GlassCon Global Opens Registration

Registration is now open for the 2014 GlassCon Global Conference. The conference, taking place at the Philadelphia Convention center from July 7-10, is dedicated to driving innovation in glass technology.

Leaders and decision makers who would like to attend the conference can register by visiting Global is a culmination of a partnership between FCA International, the Glass Association of North America (GANA) and a host of industry partners.

“This event is shaping up to be a game changer,” said Ed Zaucha, CEO of APG International and President of GlassCon Global. “We received a lot of innovative abstract submissions, and we look forward to hosting more than 60 presentations on both current and future innovations in the glass industry.”

The presentations will be delivered over the course of two-and-a-half days and will be separated into three tracks: research/science, architectural and industry. In addition to these presentations, the conference offers plenty of networking opportunities for the leaders of the architectural glass and glazing industries. GlassCon Global attendees will have the opportunity to network at the Kimmel Center, the Constitution Center and the Academy of Natural Sciences during the evenings.

New glass technologies and innovations are constantly pressing forward. Discussion of these technologies and innovations between industry and academic experts helps guarantee progress in research and development. GlassCon Global provides the best platform for networking between industry innovators, and it fosters the development of new relationships. A variety of topics will be discussed during the conference. These include, but are not limited to: architectural challenges and solutions, new technologies and innovations, structural engineering case studies, new products and applications, energy performance in buildings, glass coating technology and applications, product and process case studies, and business opportunities and economic outlook.

About FCA International

FCA International represents the largest community of finishing contractors in North America. It is dedicated to educating, advocating and legislating on behalf of its membership, which is comprised of more than 7,000 contractors in the finishing trades.

About GANA

The Glass Association of North America is the voice of the glazing industry, providing its members with opportunities to exchange ideas that enhance and elevate the glass industry. Through a diverse membership, premiere educational programs and technical publications, GANA provides the resources its members need to compete.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Jeremy Fitch at (301) 215-7026 or by email at

600450 GlassCon Global Opens Registration
Date: 1 April 2014

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