Welcome and Invitation


Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Organizing and Program Committees, we are very happy to invite you cordially to participate in the 4th International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism- ICSM2014 to be held in Antalya between 27th April -2nd May, 2014.

Members of the international scientific and engineering communities interested in recent developments in superconductivity, magnetism, magnetic materials and related technologies are all welcome to attend the Conference and contribute to its technical sessions. The wide range of technical topics/sessions can be found on the web-site. ICSM2014 will provide a fruitful platform with a driving force for solid state physicists, chemists, material scientists, engineers, technologists, decision makers and other professionals in the related fields of superconductivity and magnetism. The expertise of best established scientists and professionals from all around the world has been put together in preparation of a strong scientific program to promote superconductivity, magnetism, innovative functional materials and related technologies in the scientific community.

There will be many distinguished participants from all over the world to present their latest and unpublished research findings, in addition to a spring school of educational and training courses for students and young scientists to help them keep up with the latest developments and controversies in the scope of conference. An associated commercial exhibition will also be held for presentation of innovative products and researches, as an opportunity to exchange high tech experiences between industry and academia. ICSM is expected to attract around 1500 participants all around the globe with plenary, half-plenary, invited, contributed oral and poster presentations together with unique networking opportunities.

The ICSM2014 Conference will be held in Kervansaray Lara-Convention Center&SPA with a contract special to our participants. Lara is a small town with a pedestrian friendly coast conveniently located 15 km away from the old city of Antalya-Kaleiçi town, while participants can also enjoy the large city feel. Antalya is located along Mediterranean Sea with a well-known touristic and historical features. Antalya is easily accessible by air from the most major cities of the world. Antalya can also be reached via Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir connecting flights. All conference activities together with associated commercial exhibition will take place at the hotel’s convention centre with the state-of art facilities including “ultra all inclusive” concept of accommodation at affordable prices with luxury, work and pleasure both appealing for senior and junior scientists. Together with active social programs, the conference offers the participants and the companions an opportunity to enjoy the unique and varied attractions available in the most touristic city of Antalya. Traditional hospitality and a renewed enthusiasm for the profession will envelope you throughout your stay in a truly world-class scientific event.

We look forward to welcoming you all in Antalya in the most pleasant season: spring.

Yours faithfully,

Prof. Dr. Ali Gencer

Conference Director

On behalf of Organizing and Program Committees