RIBF 2022 - 2nd Rapperswil International Bonding Forum

Due to the corona situation, the 2nd RIBF is postponed until June 2022.
New date: 16th - 
17th June 2022, OST - Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil

Welcome to RIBF 2022

The 2nd Rapperswil International Bonding Forum will take place on the campus of the OST - Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil, Switzerland, on 16th - 17th June 2022.
The RIBF 2022 conference focuses on bonding technology. The second event of this conference aims at bringing together engineers and researchers from the Industry, Engineering Schools and Universities, to exchange about the state of the art and the latest innovations in the field of bonding technology. The contents of the conference focuses on applied research and industrial applications.

RIBF 2022 focuses especially on the topics of joint design for industrial applications, mechanical properties of adhesive joints including experimental aspects and numerical studies, adhesion and surface treatments, quality procedures and standardisation.

The conference language is English. Presentations will be held in English.

We look forward to welcoming you in Rapperswil.

Conference program

The final program of the conference will be published on May 2022.

Call for oral presentations and posters

Oral presentation

Speakers who wish to make an oral presentation are requested to mention it during their registration and to submit an abstract (up to two A4 pages with a diagram or picture and when possible references) in English. The abstracts should be sent electronically to pierre.jousset(at)ost.ch.

Abstract template


Speakers or participants would want to bring a poster are requested to mention it during their registration.
A maximum of one poster per participant is permitted.
The size of the poster must not exceed A0 portrait size (height=1189 mm, width=841 mm). Hanging materials such as tacks and walls will be provided the day of the conference.


To register for the RIBF 2022, please fill in the electronic registration form. Each participant including speakers and participants with a poster is expected to pay the corresponding registration fee.

Registration fee - One registration per speaker or participant is required:

Participant with oral presentation:
  • CHF 700 per speaker (until 29th April 2022).
Participant without oral presentation, with or without poster:
  • CHF 800 per person for early bird registration (until 25th March 2022).
  • CHF 900 per person (until 31th May 2022).
The conference fee includes:
  • The proceedings with the list of abstracts (USB Stick)
  • Lunch and coffee breaks
  • A boat trip on the lake of Zürich with Apero Riche 16th June 2022 in the evening

A bill will be send to each participant approximately 2 weeks after the online registration.

Fee for exhibition stands

Book your exhibition stand directly with the online registration.
The number of exhibition stands is limited: "first come first served"
Fee for booking an exhibition stand includes a free entrance to the conference for one person.
Exhibitors can bring their own rollup-display but must limit to the place allocated to their stand.

 One Day
Two Days
Exhibition Stand: Regular Size                            CHF 1'400           CHF 2'450
with 2 movable walls (120 cm x 120 cm)
and 2 tables (100 cm x 75 cm)
Exhibition Stand: Small SizeCHF 1'200 CHF 2'100
with one movable wall (120 cm x 120 cm)
and one table (100 cm x 75 cm)


Registration Deadline:
31th May 2022

Cancelation Policy:

In case of cancellation, a written notification should be sent to the conference chairman. If the cancellation is received prior to 31th May 2022, the registration fee will be refunded with a deduction of CHF 100. No refund can be made after 31th May 2022.

Conference Chairman / Contact

Prof. Dr. Pierre Jousset
Head Joining Technology
Email: pierre.jousset(at)ost.ch
Phone (Direct): +41 (0)58 257 40 53

IWK Institute for Materials Technology and Plastics Processing
OST - Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil
Eichwiesstrasse 18b
CH-8645 Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland

Tel: +41 (0)58 257 47 70, Fax: +41 (0)58 257 47 69


Location / Conference venue

OST - Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences in Rapperswil
Oberseestrasse 10,
CH-8640 Rapperswil, Switzerland
3 minutes on foot from Rapperwil’s train station. Parking in the surrounding at the Zoo (Knies Kinderzoo) close to the OST

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