Brazilian association ABCERAM has confirmed some speakers for its annual conference.

The conference takes place alongside the Glassman South America event in Sao Paulo, Brazil on May 14 - 15, 2019.

The speakers include a keynote from Abividro Director, Lucian Belmonte, who will provide an overview of the Brazilian Glass Industry.

Praxair will provide a technical paper related to Oxy-Fuel combustion, while ABCERAM’s Mauro Akerman will talk about a long distance learning course with Celsian.

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Registration is open for the Glassman South America event.

The combined trade show and two conference are free to attend and focuses on the latest trends in glassmaking.

Confirmed exhibitors include AGR International, All Glass, Fermac, Horn, Sorg, Pyrotek and RHI Magnesita.

The two conferences are those organised by ABCERAM (above) and Glass International magazine.

This second conference is called the Future Glass Forum and focuses on the latest technologies used in glassmaking.