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The 2017 electronic version of the GPD book is now available via the link provided below.  The book contains the white industry papers of GPD 2017. Some of the papers contain links to related PowerPoint presentations given during the event.  The links are located at the left top corner of the papers. When you access the

GPD 2017 E- book is on the way!

The 2017 electronic version of the GPD book is currently underproduction. We expect it to be ready during the month of August, 2017.  It will be available via this website and we will send an announcement when ready. In addition to the white industry papers, the book will contain the following • links to copies

GPD Step Change – who’s coming

Check out which teams are coming to Step Change to present their new disruptive tech to the glass industry! The Tampere Region Economic Development Agency, Tredea have let us use their platform Hackgo to present the startup-teams and their members. Please go check out the new “Who’s coming to Step Change”-section, now under the Hackgo-site!

Greater availability of material is opening up our world

James Carpenter, an artist, designer and founder of New-York-based James Carpenter Design Associates Inc., is one of key speakers at the opening ceremony of the 25-year anniversary GPD event this year.  At the event, James will be presenting an overview of the main technological developments in the industry over the past 25 years and share