Glass Focus 2016 in pictures

Delegates arrive and register Sam from University of Findlay, Ohio chats to Duncan Simpson of Valpak Ltd Dave Dalton - British Glass CEO - welcomes delegates and kicks off the daytime programme Isla Wilson of Ruby Star Associates facilitated the day's proceedings Delegates enjoyed keynote presentations on the future of manufacturing, glass markets and sustainable business practices Prof Kenny Dalgarno of University of Newcastle Speakers and delegates work together to demonstrate innovative problem solving Problem solved! Networking in Edinburgh sunshine with a view of Arthur's Seat ISIMAT exhibit new foil decoration techniques for glass packaging Glass Focus is always a great day for the British Glass team and delegates to discuss important topics face-to-face Innovation thinking and the valley of death - delegates share their experiences and draw out practical lessons Kevin Arthur sets the policy context of the UK Decarbonisations Roadmaps 2050 for energy intensive industries Vicky Panayiotou - Diageo's Global Procurement Director for glass and PET packaging - talks about supply chain flexibility and collaboration Lisa Rammig - Senior Facade Engineer at Eckersley O'Callaghan on emerging structural glass technology Dr Simon Elmer of Procter and Gamble talks about sharing concepts and innovation between luxury product types Sara Brittain of Romag explains security glazing solutions and standards Time to catch up with contacts across the industry and make new connections Time to catch up with contacts across the industry and make new connections Afternoon panel Q&A with (L to R) Sheldon Davis (Guardian Industries), Kenny Dalgarno (University of Newcastle), Dave Dalton (British Glass), Will Dawson (Forum for the Future), Nick Mockett (Moorgate Capital) - facilitated by Isla Wilson (Ruby Star) Questions from the floor Kenny Dalgarno answers a question about how manufacturing can go about putting a value on knowledge Sheldon Davis of Guardian Industries in the panel Q&A Thanks to all our speakers, sponsors and delegates for making it a great day for glass The black-tie Glass Focus Awards dinner was also hosted at Dynamic Earth The Ardagh Group party arrives on the red carpet James Richardson and Lincoln Brown of Pro-Sight arriving Drinks reception in the Dynamic Earth galleries Exploring the exhibits Scott Gibb of O-I gets a new perspective Under the sea Hermione Cockburn, TV presenter and Scientific Director of Dynamic Earth hosted the awards ceremony All the award winners, presenters and sponsors - see our awards winners page for pictures of each winner Award winner Lynn Sidebottom of Beatson Clark (R) with award sponsor glasstec's Bindyia Verma Bruce Nicol of Dow Corning and the Encirc party try their luck at the casino tables Feeling lucky? The real prizes of the night

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