The Bundesverband Glasindustrie (BV Glas) is organising the afternoon conference ‘Markets by BV Glas’ at the 25th edition of the German trade fair on 23rd October.

The German association's Director General, Dr Johann Overath, will be chairing the afternoon session, which will be held from 2 - 5pm and is free of charge.

The central theme will be German and European environmental and climate policy, as well as the latest facts and figures.

Glass manufacturers, supported by experts, will explain the challenges, opportunities and risks that the glass industry faces.

The conference agenda includes post-2020 EU emissions trading, the establishment of energy efficiency networks to save energy, the status quo with REACH, the crystalline silica discussion, the EU’s Circular Economy Package and a glass industry best practice example.

This year’s glasstec takes place at Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from 23rd-26th October in in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Pictured: Dr Johann Overath, Director General of BV Glas