Abstract deadline for ACerS 123rd Annual Meeting at MS&T21 has been extended to April 15—Submit yours today!

Three meetings in one important conference

ACerS Annual Meeting at MS&T21 | October 17 – 21, 2021 | Columbus, Ohio

With 40 ceramic- and glass-focused symposia topics, there are plenty of opportunities to share your latest findings with colleagues from around the world.

Visit this page for a list of all of the topics plus more details. Download the call for abstracts brochure for more information.

Visit the official MS&T21 website for the latest updates and abstract submission instructions.

Learn more about the MS&T conference in this AZOM article.

Give your research the platform and visibility it deserves and submit your abstract before April 15!

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) stands for inclusivity. We are saddened and disturbed by recent events that have shone a light on the systemic racism, discrimination, and inequality that exists today. ACerS strives to be a leader by working toward solutions now and moving forward. ACerS seeks to foster an environment promoting the free expression and exchange of scientific ideas for its entire international community. We are committed to ensuring equality of treatment and opportunity and freedom from harassment for all members regardless of race, gender, nationality, religious beliefs, gender identity, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disabilities, ancestry, personal appearance, or any other basis not relevant to scientific merit. Any violation of our harassment or discrimination policies is addressed immediately by Society leadership, and not tolerated. Finally, ACerS has an active Diversity & Inclusion Subcommittee that works with Society leadership to seek ways to be inclusive of all people.

 

To read our anti-harassment policy, please click here. To read our Code of Conduct policy for ACerS events, please click here. To learn more about fostering diversity, inclusivity, and equity in the sciences, visit ACerS' "Fostering equity in science" resource page.

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The American Ceramic Society announces it has rescheduled or canceled several events because of COVID-19. These decisions, not taken lightly, are based on guidance from the WHO and CDC, as well as local government and public health authorities of our conference venues.

“We considered the emphasis in the near term for ‘social distancing,’ as well as evolving guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and government officials to restrict the size of gatherings and felt the best course of action was to reschedule. We made these decisions with the health and welfare of our attendees, volunteers, and staff in mind,” says Mark Mecklenborg, executive director.

“We appreciate the efforts of our organizers, volunteers, vendors, and partners to work with us and respond to a fast-changing situation in a way that allows us to continue to serve our members and mission,” says Mecklenborg. “We will continue to monitor the situation closely and make future decisions as needed.”

The ACerS staff remains committed to doing its part to promote the health and safety of the ceramic and glass community and the communities we live in. Please watch the ceramics.org for updates and news as the COVID-19 situation unfolds.

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