Program Highlights

SPECIAL SHOWS

A practice-oriented program with up-to-date topics and the latest innovations - the special shows at glasstec 2016

CONGRESSES & CONFERENCES

Congresses, conferences and forums ensure the success of glasstec 2014 with top-class lectures and discussions.  
  • International Architecture Congress
  • Engineered Transparency
  • Function meets Glass
 

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glass technology live

FUTURE – GLASS – PERFORMANCE

Where is the future of glass heading to? The special show glass technology live with the international specialist symposium will provide the answer. Innovative products, solutions and developments as well as current projects from science and research. Special focus: Studies in form, design, aesthetics and efficiency, e.g. glass exhibits in XXXL..

SPECIALIST SYMPOSIUM

Find out everything about glass and its use in current, already realised projects. Renowned international representatives from architecture, civil engineering, industry and processing present their solutions in a professional dialogue.

Participation is free of charge, with simultaneous interpretation German/ English.

PARTNER

  • German association Flachglas
  • Deutsche Glastechnische Gesellschaft (DGG)
  • Hüttentechnische Vereinigung der Deutschen Glasindustrie (HVG) (German association of glass manufacturers/suppliers to the glass industry)
  • Stuttgart University, Institute for Building Construction and Design, Prof. Behling und sein Team
  • VDMA Forum Glass Technology



TOPICS

Tuesday: Melting and Forming
Wednesday: Glass Industry 4.0 - integration of products and processes
Thursday: Transparent Building Skins And Digital Planning Processes
Friday: Innovative flat glass products / Requirements for windows and facades - today and tomorrow / Regulations and standards


Program overview

Crafts Centre

TECHNOLOGY MEETS KNOW-HOW

Welcome in the Crafts Centre in Hall 9. Here you experience new glass applications and hands-on possibilities for usage.

CRAFTS LIVE

This year the special show Handwerk Live will be about measurement and controlling of glass. Get informed by practical demonstrations about the requirements, procedures and liability questions due to glass stability:

  • Conveying
  • Glass sizing
  • Cutting
  • Drilling
  • Grinding/sand blasting
  • Pendulum test, bending test and residualload-bearingcapacity

SHOW YOUR SKILLS

How fast can you fix a sliding door or a reef to a van? Compete with other visitors and win great prices by Bohle and Hegla.

TOP PERFORMANCE

The focus is on the stand of the Federal Association of Glazier Trades, which is the most important sector meeting point for glass craftsmanship. In the Glass Finishing Arena, you can expect to see presentations on the latest cost-effective products and processing technologies.

AUTOGLASS COMPETITION

The competition to find the best vehicle glazier: this is where not only precision, but also the latest techniques, are presented – live!

GLASS ART

Awarded glass art from leading international artists and galleries.

Congresses - Conferences - Forums

INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE CONGRESS

Wednesday, 21. September 2016
Under the title “Contrasts – new architecture with glass“, international top architects present their projects with modern glass architecture par exellence.

Partner: University of Stuttgart.

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ENGINEERED TRANSPARENCY

20-21 September 2016
With the focus on "Energy, Glass and Façade", the latest developments surrounding the area of glass construction will take centre stage in the scientific conference. International scientists and researchers invite guests to two days of discussions.

In cooperation with Darmstadt Technical University and Dresden Technical University.

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FUNCTION MEETS GLASS

19-20 September 2016
How are high-precision thin glass elements for displays, touch-screens, smart glass and solar glass manufactured in top quality? Informative presentations by representatives from the worlds of science and industry will provide insights.

In cooperation with the VDMA Forum for Glass Technology, the working Group (AG) for Photovoltaic Production Methods and the Technology Transfer Institute of Eastern Bavaria e.V. (OTTI), 19 and 20 September 2016.

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