Spring Meeting 2024

The combined meeting

of Clemson University’s National Brick Research Center (NBRC),

will take place June 17 – 19, 2024

in Oklahoma City, OK.

Schedule of Events

Monday June 17

  • Registration 3 – 6 p.m.
  • Hospitality Reception 5 – 7 p.m.

 Tuesday, June 18

  • Registration 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • National Brick Research Center Meeting  8 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Lunch on own 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Technical Session 1 – 5 p.m.
  • SW Section Business Meeting 5 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Suppliers’ mixer 6 – 7:30 p.m.

 Wednesday, June 19

  • Plant Tours 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Reception 6:30 – 7 p.m.
  • Banquet 7 – 9 p.m.

Venue

Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel
1 N. Broadway Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102 United States
 

Technical Program (more titles coming soon)

SpeakerCompanyTitle
Neil KlineAcme BrickNew Technology in Dehacking at Elgin, Texas
John SandersNational Brick Research Center, Clemson UniversityA Primer on Efflorescence
Bryce SwitzerVibrantz MineralsColor Forecasting/Product Development
Hector LlamasAcme BrickAcme’s New Birmingham Dehacker
Nate HuygenNational Brick Research Center, Clemson UniversityFired Clay Brick Microstructural Evolution – Tracking the Effect of Firing Temperature using Micro X-Ray Fluorescence, X-Ray Diffraction and Phase Mapping
tbdRed River Brick/General Shale Brick CompanyNew Setting Machine

Plant Tours

  • Red River Brick, Union City
  • Acme Brick, Oklahoma City