GlassBuild Connect Announces Keynote Speaker Jorma Vitkala

Jorma Vitkala
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Date: 3 September 2020

Largest Glass and Fenestration Show to be Venue for Industry Veteran’s Final Presentation.

NGA is pleased to announce that longtime glass industry veteran Jorma Vitkala, who recently retired from Glass Performance Days (GPD), will deliver the online event’s keynote presentation. The highly anticipated session will explore how the global glass industry has evolved, innovated and changed in recent decades. Vitkala will share his insights about the transformative trends in the industry—from glass design, performance, processing and more.

During his tenure as the Glass Performance Days originator and chairman since 1992, Vitkala has curated and facilitated over 3,200 technical presentations that have been shared at 16 conferences in Finland and other regional venues.

“I’ve had the honor of presenting at GPD, and NGA has participated in this important conference since its inception,” said Urmilla Sowell, advocacy and technical director at the National Glass Association. “He’s a visionary with a wealth of global knowledge for the glass and glazing industry. We’re delighted that he’s agreed to come out of retirement for GlassBuild Connect as the venue for his final presentation."

Vitkala’s session, Global Glass Industry Trends, will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 1pm-2pm ET. This presentation, and others are FREE to attend. Attendees can register at GlassBuild.com

GlassBuild America, ranked in the top 100 U.S. trade shows, will connect buyers with more than 330 sellers for the entire month of September.

Daily content will be presented in many formats, including unique articles and blogs, webinars, videos, guest speakers, recorded demos, product highlights, town hall and panel discussions, interviews and people highlights and more. The list of exhibiting companies and schedule can be viewed here.

NGA has secured industry favorite, Connor Lokar, ITR Economics, to provide an Annual Industry Economic Forecast. Attendees can attend this session for free when they obtain a promo code from exhibiting GlassBuild Connect companies ($50 value).

See the full GlassBuild Connect schedule at glassbuild.com.

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