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Winter Workshop 2017



Meeting Description 

24556489406_fa82b61b22_kACerS Winter Workshop is designed for ceramic and glass students and young professionals from around the world. The workshop provides a combination of technical and professional development sessions, outstanding networking opportunities, and concludes with a tour of the Kennedy Space Center.


When:  Wednesday, January 18 through Sunday, January 22, 2017


Where: DoubleTree by Hilton at SeaWorld Conference Hotel in Orlando, Florida. 


Fees include the Winter Workshop and attendance at all events of Electronic Materials and Applications (EMA) 2017, an international conference focused on electroceramic materials and their applications in electronic, electromechanical, magnetic, dielectric and optical components, devices and systems. 


The winter workshop would not be possible without the support of The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, the ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA),  the Young Professionals Network (YPN), and the European Ceramic Society (ECerS).

Winter Workshop Programs

The morning session, Electroceramic Processing and Characterization, features experts in the field of electronic ceramic materials fabrication and advanced characterization methods who will lead interactive tutorials and discussions. This session helps build and develop the technical understanding that is critical to cutting edge electronic ceramic materials research.


24287082690_35a4bda6b2_kThe afternoon session, Developing a Career in the Field of Ceramic and Glass Materials, is a professional development opportunity in which industry leaders share their experiences and guidance in small group settings designed to foster understanding of the professional world and create a unique networking opportunity.



See the entire Workshop Program here


The Winter Workshop fee ($525 for students or $825 for Young Professionals) covers a shared hotel room Tuesday through Sunday, Friday dinner, Saturday lunch and dinner, Sunday lunch, space center tour, and all learning sessions.


Also included is a Welcome Reception on Wednesday, the EMA Banquet on Thursday, and all coffee breaks on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Winter Workshop participants are free to attend any of the sessions and events offered at EMA.


Click here to register!   Hurry!  Space is limited!


If you have questions about the Winter Workshop registration, contact customer service at 1-866-721-3322.  Please note:  Registration is limited to the first 50 people who register.  


Present a Poster 

Winter Workshop participants are encouraged to present a poster at the event!  For information on how to submit an abstract, contact Belinda Raines at braines@ceramics.org.  The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, January 6, 2017.


Click here for information on EMA 2017!


Check out some photographs from last year’s Winter Workshop!


WARNING – If you are contacted by any company by email or phone asking you to make a hotel reservation through them, please do not respond.  These companies may falsely represent that they are affiliated with the hotel, ACerS or the meeting.  These companies are not reputable.  Do not provide any personal information to them.  To make a hotel reservation, please call the hotel reservation phone number below or go online.

Contact Greg Phelps at gphelps@ceramics.org (614-794-5831) if you have any questions.    





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