The Society of Glass Technology (SGT) is holding a conference on Raw Materials for Glass Making in Cambridge, UK on 1-4th September 2019.

The special conference will feature dedicated sessions on particular glass ingredients and the batch as a whole.

Topics that will be discussed include: the problem/inconvenience of iron; the role of alumina in glass; the value of magnesia in glass; the threat/tyranny of CO2 emissions; other emissions, especially NOx; electric melting – the problem solver/saviour and transport – CO2 emissions again!

It will run in parallel with other sessions on glass science and technology, as well as heritage and history as part of the SGT Annual Meeting.

SGT is calling for papers at

For further information, contact Christine Brown at