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GlassCon Goes Global in Chicago

Anthony Darkangelo gives the opening remarks at GlassCon Global.
The third GlassCon Global, an every-other-year event, kicked off Thursday in Chicago, and this edition of the conference again lived up to the “global” in its name.

GlassCon Global Call for Papers: Abstracts Due Nov. 30

GlassCon Global Call for Papers: Abstracts Due Nov. 30
GlassCon Global is a technical conference aimed at driving innovation in glass technology. It brings together more than 500 different leading architectural glass and glazing industry experts from around the world for two days of education and networking.

AAMA participates in Day of Service at World Vision

AAMA assembles 50 backpacks for Chicago children to commemorate certification anniversary.        The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently participated in a day of service at World Vision in Chicago to commemorate the 50th anniversary of AAMA’s Gold Label Certification Program.“We were honored to share the occasion of this milestone with an organization that is also in the business of building -- building a better world for children,” says Rich Walker, AAMA's president and CEO.Staff members of the association assembled 50 SchoolTools backpacks for at-risk Chicago children, organized classroom supplies for World Vision’s Teacher Resource Center , as well as prepared 488 food kits, each comprised of enough food for a family of five for an entire day.“AAMA’s work touched almost every area of our outreach, from backpacks and school supplies to clothing and food kits,” says Mary Garcia, World Vision’s corporate relations director. “AAMA's volunteer hours will make a difference in the lives of many.”According to Garcia, “World Vision strives to get the supplies into the hands of people working to improve their situations, not those with an entitlement mindset.