The European Ceramic Society

Report on Shaping 7 Conference

         

             

The Shaping 7 conference was jointly organised by ECerS and the Portuguese Ceramic and Glass Society, in Aveiro, Portugal, from 11th to 13th September 2019.

The conference was quite a success with 146 registered participants from 48 countries (Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Lichtenstein, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, UK and USA) attending the event. 48 of the 146 attendees were students.

The conference content focused on the advanced shaping processes applied for ceramics through the following main topics: Raw Materials, Plastic Forming, Dry powder processing, Colloidal dispersion, Ceramics without powders, Prototyping, Structures, Modelling, economic, environmental and societal issues, Porous Materials and Foam Structures.

The 2 plenary speakers were Gary Messing from Pennsylvania State University, USA, presenting “Tape casting-enabled Macro - and Microstructure Complexity to Access Novel Ceramics" and Thomas Graule from EMPA, Switzerland presenting "Additive Manufacturing of Ceramics and nanopowder technology".

There were also 12 invited speakers and 74 regular oral presentations.

37 posters were presented and a best student poster contest was organised to grant the 2 best posters:

  • Winner of the first place: Lorena Hernández Afonso - University of la Laguna, Spain : "TIO2-BASED ENERGY DEVICES PRODUCED BY FDM 3D PRINTING"
  • Winner of the second place: Giovanni Urruth Bruno - Marion Technologies, France: "Selective Laser Sintering/Melting of YSZ using TiC as absorbance enhancer"

A Summer School on “Rheology Applied to Additive Manufacturing” was organised prior to the Shaping 7 Conference. 

This conference was 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.

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