24 May 2024 10:00

Le mille vite del vetro

Aula Magna Silvio Trentin, Ca' Dolfin, Venezia

After the success of the previous editions in 2019 and 2022, the event Le mille vite del vetro is back.

The initiative started in 2011 with the aim of bringing together companies and researchers operating
in the glass sector.
This is a moment dedicated to share the most innovative ideas developed in laboratories and transferring them to businesses and to those interested in exploring new opportunities offered by this extraordinary material with a millennia-old history.

The event is organized by Prof. Elisa Moretti and Prof. Alberto Vomiero within the Italy Chapter - The American Ceramic Society (ACerS).

The event is free open to all, until seats are filled
Registration is mandatory and participants must fill out the specific form

All participants are invited to present a poster. All posters can compete for the “Le mille vite del vetro 2024” award for the best poster
Registration form


9.00-10.00 a.m. Registration & Coffee Break
10.00- 10.15 a.m. Welcome by Prof. T. Lippiello, Rector of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia
10.15-12.15 a.m. Oral Presentations
G. Baldi (COLOROBBIA) The glass and sustainable agriculture: current state of the art and future perspectives (Keynote Speaker)
J. Schotsaert (AGC) Coating technology for the mirror manufacturing of the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) in Chile (Keynote Speaker)
V. Sglavo (UNITN) Innovative sustainable chemical tempering processes
G. Macrelli (ISOCLIMA SpA) Sustainable glass technologies for thinner yet stronger glass products
E. Vernè (POLITO) Bioactive glasses @GLANCE: past, present and future
F. Gobbin (UNIPD) Tradition and innovation in Murano artistic glassmaking - D3Vero project

12.30 - 01.30 p.m. Lunch

01.30 - 02.15 p.m. Poster Session

02.15 - 04.30 p.m. Oral Presentations
S. Mathur (UNIVERSITY OF COLOGNE) Bioconjugated glass nanocarriers for precision drug delivery (Keynote Speaker)
G. Righini (CNR) Flexible glass: from the legend to the forefront of photonic research (Keynote Speaker)
A. Martucci (UNIPD) Laser crystallization of sol-gel thin film
F. Smeacetto (POLITO) Advanced glass and glass-ceramics for energy conversion & storage
E.I. Cedillo Gonzalez (UNIMORE) Use of several varieties of recycled glasses in the development of porcelain stoneware tiles for restoration of the Italian building heritage against Urban Heat Island
E. Bernardo (UNIPD) Disclosing the potential of 'weak' alkaline activation of glass for the manufacturing of structural and functional components
G. Sorarù (UNITN) Hydrothermally toughened soda-lime silicate float glass

04.30 - 05.00 p.m. Concluding remarks and Poster Awards


The event will be held in English

Organized by

Dipartimento di Scienze Molecolari e Nanosistemi, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia; Italy Chapter - The American Ceramic Society


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