Registration for Qualicer 2012, the biennial forum for sharing knowledge and innovation within the global ceramic sector, is now open.

The event, which takes place February 13-14 in Castellon, Spain, brings together resources and speakers from the around the world to address many aspects of ceramic tile, including its quality, process, installation, as well as “the quality of every element involved in the complex network of the ceramic business world,” organizers say.

Over the course of the two-day event, the technical committee will address a myriad of topics, including but not limited to:
  • Innovative applications of ceramics in building restoration
  • Minimizing tile cracking at movement joints
  • Development of fixing system for ventilated façades with low thickness porcelain tile
  • The role of ceramic tiles in the new system of sustainable development
  • Prospective analysis and design of new products based on the reusability and recycling of ceramic by-products
  • Contribution of the ventilated façade to building energy demand
  • Refreshing architectural spaces by means of large-sized vertical ceramic panels
  • Ventilated façades
  • New uses of ceramics in wet areas
  • Design and development of new systems for ceramic tile installation
  • Photocatalytic ceramic tiles
  • Beyond chromatic decoration by means of inkjet technology
  • Ceramic pigments for digital decoration inks: an overview
  • Study of the environmental impact of floors in building construction by Life Cycle Analysis
  • Basic design and innovation in the ceramic industrial sector
For more information and to register, visit Qualicer’s home page.