UNITECR 2013

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Hosted by: 13th Biennial Worldwide Congress on Refractories Unitecr 2013 The Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories www.unitecr2013.org RegisteR Now! save $150 through August 5th september 10–13, 2013 | the Fairmont empress and Victoria Conference Centre | Victoria, BC, Canada The Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories is a biennial international conference that contributes to the progress and exchange of industrial knowledge and technologies concerning refractories. UNITECR’13 is designed for manufacturers, scientists, engineers, and industry professionals interested in the science, production, and application of refractory materials. Attendees are involved in materials development, formulation, production, and engineering of refractories for ferrous and non-ferrous metals industries as well as the minerals processing, glass, cement, and petrochemical industries. Sign up by August 5, 2013, to save. Keynote Speaker Remco De Jong Vice President & General Manager for Refractory Minerals Division, Imerys Title: To be announced Plenary Speakers tom Vert General Manager Primary Manufacturing, ArcelorMittal Dofasco Title: How Do Steelmakers Pick Refractories – Logic, Emotion, or Dartboard? Charles e. semler President/Consultant, Semler Materials Services Title: To be announced Schedule at a Glance Tuesday, September 10, 2013 FIRE Corrosion Short Course 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. FIRE Castable Short Course 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Welcome Reception at British Columbia 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Museum Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Opening Session and 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker Exhibits 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Concurrent Technical Sessions 10:40 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Poster Session 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 12, 2013 Plenary Speaker, Tom Vert 8:10 – 9:00 a.m. Concurrent Technical Sessions 9:10 a.m. – Noon Exhibits 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Technical Sessions 1:40 – 6:10 p.m. Conference Dinner 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2013 Plenary Speaker, Charles Semler 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Concurrent Technical Sessions 9:20 a.m. – Noon Lunch & Closing Ceremony Noon – 1:40 p.m. Hotel Information The Fairmont Empress 721 Government Street, Victoria, BC, Canada Phone: +1 250-384-8111 Rates Single/Double: $259 Canadian dollars, plus tax Deluxe Single/Double: $279 Canadian dollars, plus tax Cut Off Date August 12, 2013 42 www.ceramics.org | American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 92, No. 2


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