The organizing committee cordially invites you to participate in the 83rd Annual Session of InCerS (InTeC-2019) in conjunction with the 71st Annual Session of All India Pottery Manufacturers’ Association (AIPMA) and 45th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Ceramics (IIC) during 11-12 December 2019 which would be held at CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram and hosted by the InCerS Kerala Chapter in association with CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram. The objective of the Annual Session is to provide a common forum and an opportunity for a large number of delegates, working in the various fields related to ceramics, glass, refractories, and allied materials to exchange and “intake (InTeC)” the enriched thoughts and ideas. The participation of delegates from India as well as abroad are expected. The conference would create awareness on the current research and industrial developments in the fields of ceramic materials, processes, and products. Further, this would bring young researchers, scientists, and industrialists together to discuss and exchange innovations and technologies, thus creating an environment for collaborative endeavours in multi as well as interdisciplinary areas related to ceramics. Technical sessions would be organized with resourceful memorial, plenary, and keynote lectures followed by invited and contributed talks by eminent speakers in the field as well as poster presentations by young researchers in the following areas related to ceramic materials.


  • Industrial ceramics
  • Societal / traditional ceramics
  • Glass ceramics
  • Biomedical ceramics
  • Refractory ceramics
  • Magnetic ceramics
  • Electronic ceramics
  • Functional ceramics
  • Nano ceramics
  • Ceramic composites
  • Ceramics for hydrogen energy
  • Ceramics for solar energy
  • Ceramics for nuclear energy
  • Ceramics for batteries
  • Ceramics for optics
  • Ceramics for space
  • Ceramics for defence
  • Ceramics for environment / water
  • Ceramics for construction
  • Ceramics for emerging applications

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