Meet Refractory Experts

The 63rd International Colloquium on Refractories (ICR®) in 2020 will take place on 16–17 September 2020 in a fully virtual setting. This well-known event for students, researchers and industry experts of the refractory community offers a concept of a virtual industrial exhibition and a virtual scientific congress.


Students enjoy a 50 % discount when they sign up to Virtual ICR® 2020. You will receive a discount voucher by E-Mail. Please contact and attach a copy of a document that shows that you are currently studying.


Extract of the live programme on September 16th, 2020:


Live opening session

9.45 Opening address:
        Ulf Frohneberg, Steuler Linings 
President, VDFFI (German Refractory Producers Association)

9.50 Keynote

        Carol Jackson, HarbisonWalker International

        President, WRA (World Refractory Association)

        “Charting the Future of Refractories in a Global Environment of Uncertainty”

10.30 Prizegiving ceremony of the Gustav Eirich Award
          Stephan Eirich

          Managing Director, Maschinenfabrik Eirich

10.40 Presentations of the winners of the Gustav Eirich Award


Register for Virtual ICR® as participant or exhibitor on: