65th German Tribology Conference 2024

2024 will be the 65th anniversary of GfT. As from the beginning annual conferences were held, this year’s German Tribology Conference will also be the 65th jubilee.

We invite you to submit abstracts for papers and posters for the following topics:

  • Tribosystems
  • Lubricants and Lubrication Technology
  • Machining and Forming Technology
  • Special Topic: Interaction between Additives and Metal Surfaces
  • Metals and polymer processing
  • Thin Layers and Surface Technologies
  • Machine Elements and Transmission Technology
  • Sealing Technology
  • Tribometry
  • Databases und Data Analysis
  • Tribology in Automotive Technology
  • Tribology for Civil Engineering and Agriculture
  • Biotribology, Life Science
  • New Topic: Tribology for Summer Sports

Further information can be found in the Call for Papers

If you like to participate in the exhibition in the hotel lobby, please contact the office.

Confirmed plenary speeches:

  • C. Gachot, TU Wien: „Perfect Friction in 2D – Solid Lubrication with MXenes and Transition Metal Carbo Chalcogenides
  • M. Marian, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile: “AI think, therefore AI am a Tribologist”
  • M. Dienwiebel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology: “Verständnis tribologischer Mechanismen durch Kombination multiskaliger Experimente und Simulation”

Hotel Freizeit In
Dransfelder Str. 3
D-37079 Göttingen

Conference fee: incl. Proceedings, Catering and Conference Dinner

  • Participants: 870 €
  • Participants (GfT or DGMK member): 830 €
  • Speakers: 480 €
  • University members*: 650 €
  • Retirees: 250 €
  • Students**: 50 €
  • * excl. Professors ** undergraduate

Conference languages:

  • German
  • English

Publication options:

  • Special Conference Issue
  • Selected conference papers will be published after peer review in a special issue of the journal Tribologie und Schmierungstechnik. English manuscripts are welcome.

for participation please lease register here: