Events and training

Events and training

Our events and training provide glass-focussed insight and expertise for the whole industry supply chain. Most are open to non-members as well as members.

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You’ll also find information on this page about other events that might be of interest to the glass industry. (Please be aware that British Glass doesn’t necessarily endorse the third party events listed here.) If you’d like to see your event listed here please email prcomms@britglass.co.uk

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29 April 2020, Sheffield
The two-day ‘Glass failure analysis’ technical course includes an introduction to glass strength, understanding and interpreting fracture markings, recognising fracture patterns, identification of failure origins and an analytical approach to understanding the mode of failure, weakening features and primary and secondary causes of product failure. 
21 May 2020, Sheffield
Our popular one-day glass appreciation as an open event. Glass appreciation introduces delegates to glass processes, products and benefits – enabling them to understand this fascinating material better and work with it more effectively.

Courses to order

This one-day course can be tailored to suit your organisation and delivered at a location of your choosing. Glass appreciation indroduces delegates to glass processes, products and benefits – enabling them to understand this fascinating material better and work with it more effectively.
Three-day course for those in a managerial or supervisory role. Certified by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, so those who successfully complete the three-days and final assessment receive the Managing Safely Certificate.
One-day course for anyone working in the glass industry. Certified by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, so those who successfully complete the course and assessment receive the Working Safely Certificate.

Third party events

7 May 2020 to 13 May 2020, Dusseldorf
Based in Dusseldorf, interpack is a trade fair specialised on the packaging process within the food, beverage, confectionery, bakery, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, non-food and industrial goods sectors. The event is considered as the biggest in the packaging industry. interpack 2020 will run between 7 and 13 May at Messe Dusseldorf.