A – Synthesis of powders
&
B – Ceramic processing (including: Innovative processing, manufacturing, additive manufacturing, HT processes, sintering)

 
  Symposia Chairs
Prof. Jens Günster (Clausthal University and BAM, Germany)
Prof. Jerzy Lis (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Dr. Tassilo Moritz (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and   Systems IKTS, Germany)
Prof. Mikołaj Szafran (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)
Prof. Richard Todd (Oxford University, UK)
Dr. Andrea Zocca (BAM, Berlin, Germany)
 
  Symposia Organizing Committee
Dr. David. G. Calatayud (Instituto de Cerámica y Vidrio, CSIC, Spain)
Dr. Thierry Chartier (IRCER, Limoges, France)
Dr. Frank Clemens (EMPA, Switzerland)
Dr Paweł Falkowski (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)
Dr. Begoña Ferrari (Instituto de Cerámica y Vidrio, CSIC, Spain)
Dr. Giorgia Franchin (University of Padova, Italy)
Dr. Manfred Fries (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Prof. Thomas Graule (EMPA, Switzerland)
Dr. David Grossin (INp-ENSIACET, Toulouse, France)
Dr. Mathias Herrmann (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Dr. Enrique Juste (BCRC, Mons, Belgium)
Prof. Suk-Joong Kang (Korea Advanced Institutte of Science & Technology, South Korea)
Dr. David Karl (TU Berlin, Germany)
Dr. Andraz Kocjan (IJS, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Dr Dawid Kozień (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Dr. Elizabeth Kupp (Pennsylvania State University, State College PA, USA)
Prof. Sylvain Marinel (Univ of Caen Basse-Normandie, France)
Prof. Gary Messing (Pennsylvania State University, State College PA, USA)
Prof. Laura Montanaro (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Dr. Fabrice Petit (BCRC, Mons, Belgium)
Dr. Fabrice Rossignol (IRCER, Limoges, France)
Dr. D. Salamon (CEITEC, Brno, Czech Republic)
Dr. Martin Schwentenwein (Lithoz GmbH, Austria)
Uwe Scheithauer (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Prof. Paulina Wiecińska (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)

C – Modelling, Simulation, characterization and digitalization of materials and processes (including process diagnosis for quality assessment/non-destructive testing)
 
  Symposium Chairs
Dr Grzegorz Grabowski (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Dr. Mathias Herrmann (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Dr. Tanja Lube (University of Leoben, Austria)
 
  Symposium Organizing Committee
Prof. Davide Bigoni (University of Trento, Italy)
Prof. Silke H. Christiansen (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Dr. Peter Neumeister (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Prof. David Smith (IRCER, Limoges, France)
Dr. Christian Wunderlich (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)

D – Structural ceramics / Ceramic coatings / Porous ceramics
 
  Symposium Chairs
Prof. Raul Bermejo (University of Leoben - Austria)
Prof. Paolo Colombo (University of Padova, Italy)
Prof. Waldemar Pyda (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Dr. Michael Zins (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
 
  Symposium Organizing Committee
Prof. Jörg Adler (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Dr. Sabine Begand (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Christian Berger (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Dr. Michael Cinibulk (Air Force Research Lab, USA)
Dr. William G. Fahrenholtz (Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla MO, USA)
Dr. Manabu Fukushima (AIST, Nagoya, Japan)
Dr. Emilio Jimenez (Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Spain)
Prof. Hasan Mandal (Sabanci University, Turkey)
Dr. Jacques Rennotte (BCRC, Mons, Belgium)
Dr. Antonio Javier Sanchez-Herencia (Instituto de Cerámica y Vidrio, CSIC, Spain)
Prof. Vincenzo Sglavo (Univesrsity of Trento, Italy)
Dr Piotr Wieciński (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)

E – Functional ceramics (Dielectrics, Antiferroelectrics, Ion Conductors, Electronics, Piezoelectrics, Ferroelectrics, Multiferroics, Magnetics, Electrocalorics, Thermistors, Thermoelectrics)

F Electronic Ceramics (Batteries; SOFC)
 
  Symposia Chairs
Prof. Bartłomiej Andrzejewski (Institute of Molecular Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)
Prof. Juras Banys (Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Lithuania)
Prof. Tomasz Brylewski (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Prof. Dionizy Czekaj (Gdansk University of Technology, Poland)
Prof. Feng Gao (Northwestern Polytechnical University Xi’an, China)
Prof. Jurij Koruza (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany)
Dr. Mihails Kusnezoff (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Prof. Pascal Marchet (University of Limoges, France)
Prof. Marlies Van Bael (University of Hasselt, Belgium)
 
