Network with a Pro

Organized by the ACERS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK (YPN)

The Young Professionals Network (YPN) will be connecting industry/national lab/academia professionals with students during ICACC to give students a chance to ask candid questions about careers in materials science in an informal, intimate setting.

The Network with a Pro program will be offered on Wednesday, February 10 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Register for the Network with a Pro program at ICACC21, today!

Network with a pro

Industry Panel for Students and Young Professionals

organized by the ACERS PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL OF STUDENT ADVISORS (PCSA)

The industry panel event will be offered on Wednesday, February 10 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hear from a varied range of industry professionals covering different career stages about their career path and experiences in this live event. The event will start with a Q&A session with the second part enabling networking with the industry panelists through breakout rooms.

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Panel members will include:

  • Kristen Brosnan, Superior Technical Ceramics
  • Elise Poerschke, GE Aviation
  • Holly Bentley, Applied Materials
  • Tony Finoli, McDanel Advanced Ceramics
  • Nicholas Roberts, CoorsTek, Inc.
  • Carolyn Grimley, Lucideon
  • Donald Bray, SINTX Technologies
  • Dipankar Ghosh, 3M Company
  • Swetha Barkam, Micron Technology
  • Angelika Priese, Imerys Fused Minerals

Shot Glass Competition

organized by the ACERS PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL OF STUDENT ADVISORS (PCSA)

Show off your design skills in the PCSA Shot Glass Competition!

To compete in this year’s virtual shot glass competition, teams of up to 3 students will source their own shot glasses and materials, perform the drops, and submit videos of drops for judging. The glass with the highest successful drop distance wins!

A compilation video from all of the submissions will be available to view on Tuesday, February 9 from 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and the winners will be announced at that time. Each member of the winning team will receive free conference registration to ICACC'22.

Deadline to register and submit your video entry is Monday, January 25, 2021.

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ACerS Journal Workshop

Organized by ACERS JOURNALS team

Additional details coming soon!

ICACC Registration Waiver for Students and Young Professionals

offered by the ACerS Engineering Ceramics Division (ECD)

ICACC 2021 Registration Waivers will support the attendance of students and young professionals to The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) 45th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC’21), on February 8 - 12, 2021. The aim of the Registration Waiver is to develop and foster cooperation among students and young professionals from all over the world.

Eligibility: Any student (undergrad, graduate, or high school) or young professional (within 3 years of graduation date) who is giving an oral or poster presentation at ICACC’21 is eligible to apply for a Registration Waiver. 

Deadline: The deadline has now passed. Awardees will be notified by January 22, 2021.