The deadline to submit abstracts for the upcoming GlassCon Global conference is January 20.

Abstracts should be 200 words and can be submitted online at

GlassCon Global, organized by FCA International, will be held at the Philadelphia Convention Center July 7-10.

“We’ve already received many abstract submissions covering a wide range of interesting and innovative topics,” says Jürgen Neugebauer, chair of the GlassCon global scientific committee and a professor at the University of Applied Science FH Joanneum in Graz, Austria. “We look forward to reviewing all the submitted abstracts after the call for papers closes on January 20.”

Topics to be addressed during the conference include architectural challenges and solutions, new technologies and innovations, structural engineering case studies, new products and applications, energy performance in buildings, glass coating technology and applications, product and process case studies, and business opportunities and economic outlook.