The semiannual meeting of the Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics (CDP) will be held at the Mercure St. Paul’s Hotel & Spa, close to the University of Sheffield campus in Sheffield, United Kingdom, on May 14-16, 2019. The meeting will discuss recent developments in the field of electroceramics, including new methods for ceramics processing, capacitors and supercapacitors, energy storage, reliability, advanced characterization techniques, piezoelectrics, thin films, MEMS, etc. We will present progress on the ongoing projects and also review other issues of importance in the field.
In addition, an optional tutorial entitled “RF Simulation, Characterisation and Devices”, given by Will Whittow of Loughborough University, will be offered at University of Sheffield on the morning of Tuesday, May 14, prior to the meeting.
Tours of the Johnson-Matthey facility (limited to 20 people) and the Lucideon facility are being offered on Friday, May 17; the tours will run concurrently.
Tuesday, May 14, morning: optional tutorial (UoS)
Tuesday, May 14, afternoon – Thursday, May 16, lunchtime: technical sessions, poster sessions (Mercure Hotel)
Thursday, May 16: closed Industrial Advisory Board Meeting (UoS)
Friday, May 17: optional tour of Johnson-Matthey or Lucideon
Mercure Sheffield St. Paul’s Hotel and Spa
119 Norfolk Street
Sheffield, S1 2JE, U.K.
Phone: +44 (0)114-278-2000
To view the hotel and area map: MERCURE SHEFFIELD
To view the meeting agenda: 2019 SPRING MEETING AGENDA
A block of rooms is reserved at the Mercure Sheffield St. Paul’s Hotel & Spa at the rate of 129 GPB (single occupancy) or 139 GBP per night (double occupancy) for the nights of May 13, 14, and 15 (a limited number of rooms are available in the block for May 16).
The deadline for reserving rooms at the Mercure Sheffield St. Paul’s Hotel & Spa at the group rate is March 14, 2019.
Reservations can be made by calling the Mercure Sheffield St. Paul’s Hotel & Spa directly at 44- (0)114-278-2000. Please mention the University of Sheffield Conference when making your reservations to receive the group rate. Reservations can also be made by completing the Guest Room Reservation Form and e-mailing to the hotel at email@example.com.
Download the form: RESERVATIONS FORM
Guest room reservations must be guaranteed by providing credit card information at the time of reservation.
All guest rooms and other internal areas at the Mercure Sheffield St. Paul’s Hotel & Spa are strictly non-smoking. Smoking areas outside of the hotel are marked within designated areas. Check-in time is 2:00 PM; Check-out time is 12:00 noon.
To register for the meeting: REGISTRATION
Download: Travel Info
Download: City Center Map of Sheffield
Joanne Aller, Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics
Penn State University
N-220 Millennium Science Complex
University Park, PA 16802