GPD South America final programme

The upcoming GPD South America 2012, to take place 17-18 May in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will discuss issues concerning the booming glass industry in this market. The event’s Final Program is now available on-line at www.gpd.fi, where abstracts of the papers to be published can also be viewed.

The second edition of GPD South America is to take place 17-18 May in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and will give those attending the opportunity to discuss issues concerning the booming glass industry in this market. The conference is organized in conjunction with Glass South America.
The GPD South America 2012 Final Program is now available on-line at www.gpd.fi, where abstracts of the papers to be published can also be viewed.
Program highlights include: Design and Glass in Architecture – Exquisite Glass; Structural Silicone Quality Control; Future application of structural use of glass; Acoustic Interlayers for Laminated Glass – What makes them different and how to estimate performance; Flat glass demand and processing trends; Adventures with Structural Glass; Glass skins at the cutting edge; Glass technology, Services for a Lifetime – Improve your Profitability; Tempering rollers – Operation & Maintenance practices for the production of high quality glass; Optical Quality Assurance of Display Glass; SAG Bending Windshields – Introduction of Key Process Parameters to Superior Optical Quality; Insulated Glass and Energy Efficiency: Less cost more Comfort; Avoid waste – improve efficiency: Streamlined processes and better margins through best-practice cutting optimization strategies; Low Pressure Autoclaving; Solar and Energy Efficiency in Architecture; Free form Architecture; from Concept to Completion; Solar Control; Electronically Tintable Glass as an Architectural Enabler; Glass – If Some Is Good, Is More Better?; Architecturally-integrated Photovoltaic(PV) Module for residential roof manufactured by Tandem junction thin film PV Turn-key technology; Post-occupancy monitoring as a tool for the design of energy efficient transparent facades in Santiago; An Iconic and Modern Synagogue in NYC; Global Glass Business Trends – From Design to Final Products – A summary of the 220 presentations of GPD Finland 2011.