2018 Conference Program

Please read all the information below before registering.

There are a few spaces open for the GAS Conference in Murano.  Read all the information below before registering. 

 
2018 Murano Schedule

Pre-Conference Brochure (high resolution - 11mb)


You must be a current member of GAS through May 2018 to register for and attend the conference. Conference fees include all general lectures, panels, lec-mos, demonstrations, and events taking place during the conference and organized by GAS. Events with additional fees are not included in the conference pass.

GAS events with additional fees are not included. We are unable to process registration forms received in the GAS office after May 4, 2018. After May 4, we may have on-site registration with increased fees, however, due to capacity issues admittance cannot be guaranteed.

Student rates apply to full-time and part-time students from accredited, degree-granting high schools, colleges, and universities. You must be a current student member through the time of the conference to register and attend. Proof of student status is required to complete student registration and membership.

Confirmation

GAS will send an email confirmation of your registration to you (or to the street address on your form) within two weeks of our receipt of your registration form. Please contact the GAS office if you have not received confirmation within a month of sending your registration.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations received in writing on or before March 3, 2018, will receive a full refund.
  • Any changes to registration received in writing March 4 - May 4, 2018, are subject to a $35 administrative fee.
  • No refunds after May 4, 2018.

Membership fees and donations are non-refundable. GAS reserves the right to deny membership or conference registration to anyone for any reason.

  Early Bird Registration
Jan. 3 - Mar. 2, 2018
  Regular Registration
Mar. 3 -  May 12, 2018
  Price VAT Total   Price VAT Total
Member Conference Pass $325 $71 $396   $385 $85 $470
Student Conference Pass $182 $40 $222   $215 $47 $262
Corporate Conference Pass (25% discount on 1 pass) $244 $54 $298   $289 $64 $353
Patron Conference Pass (50% discount on 1 pass) $162 $36 $198   $192 $43 $235
 
Work Exchange Conference Pass         $182 $40 $222
Student Work Exchange Conference Pass         $61 $13 $74
Work Exchange Pass prices are the same from Jan. 3 - May 12, 2018

 

There is a Value Added Tax (VAT) in Italy, this will be added to your registration cost and any additional activity-related fees. Space is limited to a maximum of 1,500 attendees. Registration will end after capacity has been reached. On-site registration may not be possible so register early!

If you do not see a tour option, that means the capacity limit has been met and is no longer available.

A wait list is available for the conference. Please register and we will follow up with you.

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A translation app will be available, with the use of a smartphone, for lectures and panels to be translated from English to Italian and Italian to English. Demonstrations will not be translated. The schedule is subject to change. 

WEDNESDAY

Registration Badge Pick-up

Tech Display Set-up

T-shirt Sales

TOURS

Pre-Conference Reception (SOLD OUT)

THURSDAY

Registration

Tech Display Set-up

T-shirt Sales

TOURS

SPECIAL DEMONSTRATION

Pino Signoretto Memorial Event: Family Demonstration

SPECIAL EVENTS

Opening Ceremony & Awards

Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award and Lecture: Livio Seguso

