From Sept. 26 - Sept. 29, 2023, more than 1,100 participants attended the Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories ⟮UNITECR⟯ in Frankfurt, Germany. With the purchase of the ticket, the conference proceedings with 894 pages were also included. All 219 lectures on the main topic “The Carbon Challenge” are presented inside.
The Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories UNITECR came to an end last Friday. The finale of the event, which is held every two years on a different continent, was the Conference Dinner on Thursday evening. This year, Frankfurt's Palmengarten was chosen as the perfect place for this event.
During a formal ceremony at the conference dinner of UNITECR on Thursday evening, three individuals were honoured as Distinguished Life Members ⟮DLMs⟯ for their lifetime achievements and outstanding contributions in the field of refractory science and technology or in the field of management and exemplary support of UNITECR's philosophy.
The refractories world conference UNITECR ended last Friday with many highlights. The main theme of the event was "The Carbon Challenge", a current positioning of the refractory industry on the challenges in product manufacturing and application in the customer segments of steel, cement or glass.
The Refractory World Conference UNITECR ended last Friday with many highlights. From Sept. 26 – Sept. 29, 2023, 1,122 participants attended the Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories ⟮UNITECR⟯.
This was more than ever before at such a conference. The last UNITECR on European soil was in Vienna in 2015 and had 842 participants. From 330 submitted presentation topics, 219 speakers were invited by a scientific committee. In addition, 53 researchers were able to present their work on posters.
1,122 participants attended the Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories ⟮UNITECR⟯. This was more than ever before at a comparable conference. A scientific committee invited 219 speakers from 330 topics submitted. In addition, 53 researchers were allowed to present their work on posters.
The refractories world conference UNITECR started on Tuesday evening with the Welcome Evening. From Sept. 26 - 29, 2023, more than 1,100 participants attended the Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories ⟮UNITECR⟯.
At the Welcome Evening, more than 800 participants were already in Kap Europa and looking forward to networking and getting to know refractory experts and their customers, suppliers for raw materials or machine equipment, as well as executives from research and development or the qualified junior staff from universities and institutes.
We're actually on the right track. Currently 963 participants have registered. The names of individual experts on the exhibitor areas are still missing, so we are confident of topping this number.
UNITECR and FIRE – two big events under one roof in Kap Europa, Frankfurt
The World Conference UNITECR will take place in Frankfurt from September 27th to 29th, 2023 in the venue Kap Europa. The day before, on September 26 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., there is already a highlight: the outstanding FIRE Short Course “Drying of refractory castables: from scientific fundamentals to technological applications”.
At the Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories UNITECR, a good 250 speakers from all over the world will be speaking over three days about current developments relating to the manufacture, application or new properties of refractory products. The main theme: The Carbon Challenge.
Until July 14th, participants will receive a discount of € 300 on the conference ticket.
“With our lead topic The Carbon Challenge we have defined three pillars for the UNITECR opening: political framework and customer orientation as well as resilience and sustainability”, explains Thomas Kaczmarek, who is responsible for the overall planning of the Refractory World Conference in Frankfurt.
The refractory world is looking at UNITECR 2023 in Germany this year. The World Conference will take place in Frankfurt from September 27th to 29th, 2023. At this conference, the world's leading refractory manufacturers are expected, as well as their customers from the steel or cement industries and or from other segments with high-temperature processes in production.
After eight years the German Refractory Industry is pleased to host the UNITECR World Conference again in Germany. The event opens from September 27th to 29th, 2023 in Frankfurt.
After the global address, over 320 submissions for presentations were made for the UNITECR conference program. "With the great support in our worldwide network of associations and with the assistance from our media partners, but also through the help of our friends from the refractory industry and their viral distribution and sharing in the social networks, we have received a great deal of encouragement."
Speakers are still being sought for the conference program. In the meantime, more than 150 submissions have been received from universities, research and development, refractory companies and customers from applications in the steel, cement and glass industries.
From 26th – 29th September 2023, the German Refractory Industry will welcome about 1.000 professionals from all over the world to UNITECR in Kap Europa Frankfurt. If companies want to present their range of services to these people they will find everything they need to do in the just launched booklet Exhibition and Sponsoring.
Refractory World Congress 2023: Call for speakers to present their lecture content by November 30, 2022
Successful kick-off – invitation, topics and call for papers. The German Refractories Association Deutsche Feuerfest-Industrie e.V., DFFI is looking forward to hosting the Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories UNITECR in Germany next year.
The German refractory industry is confident that 2022 will be a good year. Despite all protective measures against the pandemic and the still uncertain delivery delays with raw materials, there has been no slump in business. In fact, the member companies have experienced high demand for refractory products.
The industry is optimistic about the coming year: conference delegation, presentations and an exhibition stand in Chicago. The German refractory industry is confident that 2022 will be a good year.
The new logo for the World Congress UNITECR 2023 has now been released. It shows the Founding Members Germany, Japan, South America and the United States in four colours and shows the Principle Members with continents China, India and Europe.