Calling for Papers

GPD China 2020 Sessions and Topics

Use of Glass in Buildings

Glass in Architecture

  • Architectural challenges & solutions
  • Structural engineering – case studies
  • Safety and security glass
  • Glass façades case studies – design, installations etc.
  • New products and applications
  • IGU & Window Technology
  • Vacuum Insulated Glazing (VIG) units
  • New frame materials e.g. composite frames

Smart Glazing

  • Smart energy efficient facades
  • Intelligent facades, Switchable glazing, Media facades
  • Thermochromics, Gaschromic, Electrochromic
  • Case studies
  • Multi-functional glass applications
  • Glass for lighting applications
  • Advances in large area electrochromic (EC) and active glazing

Glass and Sustainability in Buildings

  • Building performance evaluation
  • Recycling, sustainability, sound insulation
  • Energy performance – codes, standards and ratings
  • Low energy building concepts
  • Energy calculations and modelling
  • IGU & Window Technology
  • Vacuum Insulated Glazing (VIG) units
  • BIPV

Glass Production & Processing

Processing, Testing and quality

  • Coatings technology and applications
  • IGU & window technology
  • Vacuum Insulated Glazing (VIG) units
  • Laminated glass / process / design
  • High level automation
  • Product & process case studies
  • Quality management – standards, certifications
  • Tempering / pre-processing
    • low-e glass
    • chemical tempering
    • thin glass
    • New tempering and processing technologies

Float glass production

  • Cooling, cutting and quality inspection
  • Float handling, transport and services
  • Material and machinery supplies
  • Melting and simulations

Business and Market trends

  • Business opportunities for the glass and solar industries
  • Standards and regulations
  • Industry 4.0, Internet of things

Specialty Glass

Glass for electronic applications

  • Ultra-thin glass for communication devices
  • Touch screens
  • Transparent display units
  • highly engineered glass for large scale edge displays for use as walls
    • internally for wall partitioning
    • externally on windows, facades

 

Glass in Transportation

  • Slow moving vehicles e.g. tractors, forklifts
  • Marine vehicles
  • Passenger vehicles (land and air)
  • LED’s in vehicles

INTERESTED TO SPEAK?

  • Submit your abstract (max 150 words) by 19 January 2020 at GPD China 2020 Abstract Submission
  • Notification of acceptance/rejection of abstracts: 24 January 2020
  • Submission of final manuscripts for proceedings book: 29 February 2020
  • Submission of PowerPoint presentations: 31 March 2020
    • Manuscript and PowerPoint submissions must both be in English and Chinese languages

Speaking fees are charged for each presentation given in the conference. Please contact Brown Onduso via brown.onduso@gpd.fi or +358407739313