Judith L. Driscoll, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
title: Challenges and Solutions of Oxides for Future AI Hardware
David N. Ruzic, Illinois Plasma Institute, USA
title: Controlling the Energy and Species in PVD: HiPIMS with Cathode Reversal
María C. Asensio, Materials Science Institute of Madrid, Spain
title: Discovery of advanced materials using artificial intelligence methods and advanced characterization techniques
Zoltán Kόnya, University of Szeged, Hungary
title: 2D Boron Carbon Nitride structures: from synthesis to application
Barbara Šetina Batič, Institute of Metals and Technology, Ljubljana, Slovenia 
title: Microbiologically induced corrosion of power plant steel components
Matjaž Panjan, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
title: Unraveling plasma self-organization of magnetron sputtering discharges
Michael Tkadletz, Montanuniverstität Leoben, Austria
title: Designing Residual Stress and Controlling Microstructure in Cathodic Arc Deposited Hard Coatings
Rainer Hahn, TU Wien, Austria
title: Assessing and enhancing fracture toughness of hexagonal diboride coatings
Petr Vašina, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
title: Me-B-C coatings - hard and fracture resistant material
Martin Čada, Institute of Physics, ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic
title: HiPIMS with controlled arc ignition: hybrid plasma deposition technique for hard coatings
Pavol Noga, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
title: Ion beams at ATRI MTF STU for high fluence irradiation testing and characterization of materials
Peter Siffalovic, Institute of Physics, Slovak Academy of Science, Bratislava, Slovakia
title: In-Situ Techniques for Perovskite Layer Growth Monitoring: X-ray Scattering and Photoluminescence
Róbert Kun, Institute of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Budapest, Hungary
title: Nanomechanical characterization of solid-state Li-ion battery components
Attila Csík, HUN-REN Institute for Nuclear Research, Debrecen, Hungary
title: Surface coating layers for sensors and biomedical applications
Jordi Sancho Paramon, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
title: Semi-continuous metal films as building blocks for optical coating
Nives Štrkalj, Institute of Physics, Zagreb, Croatia
title: Nanoscale Ferroelectricity and Electrochemical Dynamics in Hafnia-Based Films
Željko Skoko, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Croatia
title: Revealing nanoscale mechanism in the jumping crystals