Join us in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July 7-10 for a practical, educational forum where glass professionals can expand their knowledge in a continually-evolving technological environment.Presenting Innovation in Glass TechnologyScientific Committee SpotlightDedicated to providing relevant and innovative content at the conference, the GlassCon Global Scientific Committee is comprised of some of the most knowledgeable individuals in the glass industry. All presentations are reviewed and selected by the Committee to ensure that they have a technical or design focus, or present product types and uses in a manner that speaks to industry experts. Jürgen Neugebauer and Lawrence Carbary are two of the twenty–one Scientific Committee members overseeing the selection of conference presentations. Jürgen Neugebauer Chairman, GlassCon Global Scientific Committee Professor, University of Applied Sciences – FH – Joanneum, Austria Jürgen Neugebauer studied at the University of Technology in Graz, Austria before gaining practical experience in civil engineering. He worked on large civil projects including the atrium roof of the Sony Centre in Berlin, the courtyard roofing of the British Museum in London and the Berlin State Library.He completed his post graduate study with the doctoral thesis, "Structural Design of Façades and Roofs made from Glass" at the Institute for Structural Design, University of Technology. After one year at a glass-processing company, he joined the University of Applied Science FH – Joanneum to lecture on structural design, structural glass and later became a professor at the university.
Member, GlassCon Global Scientific Committee
Construction Industry Scientist, Dow Corning Corporation, United States
Lawrence (Larry) Carbary graduated from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1982 and joined Dow Corning. He is internationally recognized with more than 25 publications for ASTM and construction trade journals on the topics of curtainwall sealing, aesthetic considerations and restoration. He has given more than 30 presentations at organizations including ASTM, CSI,SWRI, Glass Performance Days, BEST Conferences, the Chicago BEC Committee, and the CTBUH. He is the lead delegate for the US on ISO TC 59/SC 8 International committee on Building Sealants and is the US working group expert on ISO TC 163/WG 5 on vacuum insulation panels. He is very active within ASTM C 24 Committee on Building Sealants as demonstrated by his chairmanship of ASTM C24.87 International Standards, ASTM C24.30 Adhesion, his election into the ASTM C24 Sealants Hall of Fame in 2005, and a recipient of the ASTM Award of Merit with accompanying title of Fellow of ASTM in 2007. Currently, he is the principal investigator of the US Department of Energy AARA project DE-EE0003915 on high performance facades.
Meet Jürgen and Larry and the other Scientific Committee members at GlassCon Global to discuss the latest industry news and developments.
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Join us as a partner or sponsor for the 2014 GlassCon Global conference and connect with the decision makers in the architectural glass and glazing industries. As a sponsor, you will qualify for:
- speaking opportunities
- complimentary or discounted exhibit space
- free registrations
- recognition in our marketing materials and more!
Networking is a key component of GlassCon Global, thus several events are planned throughout the conference. Sponsorships are available for each networking event as well as for Lanyards, Tote Bags, Hotel Deliveries (room drop), WiFi Access, Pens and Notepads. Learn how you can put your brand front and center with key industry leaders by visiting GlassCon Global.