September 18-20, Favignana (TP), Italy

An occasion for a very last cheers for the retirement of Prof. La Mantia


In September, usually, climate in Sicily is pleasant: (18°C/23°C)

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The MODEST President and the INSTM President are pleased to announce the availability ten competitive grants to eligible applicants. The grants will cover the registration fee only for participation in the Workshop “Materials in the next decade”, Favignana, September 18-20, 2019.

Eligible applicants are doctoral students or post doc and it is a requirement for the successful candidates to give either a poster or an oral presentation at the conference.

Applications should be submitted on-line by August 30th 2019.

The application should include the following:

Brief CV to include the stage of the doctoral study (one page max.)

Title and abstract of the presentation specifying if it is a poster or oral.

Acceptance of the offer should be confirmed in writing (by email) to


September is high season in Favignana with a significant flow of tourism and early reservation will ensure you confidential rates

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Social Events

Welcome party, visit of the Tonnara Florio, gala dinner, boat trip.