The 81st Conference on Glass Problems (GPC) invites engineers, educators, students, and solutions providers working on various aspects of glass manufacturing to submit an abstract for an oral presentation at this premier industry conference.
The 81st annual GPC, the largest glass manufacturing conference in North America, takes place October 26–29, 2020 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, bringing together glass manufacturers and suppliers worldwide to exchange innovations and problem solutions. The conference provides expert lectures, panel discussions, and focused courses and symposia, along with exhibiting and networking opportunities.
True to its tagline, GPC is the conference where glass manufacturers meet. Submit your abstract today to become a part of the technical program.
Broad topics of interest are:
- Glass melting & quality
- Combustion and heat transfer
- Process control, sensors, and Industry 4.0
- Modeling of glass melting and processing
- Raw materials, batching, cullet and recycling
- Forming issues and container customization
- Safety, emissions, environment, and respirable silica
- Carbon reduction, energy management, and electric boosting
- Furnace design and reconstruction
- Furnace life extension and maintenance
- New topics (relevant to glass manufacturing)
81st GPC selected oral presentation authors are required to submit a paper for publication in the proceedings of the conference.
An overview of the Glass Problems Conference provided by Conference Director Bob Lipetz
The 81st Conference on Glass Problems is organized by the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council and Alfred University and endorsed by The American Ceramic Society. Glass Worldwide is the official journal.