28th International Conference on Electric Contacts

ICEC2016 Edinburgh UK







History of the Conference



The first International Conference on Electric(al) Contacts was organised by Dr. Ragnar Holm and Prof. R. E. Armington in 1961 and held at the University of Maine, in Orono, USA. Since then the Conference has been held every two years at venues around the world.


The Conference Series has become recognised as the principal worldwide gathering of electrical contacts scientists and engineers giving a forum for the presentation of research on contact phenomena, developments in technologies and advancement in manufacture of a whole range of connective devices.


Recent venues include:

-2014 Dresden, Germany, http://www.icec2014.org

-2012 Beijing, China

-2010 Charleston, South Carolina USA

-2008 Saint Malo, France, http://icec2008.univ-rennes1.fr/


The Conference has previously visited the UK on two occasions, in 1968 at the University of Wales, Swansea, and in 1992 at Loughborough University, Loughborough.




History of the Conference



Venue & Scope in 2016


Sponsorship for 2016



paper and Poster Submission






Conf. Chair Dr J.Swingler

ICEC2016 Organising Committee

International Advisory Group


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