Częstochowa, al. Armii Krajowej 23/25 lok. 16

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8th International Drawing Conference – November 6-8, 2019

Would like to cordially invite You to
8th International Drawing Conference ‘2019

New technological aspects of producing wire rods,
wires and metal products manufactured
usingmodern metal forming processes

Venue: OSTANIEC Hotel in Podlesice

Date: November 6-8, 2019

Conference Honorary Patronage:

Prof. Norbert Sczygiol

Conference objective:

The aim of the conference is to present the latest achievements in the field of drawing and exchange of scientific experience and research work.

Conference topics:

Regarding the subject matter of the conference following issues will be discussed:

  1. Properties, microstructure and quality of wire rod, steel wires and non-ferrous wires
  2. Wire products – requirements, applications and properties (cables, springs, fasteners, bimetallic wires)
  3. Drawing lubricants – directions of development
  4. Modern and innovative methods of drawing (hydrodynamic dies, rolling cassettes, modern die constructions, dieless drawing)
  5. Wires surface layer (roughness, internal stresses)
  6. Heat and surface treatment of wires and wire products
  7. Metal products manufactured using modern forming processes

Scientific Committee:

Assoc. Prof. Adam Zieliński, Institute for Ferrous Metallurgy – Chairperson
Prof. Tadeusz Knych, AGH Cracow -Deputy Chairperson
Prof. Jan W. Pilarczyk – President of MSC WAI Poland Chapter
Prof. Bogdan Golis, Honorary Member of MSC WAI Poland Chapter
Prof. Wojciech Z. Misiołek, Lehigh University, USA
Assoc. Prof. Janusz Juraszek, University of Technology and Humanities in Bielsko-Biała
Assoc. Prof. Robert Kruzel, Czestochowa University of Technology
Prof. Roman Kuziak, Institute of Ferrous Metallurgy in Gliwice
Prof. Andrzej Mamala, AGH University of Science and Technology Cracow
Prof. Andrij Milenin, AGH University of Science and Technology Cracow
Assoc. Prof. Beata Smyrak, AGH University of Science and Technology Cracow
Prof. Wojciech Szulc, Institute of Ferrous Metallurgy in Gliwice
Assoc. Prof. Dariusz Woźniak, Institute of Ferrous Metallurgy in Gliwice
Assoc. Prof. Robert Ulewicz, Częstochowa University of Technology

Organizing Committee:

Dr Eng. Jarosław Jasiński, Member of the MSC Board – Chairperson
Assoc. Prof. Beata Smyrak, University of Science and Technology – Deputy Chairperson
Msc Agnieszka Gwiazdowicz – Secretary
Dr Jarosław Marcisz, Institute for Ferrous Metallurgy
Msc Eng. Adam Świerczyński, President of MET-PRIM, Winner of Professor M. Schneider Award
Assoc. Prof. Andrzej Mamala, AGH University of Science and Technology
Assoc. Prof. Robert Kruzel, Częstochowa University of Technology
Msc Piotr Romański, Member of the MSC Board

Call for papers:

Papers qualified to be presented at the conference and submitted for the poster session will be published in a special edition of the quarterly “Prace Instytutu Metalurgii Żelaza ” (Transactions of the IMŻ). The quarterly is indexed in the BazTech, PBN and ICI World Master List. 7 points are awarded for publication in ” Transactions of the IMŻ” (list B of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education).
Papers (max 5 pages) prepared in accordance with the journal’s guidelinesshould be send to MSC WAI
e-mail address:

Guidelines for the authors are available on the IFM website – IMŻ Periodical
and MSCWAI Poland Chapter

Presentation of paper:

The conference sessions will be held in following topics:
I: Steel wires and wire products
II: Wires and wire products made of non-ferrous metals
III: Production technology of wire rods, wires and metal products manufactured using modern forming processes

Important dates:

31.05.2019 – submission of abstracts
15.06.2019 – full-lenght conference paper submission
15.08.2019 – publishing list of accepted papers after reviews
30.08.2019 – sending back papers after corrections
10.09.2019 – conference and stands fees payment deadline
06-08.11.2019 – conference


Registration form .doc

Invitation WAI Poland 8th drawing conference 2019 .pdf

Conference fee:

Conference fee 1600 PLN

Fee includes:
– accommodation in the hotel
– conferencematerials
– catering
– accompanying events

The cost of an exhibition stand for companies 300 PLN


Międzynarodowe Stowarzyszenie Ciągarskie (Account owner)
Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. I oddział w Częstochowie (Bank name)
Bank account number: 85 1500 1399 1213 9004 0688 0000
With annotation: „Participant name_MSCConference 2019”

Conference langauge Polish, English

Conference Office:

Agnieszka Gwiazdowicz
Poland Chapter of Wire Association International MSC
Al. Armii Krajowej 23/25
42-200 Częstochowa
Mobile: (+48) 509 928 933


Jadwiga Bieleninik
Mobile: (+48) 512 283 156

Conference Venue:
Podlesice 82
42-425 Kroczyce


The International Drawing Association MSC in Poland is the first WAI branch in theworld outside the USA. The final decision on the creation of the Wire Association International – Poland Chapter was made at theWAI board meeting in Atlanta. By decision of the District Court in Katowice on May 8, 2002, the organization was entered into the National Register of Associations: “The International Drawing Association in Poland”. The place was decided to be established at the Czestochowa University of Technology. In this way, the entirety of work and effort put in by the academic staff of the Polytechnic in the development of Polish technical thought and promotion on the world stage was honored. The aim of the Association is to promote the development of the Polish metal, tractor, cable and other industries related industries and its promotion,while cooperating with leading centers in this field in theworld.

Institute for Ferrous Metallurgy originates from Stanislaw Staszic Scientific and Research Institute founded with resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Poland dated April 29, 1945. The Institute is a legal entity and its activity is subject to an independent financial settlement. The mission of the Institute is rendering scientific research, consulting and training services for steel producers, steel users and public institutions involved in the steel business.

To get more information on the 8th International Drawing Conference please

We cordially invite you to participate in the 8th International Drawing Conference ‘2019:

Adam Zieliński, Prof. IFM hab. Dr. Eng
Conference Chairperson

Jan W. Pilarczyk, Prof. hab. Dr. Eng.
President of MSC WAI Poland

Tadeusz Knych, Prof. hab. Dr. Eng.
V-ce President of MSC WAI Poland