Trosifol: first edition of the Laminated Glass Web Forum

Designing with laminated glass: recent advances in engineering methods

Trosifol web seminars
Global experts are getting together to present and debate the latest developments on mechanical performance of laminated glass.

Presentations focusing on equivalent thickness method, practical examples and the challenges of stability and local stress will be followed by a Q&A session and a panel discussion.

Wednesday April 28, 2021
12:00 US Eastern Time (New York, GMT -04:00)
18:00 Central European Time (Amsterdam, GMT +02:00)


  1. Effective Thickness method for the design of laminated glass
  2. Comparison between different methods of calculations; Practical examples
  3. Stability and local stress calculation in laminated glass – Which effective thickness to use and when not to use it
  4. Code activity in Europe and the USA.

Register here.

Panel of experts

  • Dr. Stephen Bennison – Moderator
    Technical Fellow
    Kuraray America, Inc.
    Wilmington, DE – United States
  • Ingo Stelzer
    Global Technical Consultancy manager
    Kuraray Europe GmbH
    Troisdorf – Germany
  • Gianni Royer-Carfagni
    Maffeis Engineering SpA, Italy
    University of Parma, Italy
    University of Houston, TX, USA
    ITC-CNR, Italy
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing Markus Feldmann
    Institute of Steel Construction
    RWTH Aachen University – Germany
    Chairman of SC11 “Structural Glass” of
    CEN/TC250 “Structural Eurocodes”
  • Richard Green
    Founding Principal
    Green Facades – Façade consulting and
    Seattle – United States
  • Eric Dupont
    Main Senior Advisor
    Belgian Building Research Institute (BBRI-
    Limelette – Belgium
  • John Colvin – Panelist
    Glass Consultant
    Chariman of CEN/TC129 WG8 – Strength of
    Skelmersdale – UK

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