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Glasstec Conference Speakers to Address Reducing Glass Industry’s Carbon Footprint

The glasstec Update conference, to be held in Düsseldorf, Germany, on Nov. 25 and 26, will have experts from science and economy debating the pressing issues of the future and challenges for the global glass industry. They will shed light on forward-looking themes such as alternative approaches to manufacturing and recycling processes, as well as requirements for modern façades, which improve the CO2-neutrality of buildings. The glasstec Update conference program can now be viewed online.

The conference will be held in-person, but can also be followed online with the appropriate digital conference ticket. The conference language will be German with English simultaneous translation. Tickets are available.

The program at-a-glance

Day 1

The first day will be all about glass production. Future models for CO2 and climate-neutral production as well as technologies and roadmaps to achieve these goals will be introduced and discussed. Speakers will include:

  • Michael Marty from the Federal Environment Agency
  • Aston Fuller, CEO of Glass Futures Ltd.
  • Lisa Rammig from Eckersley O’Callaghan (U.S.)
  • Florian Vogel from Hydro Building Systems Germany

Day 2

On the second day, scientists and glass producers will present supporting products and methods towards climate-neutral urban planning and design. Speakers will include:

  • Martin Stadler, Marketing Director at Saint-Gobain Glass Germany
  • Dr. Tilmann E. Kuhn from Fraunhofer ISE
  • Johannes Kreißig, CEO of DGNB GmbH.

By addressing the topic of CO2 neutrality with glass, the glasstec Update Conference will connect to the topics trending at the glasstec trade fair, to be held from Sept. 20 – 23, 2022 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Held concurrently with glasstec 2022 will be the Expo for Decarbonised Industries > Energy Storage linking technology and service providers with industry and commerce.