7th EWS-2015, Naples, Italy

Launched in 1967 by four relevant institutes from Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Yugoslavia, the Colloquia of Danubian Countries have been the only exclusive meetings in the field of natural and artificial weathering of polymers for more than 40 years. Relaunched as EWS they have attracted a broader scope of attendees.

In the tradition of these colloquia, the EWS is a meeting point for experts from industry and academia to learn from each other. The main topics in 2015 will be:


• Weathering of Polymeric Products – Plastics and Coatings

• Determination, Simulation and Effects of Relevant Climatic Quantities

• New Test Procedures and Devices

• Weathering Reference Materials

• Analysis of Polymer Degradation

• Service-Life Prediction