The conference organiser cannot be made responsible for any personal accident or loss or damage of private property of participants and accompanying persons. Participants have to arrange for their own insurance cover if considered necessary.


An accompanying exhibition showcasing technology, products and services related to variable amplitude fatigue is planned. For details please contact DVM via

Conference language

The conference language is English and will be required for abstracts, papers, posters and oral contributions.

Conference proceedings and further Publications

Proceedings will be available as searchable PDF archive for download using an individual access code which comes together with the conference check-in.

Outstanding contributions to VAL5 will be selected for the publication in an extended format in special issues of renowned international journals such as »International Journal of Fatigue«, »Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials« and »Structures and Engineering Fracture Mechanics«. Editorial boards will guide this process to ensure scientific impact and quality.


Under German law responsibility for issuing visas lies with the missions of the Federal Republic of Germany, i.e. its embassies and consulates‑general. Local responsibility for issuing the visa lies with the mission responsible for the area in which the applicant has his/ her ordinary residence or domicile.

Important Dates

Start of abstract submission

End of abstract submission

Notification of authors about acceptance of their papers

Start of Early Bird registration

  • End of Early Bird registration
  • Deadline for submission of full papers and registration including payment (conditional for publication of paper)

Final conference programme available

VAL5 Conference in Dresden, Germany

Conference Agency

Zellescher Weg 3
01069 Dresden, Germany
Sylvia Neumann


German Association for Materials Research and Testing e.V.
SchloĂźstraĂźe 48 Gutshaus
12165 Berlin

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