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GMIC EDUCATION EVENTS

ANNOUNCING DOE/GMIC JOINT WEBINAR: DOE's Better Plans Program 

How You Can Benefit

Join us for a webinar May 20, 2014, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 EDT

Space is limited - Reserve your webinar seat now

REGISTER NOW - CLICK HERE 

The U.S. Department of Energy¹s (DOE¹s) Better Buildings, Better Plants Program is a national partnership initiative to drive significant improvements in energy efficiency across U.S. industry. Through this program, leading manufacturers partner with the Department to improve their energy intensity by 25% over ten years, develop energy management plans, and track and report their annual progress. The Department helps these companies meet their goals by working with them to establish key energy performance metrics, evaluate energy-saving opportunities, and organize plant-level training events.

 

This jointly sponsored webinar will provide an overview of the Better Plants Program, share benefits of joining, highlight successes to date, discuss new activities for 2014, and describe other DOE programs designed to help improve industrial energy efficiency, corporate and facility energy managers, sustainability officers, and related staff are encouraged to participate.

 

Title:          DOE's Better Plants Program - How You Can Benefit

 

Date:          Tuesday May 20, 2014

 

Time:          2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

 

Facilitator:  Andre de Fontaine, Project Manager, Better Buildings, Better Plants

 

Registration: After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.   

 

Must download GoToMeeting application.  Recommend downloading well in advance of the webinar.  If you do not have authority to load applications to your workstation, please see your IT administrator.

 

PC-based attendees - Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

 

Mac®-based attendees - Required: Max OS®  X 10.6 or newer

 

Mobile attendees - Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android phone or tablet

Space is limited - Reserve your webinar seat now

REGISTER NOW - CLICK HERE 

The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association representing all segments of the glass manufacturing industry.  GMIC's mission is to facilitate, organize and promote the interests, economic growth, and sustainability of the glass industry through education and cooperation in the areas of technology, productivity, innovation and the environment.

75TH GPC SYMPOSIUMS

Energy Productivity Symposium

EPA ENERGY STAR®/GMIC Joint Energy Symposium

Energy Productivity as a Competitive Edge in Glass Manufacturing

Monday, November 3, 2014 | 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Hundreds of manufacturing corporations recognize that a central energy management program not only saves energy and money across operations but also positions a company to withstand energy risks. This workshop will show you how to build a successful corporate energy program.

Hot Sensors Symposium

Instrumentation and Control Innovation

in Glass Manufacturing

A symposium organized by the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council

Thursday, November 6, 2014 | 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

REGISTER NOW - CLICK HERE

The Hot Sensors Symposium on Instrumentation and Control Innovation in Glass Manufacturing is focused on the latest technologies in the market to support critical processes and address current challenges in the glass manufacturing process. It provides a forum for the audience to gain technical knowledge and exchange experiences with each other in support of the advancement and application of sensors and controls technologies.

Audience: Container, fiber, flat, and specialty glass manufacturers, controls and sensors providers

Objectives: The participants should come away from the symposium with knowledge of the state of the art and new developments in controls and sensors technology.

Program Committee:

  • Co-Chairman 1 – Keith Bagarus, Director Global Automation, RoviSys

  • Co-Chairman 2 – Dale Gaerke, PE, Director - R&D Controls & Electrical Engineering, O-I

  • Euan Eveneson - Associate Director Program Development, Praxair, Inc.

  • Aaron Huber - Furnace Research Manager, Johns Manville

  • James MacPhee - Senior Engineer, Melting/Fiberizing Sciences, OC Composite Materials

  • Erik Muijsenberg - Vice President, Glass Service, Chairman ICG TC 21 & 15

  • Glenn Neff - Vice President, Glass Service

  • Robert Roth - Process Control Engineer, O-I

  • Oscar Verheijen, Senior Consultant, Celsian Glass and Solar B.V.

  • Jeffrey Watts - Furnace Operations Engineer, O-I

  • Robert Weisenburger Lipetz, MBA - Executive Director, Glass Manufacturing Industry Council

 

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