79th Conference on Glass Problems

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November 2018

79th Conference on Glass Problems

Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio USA
Date: 05.11.2018 - 08.11.2018
Hosted November 5–8, 2018 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the 79th Conference on Glass Problems (GPC) is the largest glass manufacturing conference in North America, attracting glass manufacturers and suppliers worldwide to exchange innovations and solutions.

In fact, the 2017 event was the largest in its history. The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC), in partnership with Alfred University, co-organize the conference.

The GPC is devoted to the technical issues facing professionals responsible for the successful operations of glass manufacturing companies and features two full days of invited and contributed talks.

Broad topics of interest are:

Furnace design and reconstruction
Physics and chemistry of the melting process
Thermodynamics and reaction kinetics of oxide systems relevant to industrial glass melting
Modeling of glass melting and processing
Combustion and heat transfer
Raw materials: engineered, minerals, and chemicals, batching and recycling
Energy efficiency and management
Environmental impact of glass
Advanced process controls and sensors
New topics (relevant to glass manufacturing)

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