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ACerS 2020 Structural Clay Products Division & Southwest Section Meeting in conjunction with the National Brick Research Center Meeting


June 1 @ 3:00 pm
June 3 @ 10:00 pm
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Omni Charlotte Hotel
132 E. Trade St.
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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If you are involved in the structural clay industry—and that includes manufacturing, sales and marketing, consultants, and material or equipment suppliers—then join us June 1-3, 2020, at the Omni Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina.  This is the fourth year for combined meetings with ACerS Structural Clay Products, its Southwest Section, and the National Brick Research Center.

The meeting will feature technical sessions, a networking reception, plant tours, hospitality suite, and the annual banquet.

Monday, June 1
Registration3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Hospitality suite5:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 2
Registration7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
National Brick Research Center meeting8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Lunch on own11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Technical session1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
SW Section business meeting5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Suppliers mixer6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Hospitality suite8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 3
Plant tours8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Reception6:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Banquet7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Hospitality suite9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Structural Clay Products Division officersNational Brick Research CenterSouthwest Section officers
Chair: Mike Walker, NBRC, Clemson UniversityJohn Sanders, Director and Research Associate ProfessorChair: George Campbell, J.C. Steele & Sons
Chair-elect: Jed Lee, Meridian BrickVice Chair: Chris Egge, Brampton Brick
Vice Chair: Holly Rohrer, Halbert Mill Co.Chair-elect: Mat Tramel, Acme Brick Co.
Secretary: Kim Krueger, Acme Brick Co.Secretary: Fred McMann, Fives North American Combustion
Trustee: H. John Dowdle, Old Hickory Clay CompanyTreasurer: Harland Dixson, Acme Brick Co.


The American Ceramic Society values diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering. ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.