date can be found here. We gratefully acknowledge this strong support for the conference.

April 9, 2018

We are proud to announce our line-up of Keynote Speakersconfirmed to-date for IDDRG 2018.

April 9, 2018

The registration site for IDDRG 2018 can be found at here. Participants and speakers are encouraged to register early to take advantage of the early registration discount prior to April 27, 2018.

April 5, 2018

Authors are advised that reviews for a number of papers are still in progress – authors will soon be contacted individually with review outcome and updated deadline to submit revised papers.

March 5, 2018

The registration site for IDDRG 2018, including three optional industry tours, is now open here. Participants are encouraged to register early to take advantage of the early registration discount prior to April 27, 2018.

March 3, 2018

The conference hotel registration link for the Crowne Plaza is now available – participants are encouraged to register as soon as possible.

March 1, 2018

Information for conference attendees needing invitation letters for visa purposes is available here.

February 2, 2018

We have received a number of requests for extension of abstract submissions, so have moved the submission date to February 23, 2018. Paper preparation and submission instructions can be found here.

February 2, 2018

Due to the overwhelming interest to participate in IDDRG 2018, we have changed the conference location to accommodate more participants at the Kitchener-Waterloo Crowne Plaza – see Conference Venue page.

December 24, 2017

Abstract submission is now closed – all abstract notifications have been sent out.

November 14, 2017

We have received a number of requests for extension of abstract submissions, so have moved the submission date to November 24, 2017. If additional time is required, please contact the conference organizers at info@iddrg2018.ca