2022 Symposium Member Registration, Workshops & Seminars

  • ASGS 2022 Annual Symposium
    July 18, 2022 - July 21, 2022
    8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Member Registration


Please select your registration, workshops, and seminar choices below, then add to the cart, and then check out. Full Member or Non-Member Registration tickets are required before seminar workshops can be purchased or attended. with the exception of Exhibitors. Seminar workshop purchases without a Full Registration ticket will be deleted and returned back into the ticket pool.

Once you pay for your registration, you will receive an email confirmation.

Please be advised, the “Allan B. Brown Workshops” are only open to the Regular, Retired, International, and Lifetime Members. Regular members can enroll in the workshop without application. If the workshop seat limit is not attained by the day the workshop starts, the open seats may become available to other member classifications. If these workshops sell out, Observation Tickets may be offered to all member classifications at the discretion of the symposium organizer. If you are not a Regular member and would like to be notified if Observation Tickets become available, please email the National Office.

You can also download the registration form to mail HERE If you need assistance with registration, please email or call the National Office, email: natl-office@asgs-glass.org Phone: 716-353-8062

Click HERE to apply for the Joseph S. Gregar Junior Member Seminar

Click HERE to apply for the Allan B. Brown Glassblowing Seminars

Seminar Descriptions and Times

Please note start and end times of seminars while purchasing tickets.

*** Seminar #3, Monday, July 18th, 8:00am – Noon, “Divide and Conquer Sculpture” at Sarasota School of Glass – Create a fabulous fused glass sculpture for your home in your own original design. Your 12”x 15” clear glass will be divided by an “S” curve which you will put back together by “conquering” the halved glass, joining the two pieces with your design. Skills worked on will be cutting plate in straight and curved lines, kiln firing rates, and kiln control. Maximum 10 Participants

Seminar #6, Monday, July 18, 8:00am – Noon ,“Equipment maintenance” – Learn the ins and outs of keeping your most loved tools and equipment in perfect running order. Instructors, Bonnie Clark, Dan Wilt

*** Seminar #5, Monday, July 18, 1:00pm – 5:00pm, “Woven Bowl” at Sarasota School of Glass – Using stringers, thin threads of glass, students will “weave” a pattern with 3 layers of glass into a 9” bowl. Bowls will be fired in a kiln twice to achieve the look of fabric. Skills worked on will be cutting stringers, arranging patterns, kiln firing rates, and kiln control. Maximum 12 participants.

Seminar #4, Monday, July 18th, 1:00pm – 5:00pm  “Quartz Torch Design, Assembly and Use” with Jim Reynolds & Devin Alterio – Jim and Devin will walk you through the process and demonstrate the techniques used for building a quartz torch. Then build a 7-jet quartz glass torch. Learn the techniques to build your own torch assemblies and larger size torches..

Seminar #7, “Open Your Mind to Success” on Tuesday, July 19th, 8:00am – Noon – with Joe Gregar – Participate in a seminar that will help you be successful in both common and more complicated scientific glassblowing projects. You will receive information including drawings of interesting tools and advanced glassblowing techniques. You are also encouraged to submit in advance your own project questions to get advice on how to proceed with them. Ask questions one-on-one with the seminar instructor for tips on completing your projects successfully. Also, see some specialty tools that I designed and used during my 53 year scientific glassblowing career. Let’s celebrate the 2022 UN International Year of Glass (iyog2022.org). Maximum of 15 participants.

*** Seminar #8, Tuesday, July 19th, 8:00am – Noon, “Coral Bowl” at Sarasota School of Glass – Create a fabulous free form abstract fused lass Coral Bowl to display in your home as a functional or decorative art piece. Make multi-color glass bowl by choosing the colors of the ocean to design your bowl to reflect your own style. Skills worked on will be; cutting, snapping, and arranging glass gods into patterns, kiln firing rates, and kiln control. Maximum 12 participants

Seminar #9, Tuesday, July 19th, 8:00am – Noon, “Ring Seal Design, Construction, and Failure” with Erich Moraine – An in-depth look at various ring seal techniques, types of rings seals. How to identity failure based on crack analysis and the use of a polariscope.

Seminar #10, Tuesday, July 19th, 1:00pm – 5:00pm, “Torch Test Drive” – The torch makers will demonstrate proper use and care of their torches and showcase their features. They will answer questions about optimal usage and unveil some newly designed torches. Then, Test them all out and try your hand at different functions and different glasses with the various models.

*** Proof of Vaccination required to attend (Vaccination Status will be checked upon arrival to Sarasota School of Glass)

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