55th ICFG Plenary Meeting 2022 in Milan – Welcome to Italy!

On behalf of the ICFG President, Prof. Laurent Dubar, the Vice-President, Dr. Thomas Herlan and the whole Advisory Board, we kindly invite you to take part in the upcoming Plenary Meeting in Milan on 11th-14th September 2022, organized by Prof. Andrea Ghiotti from University of Padua. We thank Prof. Ghiotti and the secretary of the upcoming Plenary Meeting, Dr. Enrico Simonetto, as well as the whole organizing committee for their great effort. The conference website www.icfg2022.it is already online and you are welcome to start the registration process. Guests are welcome to participate at the invitation of an ICFG member. The conference will take place at beautiful Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan city centre in close distance to the most important sights. Hotel rooms are available at the venue itself and further hotel recommendations are given on the conference website. You are welcome to submit a contribution for the plenary paper session. Please check out the important dates on the conference website considering registration and paper submission.

  • Organizing Committee:
        • Prof. Andrea Ghiotti (chairman)
        • Prof. Stefania Bruschi
        • Dr. Enrico Simonetto
        • Dr. Rachele Bertolini
  • Secretary of PM 2022:
        • Dr. Enrico Simonetto


Following the tradition, the ICFG International R&D Paper Prize 2022 will be issued to attract young researchers for the International Cold Forging Group. The ICFG committee is calling for contributions by young researchers describing innovative new ideas in the field of cold forging technology. Applications should be submitted by e-mail to the secretary’s office until 15.06.2022. Please find further information about the application process here on the official ICFG website: https://www.icfg.info/activities/international-prize/


We are looking forward to meeting you in September in Milan!


Karl C. Grötzinger
ICFG Secretary