Welcome to the International Confederation for Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (ICTAC)

ICTAC is a Confederation of National or Regional Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Societies. 
The aim of ICTAC is to promote international understanding and cooperation in thermal analysis 
and calorimetry through the organization of international congresses and the work of its scientific 

ICTAC originated as ICTA, the International Confederation for Thermal Analysis, which was formed
at the First International Conference on Thermal Analysis, held in Aberdeen, Scotland, in September
1965. In 1992, the name was changed to International Confederation for Thermal Analysis and 
Calorimetry to reflect the close relationship between thermal analysis and calorimetry.

The Confederation has 24 Affiliated National or Regional Societies with a combined membership 
of over 5000. In addition there are some 500 individual members of ICTAC. Membership is open to 
everyone regardless of scientific discipline. 

The 18th ICTAC Congress (IITM, Chennai, India)

Date: September 2-7, 2024.

The 18th Congress of the International Confederation for Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (ICTAC 2024) is set to take place at the the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, India on September 2-7, 2024. The guidelines for submitting abstracts have been revised to permit the submission of two abstracts using two different email addresses.

For more details, visit the conference homepage: https://ge.iitm.ac.in/ICTAC-2024/

Registration is going on:

The last date for submission of abstracts is extended up to June 30th 2024. 
Registration (regular fee) closes: 31st July 2024. Keep in touch with the conference portal for further updates.

Attention: ICTAC members and non-Indians attending ICTAC2024 need to fill up the google form for obtaining government clearance and for applying visa

To ensure a smooth process of obtaining visa clearance of non-Indian delegates attending the ICTAC 2024, a google form is required to collect/send information to the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The form has been sent to all registered delegates. Those who have not received it may contact ICTAC 2024 organizers listed below.

Please contact Organisers (ictac.iitm2024@gmail.com) for assistance; or Dr. Ranjit K. Verma, Chairman (profrkverma@gmail.com) or Prof. Ramesh Gardas, Convener (gardas@iitm.ac.in) for inquiries.

                                            Chennai, India.

Sad announcement

With sadness, ​we share the obituaries of the following contributors to the ICTAC communities:

Professor Slade Warne - ICTAC Past President and Honorary Lifetime Member

Professor Lauri Niinistö - ICTAC Education Committee member

Professor Jaroslav Sestak

Professor Eberhard Gmelin - former Chair of the ICTAC Scientific Commission

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