The Ceramics Expo Conference is the leading free-to-attend conference for advanced ceramics and glass materials, manufacturing and components

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Ceramics Expo provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to hear the latest advancements in ceramic materials, technologies and manufacturing. Gain an in-depth view of the ceramic materials markets, the latest innovations and R&D for commercialization, manufacturing and technological solutions, challenges and future requirements, alongside a 300-vendor supply chain exhibition.

The free-to-attend conference will run alongside the main exhibition and is specially designed for engineers and decision makers from OEMs and Tier 1s in the automotive, aerospace/defense, medical, electronics, industrial, energy, and communication industries.


Key Sessions for 2019

Day one 

  • Examining cutting edge applications of ceramics for energy storage
  • Innovative applications of ceramics of thermal managements
  • Efficiently sourcing raw materials, at optimum quality and cost
  • Successfully processing silicon carbide for lightweight applications
  • Internal interfaces in ceramics:  where the action Is
  • Understanding the benefits of manufacturing with polymer derived ceramics (PDCs)

Day two

  • Ensuring sustainability, recycling and resource management in the R&D process
  • Investigating advances in applications for glass
  • Exploring advances in electro-ceramics
  • Examining advances in additive manufacturing techniques and materials
  • Advanced market assessment: aligning research approach towards target market growth goals
  • Testing and managing the properties of the ceramic end-product

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Why you should attend the conference:

  • Gain a 360° view of the ceramic materials market: new material formulations, future material requirements of end-user markets and material challenges
  • Find solutions to technology development and implementation, cost reduction and scaling-up of manufacturing processes
  • Benefit from in-depth insights into new ceramic material properties, performance, applications, and efficiencies
  • Discover the latest innovative ceramic R&D for commercialization
  • Learn the latest innovative forming processes for unique geometries and high surface area parts
  • Optimize your manufacturing processes through microstructure and multiscale modelling





“This is my second year at the show, and the reason I came back was I found it was a really connected community of both academics and businesses. And I am seeing stuff I have never seen before – it is quite fascinating.”

Mark DiPerri, Business Development Manager, Toshiba Advanced Materials Division



Venue Address

International Exposition Center (I-X Center)
East Entrance, One I-X Center Drive
Cleveland, Ohio 44135

Opening Hours

Monday April 29 (Welcome Reception - invite only)  5:00pm - 9:00pm 
Tuesday April 30 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday May 1  9:00am - 4:00pm


Contact Us

For event inquiries,
email [email protected] 
or call +1 855 436 8683


Book a Hotel

Exclusive discounted rates on hotels in the local area are available to attendees. Find out more here.