It is an honor and a pleasure for us to be able to announce that the 2023 year’s annual conference of the International Deep Drawing Research Group (IDDRG) will be held in Luleå, Sweden, June 19-22, 2023 (IDDRG 2023).

IDDRG 2023, The Best-in-Class Fossil-free and Intelligent Sheet Metal Forming, will cover (but is not limited to) the following topics:

Formability, Fossil-free steel, sustainable materials, and material forming, Advanced/smart materials, bipolar plates, and multi-material concepts/solutions, Lightweight structures, Digital transformation, digitalization, smart plants, smart presshops, Cold and hot forming and trimming (incl. single and multi-step forming), Tribology, Simulations (incl. material models, topology optimization, tribology, springback compensation, and geometry assurance), Testing and testbeds, Springback, shape accuracy, geometry assurance, and surface quality, Tools and dies, and Additive manufacturing.

IDDRG 2023 will be held at The House of Culture in the center of LuleåSweden. The conference will be held on June 19-21. June 22 is dedicated to technical/industrial tours.

More information about IDDRG 2023 can be found on the conference website:



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