To promote the creation, appreciation and enjoyment of glass made in Australia, 3 renowned glass prizes are founded. Read the full article written for GLASSHOUSE by Dr. Gerry King, artist and designer specializing in contemporary glass.
The International Commission on Glass (ICG) invited international experts to take a look into the future of glass. The ICG organized a Top-level expert meeting on the “Future of Advanced Materials and Glass-Melting Technologies for the year 2010″ in Brig (CH), in March 2008, financed by the European Union within the framework of the EPONGA project. Two expert workshops were held in parallel and covered the topics “Advances in materials: glasses, glass-ceramics, ceramics” as well as “Innovation in glass melting technology: revolution or evolution”. Three months later, the 9th ESG Conference along with the Annual Meeting of the ICG, hosted by the Slovak Glass Society, was held in June 2008 in Trencin, Slovakia.
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