GPD South America Final Program Released
April 16, 2010

Use of architectural glass in advanced building structures and the finer points of security glass processing will form the base of the first ever Glass Performance Days Conference in Sao Polo, Brazil, May 6-7, 2010. The final program of the conference has been released and is now available through www.gpd.fi. Registration for the conference is now in progress.

The two-day GPD event is part of the Glass South America Trade Fair organized by Abravidro and The Nürnberg Messe. The Glass Performance Days Conference Program is organized and coordinated by the GPD Organizing Committee.

“The two-day event has parallel sessions on both days to allow for flexible participation planning,” says Jorma Vitkala, chair of the organizing committee. The first day features an architectural session on design and glass in architecture and a glass technology session focusing on how the processing and handling of advanced security glass can be made as efficient as possible. On the second day the architectural module focuses on solar solutions and energy efficiency while the glass technology session follows up key items from the first day technology part.

“We have managed to engage some outstanding speakers who represent expertise in structural designs using glass and aim to focus on the criteria for successful glass solutions,” Vitkala continues. “Past GPD experiences have shown that innovative architectural designs can gain even more benefits from added know-how of the characteristics and properties of glass while glass specialists are eager to obtain more insights into the requirements of structural designers. In this way we look forward to an effective and highly productive conference. Participants learning from the experts and from networking with colleagues are likely to learn more about advanced design solutions and increased processing efficiency which will no doubt reflect on the performance of their own operations.”

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