17th Biennial Worldwide Congress Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories (UNITECR 2021) | The American Ceramic Society

17th Biennial Worldwide Congress Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories (UNITECR 2021)

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Start:
September 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 17, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

Organizer

ACerS

The Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories (UNITECR) is a biennial international conference that contributes to the progress and exchange of industrial knowledge and technologies concerning refractories. Refractory organizations from around the world will collaborate on the biennial conference planned for Sept. 14-17, 2021, in Chicago, Ill.

Meeting History

The organization of UNITECR was established in 1987 in Tokyo by the founding members. The official governing body is the UNITECR International Executive Board (IEB), composed of representatives of the Founding Member Organizations, the Principal Member Organizations, and certain individuals elected to the IEB as Distinguished Life Members (view full list). The IEB is an international non-profit organization existing to contribute to the progress and exchange of industrial knowledge and technologies concerning refractories according to its official bylaws.

Founding Members

  • The American Ceramic Society (ACerS).
  • The Technical Association of Refractories, Japan (TARJ).
  • German Refractories Association (GRA).
  • Association Latinoamericana de Fabricantes de Refractarios (ALAFAR).

Principal Members

  • Chinese Ceramic Society (CCS)
  • Indian Refractory Makers Association (IRMA)
  • Fédération Européenne des Fabricants de Produits Réfractaires (PRE)

The IEB of UNITECR has sanctioned worldwide congresses in the following locations.

MeetingHostLocation
UNITECR 1989ACerSAnaheim/USA
UNITECR 1991GRAAachen/Germany
UNITECR 1993ALAFARSao Paulo/Brazil
UNITECR 1995TARJKyoto/Japan
UNITECR 1997ACerS


New Orleans/USA
UNITECR 1999GRABerlin/Germany
UNITECR 2001ALAFAR


Cancun/Mexico
UNITECR 2003TARJOsaka/Japan
UNITECR 2005ACerSOrlando/ USA
UNITECR 2007GRADresden/ Germany
UNITECR 2009ALAFAR


Salvador/ Brazil
UNITECR 2011TARJKyoto/Japan
UNITECR 2013ACerSVictoria/Canada
UNITECR 2015GRAVienna/Austria
UNITECR 2017ALAFARSantiago/Chile
UNITECR 2019TARJYokohama/Japan
UNITECR 2021ACerS


Chicago/USA