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A Glass Technology Forum Presented By Hotwork & Fosbel 

Hotbels 2019 

The 34th Hotbels Seminar

Tuesday & Wednesday

April 23rd & 24th, 2019


Hotbels 2019 Speakers:


Basic Melting & Refining Fundamentals

Harmen Kielstra, CelSian Glass & Solar

All Electric Melting:  Back to the Future?

C. Philip Ross, Glass Industry Consulting

Alternative Furnace Design

Brian Naveken, TECO

Glass Corrosion / Reaction Rates in Refractory

Bryn Snow, HarbisonWalker International


Check back often; more Speakers and Topics to be announced!!



Hotbels 2019 Seminar Information: 


Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa 

The Griffin Gate Marriott is located at 1800 Newtown Pike in Lexington, Kentucky.

Getting Here:
In addition to the Lexington - LEX (12 miles) airport, the hotel is also in close proximity to the Cincinnati - CVG (68 miles) and Louisville - SDF (80 miles) airports, which may provide more affordable    flight options.

Thursday Afternoon Activities: 

Keeneland Park Race Track 

Tour and Tasting at West Sixth Brewery 

The BTU Award:

Congratulations to Harbison Walker, recipient of the 2018 Hotbels BTU Award, accepted by Ms. Bryn Snow, HWI!