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National Day of Glass ARCHIVE


April 5, 2022
April 7, 2022
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The Madison Washington DC, a Hilton Hotel
1177 15th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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The American Ceramic Society (ACerS)
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The American Ceramic Society hosted the National Day of Glass Conference last week, April 5–7, 2022, in Washington, D.C., to kick off North American-based celebrations of the United Nations International Year of Glass. The opening ceremony for this international year was held in February at the United Nations Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.  Learn more about the events planned for the International Year of Glass in both North America and globally.

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Organizing Committee

Manoj Choudhary
North American Steering Committee Chair
MKC Innovations, LLC
L. David Pye
International Year of Glass Architect
Alfred University, Empire State Glass
Kathleen Richardson
National Day of Glass Convening Chair
University of Central Florida
Mario Affatigato
National Day of Glass Technical Program Chair
Coe College

Finance Committee

Arun Varshneya
Saxon Glass
Technologies, Inc.
Marcus Fish
Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation
Bob Lipetz
Glass Manufacturing Industry Council

The American Ceramic Society values diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering. ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.