of Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University and HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna, Finland presents International Scientific Conference "METNET-SPb-2014".
The general purpose of the Metnet network is to match and utilize the know-how and activities of European R&D and training organizations, to develop new products, services and business for the companies on metal branch, to support innovation processes in companies on metal branch and to promote knowledge and best practice know-how transfer between companies, research and training organizations in Europe.
Scientific papers will be presented in a plenary session.
The workshop concentrates on ongoing projects as well as planning new projects. We will also take a closer look at new project Calls of EU. The meeting program reserves at least 4 hours for group work, depending on the situation in the ongoing projects. At the workshop there will be a possibility for presenting new members, ongoing active projects, posters, student exchange arrangements etc.
- Metal structural engineering
- Metal material science and technology
- Steel architecture
- Industrial Economics
- University-industry cooperation.
Conference language, paper language
The Workshop will have a section for Scientific Presentations. Papers submitted for presentation will be selected on the basis of Peer Review.
All papers accepted for presentation at the Workshop will be included in a conference Pre-Print document in digital format on CD. CDs will be distributed to all participants upon registration.
Authors will have the option of submitting their accepted papers for publication in one of two journals:
1. Magazine of Civil Engineering (www.engstroy.spb.ru). The journal is on the Russian State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles journals list.
2. Construction of Unique Buildings and Structures (www.unistroy.spb.ru).
Both journals support full-text open access to all articles on the internet. Full-text access to the articles is also possible via the Scientific Electronic Library www.eLibrary.ru. Journals are also included in the database Ulrich's Serials Analysis System, Directory of Open Access Journals, EBSCOhost, ProQuest and VINITI.
Submission of papers
The format required is the same as in for the journal "Construction of Unique Buildings and Structures". Please visit: http://www.unistroy.spb.ru/autors.html for the journal’s publication policy and editorial requirements. The web site is in Russian and English.
Prospective authors are requested to follow the guidelines strictly when preparing their papers.
To submit the papers please visit the following web page and follow the instructions:
Length of papers
We recommend a length of paper between 10 000 to 20 000 characters, including spaces.
Further information on publications
Please contact: MetnetSPb2014@easychair.org.
Authors have the possibility of indirect participation in the conference. Papers should be submitted in line with the instructions above.
All papers could be published and the participation could be taken without any fee.
Some papers will be published in the framework of projects:
- South-East Finland - Russia European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument 2007-2013, project 2011-091-SE631 “Efficient Energy Management - EFEM”.