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

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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

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.
2 September 2018 to 5 September 2018, Cambridge
The Society of Glass Technology will hold its annual conference in Cambridge, at Murray Edwards College.
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).
23 October 2018 to 26 October 2018, Dusseldorf, Germany
International trade fair for glass production, products and processing.
5 November 2018 to 8 November 2018, Columbus, Ohio
The GPC is devoted to the technical issues facing professionals responsible for the successful operations of glass manufacturing companies.