4th International Congress on Ceramics (ICC4) | The American Ceramic Society

4th International Congress on Ceramics (ICC4)

Shaping the Future of Ceramics

ICC4 and 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit

Final Program

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Shape the future of the ceramics & glass industry and technology by joining more than 600 business, research, and government leaders from around the world to:

  • Listen and learn from leaders in the ceramic and glass materials community
  • Exchange ideas with invited speakers and share ideas in interactive sessions
  • Present your work at the Interactive Technology Forum
  • Exhibitor view the latest commercially available materials, equipment, products, and services

Review the Final Program then build your conference schedule with Itinerary Planner.

Scan the QR code to access the ICC4 conference app. Once the site opens, bookmark it to access it later or add a link to your phone’s home screen. The app includes your custom itinerary, city & hotel maps, links to local restaurants and more. You can sync the app to your Google calendar and import your itinerary from the ScholarOne site.

Who Should Attend
  • Ceramic and glass business leaders
  • Marketing managers
  • Scientists and engineers from industry, government, and academia
  • Product planners and managers
  • R&D managers
  • Future leaders and students

Over 100 speakers have been invited to present forward-looking presentations focusing on the ICC4 themes. Visit Keynote & Plenary and Confirmed Invited Speakers for the current speaker roster.

ICC4 Themes and CLS Track

ICC4 theme areas are Aerospace; Biology and Medicine; Electro-, Magnetic-, Optical-Ceramics and Devices; Environment, Energy and Transportation; Infrastructure; Nanostructured Ceramics; Security and Strategic Materials; and Workforce Development. ICC4 includes the 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track, an annual meeting that explores business opportunities, emerging technologies and critical issues that challenge the ceramic and glass materials community. It is about business and technology leadership and connecting leaders within the community. The 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit will be held as a one-day program included in ICC4. It will focus on technology transfer, entrepreneurship and innovation, and raising capital to support start-up ventures. Visit the Keynote & Plenary and the Confirmed Invited Speakers section to review biographies then download the Final Program for complete meeting details.

Benefits of Participating

ICC4 is a global event designed to foster discussion and planning concerning issues facing the global ceramic and glass communities.

  • Gain insights into future technological and business trends
  • Network with ceramic and glass industry leaders and professionals throughout the world
  • Explore presentations by forward-looking business and R&D leaders
  • Expand knowledge of new scientific developments in key application areas
  • Participate in a new, innovative Interactive Technology Forum
  • Review the latest product and service offerings of exhibitors
  • Access vital information for long-term product and technology planning

Please register when you arrive at the conference.

Full Conference
 Attendee $975
 Invited Speaker $650
 Student $450
One Day Attendee
 Attendee $775
Guest Attendee
 Guest $225
Additional Options
 ACerS Membership $120
 Extra ICC4 Dinner Ticket $150

Full Conference registration includes Sunday Welcome Reception, Monday & Tuesday Technology Forum Receptions, Monday & Tuesday lunches, Tuesday 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit Track, Wednesday Art Institute of Chicago Event, and coffee breaks.

One Day: Monday registration includes Technology Forum Reception, lunch, and coffee breaks. Tuesday registration includes Technology Forum Reception, lunch, 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit Track, and coffee breaks. Wednesday registration includes Art Institute of Chicago Event and coffee breaks.

Guest registration includes Sunday Welcome Reception, Monday & Tuesday Technology Forum Receptions, and Wednesday Art Institute of Chicago Event.

ICC4 Endorsing Societies
Associação Brasileira de Cerâmica
Australian Ceramic Society
Belgian Ceramic Society
Ceramic Society of Japan
Chinese Ceramic Society
Czech Silicate Society
Danish Ceramic Society
Dutch Ceramic Society
Egyptian Academy of Science & Technology
European Ceramic Society
Finnish Ceramic Society
Georgian Ceramists Association
German Ceramic Society
Glass Manufacturing Industry Council
Groupe Français de la Céramique
Indian Ceramic Society
Institute of Materials, Metals & Mining (IOM3)
Italian Ceramic Society
Korean Ceramic Society
Materials Research Society of Latvia
Norwegian Ceramic Society
Polish Ceramic Society
Portuguese Ceramics and Glass Society (SPCV)
Romanian Ceramic Society (CEROM)
Russian Ceramic Society
Scientific Society of the Silicate Industry -Hungary
Serbian Chemical Society, Ceramic Division
Serbian Ceramic Society
Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio
Sociedad Mexicana de Ceramica
Slovak Silicate Society
Slovenian Ceramic Society
Swedish Association for Materials Technology
The Ceramics Society, A Division of IOM3
Turkish Ceramic Society
World Academy of Ceramics

ICC4 Meeting Links:
ICC4 Home
Final Program
Speakers: Confirmed Invited
3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit Track
Interactive Technology Forum
Future Leaders Program
Exhibit at ICC4 | Sponsor ICC4
Exhibitor Directory
Sintering of Ceramics
Optional Tours
Hotel & Travel