Fundamentals of Batch and Furnace Operation
Instructor: C. Philip Ross, President, Glass Industry Consulting International (GICI)

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.

Glass Furnace Designs and Furnace Operation – Modeling of Glass Melting & Combustion Processes and Advanced Furnace Control
Instructors: Andries Habraken B.ASc, Senior Consultant, Computational Fluid Dynamics, CelSian Glass & Solar and Oscar Verheijen, Senior Consultant, CelSian Glass & Solar