Energy and its use in glassmaking will be the theme of the SGT annual conference next month.

Speakers from companies such as Volvo, British Glass and Renewable UK will provide presentations in its Industry session.

Other speakers include Chris Sorsby, Commercial Director of GTS, Reinhard Conradt, of RWTH Aachen, who will discuss the Impact of the choice of raw materials on energy consumption and production efficiency, and Rob Ireson of Glass Technology Services (GTS).

SGT President Bill Brookes will provide a welcome speech, while SGT President Designate, Stuart Hakes, of FIC UK, will discuss the Use of Electricity in Glass Melting.

The full programme is here.

The SGT conference takes place between Monday September 3 and Wednesday September 5 and is also focused on Science and History and Heritage.

The event takes place at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UK.