XXVI Conference Cokemaking 2018 was held in Szczyrk on September 27-29. The conference was organized by the Institute for Chemical Processing of Coal (Instytut Chemicznej Przeróbki Węgla) from Zabrze as well as the Polish Association of Metallurgical Engineers and Technicians, Carbochemistry Department(Stowarzyszenie Inżynierów i Techników Przemysłu Hutniczego Oddział Karbochemii). Employee of the Institute, Dr. Hab. Eng. Marian Niesler, Professor at the Institute took part in the event and delivered a paper entitled: Perspectives of blast furnace process development.
The Conference was organized by Military University of Technology (Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna) and the Institute of Armament Technology (Wojskowy Instytut Techniczny Uzbrojenia). This edition was held under honorary patronage of the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda. The following employees of the Institute took part in the event: Dr. Eng. Jarosław Marcisz, Dr. Hab. Eng. Jerzy Stępień and Dr. Eng. Marek Burdek.
Defence equipment and systems fairs - XXVI International Defence Industry Exhibition were held in Kielce on September 4-7th, 2018. The following employees of the Institute for Ferrous Metallurgy took part in the event: Dr. Eng. Jarosław Marcisz, Dr. Hab. Eng. Jerzy Stępień, Dr. Eng. Marek Burdek and Dr. Eng. Artur Żak.