"Italian Group of Fracture (IGF)" is a cultural association concerned in:

  • spreading and promoting works and researches about fracture phenomena, even forming workgroups;

  • promoting all the activities concerning the development of materials and structure testing standards;

  • cooperating with foreign associations with the same intents (International Congress on Fracture, ICF; European Structural Integrity Society, ESIS; etc.)

  • organizing meetings (at least, every 2 years), workshops, conferences, debates and courses about fracture phenomena and publishing meetings proceedings, news, journal etc.

Next events

IGF27, 27th International Conference on Fracture and Structural Integrity February 22-24, 2023, Rome (Italy) & Web; LINK.

Registration & Abstract submission deadline: 20.12.2022.


ICF15, 15th International Conference on Fracture, June 11-16, 2023, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; LINK


ESIAM23: The third European Conference on the Structural Integrity of Additively Manufactured Materials - Porto, Portugal, September 4-6, 2023; LINK;

Abstract submission deadline: 31.01.2023