This conference follows a sequence of successful ICCs Toronto (Canada, 2006), Verona (Italy, 2008), Osaka (Japan, 2010), Chicago (USA, 2012), Beijing (China, 2014), and Dresden (Germany 2016). It is an international highlevel platform for gathering researchers and students in the ceramics field to discuss the scientific progress in all R&D areas of conventional and modern synthesis, processing and applications of ceramics.