A.S.G.S. 62nd Annual Symposium
Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark
Austin, TX, USA
July 23-27, 2017
Registration is now underway for the 62nd Annual Symposium
of the American Scientific Glassblowers Society.
Brief summary of offerings (please see ASGS symposium website for more detailed descriptions):
Seminars | Technical Offerings
Once you have read through and have an idea what you would like to register for continue on to one of two registration form options:
(1) Online Registration Form and pay through PayPal (no PayPal account needed) with debit, credit card, or bank account; or (2) download and submit by fax or mail to the National Office.
Online Registration Form with PayPal | Download pdf for paper Registration submission
A word of Caution/Advice: When selecting Seminars and Activities do your best to not overlap seminar time. If you plan well, it makes the job for the National Office that much easier.
Registration and Day Passes
Member Registration selection includes your Registration, Workshops, Papers, Posters, and Exhibits Opening Night Reception. You must pay separate fee for each Seminar you select.
Non-Member Registration selection includes your Registration, Workshops, Papers, Posters, Exhibits and Opening Night Reception. You must pay separate fee for each Seminar you select. Please note that certain seminars are only open to members.
Member Day Pass includes activities included in the Member Registration, but for the specified day only.
Non-Member Day Pass includes activities included in the Non-Member Registration, but for the specified day only.
Allan Brown Regular Member Seminar – July 24 & 25, 2017, Limit 12 participants each day
Two independent one-day seminars for Regular Member status participants only. Observation only fee will only be offered after the seminar is at full capacity.
Instructors: Kevin Teaford, Jack Korfhage, Neal Korfhage, Ron Legge
Day One Bench –Building a Soxhlet Extractor
Day One Lathe –Concentrator Distilling Condenser
Day Two Bench –MultiSeal apparatus, incorporating many seals and techniques
Day Two Lathe: –West Condenser, using no cardboard or inner supports
Joseph Gregar Junior Member Workshop Seminar – July 24 & 25, 2017, Limit 12 participants
Two- day seminar for Student and Junior Members only. It is included for up to 12 designated Students and Juniors who register with a Member Registration. Application Forms accepted April 24-28 For more information and application form: Junior Member Seminar Page
Instructors: Chris Bock, Joseph Gregar, Robert Singer, Klaus Paris
Topics will include fabrication of snyder columns, technique for internal bellows, slicing tubes in half for furnace boats, quartz to pyrex seals and schlenk line.
Other Seminars – Monday, July 24, 2017
8am – 5pm: Working Neon, Instructor: Bruce Suba, Includes $150 materials – Limit 6; Observation Only available once the seminar is full.
8am – 5pm: An Artistic Approach to Color, Instructor: Stephan Peirce
8am – noon: Industrial Material Types, Instructor: Eric Brambani
1pm – 5pm: Optical Sealing Methods, Instructor: Mike Souza
Other Seminars – Tuesday, July 25, 2017
8am – 5pm: Working Neon, Instructor: Bruce Suba, Includes $150 materials – Limit 6; Observation Only available once th seminar is full.
8am – noon: ISO and the Glass Shop, Instructor: Joseph Luptak
1pm – 5pm: Lathe Maintenance, Instructor: Tim O’Brien
Download pdf for paper Registration submission