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.
“The preparatory tasks for this event are in full swing,” explains Thomas Kaczmarek, Managing Director of the German Refractory Industry Association, who is also responsible for the overall planning of the conference.
“We are pleased that well-known companies are supporting us at this event. The Gustav Eirich Award GEA, which we carry out together with Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich GmbH & Co KG every year will be presented at UNITECR in 2023 in front of 1,000 participants. This is a special honor for us - and even more for the award winners.”
The Gustav Eirich Award is presented annually for the three best dissertations Ph.D. theses world-wide in the field of refractories that have been completed no longer than two years ago.
The award comes with prize money from about 12.000 Euro and with free travel as well as free entry to the UNITECR 2023 conference, where the winners will be able to present their work as invited lectures in a dedicated session.
Applications for this competition can be submitted until May 31, 2023.
Please feel free to forward this invitation to potential applicants who have completed their doctorate. You can find the application guidelines, information on the prizes and evaluation criteria at www.eirich-award.eu.
Information on the UNITECR 2023 program can be found at https://unitecr2023.org/.