The Opening Ceremony at the Palace of Nations will showcase 30 world-class speakers - primed to place glass at the heart of the UN 2030 Humanitarian Goals.

The International Year of Glass celebrates the essential role glass has in society. Talks will highlight the latest thinking on how glass can aid the development of more just and sustainable societies alongside the most recent scientific and technical breakthroughs.

The event will be streamed worldwide on Zoom and later available as a recording; places are available in the Hall for a premium.