The St. Louis Section and the Refractory Ceramics Division of ACerS will sponsor the 51st Annual Symposium on the theme “Refractories as Engineered Ceramics” on March 25-26, 2015. A kickoff event will held the evening of March 24th. The meeting will be held in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Hilton St. Louis Airport Hotel. Co-program chairs are Mike Alexander of Riverside Refractories and Matt Lambert of Allied Mineral Products.

Click here for a partial list of papers that will be presented. 

The Tabletop Expo format is the same as previous years, with each vendor having a 6-foot table to display products and literature. The charge is $300. If you are interested in participating contact Patty Smith at (573) 341-6265 or or complete the tabletop reservation form.

Note that a meeting of the ASTM International C-8 Committee on Refractories will be held on March 24th, before the Symposium. Contact Kate McClung at (610) 832-9717 for more information on this meeting.

The pre-registration fee of $225.00 or on-site registration fee of $275.00 ($125.00 for Emeritus/Seniors and $50.00 for students) includes a Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Coffee Breaks. Register now!

A block of rooms has been set aside for the evenings of March 23-27, 2015 at the Hilton (314) 426-5500. To receive the special $104 rate mention the Group Name: St. Louis Section of The American Ceramic Society or Group Code: SAC when making your reservation. Make your online hotel reservation no later than March 2, 2015.  

For further information contact Patty Smith at (573) 341-6265, Fax: (573) 341-2071 or email: