ESG Conference: 11th edition in Maastricht

The 11th ESG Conference will take place from 3-6 June 2012, in Maastricht, and will include 24 sessions with about 186 oral papers and exhibitions including almost 25 posters.

The 11th ESG Conference in conjunction with the 86th Annual Meeting of the German Glass Society (DGG), the Glass Trend Glass Technology sessions, Plansee session, Laser Zentrum Hannover session and ICG Annual Meeting takes place from 3-6 June 2012 in one of the oldest North European cities: Maastricht.
The organization of the conference by these institutions will guarantee a broad scope of subjects being covered in the oral papers and posters: from glass properties and structure, to glass production, glass applications and new developments of sustainable energy using glass as core material.
At the Opening Ceremony of this congress, Larry Hench, Florida (US) will present the invited keynote lecture on “Bioactive glasses: from concept to clinic, a 45th year celebration” and during this ceremony, the DGG Adolf Dietzel Industry Award, the SGT Alastair Pilkington Award, the ICG Professor Vittorio Gottardi and W.E.S. Turner Awards and the Otto Schott Award will be presented.
The conference counts 24 sessions with about 186 oral papers and exhibitions including almost 25 posters. The conference is a meeting place for academia, technologists, glass industries and glass industry suppliers and all friends of glass. Poster sessions and special oral sessions are organized for students and will attract new generation glass scientists.