98th DKG Annual Meeting / 98. DKG-Jahrestagung

Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena / Hermsdorf (March 27 - 30, 2023)

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Greeting - Programming Committee

Dear members of DKG and friends of ceramics,
Cari membri del DKG e amici della ceramica,

We hereby cordially invite you to CERAMICS 2023, the 98th Annual Conference of the Deutsche Keramische Gesellschaft (DKG). The event, which is open to all ceramists and those interested in ceramics, we are planning - for the first time since 2019 - again as a face-to-face event.

The host of KERAMIK 2023 / 98th DKG Annual Conference is the Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena (EAH Jena). The EAH Jena was founded on 01. October 1991 as the Jena University of Applied Sciences. It emerged from the Carl Zeiss School of Engineering in Jena. Since the summer semester of 2012, it has borne the name of Ernst Abbe, a scientist, entrepreneur and social reformer who was active in Jena.

With 4,500 students and 450 employees, the courses offered at the EAH Jena focus on the subject areas of technology, economics, social affairs and health and are characterised by a high level of practical relevance. The SciTec faculty combines natural sciences and technology. It is home to materials technology and, in particular, advanced ceramics.  Prof. Dr. Jörg Töpfer teaches and conducts extensive research on functional ceramic materials (magnetic, piezo, ferro and thermoelectric materials, functional ceramic coatings and multilayer devices). In these fields, the EAH works closely with ceramics companies and the Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme IKTS in Hermsdorf, which have joined forces to form the TRIDELTA CAMPUS HERMSDORF network. Prof. Dr. Ingolf Voigt, site manager of the IKTS Hermsdorf teaches ceramics technology at the EAH and is involved in the organisation of Ceramics 2023 as co-chair. The Otto-Schott-Institut für Materialforschung at Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena is the third scientific institution to support the organisation of the conference. Prof. Dr. Frank Müller conducts research here, particularly in the fields of surface and interface technologies and the synthesis of ceramic nanopowders.

The city of Jena is a high-tech location with many industrial companies, including big names such as ZEISS, Jenoptik and Schott, but also many small and medium-sized enterprises, especially in the fields of optics and photonics, health technology and the digital economy. Jena is an internationally renowned science city and, in addition to the tradition-steeped Friedrich Schiller University and the practice-oriented Ernst Abbe University of Applied Sciences, is also home to a number of renowned research institutions, including institutes of the Max Planck and Fraunhofer Societies, the Leibniz Association and the German Aerospace Center (DLR).

We are particularly looking forward to having won the Italian Republic as a conference partner of CERAMICS 2023 and thus also welcome all our colleagues from the European and non-European neighbouring countries to the conference.

You will find further information about CERAMICS 2023 and the options to register online for participation, to submit contributions etc. on this registration platform.

We look forward to welcoming you in person in Jena
Saremo lieti di accogliervi personalmente a Jena

On behalf of the programme committee

of the Programme Committee
Prof. Dr. Ingolf Voigt

of the Programme Committee
Prof. Dr. Jörg Töpfer

of the Programme Committee
Prof. Dr. Frank Müller

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CERAMICS 2023 / 98th DKG Annual Meeting