Call for speakers

May 1 – 3, 2023 // Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan, USA

*May 1: Exhibitor and VIP Networking Reception | May 2-3: Exhibits and Conference

May 1 – 3, 2023 // Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan, USA

*May 1: Exhibitor and VIP Networking Reception | May 2-3: Exhibits and Conference



About the conference

This free-to-attend conference is North America's leading industry event, bringing you the latest news on the application and manufacturing processes of technical ceramic and glass materials. The conference is specially designed for engineers and decision makers from OEMs and Tier suppliers in the aerospace, automotive, electronics, energy, medical, and industrial applications.


Call for speakers

This is your opportunity to have input on the agenda for Conference at Ceramics Expo. We want to hear your ideas, your research and your innovative session formats. Please submit your contribution after reading over the information on this page.

The 2023 conference will focus on topics including, but not limited to, the following:

Industry Trends:

  • Sustainability
  • Supply chain/ logistics
  • Market intel
  • New markets
  • R&D


  • Raw materials
  • Material characterization
  • Composite materials
  • New materials


  • Electrical applications
  • Alternative Energy / Energy storage / batteries
  • Extreme environment applications (aerospace, defense, etc…)
  • New market applications
  • Automotive applications
  • Novel ceramic applications


  • Additive manufacturing
  • Lab/testing equipment
  • Manufacturing best practices
  • Greener manufacturing

Deadlines & selection criteria

  • Speaking slots are allocated on merit and relevance to the topics on the agenda
  • Commercial presentations – such as product or company reviews – will not be accepted
  • There are no registration fees to take up this opportunity
  • Speaking slot timings and formats will be finalized as the program is completed, depending on the subject matter to be addressed.
  • The deadline for submissions is Friday January 6, 2023
  • We will endeavor to review all submissions within 6-8 weeks after the deadline

Submissions will be evaluated in terms of:

  • Importance of topic to conference attendees
  • Inclusion of an end user as either lead or co-presenter
  • Objective, educational, non-commercial content
  • Clearly defined benefits for attendees
  • Knowledge and experience of the speaker

Why you should be there

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


Conference inquiries

Dawn Cornitcher – Senior Conference Producer

email: [email protected]


*Please note: Proposals will not be accepted by email and must go through the web form.