Glassman Events

Attend Glassman Europe and gain access to two conference programmes free of charge

When you register for your free pass to attend Glassman Europe you can also attend the following conference programmes while you are there.

Tuesday 17 September – Glassman Trends Conference

This programme address the latest trends in glassmaking with a range of international expert speakers, including a debate on whether glass could be a key solution to the war on plastics.

Wednesday 18 September – Future Glass Forum

The Future Glass Forum returns to Lyon in 2019 to look to the developments in digital transformation, artificial intelligence and industry 4.0 in the production of glass. This programme will be relevant to both flat and container glass manufacturers as well as business advisors and consultants interested in the future of manufacturing.

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Tuesday 17th September 2019

Time Session Stream
10:15 - 10:45 The future of plastic packaging in a (more) circular economy
Susan Hansen, Global Strategist - F&A Supply Chains , Rabobank
10:45 - 11:05 Is the container glass industry aligned to customers' expectations?
Emma Bowers, Global Procurement & Supply Chain FMCG Executive, Green Puffin Consulting
Richard van Breda, Former SABMiller Director, now Independent Consultant, Independent Consultant
11:05 - 11:25 The container glass industry and its role in the circular economy
Sheryl Webersberger, Product Policy Advisor, BV Glas
11:25 - 11:45 COFFEE & EXHIBITION TIME
11:45 - 12:05 Circular Packaging at ABI
Aline Casagrande, Circular Packaging Global Manager, AB InBev
12:05 - 12:25 CO2 step wise emission reduction is necessary and possible
Erik Muijsenberg, Vice President, Glass Service
12:25 - 12:45 Decarbonisation and the Circular Economy
Fabrice Rivet, Director, Health, Environment and Safety, FEVE
12:45 - 13:05 Biomass Ash: A past and present raw material for glassmaking?
Dr. Daniel J. Backhouse, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Sheffield Hallam University
13:05 - 14:00 LUNCH & EXHIBITION TIME
14:00 - 14:20 O-I and Chovet-Db2i set for success on Gironcourt partnership
Jean-Pierre François, O-I Manufacturing
Nicolas Lelorrain, Gironcourt project manager, Chovet
14:20 - 14:40 A new world of glassmaking
Paul Schreuders, CEO, Xpar Vision
14:40 - 15:00 The Swabbing Robot
Mathieu Dumesny, Technical Manager, Novaxion

Wednesday 18th September 2019

Time Session Stream
10:15 - 10:45 How glass manufacturers can successfully manage their digital transformation
Pascal Huguet, Head of Siemens, France Glass Branch, Siemens
Future Glass Forum
10:45 - 11:05 Steklarna Hrastnik’s journey toward industry 4.0
Jaša Polutnik, Head of Projects, Steklarna Hrastnik
Future Glass Forum
11:05 - 11:25 Using software to improve maintenance
Kevin Fiedler, Local Project Manager, SGD Pharma
Future Glass Forum
11:25 - 11:45 COFFEE & EXHIBITION TIME Future Glass Forum
11:45 - 12:05 Combining high resolution NIR furnace vision with Expert System III model based furnace control
Thierry Barriant, Project Manager, Glass Service
Future Glass Forum
12:05 - 12:25 Digitalisation in Glass Melting
Philippe Kerbois, Regional Sales Manager EMEA, AMETEK Land
Future Glass Forum
12:25 - 12:45 How to use QC Lab technology in a production environment
Eleonora Bordini, International Industry Manager, Marposs
Future Glass Forum
12:45 - 13:05 Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: the future of Glass manufacturing
Juan S. Farias, Managing Director, FAMA
Future Glass Forum
13:05 - 16:00 LUNCH & EXHIBITION TIME Future Glass Forum

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