60th International Colloquium on Refractories 2017

on October 18th and 19th - EUROGRESS, Aachen in Germany

Topics - Call for Participation

Topics - Call for Participation

In 2017 the topics include

  • Raw materials
  • Processing technology
  • Energy
  • Logistics
  • Refractories lining service
  • Environmental protection
  • Product liability
  • Quality management
  • Industrie 4.0
  • R & I programms and activities
  • Legislation


Please see also our Call for Participation for further information.

Instructions for speakers / chairs

Instructions for speakers / chairs

The time for presentation is limited to 15 minutes for each speaker; 5 minutes of discussion are provided. Presenting language is English.

If you will be unable to attend the meeting, please notify the Scientific Secretariat as soon as possible in writing.

The presentation will be printed without corrections of the editorial office.

The organiser will provide a beamer system in each technical session room. The display of a film will not be accepted.

We ask you not to make advertising in your presentation and manuscript.

You are allowed to use a company logo in the MS-Powerpoint presentation, but please pay attention that it does not cross the maximum size of 4cm X 4cm.

You will find a media-check in front of the “Europa Saal”. All presenters are requested to submit their presentation at least three hours before the start of their session to the media-check. If your session is in the morning, please submit your presentation the preceding evening.

We arranged speakers meetings (speakers breakfast, speakers lunch) to meet the other chairmen and the speakers in advance. The meetings will take place in the “Konferenzraum" 5 + 6. Further information will be given.

Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Please submit your manuscript by e-mail (info@ic-refractories.eu) as Microsoft Word file (if not possible in RTF format).

Attention: Images and figures must send separately as TIFF or EPS files (black or grayscales). Should the quality (resolution) of the images and figures not be adequate, we reserve ourselves the right to reduce this accordingly or not to print.
Please use Times New Roman for your document only!

Please read and follow the guidelines below. A template is provided on the submission site in which you can cut and paste your manuscript into before saving and uploading.

Template in Word



Registration fees


Registration till 15.09.2017

  • Participant 410,00 €
  • Speaker / Chairperson 210,00 €
  • Student 85,00 €
  • Member of "Verband der Deutschen Feuerfest-Industrie e.V." 380,00 €


Registration from 16.09.2017

  • Participant 460,00 €
  • Speaker / Chairperson 240,00 €
  • Student 85,00 €
  • Member of "Verband der Deutschen Feuerfest-Industrie e.V." 430,00 €


Registration form for one participant


Included in the registration fee:

  • 2 x lunch EUROGRESS
  • 1 x reception "KRÖNUNGSSAAL"
  • Colloquium documents
  • 6 softdrinks


Conditions for participants and advices - please read under all circumstances!




As before we offer the possibility to rent a stand at the exhibition – a good opportunity to present your company to visitors.


Application condition for exhibition

  • An exhibition area including a complete system stand assembled by Messebau GmbH as per attached specification, at the price of 310,00 €/m2 + VAT.
  • ...8 m² - 2.480,00 €
  • ...10 m² - 3.100,00 €
  • ...12 m² - 3.720,00 €
  • other stand area (minimum size 6 m²)



Application form

You can send the fully itemized application form via E-Mail (events[at]ecref.eu) or via Fax +49 2624 9433 135 to the organizer.


Responsible for the exhibition stand

Top Messebau GmbH
Mrs Jahn
Max-Planck-Str. 16
52249 Eschweiler
Tel.: +49 2403 783914


General terms of the technical Exhibition

Place of event

Place of event

The International Colloquium on Refractories will take place at "Eurogress" in Aachen, Germany. You can find further information and a description how to get there on their website.


Eurogress Aachen

Monheimsallee 48

52062 Aachen



Please follow this link to reserve the hotel.

Review 2016

Review 2016






opening event