Caribbean Conference on Functional Materials (CARIBMAT 2018)

Caribbean Conference on Functional Materials (CARIBMAT 2018)

The 2nd Caribbean Conference on Functional Materials, CARIBMAT 2018, aims to promote interaction and collaboration among researchers in the field of functional materials in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America region as well as with researchers from other countries.

The Conference will take place in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) from 6 to 9 February 2018. The Conference venue is the Hotel Almirante Cartagena, located in Bocagrande, at 3km from the colonial area of the city.

The official languages of the Conference are Spanish and English. However, slides in English should be used in oral presentations given in Spanish.


  • Synthesis of functional materials
  • Simulation of structures and properties
  • Optical, electronic, magnetic and mechanical material properties
  • Materials for photonics and electronics
  • Nanomaterials
  • Composite materials
  • Materials for sensors
  • Environmental applications of materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Materials for energy

Abstract Submission

May 8th, 2017. Beginning of abstract submission, via the conference website.

October 15th, 2017. Deadline for abstract submission.

October 31st, 2017. Communication on the abstract acceptance.


Registration fee from October 10th to December 20th, 2017:

General registration: 500€ (530 USD)

Students: 300€ (320 USD)

Registration fee after December 20th:

General registration: 600€ (640 USD)

Students: 400€ (425 USD)

For inclusion of an abstract in the conference program, at least one of the authors has to register and pay the fee before 20th December.

Registration includes participation in all sessions, program and pendrive with summaries of presentations, welcome reception, lunch and morning coffee break during the three days of the conference. The Conference Dinner is also included in the registration. More information at