Event description

GPD Istanbul 2017 is bringing together different parties from glass supply chain again! This is the 3rd time Glass Performance Days are going to happen in Istanbul, Turkey. Almost 300 attendees participated in GPD 2015 and 2016.


As in 2015 and 2016, the 3rd edition of GPD Istanbul Glass Industry Seminars will be organized concurrently with Eurasia Window, Glass and Door shows. Unlike the previous events, this year’s seminar will be held in two different sessions on the first and second days of the exhibition. The first day’s session is dedicated to architects and whereas the second session concerns glass processing industrialists. Both sessions will have simultaneous translation to English and Turkish languages.

Attracting more than 50 thousand professionals from over 100 countries, Eurasia Window, Glass, Door show is the region’s biggest platform for the industry. Organized concurrently with the exhibition, GPD Istanbul offers valuable information regarding new trends, technologies and applications and an overview of the glass industry and its actors in general.


Top specialists of industry are coming to speak. It is an excellent opportunity to meet them!

GPD Istanbul will be organized March 8-9, 2017 at Tüyap Exhibition Center Istanbul.

Wednesday 8th March 2017

  •  Glass for Architects and Designers
  •  Architects Session

Thursday 9th March 2017

  • Add Value to Glass
  • Glass Processors Session

GPD Instanbul 2017 program

Wednesday 8th March 2017

13.30 Welcoming speech – Mr. Ali Muharremoglu, TUYAP

13.40 Program and speakers of the day – Mr. Jorma Vitkala, GPD

13.50 Innovative glazed envelopes for the region’s iconic projects – Dr. Thomas Winterstetter, Werner Sobek Stuttgart AG

14.20 Glass in sustainable future – Ms. Gul Pekisik, Şişecam Flat Glass

14.50 Quality diferences in tempered, bent, laminated glasses – Mr. Miika Appelqvist, Glaston Oy

15.20 Coffee Break

15.50 Acoustic glazing with different PVB interlayers – Mr. Fatih Kuyu, Kuraray Europe Gmbh

16.20 Crystal Clear Bonding – When performance meets aesthetics – Mr. Markus Plettau, Dow Corning Europe SA

16.50 ABC & D of Glass for architects and designers – Mr. Kayhan Horasan, KH Tasarim ve Danismanlik Ltd. Sti

Thursday 9th March 2017

13.30 Welcoming speech – Mr. Ali Muharremoglu, TUYAP

13.40 Program and speakers of the day – Mr. Jorma Vitkala, GPD

13.50 Handling and processing of coated glass – Mr. Ozan Ozer, Şişecam Flat Glass

14.20 Proven performance, quality & productivity in structural glass facades  – Ms. Pinar Cetin, Dow Corning Europe SA

14.50 Coffee Break

15.20 Lamination process of PVB – Mr. Fatih Kuyu, Kuraray Europe Gmbh

15.50 How to get rid of laminating quality defects – Mr. Miika Appelqvist, Glaston Oy

16.20 View of glass from other side of the table


Registration is FREE for the first 300 Participants.

Please register yourself via this web form.


For further information please contact:

Mr. Jorma Vitkala

Chairman of the Organizing Committee

GPD Glass Performance Days, Tampere, Finland

Tel.  +358 10 500 6216

Mob.: +358 40 553 2042


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