The European Ceramic Society


11/22 - Workshop on Energy

Resources, decarbonization of ceramics industry : challenges and opportunities

The organizing committe invites you to participate in the Workshop on Energy and Decarbonization of the Ceramics Industry, which will take place 17 – 18 November 2022, at the University of Aveiro, in Portugal.

You can register here.

The important dates are the following : 

  • Abstract submission : 03 November 2022
  • Abstract acceptance :10 November 2022
  • Registration : deadline 15 November 2022
  • Workshop : 17 -18 November, 2022

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Within the challenges to be faced by today´s society, as environmental impact and energy efficiency of manufacturing processes, this Workshop aims to discuss the decarbonization of the ceramics industry through a holistic point of view, including:
1. the main determinants of energy and carbon emissions emerging from the ceramics industry;

2. the benefits to the ceramic industry from adopting more low-carbon technologies and identification of barriers to implement it;

3. current and new alternatives for implementation and research. 


Format | In-person event

- set of talks/lectures on different aspects of the current ceramic industry status, from technologies to the market and on options for ceramics industry decarbonization, as electrification, heating and heat recovery, biofuels, waste recovering, and other emerging innovations.
- short oral presentations of the R&D work of the participants (Ph.D. students and research- case studies on the successful industrial implementation of options to decarbonize ers).
- Rump session, debate, and matchmaking event.


To Whom?
Dedicated to a wide public from researchers, materials engineers, students (Ph.D.), and ceramic companies interested in discussing, learning, and implementing actions towards the decarbonization of the ceramics industry, as well as alternative energy solutions. 

Who will you meet?
Scientists, ds, and stakeholders on Energy and Decarbonization of the Ceramics Industryevelopers, industrie

Organizing committee

  • Paula M. Vilarinho, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Begona Ferrari Fenandez, Instituto de Cerámica y Vidrio, CSIC, Spain
  • Oleksandr Tkach, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Joana Sousa, Sociedade Portuguesa de Materiais, Portugal
  • José Carlos Almeida, Sociedade Portuguesa de Cerâmica e Vidro, SPCV, Portugal
  • Inês Vilarinho, Young Ceramicsts Network, ECERS

You can visit the website here.

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