"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.