The Second Euro-Mediterranean Meeting on Functionalized Materials “EMM-FM/2013will be held in the famous seaside resort of Hammamet (Tunisia) on March 24-28, 2013 with a 2-day workshop for students and young researchers (March 23-24, 2013) and a 3-day post-conference tour (March 28-30, 2013).

This period is chosen for its ideal climate conditions with booming spring and good hotel prices. We would be very pleased to welcome you in the beautiful city of Hammamet to explore a plethora of information on current research in multifunctional materials and to network with fellow academic and industrial researchers.


The second Euro-Mediterranean Meeting on Functional Materials EMM-FM 2013 will be held at “EL MOURADI HAMMAMET” located in the tourist area of Yasmine Hammamet (Hammamet, TUNISIA).

All the Scientific Sessions will take place at “EL MOURADI HAMMAMET” Hotel while the “FULL BOARD” accommodation in “ALL INCLUSIVE” will be in 2 hotels “EL MOURADI HAMMAMET” (5*) and “EL MOURADI EL MENZAH” (4*).


The Official language of the Second Euro-Mediterranean Meeting on Functionalized Materials “EMM-FM 2013” is English. All the invited talks, oral and poster contributions must be done in English. All the submitted papers for publication must be written in English.

Transfer from Tunis Carthage airport to “El Mouradi Hammamet Hotel”

Shuttles for the transfer of the participants from Tunis Carthage airport to “El Mouradi Hammamet Hotel” will be scheduled on Sunday March 24, 2013.

Internet Facilities

Internet facilities are available through the same Wi-Fi access in the whole hotel (rooms, central hall, …)

Foreign Exchange and Banking Facilities

The unit of currency in Tunisia is the Tunisian dinar (TND), The Tunisian Dinar is approximately valued at about 0.65 USD and about 0.5€. Banks and some hotels provide foreign exchange. ATMs are found in most towns and at all the tourist resorts; almost all will accept Visa cards and many will also accept Maestro (Switch) cards. Visa, Diners Club, American Express and MasterCard are accepted for payment in souvenir shops, upmarket hotels and restaurants. All Tunisian currency must be exchanged before departure.

Registration on site

The registration on site will take place at “EL MOURADI HAMMAMET HOTEL” on Sunday March 24, 2013 from 14h00 to 22h00. All the participants are requested to be at the hotel before 22h00.


Paper presentation at the second Euro-Mediterranean Meeting on Functional Materials EMM-FM 2013 will be either oral or by poster. Oral sessions will consist of plenary talks and oral contributions. The plenary talks are of 45mn (40mn talk and 5mn discussion) or 30mn (25mn talk and 5mn discussion), and the oral contributions are of 15 mn (12 mn talk and 3 mn discussion). The dimensions of the posters must be of A0 format (120 cm x80 cm).

Proceedings of the Conference

The organizing committee has concluded an agreement with the Publisher of the International Journal « Physics Express » (ISSN 2231-0002/EISSN 2231-0010) published by “Simplex Academic Publishers”

The publication of the papers is free of charge.

The submitted papers to theEMM-FM 2013 Conference will be published, after referring, on line in the international Journal “Physics Express” (ISSN 2231–0002|EISSN 2231–0010) published by “Simplex Academic Publishers”



An exhibition of scientific products will run alongside the second Euro-Mediterranean Meeting on Functional Materials EMM-FM 2013. Our Conference will be an excellent opportunity to meet just the right customers and to present innovative products and services of interest to the scientific community working in the functionalized materials.


During the conference period, temperature is around 25 °C , and humidity about 40%.


Participants required to obtain visa from the embassy of Tunisia in their respective countries are kindly invited to enquire at the embassy for the kind of documents required to obtain the visa. They are requested to send the details of their passport, and the requests for necessary documents from the organizing Committee of the Conference (Formal Invitation) well in advance to facilitate the processing of visa applications.


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  • Labortoire de Physique des Materiaux
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