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Society of Glass Technology Events

SGT Centenary Conference& ESG Conference 2016,Sheffield UK

Taking place in Sheffield on  4th –8th  September 2016. Speakers and abstracts frequently updated at
Call for Papers - EXTENDED TO 13 MARCH 2016

Furnace Solutions 11

9th June 2016
Furnace Solutions is a one day conference, organised by the Melting Technology Committee, Society of Glass Technology which has been held annually since 2006 at Lucideon formally CERAM, in Stoke-on-Trent. The emphasis of the conference is on sharing experiences, and proposing practical solutions, to the glass melting challenges of today.

Training Day- Energy & Environment
Wed 8th June 2016
Following the success of the training days the theme for June 8, 2016 will be “energy & Environment.” Either as a basic grounding or refresher, this day long training will focus on the basics, from a practical and modern perspective, aimed at anyone associated with furnace operation, maintenance and design.

News From British  Glass

The Glass Focus 2016 conference
12th May at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh.
Industry and technical experts will share their experience and lead exchanges on topics including:
*anticipating tomorrow’s demands from designers, manufacturers and customers
*applying cutting edge glass technology to solve global problems
*decoupling growth, energy use and emissions
*working across supply and value chains to adapt successfully.
For more information please visit


Other Events

Energy Efficiency in Ceramic Processing
Wednesday 13th April 2016 at Lucideon, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 7LQ
Free to attend

2nd  Workshop for New Researchers in Glass Science  and Applications
March 31st-  4th April 2016

Optical Materials Day
14th April 2016

In Other News



News From ICG

Manoj Choudhary, Fellow of the SGT becomes the new ICG President.

Watch Professor Julian Jones Inaugural lecture
Hi-Tec Glass: From Smartphones to Clever Bones
Department of Materials, Imperial College London