Call for abstracts > Instructions

Please note that abstract submissions will only be accepted through this website. Before submitting your abstract, please check the following instructions!

In order to submit an abstract, you must first create an account on the platform, or use an existing account if you have one. Please not that these accounts are not managed by the symposium organizers. In case of any issue with accounts, please e-mail to

In order to help the organizers to better appreciate the content of your abstract and organize the sessions in a proper way, the authors are asked to provide three (3) keywords within the list below and one (1) free keyword that define at best the theme of their presentation.

Friction Wear Rheology
Solid lubrication Coatings Fretting
Fluid lubrication Lubricant additives Rolling contact fatigue
Tribofilms and 3rd bodies Mixed Lubrication EHL
NanoTribology Biotribology Hydrodynamic Lubrication
Surface topography Experiments in tribology Modelling in tribology
Physics of friction Contact and adhesion Texturation
Space tribology Green tribology Machine learning / AI

The abstract should be written in English including figures, tables and references. The abstract length should not exceed 1 page. The abstracts accepted for presentation will be published in the “Abstract Book” and issued to participants at the conference.

Please fill-in a template file (available as .doc or .pdf) and upload it as .docx during abstract submission procedure. The website will automatically generate a PDF file, which you can upload later for your records. The size of your file should be less than 5 MB. The process is complete when the message “Your submission has been saved” appears on the screen.

You should receive an e-mail acknowledging the upload of your abstract. Nevertheless, when finished, please go to "My submissions" and make sure that your abstract is well uploaded and the content is correct (special characters, figures, etc.).

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