GPD China - May 11 - 12, 2009, SHANGHAI - CHINA

Date: 10 November 2008
Source: GPD China
General Conference Theme: Renewable energy and glass technology Given the emerging new glass applications, the GPD conferences will continue to pay special attention on the impact glass technology can have on environmental protection.

In this regard, the organizers of GPD China 2009,

Glaston and China Building Materials Academy (CBMA) are putting special attention on the role glass can play on energy management, especially from the solar side.

We are now calling for papers

Proposals or abstracts for both theoretical and practical presentations should be submitted online at

Since GPD China 2009 takes place just a month before GPD Finland, speakers can present the same paper in both conferences!

Proposed Sessions

Solar and Glass Technology Session

- Material & processing

• coatings for solar applications

• low iron glass

• glass handling, pre-processing & processing

- Market & applications

• PV and BIPV

• thermal collectors & concentrators

• solar energy markets

Practical and Processing Session

- hands on presentations – practical examples

- production effi ciency

- process case studies

- handling and processing coated glass

- laminating & tempering process and products

- standards and regulations

Architectural, Façade and Market Trends

- building case studies

- how new designs or processes can affect the use of glass - an ideal educational possibility for architects, façade builders & glass company management

- what architects & façade builders want from glass processors

- what glass technology can offer architects and façade builders

- energy efficiency

Workshop possibilities

We are also inviting proposals for practical workshops on specific subjects.

Workshops may be held either before or after conference.

Important dates to remember

Abstract submission deadline: December 8, 2008

Notifi cation of paper acceptance: December , 2008

Release of fi nal Program: January, 2009

Submission of fi nal manuscripts for proceedings book: March 11, 2009

Submission of PowerPoint presentations: April 15, 2009

Participant registration opens in February, 2009

CONTACT INFORMATION: Mr. Brown Onduso, GPD China coordinator. Mob. +358 40 773 9313 e-mail: GPD China 2009, Vehmaistenkatu 5, 33730 Tampere, FINLAND

600450 GPD China - May 11 - 12, 2009, SHANGHAI - CHINA

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