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PACRIM8 is the eighth in a series of international conferences that provide a forum for information exchange on the latest emerging ceramic and glass technologies. Beginning in 1993, PACRIM conferences have established a strong reputation for facilitating global dialogue with leading experts.


Preliminary Program Now Available!

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Plenary Session

A plenary session entitled Global Megatrends: Challenges and Opportunities for Ceramics features Joseph A. Miller, Jr., EVP and CTO at Corning, Inc.; Teruo Kishi, President of National Institute for Materials Science (Japan); and Larry L. Hench, Graduate Research Professor, University of Florida. Download the preliminary Plenary Session program.



Noteworthy Events

The International Commission on Glass (ICG) will also host their 2009 Annual Meeting, and The American Ceramic Society’s Glass and Optical Materials Division (GOMD) will host their Spring Meeting, presenting the GOMD Award Lectures. ICG will also sponsor a tutorial entitled “Clear As Glass.” The
tutorial addresses Master level or first year PhD students with a focus
on glass science and technology.


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