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Glass Performance Days (GPD)

14.08.2017

GPD’s Chairman Jorma Vitkala honored at the 25 - year anniversary opening ceremony of Glass Performance Days in Tampere, Finland

There was a great deal of emotion and surprise when Jorma Vitkala, the founder and Chairman of the leading global glass conference, Glass Performance Days (GPD), was called on stage during the 2017 opening ceremony to receive a superb stand-up

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

31.07.2017

To all earlier GPD Speakers - Thank You to your help over 25 years!

Personal Message from Jorma Vitkala - This message gives me a proper opportunity to thank you all for everything. We did it

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

23.06.2017

Innovate Faster with Advances in Silicone Technology

Technology can play a critical role in enhancing the pace of innovation in any industry. At GPD 2017, Dow Corning, now a fully owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, will hold a Workshop as well as make presentations in five Technical

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

12.06.2017

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 the opening speakers at the opening ceremony of the 25-year anniversary GPD event this

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

09.06.2017

STEP CHANGE 2017

The GPD conference is celebrating its 25th year this summer. The conference will be held on 28–30 June 2017 in Tampere, Finland. This year we have already 140 confirmed speakers for the conference sessions and workshops, 800 attendants are expected

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

18.05.2017

Great opportunity for new players

We continue to interview our special guests and contributors of 25th Anniversary GPD conference. This time, it’s Saverio Pasetto, Façade Technical Director at Skanska in the UK, who explains why GPD is a great opportunity for players from all areas

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

20.04.2017

Over 20 startups to create a step change in the glass busines

There is something very special about this year’s Glass Performance Days. Apart from the conference itself, this June’s event will feature the first-of-its-kind Step Change

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

11.04.2017

Celebrating 25 years of knowledge Sharing and industry spirit

‘If you are looking to expand your knowledge and business opportunities in the glass industry, nothing compares to GPD in Finland’, says Jean-Paul Hautekeer, Global Strategic Market Director for Building and Construction, Dow Consumer

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30.03.2017

GPD Finland 2017 Final program out featuring 180 presentations!

In issuing the Final Program for the 25th Anniversary GPD Conference in June 2017 the organizers have some important points to make. These unique Glass Performance Days again attract the elite of the world´s glass professionals and a whole of 180

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06.03.2017

Over 140 presentations registered

With just a couple of months remaining to the June 28, 2017 opening of the 25th GPD Anniversary Conference the pace - or the beat if you will --

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

01.03.2017

GPD Glass Learning Goes to Istanbul

March 8 and 9, 2017 promise to be some of the hottest days for Glass Learning in early 2017. That is when the Glass Performance Days – GPD – take their briefing skills to Istanbul,

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

01.03.2017

Rejuvenated face-lift for 25th Anniversary GPD

At the turn of this year The Glass Performance Days (GPD) announced significant changes and new initiatives for its upcoming 25th year Anniversary Conference June 28-30,

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

05.01.2017

GPD at BAU 2017

Jorma Vitkala from GPD team is participating BAU 2017. Interested to discuss about the speaking, exhibiting or sponsoring

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

15.11.2016

Don’t miss out the opportunity to enter to potential new market

In December this year GPD will land to the Caribbean region with GPD Cuba. This learning event will be organized in conjunction with Cuba glass exhibition on December 6th - 7th in

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

20.09.2016

Invitation to GPD press conference Wednesday 21.9 2016 at 15.45 at Glaston stand hall 15 A41

Let’s meet again during glasstec next week and I hope that you will also visit our GPD pub - the best after dinner networking place for meeting glass

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

16.09.2016

The GPD Pub during glasstec 2016

Over 2500 specialists expected to visit GPD Pub during glastec

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

26.08.2016

The GPD Pub - Your exclusive opportunity at Glasstec Düsseldorf

The GPD Pub welcomes you to share insider information on the glass business for the 8th time in 16 years in conjunction with the Glasstec Fair September 20-23rd, 2016. “The Pub” has established itself as the number one networking opportunity for the

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

29.07.2016

The true value of continuously connecting the dots…

We all tend to believe in what we do, thus allowing self assertion to creep up on us and take over. But most often than not, the true fruit of ones labor can easily be spotted by both friend and foe. So if you truly believe in what you do, then why

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21.07.2016

GPD Pub Returns During glasstec week

The GPD Pub will again take place during glasstec 2016. The event has been held during each glasstec over the past 15 years in the heart of Dusseldorf’s

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

15.07.2016

Online Submission of Abstracts now opened

GPD Finland 2017 abstract submission platform is now

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

28.06.2016

GPD Finland 2017- first call for papers

This is the first call for papers for GPD Finland 2017. In this call, we would like to bring the following issues to your

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

13.06.2016

GPD Finland 2017 opening speaker- Michael Robinson

GPD Finland 2017 is glad to present to you one of our opening speakers, Mr. Mike Robinson. He is well known in the automotive industry and is not a new face in

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

06.05.2016

Join ICCG, the International Conference on Coatings on Glass and Plastics

For the 11th time, the International Conference on Coatings on Glass and Plastics ICCG will take place as one of the largest international science-to-science and business-to-science platforms in the field of advanced coatings on glass and plastics

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12.02.2016

GPD Istanbul March 10 th 2016 and REED TUYAP Fairs Team up in Special Arrangement to offer free participation in GPD

GPD Istanbul in connection with the Glass Expo Istanbul repeats its success formula from 2015 by hosting a special seminar dedicated to the advanced design, energy efficiency and quality of glazing

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04.11.2015

In 2016, GPD China will be held on the 9th of April in Shanghai, just before China Glass exhibition.

The event will focus on the current trends in the following areas: glass production and processing / use of glass in buildings, transportation and energy

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16.03.2015

100+ EXPERTS FROM 100+ COMPANIES TO PRESENT AT GPD FINLAND 2015

An outstanding range of high quality technical presentations will be presented in GPD Finland 2015. The event, to be held in Tampere on June 23-26 will showcase more than 10 technical sessions where the latest on glass technology will be

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

19.01.2015

FINAL DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING ABSTRACTS APPROACHING

The abstract submission for GPD Finland 2015 is on-going.This time the focus of the conference is on business, innovation and

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

13.10.2014

Renewed GPD Finland 2015 calling for papers

The abstract submission for the next edition of GPD Finland 2015 is now open. For this conference we take pride in bringing in new features and a new conference concept. This time the focus of the conference is on business, innovation and design.

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05.02.2014

GPD South America 2014 calling for papers

GPD South America (GPD SAME) 2014 will be held in Sao Paulo on the 22nd to the 23rd of May, 2014. The event will once again be held in conjunction with the 2014 Glass South America Exhibition (21-24 May) that is organized by Nurnberg

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

14.08.2013

GPD papers now on glassfiles.com

The articles presented at Glass Performance Days Finland 2013 are now available on

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  • Nouvelles en général sur l´industrie du verre

01.07.2013

GPD 2013: Die Feinde von Glas sind Beton und Stein.

Kurz vor der Mittsommerwende traf sich bei den Glass Performance Days 2013 die internationale Glasbranche im finnischen Tampere (13. - 15.

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15.05.2013

GPD China 2013 - Join the conference now!

Join GPD China for a comprehensive review of this process. The two-day technical sessions will review topics from glass manufacturing to the use of glass. These presentations will be supplemented by the key discussions to be given by the opening

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26.04.2013

GPD China 2013 Final Program is released

The main theme for the conference is Energy Management in Buildings: Is this the future of glass technology in developing economies? The conference will be held 22-23 May,2013 in

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