The 2011 Ceramic Leadership Summit, hosted August 1-3 in Baltimore, Md., will feature impressive industry leaders. All speakers for the four general sessions are confirmed. First up, Wolfgang Rossner, Technology Leader, will present Advanced Ceramics for Sustainability – View from Siemens Corporate Technology and Krishan L. Luthra, Technology Leader, will present Emerging Applications and Challenges in Using Ceramic Materials at General Electric. Next, A123 Systems’ Co-founder Bart Riley, MO-SCI Corp’s President Ted Day, and CeraNova Corp’s President Marina Pascucci will present case studies on building businesses based on materials technology. Then Thomas A. Cole, VP of Business Development at Ceradyne, Inc. will present a case study for a small US company’s approach to China. Finally, Thomas W. Peterson, Assistant Director for Engineering at NSF and Alexander Michaelis, Director at Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems will discuss Connecting Research, Technology, and Manufacturing. Save $225 when you sign up now! The super early bird discount ends May 16, 2011.