International Year of Glass
A United Nations International Year celebrating the heritage and importance of glass.
Celebrating the world of glass
On May 18, 2021, the United Nations General Assembly formally approved a resolution declaring the year 2022 as the International Year of Glass to celebrate the heritage and importance of this material in our lives.
On this page, learn the history of the IYOG initiative and explore the activities that are planned for 2022 in the United States and Canada.
National Day of Glass Conference
To celebrate IYOG 2022, The North American International Year of Glass Steering Committee is hosting an event on April 5–7, 2022, at The Madison Washington DC, a Hilton Hotel.
Learn more at this link!
North American Steering Committee
The North American Steering Committee for IYOG was established to coordinate activities in the U.S. and Canada with members from all the key constituencies associated with glass. Contact the committee at NAIYoGSC@ceramics.org.
See below for the downloadable IYOG banners & logo
ACerS resources on glass
Learn more about glass through several of ACerS resources!
International Journal of Applied Glass Science
The International Journal of Applied Glass Science (IJAGS) endeavors to be an indispensable source of information dealing with the application of glass science and engineering across the entire materials spectrum.
ACerS and Wiley co-publish books and proceedings that will assist you with research & development, ceramic and glass processing, and educational advancement in materials science.
ACerS online courses provide instruction in ceramic science technology—available in formats that make it easy for individuals to learn and cost-effective for companies to train their employees.