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.
Of these poster exhibitors, 23 authors applied for the Poster Award. Under the moderation of Prof. Dr. Christos G. Aneziris ⟮UNITECR 2023 Vice President⟯ and Dr. Christian Dannert, the participants had to explain the most important technical features of their work within one minute in front of more than 100 spectators.
The forms of presentation ranged from rapid speech, to singing and even magic.