GPD in Istanbul
13th February 2018
GPD Istanbul 2018 will be held on March 7–9 in Hall 11 of the Eurasia Window, Glass and Door Exhibition.
A new GPD feature, Step Change – Innovations Corner provides start-ups, universities, research institutes and established companies a chance to give short presentations and showcase their latest innovations.
The innovations area is open to all GPD and Eurasia Exhibition visitors at the convenience. There are currently 15 start-ups and companies listed to showcase their innovations in the event, and organisers say there is still room for two more.
Thursday the 8th of March is dedicated to Glass Architecture. Architect Prof Ian Ritchie will hold a lecture ‘The story of inventing with glass – glass future trends society/philosophy and design direction’. Also the Istanbul New Airport construction will be analyzed in various details in a comprehensive case study – it is the biggest airport in Europe and its construction will be completed in 2018. The latest trends and solutions in glass architecture will be explored during the day by speakers from Glaston, ?i?ecam, Dow Corning, Kuraray and other companies.
On Friday the 9th of March 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 ‘Zero tolerance – demanding project case studies and designer requirements’. He will discuss the diverse needs and requirements there are for glass and how they can be best fulfilled in cooperation with glass processors.
GPD Istanbul 2018 is organised by Glass Performance Days and Glass Innovation Institute & sponsored by Glaston, ?i?ecam Flat Glass, Dow Corning, Kuraray and Reed TŁyap Fuarc?l?k.