Announcing the 2024 GPC/AFPG Call for Abstract Submissions

Date: 25 January 2024
Announcing the 2024 GPC/AFPG Call for Abstract Submissions
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Date: 25 January 2024

Mark you calendar for this special anniversary conference being held in the “Glass City” of Toledo, in conjunction with the bi-annual AFGP conference.

The Glass Manufacturing Industry Consortium (GMIC) is pleased to announce the Call for Abstract Submissions for the 85th Glass Problems Conference (GPC) and the 14th Advances in Fusion and Processing of Glass (AFPG), scheduled to take place from September 16-19, 2024, in Toledo, Ohio, USA.

Glass industry professionals and researchers are invited to submit abstracts for presentation at either the GPC or AFPG conference. The deadline for abstract submissions is February 23, 2024.

Key Details:

  • Event: 85th Glass Problems Conference and 14th Advances in Fusion and Processing of Glass
  • Date: September 16-19, 2024
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio, USA
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: February 23, 2024

Abstracts will undergo a thorough review process by a panel of glass industry experts and representatives, with selections to be announced in mid-March.

Topics of Interest Include:

  • Furnace design and reconstruction
  • Physics and chemistry of the melting process
  • Modeling of glass melting and processing
  • Combustion and heat transfer
  • Refractories
  • Safety
  • Forming and shaping
  • Raw materials: engineered, minerals, and chemicals, batching and recycling
  • Energy efficiency and management
  • Environmental impact of glass
  • Advanced process controls and sensors
  • AI in glass manufacturing
  • Sustainability and glass manufacturing

When submitting an abstract, please indicate whether it is intended for GPC, AFPG, or for either conference. Please note that abstracts selected for presentation at GPC require the submission of a paper for publication in the conference proceedings. AFPG presenters have the option to submit a paper for inclusion in the proceedings.

For inquiries about the conference or the abstract submission process, please contact Donna Banks at (614) 523-3033 or email:

The abstract submission form is now available. You can use the form to submit for either event, and selections will be announced in mid-March.

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