GPC Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts is now available for the 85th anniversary Glass Problems Conference (GPC) and the 14th Advances in Fusion and Processing of Glass Conference (AFPG), being held jointly September 16-19, 2024, at the Glass City Center in Toledo, Ohio, USA. Engineers, educators, researchers, students, and solutions providers in glass manufacturing are invited to submit ideas for presentation at either of the events. Abstracts are due February 23. Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of glass industry experts and representatives, and selections will be announced in Mid-March.

Broad topics of interest include:

  • Furnace design and reconstruction
  • Physics and chemistry of the melting process
  • Modeling of glass melting and processing
  • Combustion and heat transfer
  • Refractories
  • Safety
  • Forming and shaping
  • Raw materials: engineered, minerals, and chemicals, batching and recycling
  • Energy efficiency and management
  • Environmental impact of glass
  • Advanced process controls and sensors
  • AI in glass manufacturing
  • Sustainability and glass manufacturing

For questions about the conference or the abstract submission process, please contact Donna Banks at (614) 523-3033 or email: [email protected].