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Upcoming Meetings

2018 Material Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy
Date: August 20 — 23, 2018
Location: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
Description: Materials Challenges in Alternative Renewable Energy (MCARE 2018), addresses emerging materials for a sustainable global society. The event brings together leading global experts from universities, industry, research and development laboratories, and government agencies to collaboratively communicate materials technologies.



2018 Professional Development Workshop in Ceramics
Date: October 13 — 14, 2018
Location: Columbus Convention Center
Description: The purpose of this workshop is to enhance the career development of the next generation of future leaders in ceramic materials research and education. The workshop is open to early-career faculty as well as interested post-doctoral associates, faculty-minded senior graduate students, and more senior faculty interested in mentoring the next generation.



2018 Short Course - Sintering of Ceramics
Date: October 13 — 14, 2018
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel
Description: In this two-day course we will cover the principles and practices in sintering. Instructor: Ricardo Castro, University of California, Davis



2018 - 7th Ceramic Business and Leadership Summit
Date: October 16 — 17, 2018
Location: Cleveland Airport Marriott
Description: The Ceramic Business & Leadership Summit (CBLS) held in conjunction with MS&T18 and the ACerS Annual Meeting, is a unique, first-class business meeting designed for ceramics and glass industry executives.



2018 Short Course - Introduction to Machine Learning for Materials Science
Date: October 18, 2018
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel
Description: This course will focus on an introduction to machine learning and materials informatics for materials science with a special focus on ceramics and glass research. Instructor: Joshua Tappan, Citrine Informatics



2018 Short Course - The Science and Technology of Flash Sintering of Ceramics
Date: October 18, 2018
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel
Description: Instructor: Rishi Raj, University of Colorado Boulder



79th Conference on Glass Problems
Date: November 5 — 8, 2018
Location: Columbus Convention Center
Description: The 79th Conference on Glass Problems is the largest glass manufacturing conference in North America, attracting glass manufacturers and suppliers worldwide to exchange innovations and solutions.



79th GPC - Combustion Short Course
Date: November 5, 2018
Location: Columbus Convention Center
Description: The course will review the basics of air fuel then oxy-fuel combustion and application in glass melting applications. Under-port, side-port, through-port regenerative and recuperative burners will be covered with a view to furnace optimization for energy and emissions. Finally oxy-fuel and advanced control will be discussed.



79th GPC - Fundamentals of Batch and Furnace Operations Short Course
Date: November 5, 2018
Location: Columbus Convention Center
Description: The course is an introduction to the principles of commercial glass production employed in Batch & Furnace operations by US Glass producers. Raw Materials, Glass Technology & Properties, Melting Furnaces, and Environmental Issues will all be touched upon. Suggested attendees are vendors or newer individuals to glass manufacturing seeking an introduction to the issues faced in glass production.



79th GPC - Asset Durability and Cost Control for Glass Manufacturing Furnaces Symposium
Date: November 8, 2018
Location: Hilton Columbus Downtown
Description: This Symposium is focused on the latest technologies in the market to support efforts to increase the campaign life of glass manufacturing furnaces, while controlling costs and maintaining glass quality. It provides a forum for the audience to gain technical knowledge and exchange experiences with each other to promote efficient, safe, reliable and sustainable operations.