The European Ceramic Society


Oct 16, 2022

Report on the Shaping 8 Conference

The 8th Shaping Conference was organized jointly by the European Ceramic Society and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Empa in partnership with the Swiss Association for Materials Science and Technology, SVMT, from 14th to 16th September 2022 in Dübendorf/Zurich, Switzerland. 

Some numbers about the conference:

There were 125 participants from 19 countries.

  • 21 poster presentations
  • 57 regular oral presentations were presented on 2 parallel sessions
  • 10 keynotes lecturers presented 8 plenary presentations:
  • Marc Bohner & Yassine Maazouz - RMS Foundation, Switzerland: "State of the art in shaping (calcium phosphate) bioceramics"
  • Giorgia Franchin - University of Padova, Italy: "Additive Manufacturing of ceramics from liquid feedstocks"
  • Peter Holtappels - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany: "Bottom-up shaping of advanced ceramics for electrochemical energy conversion and storage technologies"
  • Anne Leriche - LMCPA-University of Valenciennes, France & David Grossin - CIRIMAT-ENSIACET: "DOC-3D-printing: an European research network on additive manufacturing of ceramics"
  • Rodrigo Moreno - CSIC, Madrid, Spain: "The role of rheology in shaping of ceramics for sustainable energyThe role of rheology in shaping of ceramics for sustainable energy"
  • Zhe Zhao - Shanghai Institute of Technology, China: "The path to the Defect-free 3D-printed ceramics: tough but hopeful"
  • Tanja Zimmermann - Empa, Switzerland: "Shaping the future of sustainable built environment"

Prior to the Shaping 8 Conference, a Summer School "A swiss knife for ceramics shaping: Between fiction, hope and vision" was organised on September 13th and 14th, 2022 devoted to ceramics processing science.

The Shaping 8 conference & School were sponsored by the JECS Trust.

Last news

Jun 13, 2024
Next deadline for the JECS Trust mobility Grant is 31st August 2024!

Please note that the decisions of the JECS Trust board will not be known before Mid-October 2024 and so the project submitted must not begin before mid-November 2024.

Jun 10, 2024
2024 ECerS International Ceramist Student Exchange Program – 3rd call!

In the frame of the 2024 ECerS International Student exchange program, ECerS is opening a third call, this time to allow grants to European Students to attend the 2024 Fall meeting of Korean Ceramic Society (COEX) that will be organised by the Korean Ceramic Society in Seoul, Korea, from 16th to 18th October 2024.


Contact us for any information: - We will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.


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