Şişecam was founded to meet Turkey’s needs for basic glass products. As one of the most powerful industrial conglomerates in the country today, Şişecam has also transformed itself into a global player in all key areas of the glass industry, as well as in the compound business areas. soda and chromium. In line with its long-term vision, Şişecam started its corporate R&D activities in 1976 by establishing the first glass science and technology R&D center in Turkey.
Dedicated to better serve the global glass industry in line with its strategies for sustainable growth that creates value, Şişecam launched the Şişecam Glass Symposium in 1985. Over the next 37 years, the symposium has steadily grown and expanded. evolve into an international event that now attracts hundreds of distinguished participants from industry and academia.
As Turkey’s premier glass science and technology platform, Şişecam Glass Symposium has been held simultaneously with the International Commission on Glass (ICG) three times in the past. In 2019, the “Şişecam International Glass Conference and the 34th Şişecam Glass Symposium” welcomed 500 participants from 26 countries in Istanbul.
In 2020 and 2021, the symposium was transformed into an online event and it reached 758 participants from 39 countries on 5 continents. With the intention of returning to physical meetings, we are organizing our event in hybrid form in 2022.
We are glad to welcome you to “Şişecam 37th International Glass Conference”, which will be held on November 17-18, 2022 in Istanbul, Turkey. While welcoming the most experienced and reputable members and experts of the glass society, we will celebrate “2022 International Year of Glass”.
“Şişecam 37th International Glass Conference” will be the best opportunity to reach world-renowned scientists and researchers to discuss the ever-expanding fields of use and endless potential of glass in creating a sustainable future. Through your participation, you can inspire the glass society and help develop questions for further exploration.