  Symposia Organizing Committee
Dr. Harvey Amorín (Instituto de Materiales de Madrid, CSIC, Spain)
Prof. Elisabetta Di Bartolomeo (University of Roma, Italy)
Prof. Vincenzo Buscaglia (ICMATE-CNR, Genoa, Italy)
Prof. Lourdes Calzada (Spanish National Research Council, Spain)
Prof. Xiang Ming Chen (Central South University, China)
Prof. Dragan Damjanovic (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland)
Dr. Marco Deluca (Materials Center Leoben Forschung, Austria)
Prof. Brahim Dkhil (Université Paris-Saclay, France)
Prof. Magdalena Dudek (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Prof. Cathérine Elissalde (University of Bordeaux, France)
Prof. Vincenzo Esposito (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
Prof. Robert Freer (University of Manchester, UK)
Prof. Carmen Galassi (Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics, Italy)
Prof. Spartak Gevorgian (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
Prof. Tor Grande (University of Science and Technology, Norway)
Prof. Michael Hoffmann (Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie, Germany)
Prof. Adelina Ianculescu (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania)
Prof. Ellen Ivers Tiffée (Karlsruche Institute of Technology, Germany)
Prof. Heli Jantunen (University of Oulu, Finland)
Prof. Stanislav Kamba (Institute of Physics of the CAS, Czech Republic)
Dr. Andreas Klein (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany)
Prof. José Fernández Lozano (Instituto de Ceramica y Vidrio, Spain)
Prof. Barbara Malic (Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia)
Prof. Fernando Marques (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Prof. Liliana Mitoseriu (University Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Romania)
Prof. Masaru Miyayama (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Dr. Holger Neubert (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Prof. Hirotaka Ogawa (Meijo University, Japan)
Dr. Uwe Partsch (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Dr. Robert Pullar (University of Venice, Italy)
Prof. Clive Randall (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Prof. Michael Reece (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
Prof. Klaus Reichmann (Graz University, Austria)
Prof. Guus Rijnders (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Dr. Erling Ringaard (Meggitt A/S, Denmark)
Dr. Fabrice Rossignol (Université de Limoges, France)
Prof. Derek Sinclair (University of Sheffield, UK)
Prof. Federico Smeacetto (Politecnico di Torino, DISAT, Italy)
Prof. Matjas Spreitzer (Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia)
Prof. Vladimir Srdic (University of Novi Sad, Serbia)
Prof. Biljana Stojanovic (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
Prof. Danilo Suvorov (Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia)
Prof. Jörg Töpfer (Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena, Jena, Germany)
Prof. Susan Trolier-McKinstry (Penn State University, USA)
Prof. Yoed Tsur (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel)
Prof. Harry L. Tuller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
Prof. Marlies Van Bael (Hasselt University, Belgium)
Prof. Bénédicte Vertruyen (University of Liege, Belgium)
Prof. Paula Vilarinho (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Prof. Hong Wang (China University of Mining and Technology, China)
Prof. Zhu Weiguang (Institute of Microelectronics, Singapore)

G Ceramics for energy and environmental technology / Membranes
 
  Symposium Chairs
Prof. Olivier Guillon (University of Aachen & Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany)
Dr. Anne Julbe (Institut Européen des Membranes, Université de Montpellier, France)
Prof. Konrad Świerczek (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Prof. Louis Winnubst (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Prof. Ingolf Voigt (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
 
  Symposium Organizing Committee
Dr. José Carlos Almeida (CICECO, Aveiro, Portugal)
Dr. Eva Chinarro (Instituto de Cerámica y Vidrio, CSIC, Spain)
Dr. Pierre-Marie Geffroy (University of Limoges, France)
Dr. Mihails Kusnezoff (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Dr. Rosa Isabel Merino (Instituto de Materiales de Aragón, CSIC, Spain)
Dr. Jadra Mosa (Instituto de Cerámica y Vidrio, CSIC, Spain)
Dr. Tae Ho Shin (Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering & Technology, South Korea)
Dr. Mareike Wolter (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)

H Ceramics and glasses for healthcare, Bioceramics and Optical ceramics, Bio-Electroceramics
 
  Symposium Chairs
Dr. Sabine Begand (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Institute of Biomaterials, Germany)
Prof. Jérôme Chevalier (INSA Lyon, France)
Prof. Elżbieta Pamuła (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Prof. Aneta Zima (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Prof. Paola Palmero (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
 
