In cooperation with the Swedish institutes RI.SE and SWERIM, the Copper Association is organising an international congress for copper-processing companies, universities and research institutions in Düsseldorf this year, which will present the latest scientific and technical developments relating to the use of copper materials. The application-oriented conference offers the entire copper-related industrial and research landscape an exchange of expertise on an international level. The focus of the conference this year is on the importance of copper materials for a sustainable future, the topics of material design and characterisation, casting and parameters, innovative joining techniques, material analysis and digitalisation as well as materials processing. The programme is now online. Registrations are still possible until 5 November.