2018 Conferences


Glass appreciation course

24 April

To be delivered on behalf of British Glass on 24 April 2018, ‘Glass Appreciation’ introduces delegates to glass manufacture and processing, glass properties, environmental, recycling and quality considerations and includes hands-on practical sessions on melting and the inspection of glass items.


Society of Vacuum Coaters Annual Technical Conference Orlando, Florida, USA.

5 May - 10 May

Society of Vacuum Coaters, PO Box 10628, Albuquerque,
NM 87184, USA.

47th Annual Conference of the Glass Art Society (GAS), Murano, Italy.

16 May - 20 May

Glass Art Society, 6512 23rd Ave NW, Suite 329, Seattle, Washington 98117, USA.

Glass and Optical Materials Division Meeting (GOMD 2018), San Antonio, Texas, USA.

20 May - 24 May

Andrea Silnes, The American Ceramic Society, 600 N. Cleveland Ave. Suite 210, Westerville, Ohio 43082, USA.

2018 Glazing Summit, Solihull, UK.

22 May

Andrew Scott, Insight Data, Unit 502, Worle Park Way,
Weston-super-Mare, BS22 6WA, UK

Second Annual Advanced Materials in Construction Summit, Berlin, Germany.

22 May - 24 May

Luxatia International, Soukenicka 23, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic.

Fourth Annual Automotive Glazing Summit, Munich, Germany.

24 May - 25 May

Vonlanthen Global Conferences and Summit, Opletalova
1603/57, 11000 Praha 1, Czech Republic.

Joint Meeting of DGG, CSS (CZ) and SSS (SK)

28 May - 30 May

Venue is the ARVENA Kongress Hotel, Eduard-Bayerlein-Straße 5a, 95445 Bayreuth.

The conference language is English. The conference programme has been completed and can be viewed at https://dgg.converia.de/?sub=37.

On this website you can also register online for the conference or book a hotel. Please note: The special rates for hotel rooms are only valid until 13 april 2018.


CIMTEC 2018: 14th International Ceramics Congress, Perugia, Italy.

4 June - 8 June

CIMTEC 2018, Corso Mazzini 52, 48018 Faenza, Italy.

Furnace Solutions Training Day, Stoke on Trent, UK.

6 June

Furnace Solutions

6 June - 7 June

6th June 2018-Training Day                         7th June 2018- FS13

Multi-scale modelling of flexible and disordered porous materials, Lausanne, Switzerland.

11 June - 13 June

François-Xavier Coudert, CECAM (Centre Européen de Calcul Atomique et Moléculaire), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Batochime (BCH), 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.

Frontiers in Glass Technology- 7th International Congress on Ceramics

17 June - 21 June

at Foz de Iguaçū, Brazil, June 17-21 2018, (http://www.icc7.com.br/symposium-06.php). We are welcoming contributions from diverse aspects of the glass making, including current and future challenges as well as new developments in the glass making industry – raw materials, melting, forming, furnaces, refractories, equipments.

The abstract deadline is December 22nd  2017

21st International Symposium on Non-Oxide and New Optical Glasses, ISNOG 2018, Quebec, Canada.

17 June - 21 June

Secretariat ISNOG 2018, Conferium Conference Services, 425, boul. René-Lévesque Ouest, Québec QC G1S 1S2, Canada

First Annual Thermodynamics of Materials Symposium (AToMS2018), Sheffield, UK

28 June

IOM3 Conference Team, The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, 297 Euston Road, London NW1 3AD, UK.


Tenth ICG Summer School, Montpellier, France.

4 July - 8 August

Prof J. M. Parker, Sir Robert Hadfield Building, University
of Sheffield, Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD, UK. Email

MDA2018, The 2nd International Conference on Materials Design and Applications, Porto, Portugal.

5 July - 6 July

Ms. Fernanda Fonseca, Faculdade de Engenharia da
Universidade do Porto, Departamento de Engenharia
Mecânica, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal.

15th International Conference on the Physics of Non-Crystalline Solids and 14th European Society of Glass Conference, Saint-Malo, France.

8 July - 12 July

USTV, 114 rue la Boétie, 75008 Paris, France.


SPIE Optics and Photonics, San Diego, California, USA.

19 August - 23 August

SPIE, PO Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227-0010, USA.

2018 China Guangzhou Glasstec Expo, Guangzhou, China.

27 August - 29 August

27–29 August

Guangzhou RuiHong Exhibition Service, Room1718, Hopson ascot square, 1138th Zhongshan Road West, Tianhe district, Guangzhou, China.


37th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society [Biomaterials – role of bone substitutes in the treatment of infected bone], Helsinki, Finland.

6 September - 8 September

EBJIS Conference Organiser, C/O CAP Partner, Nordre
Fasanvej 113, DK-2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark.

37th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society [Biomaterials – role of bone substitutes in the treatment of infected bone], Helsinki, Finland.

6 September - 8 September

EBJIS Conference Organiser, C/O CAP Partner, Nordre Fasanvej 113, DK-2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark.

21st International Congress of the Association Internationale pour l’Histoire du Verre, Istanbul, Turkey.

7 September - 9 September

Erdogan Kose, Uzlifat Canav Ozgumuş, Istanbul University, Vocational School of Technical Sciences, Avcılar Campus, 34320 Avcılar, Istanbul, Turkey.

13th International Conference on Solid State Chemistry, Paradubice, Czech Republic.

16 September - 21 September

Prof. Tomas Wagner, Department of General and Inorganic
Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical Technology and Center of
Materials and Nanotechnologies, University of Pardubice, Cs.
Legii sq. 565, 532 10 Pardubice, Czech Republic.

Innovations in Glass and Glass Technologies. ICG Annual Meeting 2018, Yokohama, Japan.

23 September - 26 September

ICG Annual Meeting 2018 Office, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Materials and Chemical Technology, 2-12-1-S7-3, Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8550, Japan.


Fifth International Conference on Competitive Materials and Technology Processes, Miskolc-Lillafüred, Hungary.

8 October - 12 October

László A. Gömze, University of Miskolc, Miskolc, Hungary.

glasstec 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany.

23 October - 28 October

Birgit Horn, Messe Düsseldorf, Stockumer Kirchstr. 61, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany.


79th Conference on Glass Problems, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

5 November - 8 November

Donna Banks, GMIC, 600 N. Cleveland Avenue, Suite 210,
Westerville, Ohio 43082, USA.

Glasstech Asia 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

14 November - 16 November

Conference & Exhibition Management Services, 1 Maritime Square, #09-43 HarbourFront Center, Singapore 099253.

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