Registration is now open for the XXXIV ATIV International Conference in Parma, Italy which will take place from 24th-26th June 2020.

The topics addressed the conference has been broadened to cover a wide range of aspects on the science, technology, art and history of glass.

Abstract submission opened in July, with the deadline on 31st January 2020. Early registration began in November and runs to 29th February 2020.

Different aspects of glass technology will be looked at, such as hollow and flat glass, artistic glass and decoration and special glasses.

In addition, a session will be devoted to history and art of glass.

In addition to the conference, other events and on-site visits will be organised such as an exhibition of historic glasses, hand and artistic glass processing demonstration, with pot furnace and master glassmakers and visits to glass companies and other companies in the Parma area.

ATIV2020 represents an opportunity for researchers, professors and students to share and exchange valuable knowledge, to debate upon current challenges on glass science and technology and to discuss ways forward.