• B2B Meeting
  • Special Session on "Failures in Ceramics"
  • Comprehensive coverage of most of the application of Ceramics
  • Provision for Techno-commercial talks
  • Theme symposia on specialized topics
  • Panel Discussion by Experts on thrust areas of applications
  • Business opportunities in Ceramic industries for entrepreneurs, engineers & component buyers


It is planned to conduct theme symposia as a part of this conference on the following topics.

  • Ceramics in aviation, space and defence industries
  • Bio-, Dental-, Orthopedic ceramics and Biomaterials synthesis
  • Electroceramics and ceramics in energy sector
  • Specialty glasses

The content will be framed in such a way that it benefits all of the researchers, students, entrepreneurs and the industrialists.


Conference is planning to host special B2B session to interact closely with industrial experts, scientists and academic professionals to explore business opportunities and also share the issues and the latest developments in their corresponding field. The face to face interaction with the customer would facilitate evolving a more clear strategy for developing business prospects.


New Ceramic Product Technologies Traditional Ceramics
Sensor Materials and Devices Ceramics for Energy Harvesting and Conversion
Ceramics for Defence Applications Bio Ceramics and Healthcare
Emerging Glass Technologies New Machinable Ceramics
Insulators Additive Manufacturing in Ceramics
Refractories Non-Oxide Ceramics
Structural Ceramics Ceramics for Space Application
Ceramics for Automobile Industry Piezoelectrics, Ferroelectrics and Pyroelectrics
Failures in Ceramics Magnetic Ceramics

Abstracts/papers from the areas pertaining to ceramics science and engineering not mentioned above are also welcome.


Technical Sessions of the Society will be devoted to plenary lectures, invited lectures, oral and poster presentations of papers and will cover the topics indicated above. Prospective authors are invited to submit the title and abstract in about 200 words, typed in double space may be submitted directly on the conference website http://www.81ics-BMR2017.com in the template provided there by August 31, 2017. Instructions on how to submit the abstract are also given therein. The abstracts will be subjected to primary screening by an expert committee. Their decision regarding acceptance will be communicated to the respective authors by September 30, 2017. The abstracts of the accepted papers will be printed in the souvenir, which will be made available to the delegates. In case the authors want to publish their paper in the Society’s quarterly journal, “Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society”, they are requested to visit the journal website http://www.transactions-incers.org/ and follow the sequence of steps given therein to submit their paper. The full text of the paper should be submitted to the Hony. Editor of “Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society” by October 31, 2017. The papers will be published in the Society’s quarterly journal, “Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society” in due course, if accepted through the peer review system. Any paper submitted to the Society and accepted for presentation shall be the property of the Society which will hold the copyright thereof. It is also targeted to bring out a soft copy of the proceedings of the conference. Interested authors may submit a copy of their original research contribution for printing in the proceedings on the conference website http://www.81ics-BMR2017.com. Detailed instructions regarding the submission process will be made available on conference website. Here also a peer review process as done for the transactions will be followed. Please note that the authors have to choose only one option from either proceedings or journal to avoid duplication.


The Society has introduced a Session, especially for the students, since 1999, with a view to encourage their participation in the Oral Presentation of papers during the Annual Session of the Society. A maximum number of six (6) students (students of B. Tech and M. Tech only), from among the Institutions of the country, would be selected on the merit of submitted full papers to the “Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society” (The participating student must be a MEMBER of the Indian Ceramic Society). The papers are to be forwarded by the respective Head of the Institution on or before August 31, 2017 to the Hony Editor, Indian Ceramic Society (email: editor_incers@cgcri.res.in). An expert committee will scrutinize the papers and adjudge the merit. The decision of the committee will be final and binding in the matter. The selected students would be reimbursed to-and-fro ordinary 2nd class sleeper train fare and their registration would be free. In case of joint authorship only one author would be considered. Certificates will be given for best presentations (1st, 2nd & 3rd positions) along with attractive prizes.


On this occasion, a souvenir will be published by the Organizing Committee. The Society requests the Corporate Members and all the well-wishers to render their fullest support by way of releasing advertisements in the souvenir, as they so kindly did on previous occasions.