ACerS Structural Clay Products Division & Southwest Section Meeting in conjunction with the National Brick Research Center Meeting
May 9-12, 2017 | Fort Worth, Texas | Radisson Fort Worth North at Fossil Creek
2017 marks the first time that ACerS Structural Clay Products Division, ACerS Southwest Section, and the National Brick Research Center are combining forces to put together combined annual meetings that better meet the needs of the structural clay industry. Held at the Radisson Fort Worth North at Fossil Creek, this meeting includes a full day of technical presentations, plant tours to Acme Brick (Denton) and Meridian Brick (Mineral Wells), a companions program, a supplier’s mixer, Thursday evening banquet, hospitality suite, and more!
|Schedule of Events|
Tuesday, May 9
3 – 6 p.m.
5 – 10 p.m.
Wednesday, May 10
7 – 7:50 a.m.
All Day (bus departs 8 a.m.)
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
6 – 7:30 p.m.
8 – 10 p.m.
Plant Tours: Acme Brick (Denton) and Meridian Brick (Mineral Wells)
Lunch Sponsored by Acme Brick
Suppliers Mixer Reception
Thursday, May 11
8 a.m. – noon
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
7 – 9 p.m.
9 – 10:00 p.m.
Technical Session 1
Lunch for all attendees. Includes SWACerS Business Meeting
Technical Session 2
Banquet (reception from 6:30-7:00 pm)
Friday, May 12
8 – 11:00 a.m.
NBRC member meeting
ACerS would like to thank these 2017 meeting sponsors:
|Division and Section Leaders|
ACerS Structural Clay Products Division Leadership
Division Chair: John Hewitt, Interstate Brick Company
Chair Elect: John Dowdle, Prince Minerals, Inc.
Secretary: Mike Walker, National Brick Research Center
Treasurer: Luke Odenthal, Acme Brick Co.
Southwest Section Leadership
Chair: Harland Dixon, Acme Brick Company
Chair-Elect: Japa Castro, Columbus Brick Co.
Vice Chair: David Ziegler, Prince Corporation
Secretary: Fred McMann, Fives North American Combustion
Treasurer: Glenn Holladay, Materials & Ceramic Chemicals
The American Ceramic Society values diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering. ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.