TC3|TC5|TC16|TC22 Conference 2022, Cavtat, Dubrovnik, CROATIA

Header logo of IMEKO's TC3-TC5-TC16-TC22 International Conference, 11-13 October 2022 in Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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1. General information

The Joint IMEKO TC3, T5, TC16 and TC22 International Conference will take place in Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
It was first planned to be held on 5-7 May 2020. Due to the Corona virus it was postponed to 16-18 November 2020.
But the conference could not take place in November 2020, there was a second wave of the virus spread.
It was decided to publish the submitted papers, iin the case the authors agreed, in IMEKO's online journal Acta IMEKO.
The new date of the conference is 11-13 October 2022 because an IMEKO World Congress was already planned for 2021.

2. Call for papers

The Call for Papers can be downloaded as PDF. It contains information about

  • the venue
  • the conference topics
  • the submission and publication policy
  • all dates and fees
  • registration and hotel booking
  • as well as information for exhibitors and sponsors.

3. Conference Organizers

IMEKO TC3 - Measurement of Force, Mass and Torque
    Mr. Andy Knott, NPL, United Kingdom

IMEKO TC5 - Hardness Measurement
    Dr. Renato Reis Machado, National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Tecnology - INMETRO, Brazil

IMEKO TC16 - Pressure and Vacuum Measurement
    Dr. Tokihiko Kobata, National Metrology Institute of Japan (NMIJ), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

IMEKO TC22 - Vibration Measurement
    Dr. Gustavo Palmeira Ripper, National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology - INMETRO Division of Acoustics and Vibration Metrology - DIAVI Vibration Laboratory - LAVIB, Brazil

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
    Prof. Davor Zvizdic, Faculty if Mechanical and Naval Engineering, University of Zagreb, Croatia
        This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Phone: +385 1 6168 333
        University of Zagreb
        Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
        Ivana Lucica, 5
        10000 Zagreb

4. Important dates

  • Extended abstract submission: 28 February 2022 (extended to 20 March 2022)
  • Full paper submission: 31 May 2022 (extended to 30 June 2022 31 July 2022)
  • Revised full paper after review - final submission: 30 September 2022

5. Topics and Plenary Lectures

The preliminary topics of the conference can be found on the Topics page

6. National Organizing Committee

  • Prof. dr. Davor Zvizdic, Chair
  • Prof. dr. Lovorka Grgec Bermanec, Chair
  • Prof. dr. Zeljko Alar, Chair
  • Dr. Danijel Sestan, Member
  • Ivan Matas, M.Eng.ME, Member
  • (List is not final.)

7. International Programme Committee

The members of the International Programme Committee can be found on the International Programme Committee page

8. Exhibitors

Potential exhibitors may introduce themselves and their products to all participants of the Conference.
Details are given in the Exhibitor Registration Form.

For additional marketing possibilities such as Conference bag sponsorship, bag item sponsorship, coffee break sponsorship, Reception sponsorship, Gala Dinner sponsorship, or Excursion dinner sponsorship, please make a direct inquiry to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Exhibitors registered at the Conference:

     HBK logo      Häfner logo

     Spektra logo     Mettler Toledo logo     

     Radwag logo     Sartorius logo

9. Submission and Publication

For the abstract and paper submissions, the portal website

will be used. A registration with this site and a login are necessary.

Please prepare first an abstract (1 to 2 pages). Use the template provided at:
Download link: Extended Abstract Template
Submit the abstract to the conference site at
and select the corresponding track (check the Topics page) and submission type.
On the basis of the submissions, suitable abstracts will be selecteded and their author(s) will be invited to prepare a full paper.

If your abstract was selected, then please prepare the full paper (up to 6 pages). Use the template provided at:
Download link: Full Paper Template
Submit the paper in addition to the earlier uploaded abstract to the conference site at
All papers will be reviewed and the authors will get the possibility to apply minor changes and improvements.
All papers that passed the final review will be published in the proceedings repository of IMEKO.

10. Registration and Hotel booking

Update April 2020: Already made hotel reservations have been canceled.
There have been no payments, only on-line reservations guaranteed by credit cards - but none of the credit cards have been charged at all.
All participants will have to make a new hotel reservation for the postponed conference using exactly the same the same channel (which is not open yet).

Attendees should use the conference participant's Registration Form.

The Conference, Exhibition, Reception and Gala Dinner will be held at the Hotel CROATIA Cavtat. Hotel rooms are pre-blocked for the Conference under favorable conditions:
-    Single room with buffet breakfast: 125 EUR
-    Double room with buffet breakfast 150 EUR i.e. 75 EUR per person per day (VAT included).
Dubrovnik is a highly frequented tourist area, so please book your accommodation early.

Step 1: Go to
Step 2: Once "Hotel Croatia" page opens, click "Book your stay"
Step 3: At the next following window that opens fill out the exact days of your stay and under the "Promo code" window type: IMEKO2020
Step 4: Press again "Book your stay"
Step 5: Finish your reservation by choosing your room and fill-out the other reservation details requested
Read carefully "Terms & conditions" to get the information about the cancellation policy.

11. Sponsors (to be updated)

Potential sponsors might take the opportunity to increasing their credibility, image, and prestige in sponsoring IMEKO 24th TC3, 14th TC5, 6th TC16 and 5th TC22 International Conference as Golden, Silver or Bronze Sponsors. Sponsorship might include: Conference Reception, Gala Dinner, Excursion Dinner, Conference bag, Conference bag contents, Book of Abstracts with Technical Program, advertisements on its inner or Inside Front, Inside Back or Back Cover pages; projections on conference screens between sessions and other opportunities to increase impact on primary target audiences.

For more detailed information, please contact us directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

12. Venue

Cavtat near Dubrovnik, Hotel CROATIA, Croatia

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For more detailed information, please download our 9-pages introduction to Dubrovnik and Cavtat.

13. Contact

Conference E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

14. Program (to be updated)

The Plenary Lectures on the Conference Programme will be provided in due time.