The fourth GPD Istanbul will present advances in the glass industry together with interesting future developments. GPD Istanbul 2018 will take place March 7-9 in conjunction with Eurasia Window, Glass and Door Exhibition.

A new GPD feature Step Change – Innovations Corner will provide start-ups, universities, research institutes and established companies a chance to give short presentations and showcase their latest innovations. Exhibits and lectures offer plenty to see and learn for anyone interested in the latest innovations, technologies and applications in the glass industry.

The innovations area is open to all GPD and Eurasia Exhibition visitors at their convenience. There are 15 start-ups and companies listed to showcase their innovations in the event, and there is still room for two more. Those interested in participating should contact the organizers as soon as possible.

March 8 is dedicated to glass architecture. One of the most awarded architects, Ian Ritchie will hold a lecture, “The story of inventing with glass – glass future trends society/philosophy and design direction.” Also, Istanbul’s new airport construction will be analyzed in a comprehensive case study – it is the biggest airport in Europe and its construction will be completed later this year.

The latest trends and solutions in glass architecture will be explored during the day by speakers from Glaston, Şişecam, Dow Corning, Kuraray and other companies.

On March 9, the event turns to glass processing with several top speakers promoting better cooperation, quality and efficiency in the glass processing supply chain. Gennady Vasilchenko-Malishev will give a lecture titled, “Zero tolerance – demanding project case studies and designer requirements.” He will discuss the diverse needs and requirements for glass and how they can be best fulfilled in cooperation with glass processors.

GPD Istanbul 2018 is organized by Glass Performance Days and Glass Innovation Institute and is sponsored by Glaston, Şişecam Flat Glass, Dow Corning, Kuraray and Reed Tüyap Fuarcılık.

Register for GPD Istanbul 2018 here.