79th Conference on Glass Problems (GPC)

Sunday, November 4, 2018

GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER

6:00 p.m.GPC Advisory Board Dinner

Monday, November 5, 2018

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Student Plant Tour

SHORT COURSES (Additional Registration Required)

Columbus Hilton Downtown Hotel

Fundamentals of Batch and Furnace Operations

Monday, November 5, 2018 | 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: C. Philip Ross, President, Glass Industry Consulting International (GICI)

Description: The course is an introduction to the principles of commercial glass production employed in Batch & Furnace operations by US Glass producers. Raw Materials, Glass Technology & Properties, Melting Furnaces, and Environmental Issues will all be touched upon. Suggested attendees could be vendors or newer individuals to glass manufacturing seeking an introduction to the issues faced in glass production.

Combustion

Monday, November 5, 2018 | 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Neil Simpson

Description: TBD

5:00 – 5:30 p.m.Student Meeting
5:00 – 11:00 p.m.Hospitality Suites


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

79th GPC PLENARY SESSION

GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.Exhibiting

8:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.        

Technical Session: Plenary

 

10:30 to 11:00 a.m.Break and Exhibiting

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.        

Technical Session: Plenary

 

12:30 to 2:00 p.m.Lunch
12:30 to 2:00 p.m.Exhibiting

2:00 – 4:30 p.m.              

Technical SessionS

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.Exhibiting
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.Free Time
7:30 to 11:00 p.m.Hospitality Suites

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

8:00 to 9:00 a.m.Exhibiting

9:00 to 10:30 a.m.              

Technical Session

10:30 to 11:00 a.m.Exhibiting

11:00 a.m.–12:30 P.M.     

Technical Session

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Lunch
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Exhibiting

2:00 to 4:00 p.m.              

Technical Session

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.GMIC Member Meeting
5:00 – 9:30 p.m.Exhibiting Breakdown

Thursday, November 8, 2018

COLUMBUS HILTON DOWNTOWN HOTEL

GMIC SYMPOSIUM  (Additional Registration Required)

Asset Durability and Cost Control for Glass Manufacturing Furnace

Thursday, November 8, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  | Hilton Columbus Downtown