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Afternoon Session - International Year of Glass…

Afternoon Session - International Year of Glass 2022 (10/02)

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Celebrating the past, present and future of glass for a sustainable, equitable and better tomorrow!
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  • 13:00 Seeing the Future: Enabled by Infrared Glass Innovation
Kathleen A. Richardson, Professor of Optics, Materials Science and Engineering at CREOL/College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central FL, USA


  • 13:30 The role of glass in 5G communication technology

Naoki Sugimoto, General Manager, Materials Integration Laboratories & Technology, AGC, Yokohama, JP

  • 14:00 Optical fibre technology

Masashi Onishi, General Manager Optical Fiber and Cable Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., Yokohama, JP

  • 14:30 Glass and Quantum

Lukas Novotny, Professor of Photonics, ETH Zurich, CH

GLASS REACHING OUT I - Moderator: Reinhard Conradt

  • 14:50 Making glass visible

Andy McConnell, Journalist specialised in antique & vintage glassware, UK

  • 15:20 Glass science in Brazil

Andrea S.S. de Camargo, Professor of Physics, University of São Paulo, BR

  • 15:40 Glass: Shaping Lives

Courtney Calahoo, Genics Inc. and University of Alberta, Edmonton, CA

  • 16:00 Coffee break

GLASS & INNOVATION - Moderator: Lothar Wondraczek

  • 16:20 High-resolution 3D printing and injection molding of fused silica glass

Frederik Kotz-Helmer, CSO, Glassomer, Freiburg, DE

  • 16:35 Future Opportunities for Glass in Healthcare

Steve Jung, CTO, Mo-Si Corporation, Rolla, MO, USA

  • 16:50 Photo-Therm-Refractive Glasses for Advanced Laser Applications

Leonid Glebov, Director of R&D, OptiGrate, Oviedo, FL, USA

  • 17:05 Fluoride glass technologies for XXIst century's challenges

Samuel Poulain, CEO, Le Verre Fluoré, Bruz, FR

  • 17:20 Glass in space 

Falko Langenhorst, Professor of Mineralogy, University of Jena, DE

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