The 'Glass and modern technologies XXI' conference will this year have the theme of 'Problems that hinder the development of the glass industry and their solutions'.

The conference, organised by the United National Council of the glass industry enterprises in Russia (StekloSouz), will discuss a range of topics, including:

Strategies and trends of development of domestic glass production; state support measures: Russian reality and world practice, import substitution and export; high quality machines and equipment for glass industry; features of design, materials and equipment to create a safe and energy-efficient glass constructions; problems with the supply of the power plants; and how to effectively collect debts and to save on legal costs, amongst a range of other issues.

To participate in the conference, interested parties should contact the Organizing Committee to request an application form: kristina@steklosouz.ru