It is proven that clays in UAE have their unique properties in terms of chemical
compositions, this potential can be fully utilized in advancing technology of
energy consumption and water management in addition the UAE clays have been
used in heritage art craft for hundreds of years due to their special
Ras al-Khaimah traditionally known as Julfar has been
a site of human habitation for several millennia and there are many historical
and archaeological sites throughout the emirate. A key part of Julfar’s rise in the 15th and 16th
century was the commercialization of the pottery known as Julfar ware.
This one day symposium is directed towards researchers
and artists to put together an appropriate design for clay to advance and
improve the quality of life in UAE in the post era of oil. This symposium is
unique in the middle east where up to
this moment no conferences or meeting were conducted and the college of
sciences will be the first host for such event which is expected to continue in
years to come.