Lifetime Technical Achievement Award (posthumously): Pino Signoretto

Visionary Award: Benjamin Moore

Lifetime Membership Award: Durk Valkema

HOT GLASS DEMOS

Leonardo Cimolin & Andrea Salvagno

Mattia & Marco Salvadore

Carolyne Ouelette & Patrick Primeau

Marco Seguso

Nadege Desgenetez

Luigi Benzoni & Andrea Salvagno

Claire Kelly

Nick Sasaki

Jim Mongrain

Lino Tagliapietra

Oscar Zanetti

Dino Rosin

Tobias Møhl

Roberto Finotto

Petr Novotny

Katharine Gray & Nancy Callan

Patrick Collentine

Dino Rosin & Lucio Bubacco

KILN FORMING

Alan Horsley

FLAMEWORKING DEMOS

André Gutgesell

Mauro Vianell

Janis Miltenberger

Lucia Santini

Roger Parramore

Alain Villechange & Laurence Brabant

Buck

Carmen Lozar

Matt Eskuche 

Mauro Bonaventura

ENGRAVING

Pietro & Riccardo Ferro

Matteo Seguso

Luigi Comozzo

COLDWORKING DEMOS

Claudio Tiozzo

CONCERT: Bill Gudenrath, piano

FILM: Archivio InMurano

FRIDAY

Registration

Tech Display

T-shirt Sales

Education & Resource Center

TOURS

Goblet Drop-off

HOT GLASS DEMOS

Richard Jolley & Andrea Salvagno

Toots Zynsky

Fabiano Amadi

Davide Salvadore

Simone Cenedese

Lino Tagliapietra

Stephen Rolfe Powell

Nadege Desgenetez

Patrick Collentine

Dino Rosin

Ayako Tani

Martino Naia Signoretto

Tom Moore, Nick Mount & Ian Fleming

Davide Fuin

Simone Crestani

Dino & Lino

FLAMEWORKING DEMOS

Davide Penso

Chris Ahalt

Shane Fero

Kimberly Thomas

Cesare Toffolo

Carolyn Baum

Alessia Fuga

ENGRAVING DEMOS

Nicola Barbini

Jaroslav Sara

Edmond Suciu

COLDWORKING DEMOS

Yusuke Takemore & Richard Whitely

LECTURES & PANELS

Venini

Abate Zanetti History

Emerging Artist Panel

Visionary Lecture: Benjamin Moore

Willson Lecture: Silvia Levenson

Labino Lecture: Marco Verita

Lecture: Gianni Toso

Lecture: Caterina Toso

Keynote Lecture: Fabrizio Antonelli Additional speakers: Rosa Chiesa, Raimonda Riccini, Ella Sagui, Elena Tesser and Marco Verita

Lecture: Richard Whitely

Venini Panel: moderated by Phillip Baldwin Panel: Richard Marquis, Benjamin Moore, Dan Dailey, Toots Zynsky, Monica Guggisberg, and Roberto Gasparotto

Education Panel: moderated by Jeffrey Sarmiento Panel: Vanessa Cutler, Inge Panneels, and G. Jane Cook

Lecture: Koen Vanderstukken

Lecture: Rosa Barovier Mentasi

FILM

InMurano Archive by Emanuel & Elia Toffolo, and Caterina Toso

SPECIAL EVENTS

A Muranesi Evening--an event for the people of Murano. For Murano residents. Space is limited.

Student Exhibition Opening

Student Awards

The Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara Experience (Prepaid event)

 

SATURDAY

Registration

T-shirt Sales

Technical Display

Education & Resource Center

TOURS

HOT GLASS DEMOS

Shelley Muzylowski Allen

Martino Naia Signoretto

Ned Cantrell & Vidar Koksvik

Martin Janecky

Sarah Gilbert

Morgan Peterson

Martin Janecky

Gianni Seguso

Dino Rosin

Francesco Ragazzi

Davide Salvadore

Bill Gudenrath

Dante Marioni

Simone Cenedese

Dino Rosin, Lino Tagliapietra, and Stephen R. Powell

 

KILN WORKING DEMO

Anne Petters

FLAMEWORKING DEMOS

Carina Cheung

Giorgio Bruno

Dario Frare

Cristina Sfriso

Jochen Holz & Richard Wheater

Vittorio Costantini

Igor Balbi

Jitka Havlickova

Lucio Bubacco

COLDWORKING DEMOS

Mauro & Franco Panizzi

Amy West

Riccardo & Pietro Ferro

ENGRAVING DEMOS

Alison Kinnaird

Matteo Seguso

LECTURES & PANELS

Strattman Lecture: Jeremy Popelka & Stephanie Trenchard

Lecture: Cesare Toffolo

Lecture: Tom Moore

Lecture: Laura Aalto-Setala

Discussion: Michael Stern & Peter Houk

Littleton Lecture: Michael Rogers

Lecture: Gianni Moretti

Lecture: Sandro Zecchin

Lecture: Giovanni Sarpellon

Panel: Piero Nason

Green Panel organized by InMurano: panel-Cristiano Ferro, Prof. Francesco Gonella, Dr. Sandro Hreglich, Prof. Antonio Pires de Matos, Prof. Carlo Pantano, Prof. John Parker, Prof. Setsuhisa Tanabe, and Dr. Caterina Toso

Four Women Artists Panel: Moderated by Amy Schwartz Panel: Claire Kelly, Amber Cowan, Jen Blazina, and Susan Taylor-Glasgow

SPECIAL EVENTS

GAS Silent Auction

Membership Meeting & 2019 St. Petersburg Conference Launch

Glass Fashion Show

Closing Night Party

 

The Glass Art Society reserves the right to deny applications for Technical Display, advertising participation, GAS membership or the conference from anyone for any reason.