The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) technical team recently hosted an architectural glazing conference in Dubai.
Attracting more than 100 international delegates, the event was sponsored by Emirates Glass, Gulf Glass Industries, Kuraray, Momentive and Filmtek and organised in conjunction with members of the GGF MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.
Steve Rice, GGF director of technical affairs, said: “It was an excellent couple of days with the speakers and panels covering topical issues affecting the performance and the international technical standards of glass. I would like to thank our sponsors, speakers and hosts for making the event a great success.”
Speakers included technical experts from the GGF, each of the sponsors and GGF member company, Saint-Gobain, with topics including the Grenfell Tower fire and its impact on industry standards; sealant compatibility; the performance of laminated glass; the anisotropy of glass; security glazing; acoustic glazing and adhesive backed polymeric.
Chairman of the MENA region, Pascoal DSilva of Gulf Glass Industries (GGI) commented:
“The conference was most worthwhile with superb presentations from industry experts who provided important technical updates and information. All delegates I have spoken with found the conference to be both enjoyable and highly useful for their businesses. I would like to thank the GGF for their participation and support.”