International Year of Glass
A United Nations International Year celebrating the heritage and importance of glass
Celebrating the world of glass
On May 18, 2021, the United Nations General Assembly formally approved a resolution declaring the year 2022 as the International Year of Glass to celebrate the heritage and importance of this material in our lives.
On this page, learn the history of the IYOG initiative and explore the activities that are planned for 2022.
North American Steering Committee
The North American Steering Committee will help coordinate and promote the best ideas for celebrating IYOG 2022 and will multiply their impact. Contact the committee at NAIYoGSC@ceramics.org.
International Year of Glass: Calendar of events
A list of events taking place in 2022 to celebrate the International Year of Glass.
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|Event||Dates in 2022||Location||Organizers|
|IYOG Inaugural Conference||February 10–11||Palace of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland||IYOG|
|National Day of Glass||April 5–7||Washington, D.C.||ACerS|
|ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting||May 22–26||Baltimore, Md.||ACerS GOMD|
|International Congress on Glass and German Glass Society centennial recognition||July 3–8||Berlin, Germany||International Commission on Glass|
|Interdisciplinary Conference/Workshop and Celebration||July 13–17||Alfred, New York||Alfred University|
|American Glass Guild Annual Conference||July 14–17||Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, N.Y.||American Glass Guild|
ACerS resources on glass
Learn more about glass through several of ACerS resources!
International Journal of Applied Glass Science
The International Journal of Applied Glass Science (IJAGS) endeavors to be an indispensable source of information dealing with the application of glass science and engineering across the entire materials spectrum.
ACerS and Wiley co-publish books and proceedings that will assist you with research & development, ceramic and glass processing, and educational advancement in materials science.
ACerS online courses provide instruction in ceramic science technology—available in formats that make it easy for individuals to learn and cost-effective for companies to train their employees.