Steel Authority of India Limited’s Bokaro Steel Plant is hosting an international conference on refractories named REFIS4.0 on 23-24 September 2022 in association with Indian Institute of Metals, Bokaro Chapter & Indian Ceramics Society. The theme of the conference is Future of Refractories in Iron and Steel Industry. It further expands to how industry4.0 has affected the refractory industry in monolithic manufacturing & installation techniques.It will also provide a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present & discuss the most recent innovations, trends and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the field of refractories in the current changing global scenario.The conference has attracted an overwhelming response from all quarters of the industry. More than 400 delegates including business executives, academicians, research scholars, scientists, consultants & manufacturers from 20 organizations, both from India and abroad will gather for a brainstorming session presenting more than 40 technical papers. Its opening session will feature renowned metallurgist and educator Professor Rajiv Shekhar, Director of the IIT-ISM, Dhanbad, as chief guest.Iron and Steel Industry is the largest consumer of refractories which is a key, strategic material that determines the quality as well as the cost of steel making. The development of the refractory sector has a significant impact on the growth of the steel business. Offering high quality products at reasonable pricing is the primary challenge faced by the Indian refractory manufacturers.