18th September | (Registration: 12.30pm – 1.30pm) 1.30pm – 4.40pm
19th September | 9.30am – 4.30pm
Fee: 25 Euro
Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Rd, Waterford
Waterford the Glass City, famous for its crystal production, is hosting an exciting two-day symposium of glass at Waterford institute of technology. Invited international speakers from areas of design, education, and tourism, will present new advances and technologies which explore heritage, culture and skills in glassmaking, and offer new possibilities and could build liaisons to create a new future for glass in Ireland.
This event, open to the public, aims to engage members from various community and social groups both in Ireland and internationally in an effort to explain and experience first hand the advances in the sector, from that of factory worker to designer, creator, educator, engineer and entrepreneur. These include: Local unemployed glass workforce, glass practitioners, artists, product designers, architects, city councillors, tourism sector, glass retail sector, design academics, green technology specialists, engineers, students, glassmakers entrepreneurs, and general public.
Break out sessions and open question times will allow for interactive sessions throughout the symposium. Technical, strategic and economic detailed information will be available to attendees. This event is free to local unemployed glassmakers with presentation of evidence of previous employment and social welfare card.
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Supported by Waterford Institute of Technology, Viking Triangle Trust, Waterford City Council, Museum of Treasures, Glass Society of Ireland, and IrishDesign2015
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