Scope of the Grant
CPMT/Axel Madsen Conference Grant Awards are provided to full time Master’s degree students or below involved in studies relating to the field of powder metallurgy. Prior CPMT/Axel Madsen Grant recipients are ineligible. After the conference, the student must prepare a detailed report of their conference experience to be published in the International Journal of Powder Metallurgy.
The grant includes:
- Access to all WorldPM2020, AMPM2020, and Tungsten2020 technical presentations
- Exhibition admission
- Conference proceedings
- Opening Night Reception
- Opening General Session and Industry Recognition
- Design Excellence Awards and Exhibition luncheons
- Closing event
- Registration bag with handouts
- Double-occupancy hotel accommodations for 4-nights
- Attend the entire conference (Saturday–Wednesday). Please make your travel plans accordingly.
Recipients are responsible for the cost of their own transportation and meals outside of the included conference events.
Application Deadline: Friday, February 14 by Noon EST.
Registration Deadline for Awardees: March 27.
Required Presentation: A project poster is to be displayed at the conference and a 10-minute synopsis of the poster in the form of a PowerPoint presentation will be scheduled during a Grant TNT: Talk ‘N Technology poster session. This requirement is designed to further enhance the student’s conference experience.
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Please email Stephanie Schember, or call 609-452-7700 ext. 114, with any questions.
Download the Poster and Presentation Requirements
CPMT/Axel Madsen Conference Grants History
Axel Madsen was well-known in the PM industry as a successful entrepreneur. He co-founded Allied Sinterings, Inc., Danbury, CT, in 1959. The company actually began in a converted diner with four employees and went on to develop a successful niche business producing high-precision, small, and intricate PM parts. Madsen was a creative toolmaker and an expert on high-precision PM parts. He was active in the Powder Metallurgy Parts Association (PMPA) of MPIF and served as a director.
The Axel Madsen Conference Grant Program was established by his family to encourage students to learn more about PM technology and pursue careers in the PM industry. Annually, four students receive full registration to the annual conference and a stipend for travel and lodging.