Major International Ceramic Societies Launch New Biennial "International Congress on Ceramics"
The American Ceramic Society (http://www.ceramics.org), the European Ceramic Society (http://www.ecers.org) and the Ceramic Society of Japan (http://www.ceramic.or.jp) have agreed to organize three new International Congresses on Ceramics: North America in 2006, Europe in 2008 and Japan in 2010. The first International Congress on Ceramics will be held June 25-29, 2006 at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and will be developed and organized to produce a Global Roadmap for Ceramics. An international advisory committee will invite speakers on a broad range of ceramic applications critical to the technologies of tomorrow, such as ceramics in energy, transportation, medicine and biology, communication, electronics, optical systems and aerospace, etc. A technology fair and numerous sponsorship opportunities will enable industry participation and interaction among the international attendees.