Dow joins Glaston for GPD2021 sponsorship

Glass Performance Days announce Dow and Glaston as the Platinum sponsors for GPD 2021 event. GPD plans to deliver a Hybrid event in October to provide an unparalleled opportunity for glass industry to enhance knowledge and skill sharing in today’s rapidly changing and challenging world. This year, the conference theme reflects strongly on co-operation and


Four years ago, at the Glass Performance Days (GPD) event in 2017, the Jorma Vitkala Award of Merit was created to recognize outstanding individual contributions to the glass industry. This award was presented to Jorma Vitkala himself as the first-ever recipient at GPD’s 25th Anniversary event. Second award 2019 was given to the most known


Due to the changing industry dynamics, the 2021 GPD will be an exclusive event in hybrid format. The physical or live event part targets a maximum of 350 participants at the venue, out of which around 45 will be accepted to make oral presentations. Please note that these are working numbers and may be subject

GPD Finland 2021 set for October 20 – 22

Save the dates Greetings from Finland. We hope you are keeping safe during these unusual and challenging times! However, we are thrilled to let you know that from October 20-22, 2021, GPD Finland will be held in Tampere. We will appreciate if you could mark these dates in your 2021 must attend events calendar! Given


“For three decades, I have intently followed the developments in the glass industry from the bird’s eye view of Glass Performance Days (GPD). This internationally recognized event has given me the privilege of meeting the world’s leading experts in person and the opportunity to build one of the most comprehensive knowledge and know-how data networks

Planning of the next GPD’s – Changes in the conference and team

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many education and commercial events around the world to be postponed or cancelled. Event organizers have been forced to go back to the drawing board to produce new ways for executing their events. Glass Performance Days is no exception. ​GPD is currently fine-tuning its concept to correspond to the ‘new

Latest in Glastory: Insulating glass product types

Strong, resilient, with perfect thermal and sound insulation properties, insulating glass has been used around the world in applications ranging from family homes to high-scale construction. Its unique design structure makes it ideal glazing material and a product with strong growth prospects. But what makes insulating glass the most preferred choice in so many applications?

GPD South America 2020 – calling for papers

GPD South America 2020 is now calling for papers The one day event will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on the 4th of June 2020. It will be held in conjunction with the Glass South America Exhibition (3 – 6 June, 2020) organized by Nürnberg Messe Please click the links below for the following to see the proposed sessions

Latest in Glastory: Smart architectural glass – dynamic and multifunctional (2/2)

By Juha Liettyä Let’s go back to that perfect scene in a high-tech apartment and examine the setting from a practical point of view. Smart architectural glass means dynamic, truly multifunctional glazing. The windows in such homes can adjust to outdoor conditions automatically or manually. Just one click of a smartphone button activates a reactive

GPD Finland 2019 Aftermovie has been published

We would like to thank everyone who attended GPD Finland 2019! We enjoyed hosting you and hope to see you in future GPD events as well. The official GPD After movie has now been published on Youtube! Feel free to check it out from the link below and don’t forget to subscribe to our channel