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Mid-Term Conference

COST Action TU0905, Mid-term Conference on Structural Glass 

18-19 April 2013, Poreč, Croatia


The European COST Action TU0905 ‘Structural glass – Novel design methods and next generation
products’ organizes a mid-term conference in 2013. This two-day international conference addresses
the challenging and rapidly evolving domain of structural glass. The conference will be held 18-19
April 2013 in Poreč, Croatia.

Conference themes

The main theme of the conference is structural glass, which embodies the application of glass as a
structural material in architectural and civil applications. Within this main theme, several subthemes
are defined, which are listed below:

  • Thermal fracture of glass
  • Insulating glass units
  • Actions on glass structures
  • Thermal tempering of glass
  • Glass strength and aging of glass
  • Laminated glass & Interlayer properties
  • Numerical modeling & experimental validation
  • Structural glass design philosophy
  • Glass failure analysis
  • Structural glass connections
  • Architectural geometries with glass
  • Stability of glass components
  • Hybrid glass components
  • Facades

Conference programme

The final conference programme is available here: Conference Programme

Call for abstracts

If you would like to present your work in structural glass at this conference, you are kindly invited to
submit an abstract of maximum 350 words to Your abstract will then
be evaluated by the Scientific Committee and you will be informed about the result. If positive, you
will be invited to submit a paper for the conference and to prepare an oral or poster presentation.
Below you find the key-dates for the abstract and paper submission:
  • Abstract submission
  • Notification of abstract acceptance 
  • Paper submission
  • Notification of final acceptance
  • 15 December 2012
  • 31 December 2012
  • 1 February 2013
  • 1 March 2013