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Event Information

Renaissance Long Beach
111 E Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802

Event Registration

Early Bird *

Spouse of registered attendee rate: $275 

*Early-bird pricing ended Dec. 13. 

We are now offering a Virtual Registration Package option if you’re unable to attend in person. Member: $475/Non-Member: $975

Don't worry if you've already registered and need to make a change. Contact us to modify your registration status.

Schedule (Subject to Change)

7:00am - 8:00pm
All times are listed in Pacific Standard Time

7:00 am Optional Golf Scramble at Skylinks at Long Beach

Kick-off your NGA Glass Conference experience with a round of golf and networking Skylinks, a par 72 championship course is owned by the City of Long Beach and designed by leading golf course architect Cal Olson.

additional $100 fee applies at checkout; cost includes course fee, cart, one breakfast ticket and one drink ticket (club rentals are extra at personal expense)

12:30 pm Lunch & Presentation, sponsored by Guardian Glass

  • 10 Industry Metrics You Should Be Watching

1:45 pm  Fabricating Committee Meeting, featuring

  • Meeting of the Tempering, Decorative and Mirror technical segments

4:00 pm  New Professionals Networking Beer Break, sponsored by Tristar Glass

  • All are welcome during this informal time to make introductions and meet some of your peers who are within five years new to the industry.
  • Don't miss the glass cutting demonstration! Glass provided by GAI and PPE supplied by Magid.

7:00 pm  Welcome Reception at Aquarium of the Pacific, sponsored by Kuraray, Pulp Studios and Walker Glass Co., Ltd.

Don't miss this exquisite display of glass building products at its finest, with materials supplied by several NGA member companies. Join us for food, drink and networking, plus an opportunity to walk about the aquarium.

8:30am - 8:30pm
All times are listed in Pacific Standard Time

8:00 am  Breakfast & NGA Membership Update: Year of Glass

                       Technical & Standards Activities Review
                         with Urmilla Sowell, NGA Technical Services & Advocacy Director

9:45 am  Fabricating Committee Meeting, featuring

  • Meetings of the Fire-Rated Glazing and Protective Glazing technical segments
  • Presentation on the ASTM Active Shooter Standard

12:00 pm Lunch & Presentation - Physiological Impacts of Light on Human Health & the Implications for Glazing
                        with Richard Lang, Lisa Heschong and Tom Culp

1:30 pm  Forming Committee Meeting, featuring

  • Glass for Europe update
  • ASHRAE 189.1 global warming potential discussion
  • HPD (health product declaration) Collaborative update

2:30 pm  Advocacy Committee Meeting, featuring

  • Advocacy Day at the International Year of Glass
  • Build Back Better Blueprint task group
  • High Performance task group

5:00 pm Vino with Vitro Wine Tasting Experience

6:30 pm  Volunteer Celebration Dinner

7:00am - 4:00pm
All times are listed in Pacific Standard Time

7:00 am Optional  7th Annual Fun Run

8:30 am Networking Breakfast

9:30 am  Fabricating Committee Meeting continued, featuring

  • Meeting of the Laminating technical segment
  • Industry Collaboration Updates              

12:00 pm Lunch & Presentation - The Need for Recycling to Enhance Our Supply Chain, sponsored by Eastman
                        with Bertrand Cazes, Glass for Europe; Jeremiah Watson, Infinite Recycled Technologies

1:00 pm  Fabricating Committee Meeting, continued

  • Meetings of the Energy and Insulating technical segments
  • New IGU Technologies for Carbon Reduction and Zero Net Energy, sponsored by Pilkington|NSG

4:00 pm  Conference Conclusion

Hotel Information

Renaissance Long Beach Hotel
111 E Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802

Make your hotel reservations by January 21, 2022 to receive the group rate: $195/night.

  • Book Online
  • Call (888) 236-2427


Pandemic Precautions

social distance, wash hands, wear a mask

Download the NGA Pandemic Policy

Commitment to Your Health & Safety

Your health and safety are always a priority for us. As NGA maintains its best efforts to host in-person events, we continue to closely monitor the guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with local governments to comply with current guidelines and ensure we provide an environment that is as safe as possible for our participants and staff. 


At NGA Glass Conference: Long Beach

In light of the heightened transmission potential of the latest Omicron variant of COVID-19, masks will be required by all attendees and staff participating in the NGA Glass Conference: Long Beach.

Masks may be removed while eating or drinking. Otherwise, please wear a mask while seated as a courtesy to those around you.

Testing Locations

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Attendee Registration Acknowledgement

NGA Glass Conference: Long Beach attendee assumes all risks and accepts sole responsibility for any injury (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that attendee may experience or incur in connection with attending the NGA Glass Conference: Long Beach. Attendee hereby releases, covenants not to sue, discharges, and holds harmless ASSOCIATION, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from any such claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto.

Specifically relating to the global COVID‐19 pandemic, attendee acknowledges the highly contagious nature of COVID‐19 and voluntarily assumes the risk of exposure or infection by attending the NGA Glass Conference: Long Beach, and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, disability, and/or death to attendee. Attendee understands that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID‐19 at the EVENT may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of others who may attend the event or their families, colleagues, or others with whom they may have contact. Accordingly, attendee understands and agrees that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of ASSOCIATION, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID‐19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in the NGA Glass Conference: Long Beach.

In addition to all other rules and regulations relating to the attendee’s attendance at the NGA Glass Conference: Long Beach, attendee agrees to comply with all COVID‐related procedures that may be implemented by National Glass Association and by the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel, including, but not limited to, mask‐wearing and social distancing requirements and restrictions on certain activities that carry higher COVID‐related risk, in order to protect as much as possible the health and safety of all attendees.


Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Welcome Reception at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Walker Glass

Lunch & Presentations

Guardian Glass
NSG Pilkington



Vino with Vitro Wine Tasting Experience 

Vitro Architectural Glass

Beer Break at New Professionals Gathering 


Conference Program

Giroux Glass

7th Annual Fun Run 

glasstec international trade fair
Infinite Recycled Technologies
Quanex Building Products
Vitrum Glass Group