Representatives from the American Ceramic Society, Chinese Ceramic Society, and International Commission on Glass (from left): Fu, Xu, Shou, Brow, Choudhary, Jiang, and Li. Credit: R. Brow
A delegation representing the American Ceramic Society met with colleagues from the Chinese Ceramic Society and the International Commission on Glass in Shanghai, China on April 15 to discuss planning for the XXIV International Congress on Glass, to be held in Shanghai in 2016.
Richard Brow (Missouri S&T, ACerS past-president), Manoj Choudhary (Owens-Corning, ICG vice president), Shibin Jiang (AdValue Photonics, GOMD chair), and Hong Li (PPG Industries, Inc., ACerS representative to the ICG) met with Prof. Peng Shou, president of the ICG and of China Triumph International Engineering Co., Yongmo Xu, president of CCerS, and Tan Fu, deputy secretary of CCerS, to develop plans to promote the participation by ACerS members in the 2016 Congress.
A liaison committee was created to organize cooperative activities related to the Congress and to address other opportunities to strengthen ties between ACerS and CCerS. ACerS will host the Chinese delegation at the MS&T14 meeting in Pittsburgh in October.