Challenging Glass Conference 7

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September 2020

Challenging Glass Conference 7

Date: 04.09.2020 - 04.09.2020
Challenging Glass 7 - Free Webinar

Due to the continuing uncertainty regarding the corona pandemic and the ongoing travel restrictions it is decided to change Challenging Glass 7 into a short webinar.

This free webinar will be held on Friday 4th of September 15:00 - 17:00 and contains a keynote presentation by Chikara Inamura and highlights of the online conference proceedings by means of selected author pitches.

Pre-registration for this exceptional free webinar starts mid July 2020.


Challenging Glass is an international bi-annual conference that aims at gathering world class designers, engineers, researchers and industry partners to discuss on the architectural and structural use of glass. The next edition of Challenging Glass is planned as a webinar on 4 September 2020 and is organised by Jan Belis (UGent), Freek Bos (TU Eindhoven) and Christian Louter (TU Dresden).

Conference themes

Projects & Case studies
Joints & Fixings & Adhesives
Strength & Stability
Laminated Glass & Interlayer Properties
Hybrid & Composite Glass Components
Numerical Modeling & Experimental Validation
Curved & Bended Glass
Architectural Design, Geometries & Lighting
Structural Glass Design Philosophy & Structural Safety
Insulating Glass Units
Glass in Facades


Challenging Glass is organised by:

Prof. Jan Belis - Ghent University
Dr. Freek Bos - TU Eindhoven
Prof. Christian Louter - TU Dresden

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