Participate in facilitated discussion forums, affinity group lunches and extended question and answer periods, and identify potential strategic directions for your organization.
Play a vital role in forums that address non-technical issues (e.g. business climate, research funding, state of ceramic education), and help shape the future of the ceramic materials community.
Meet and interact with other leaders from the ceramic & glass materials community. The business contacts that you make and the relationships that you form will pay dividends for you and your organization for years to come.
Discuss the major issues challenging the ceramic materials community. Decide on ideas and solutions that will help the discipline and your institution or business succeed now and in the future.
The Ceramic Summit is open to all and especially beneficial for
business executives, senior researchers & academics, university
administrators, government agency policy makers, and ACerS leaders.
Unlike purely technical meetings, the Ceramic Summit fosters a
participative environments that delivers the opportunity to listen &
The Ceramic Summit will host four General
Sessions: Emerging Business and Technology Opportunities and
Challenges for the Ceramics Community; Materials for a
Stable Energy Future; The
Future of Ceramic Education: Changing Needs, Changing Realities;
and Ten in Ten: Ceramic Technologies that Will Transform the World
and four Concurrent Tracks: Energy Innovations, Defense