Composites Engineering

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Composites engineering

Composites Engineering Open Forum

The rise of composite materials continues across an ever-increasing number of applications. The advances provided by composite materials within automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, construction and oil and gas, to name just a few, are revolutionising businesses and benefiting millions of people. With the industry showing no signs of slowing down, the Composites Engineering show has already established itself as one of the world’s most important composite raw material, design, processing and applications events.

Please note, as with all live events, the conference programme is subject to change.

We’re continuously confirming new speakers, so you can plan your day more effectively, check back next week for the most up-to-date programme

DAY 1

Innovation in composites manufacturing, hosted by Mike Richardson (CIM)

11:00 - 11:15

 

 

11:15 - 11:30

 

 

11:30 - 11:45

 

 

11:45 - 12:00

 

 

In-mold Process Analytics - the Next Step for Intelligent and Robust Composite Manufacturing

Alexander Chaloupka, NETZSCH-Gerätebau GmbH

 

Title TBC

Peter Quigley, CCP Gransden

 

LayupRITE

Denis Crowley, University of Bristol

 

Heating of Composites using humm3 Technology

David Williams, Heraeus Noblelight


Delivering the UK Composites Strategy, hosted by Alex Aucken, CLF

12:30 - 12:45

 

 

12:45 - 13:00

 

 

13:00 - 13:15

 

 

Progressing the UKs industrial strategy

Cecilia Vandini, BEIS

 

Supporting growth and demand

Chris Taylor, Composites UK Chair

 

Sourcing your workforce now and in the future

Lucas Morgan, Forward Composites Ltd


Composites for infrastructure, hosted by Composites UK (Neil A, NCC)

13:30 - 13:40

 

 

13:40 - 13:50

 

 

13:50 - 14:00

 

 

14:00 - 14:10

 

 

Further opportunities for composites in railway structures

Rob Dean, Principal Engineer (Structures), Network Rail

 

Guidance for Bridge Designers

James Henderson, Atkins Ltd

 

Clever construction

Charlie Hall, C6N

 

Manufacturing Blackfriars Canopies

Henry Nicolson-Cole, Norco


Innovation Awards - Composites UK

14:30 - 15:30


15:30 - 16:00

KTN - launch of Materials for Composites Special Interest Group

Steve Fletcher


DAY 2

Opportunites in Renewable Energy

 

10:00 - 10:15

 

 

 

10:15 - 10:30

 

 

Offshore Wind Supply Chain Opportunities

Peter Clusky, Senior Supply Chain Development Manager, Ørsted

 

 

Subsea tidal blade design

Jamie Snudden, AEL Airborne

Composites 4.0

11:00 - 11:15

 

 

11:30 - 11:45

 

 

11:45 - 12:00

 

The Industrial IoT Journey to the Connected Factory

Clive Chitiz, VP Operations, EMEA, Plataine

 

3D printed sacrificial tooling for complex composite part fabrication

Graeme Bond, CEO, FDM Digital Solutions

 

Industrialised and digital manufacturing of Thermoplastic Composites

Joe Summers, AEL Airborne


KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Hosted by Composites UK

12:00 - 12:30

 

Global Outlook for Composites

Nigel O'Dea, Lucintel


Competing in the Global market, hosted by Composites UK

12:30 - 12:45

 

 

12:45 - 13:00

 

 

13:00 - 13:15

 
 

Composites beyond Brexit

Syma Cullasy-Aldridge, Head of Business and International Engagement, Dept for Exiting the EU

 

UK Government Support for International Trade

David Taylor, DIT

 

Leveraging innovation funding to grow your business

Ajay Kapadia, KTN Ltd


Composites in Rail Rolling Stock

13:30 - 14:30

 

 

Title TBC

Francis Arthur, Research and Development Manager, TRB Lightweight Structures

 

 

The advantages of SMC components for rail rolling stock

Colin Hassard, Sales & Marketing Manager, Creative Composites

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