Conference @ Ceramics Expo is back! This two-track, free-to-attend conference is North America's leading industry event for the application and manufacturing processes of technical ceramic and glass materials. The 2017 conference 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.

Why you should be there:

  • Learn about the latest advancements in technical ceramic materials
  • Discover the unique benefits that ceramic materials have to offer all applications
  • Gain new ideas and hear about trends in the ceramics market
  • Relax and network with like-minded professionals at the evening drinks receptions

 "I got to meet several great panelists along with the people that were in the audience. I really enjoyed cross-networking with a lot of not only industry specialists but also prospective new customers." 
Josh Pelletier, Technical Manager - Refractory, Kerneos

Agenda at a Glance

Tuesday, April 25
Track One - Ceramic Material Properties and Application Track Two - Ceramic Coating and CMC Mfg. Processes 
PLENARY SESSION​: Forecasting Key Ceramic Markets to Understand Industry Trends
Developing Industry Standards for CMCs: 2,700F Gas Turbines, Accident-Tolerant Fuels, and Solar Applications
Optimizing Ceramic Coating Quality to Improve Reliability
Evaluating Design Approach for Reliable Ceramic Coatings 
Evaluating Advances in CMC Processing and Manufacturing Technologies
Wednesday, April 26
Track One - Ceramic Material Properties and Application Track Two - Forming Technologies and Automation
Developing Additive Manufacturing Applications for Ceramic Parts 
Integrating Automation and Robotics to Optimize Production Lines and High Volume Manufacturing
Reviewing Material Requirements, Design, and Challenges in Inorganic Solid State Batteries
Understanding Ceramic Material Behaviour in High Radiation Flux Environments for Improved Insulation and Thermal Barriers


Reviewing Ceramic Additive Manufacturing Challenges to Promote Industry Adoption

Optical Ceramic in Aerospace Applications
Corning® Gorilla® Glass for Automotive: Bringing Thin, Lightweight Glass to the Automotive Industry

Designing Complex Small Parts for High-Volume Ceramic Injection Molding (CIM) and Dry Pressing​ 

Thursday, April 27
Track One - Medical Applications Track Two - Ceramic & Glass Manfacturing
Navigating Regulatory Pathways to Develop FDA-Approved Devices and Materials Utilizing Better Dispersion and Control of Rheology to Achieve High-Performing Ceramics
Examining End-User Requirements of Ceramics for Medical Applications Reviewing Advances in Sintering and Firing Technologies
Evaluating Clinical Data Performance of Bioceramics and Bioglasses for Orthopaedic Applications Introducing Finishing Methods for Precision Ceramics

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