  Symposium Organizing Committee
Dr. Erik Adolfsson (Swerea, Stockholm, Sweden)
Prof. Iulian Antoniac (Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania)
Dr. Katalin Balázsi (Centre for Energy Research, ELKH, Hungary)
Prof. Marc Bohner (RMS Foundation, Switzerland)
Dr. María Canillas Pérez (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Edificio Arboleda, Spain)
Prof. Katarzyna Cholewa-Kowalska (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Dr. Joanna Czechowska (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Prof. Maria-Pau Ginebra (Polytecnic Univ of Catalonia, Spain)
Prof. Anne Leriche (Université Polytechnique Hauts-de-France, Valenciennes, France)
Prof. Corrado Piconi (University of Roma, Italy)
Dr. Antonia Ressler (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
Prof. Eduardo Saiz Gutierrez (Imperial College London, UK)
Dr. Jörg Opitz (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Dr. Juliane Spohn (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Dr. Jochen Schilm (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)

I HT materials / Refractories / Composites
 
  Symposium Chairs
Dr. Hagen Klemm (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Prof. Christos Aneziris (TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany)
Prof. Pavol Sajgalik (Slovak Acadamy of Sciences, Slovakia)
Prof. Jacek Szczerba (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Prof. Jon Binner (University of Birmingham, UK)
 
  Symposim Organizing Committee
Prof. Csaba Balazsi (Centre for Energy Research, ELKH, Hungary)
Dr. Carmen Baudín (Instituto de Cerámica y Vidrio, Spain)
Prof. Monica Ferraris (Polytecnico di Torino, Italy)
Prof. Dietmar Koch (Universität Augsburg, Germany)
Prof. Walter Krenkel (University of Bayreuth, Germany)
Dr. Dominika Madej (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Prof. Victor Pandolfelli (Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil)
Prof. Jacques Poirier (Université Orléans, France)
Dr. Diletta Sciti (ISTEC-CNR, Italy)
Prof. Gerard Vignoles (Université de Bordeaux, France)
Dr. Eric Wuchina (US Naval Surface Warfare Center, USA)
Prof. Chengyu Zhang (Northwestern Polytechnical University Xi’an, China)

J Silicate/Traditional ceramics, Arts + Design
 
  Symposium Chairs
Dr. Jana Göbel (Porzellanikon, Selb, Germany)
Prof. Alpagut Kara (Eskisehir Technical University, Turkey)
Prof. Janusz Partyka (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Prof. Ingolf Voigt (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
 
  Symposium Organizing Committee
Dr. Maria Bignozzi (University of Bologna, Italy)
Dr. Michele Dondi (IRTEC, Faenza, Italy)
Prof. Wenqiang DONG Zhang (Northwestern Polytechnical University Xi’an, China)
Dr. Gundula Fischer (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Dr Katarzyna Pasiut (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)
Prof. Sylvie Rossignol (IRCER, University Limoges, France)
Prof. Agnès Smith (IRCER, Limoges, France)

K ACerS-ECerS Joint Symposium
 
  Symposium Chairs
Prof. Sanjay Mathur (University of Cologne, Germany)
Prof. Alexander Michaelis (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
Prof. Pavol Sajgalik (Slovak Academy of Science, Slovakia)
 
  Symposium Organizing Committee
Prof. Richard Todd (Oxford University, UK)
Dr. Francis Cambier (BCRC, Mons, Belgium)
Dr. Dana Goski (Allied Mineral Products, Columbus OH, USA)
Dr. Helen Chan (Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA, USA)

L ICC9 Industrial and Educational Session
 
  Symposium Chairs
Dr. Csaba Balazsi (Centre for Energy Research, ELKH, Hungary)
Prof. Miguel Campos Vilanova (Spanish Ceramic Society)
Dr. Andraz Kocjan (IJS, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Prof. Janusz Partyka (AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)

M ECerS and JECS Trust Awards Ceremony
Prof. Zbigniew Pedzich (AGH University of Science & Technology, Krakow, Poland)
(general introduction)
Dr. Francis Cambier (BCRC, Mons, Belgium)
(“Stuijts” and “Richard Brook” awards)
Dr. Csaba Balazsi (Centre for Energy Research, ELKH, Hungary)
(“Gian Nicola Babini” Award)
Dr. José Carlos Almeida (CICECO, Aveiro, Portugal) and Dr. Andraz Kocjan (IJS, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
(Young Scientist Award)
Prof. Jon Binner (University of Birmingham, UK)
(JECS Trust Award)
Prof. Richard Todd (University of Oxford, UK)
(JECS best paper award)