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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24 April 2018, Sheffield
SOLD OUT: 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.
5 July 2018, Sheffield
Designed and delivered by the Health and Safety Laboratory especially for the glass sector, this one-day course will help your organisation to limit the impact of risks by understanding the factors that influence staff behaviour, and developing strategies to modify it.

Courses to order

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.
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.

Third party events

16 May 2018 to 19 May 2018, Milan, Italy
The Glass Art Society holds an annual conference to bring together the international community of glass enthusiasts and artists from every discipline of glass.
21 May 2018 to 23 May 2018, Birmingham, UK
Following increasing demand indicated by visitors to the FIT Show, the organisers have announced the launch of Visit Glass.
11 June 2018 to 15 June 2018, Würzburg, Germany
The ICCG is the largest European scientific conference focusing on highly sophisticated surface technology.
9 July 2018 to 13 July 2018, Saint Malo, France
Physics conference merges with ESG conference in 2018.  
9 July 2018 to 13 July 2018, Saint-Malo, France
Examining how the the quality and the performance of glass products in their various applications can be improved.
23 September 2018 to 26 September 2018, Yokohama, Japan
This year’s conference is organised by the Ceramics Society of Japan (CerSJ), and presents as its main theme “Innovations in glass and glass technologies: contributions to a sustainable society”, which is of great importance in the field of glass science and technology to protect the global environment. ICG 2018 is also managed in strong collaboration with the Glass Industry Conference of Japan (GIC).