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Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan, USA

April 28, 2025: Exhibitor and VIP Networking Reception | April 29-30, 2025: Exhibits and Conference

Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan, USA

April 28, 2025: Exhibitor and VIP Networking Reception | April 29-30, 2025: Exhibits and Conference

CONFERENCE

 

CONFERENCE

 

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FUELING GROWTH AND INNOVATION

Advanced ceramics and thermal management play a central role in driving innovation across vital sectors such as electronics, semiconductors, medical devices, aerospace & defense, EV/battery and general industrial applications. Government policies and advancements in manufacturing techniques are further propelling these industries forward.

 

Our carefully curated conference program brings you two days of thought-provoking, innovative and game-changing content. No matter where you sit on the supply chain, our speakers will address topics applicable to the development of high tech manufacturing sectors.

 

Topics for 2024 include: Innovation in ceramic materials, supply chain sustainability, piezoelectric ceramics, workforce and talent development, 3D printing, advanced ceramic innovations in aerospace and electronics, and next-generation solid-state batteries.

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2024 CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

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MISSED THE 2024 CONFERENCE SESSIONS?

The audio and presentation files for Ceramics Expo 2024, are available to download, for free.

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AGENDA AT A GLANCE

 

Gain crucial insight into the most pressing trends, challenges, and innovations influencing the utilization of advanced ceramics.

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DAY 1

MATERIALS & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Ceramics Driving Aerospace Innovation

Surveying the Ceramics Supply Chain - From Reshoring to Sustainability

Ceramics in Next-Generation Solid-State Batteries

3D Printing with Hydroxyapatite

 

DAY 2

INNOVATION & MANUFACTURING

Solving the Workforce and Talent Development Crisis in Ceramics and Glass

Innovation in Ceramic Materials for Microelectronics

Manufacturing Advanced Ceramic Parts for Aerospace and Electronics

Piezoelectric Ceramics - From Bulk to Thin Film and BTO

 

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Our conference program has been handcrafted to address the key challenges you face through a series of panels and technical presentations, ensuring you can continue to develop in your role. 2022 sessions covered:

  • Solving logistics of converting to lower energy intensive processing techniques for more sustainable operations
  • Understanding the impact of workforce availability on business development and finding out about best solutions to implement positive growth
  • Understanding the impact of business growth on material and manufacturing development capabilities
  • Examining the development of the ceramic market in the coming years and situating the business in the most advantageous position to support and be supported by this growth

 

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Call for speakers

This is your opportunity to have input on the agenda for the conference at the Ceramics Expo. We want

to hear your ideas, industry insights, what you are working on.

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CHECK OUT OUR 2022 SPEAKER INTERVIEWS

 

SPEAKER INTERVIEW

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SPEAKER INTERVIEW

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Rakesh Kapoor, Operating Partner, Materials Outovation® Practice, Edgewater Capital Partners

Whilst innovation in the advanced ceramics industry continues to develop, the market dynamic has remained the same for many years. Rakesh Kapoor works for private equity firm, Edgewater Capital Partners, in their Materials Outovation® practice, is helping to shape the future of the market by focusing on the growth of smaller ceramic companies. Rakesh will be sharing his expert knowledge during the Conference at Ceramics Expo, and we caught up with him in the lead up to this to find out a bit more.

 

Wei Fan, Director Global Ceramics Technology, Momentive Technologies

As the head of the Ceramics Technology Department, I am overseeing the R&D activities in our US and Japan facilities.  Our R&D organization focuses on delivering the necessary ceramic powder and coating technologies to secure Momentive Technologies’ leadership position and to support the growth of the Ceramics business.

 

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Industry Insight Features

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MISSED THE 2023 CONFERENCE?

You can access the audio and presentation files, which are available to download, for free. With topics covering materials, manufacturing, applications and industry development.

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CO-LOCATED EVENTS

Your free registration will also give you an all-access pass to Thermal Management Expo. This includes free access to their two-day conference program and 30+ expert speakers! That's one pass, two conference programs and 60+ speakers.

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