ComposItes UK Annual Conference

The 2018 Composites UK Annual Conference and AGM will take place on Wednesday 18th April at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s Knoweldge Transfer Centre.


Topics covered:

Securing the Future of the UK Composites Industry

  • Progressing the UK’s Industrial Strategy, Kate Thompson, BEIS
  • Brexit – What it Means for our Industry – James Dowler, Department for Exiting the EU
  • Global Opportunities for the UK Composites Supply Chain – Nigel O’Dea, Lucintel

Progress in Delivering the UK Composites Strategy

  • Overview of the CLF and Strategy Delivery
  • Case studies

Building the Infrastructure to Support a UK Supply Chain

  • Developing Your Workforce, Paul Shakspeare, National Composites Centre
  • Modernising Standards for a Changing World – Katerina Busuttil, BSI
  • Launch of the 2018-21 HSE SiMPLC strategy and Composites UK Action Plan – Judith Botwood, HSE
  • Sustainability: International Collaboration and Other Recent Developments – Stella Job, Composites UK

Leading the Way in Composites Manufacturing

  • Composites 4.0 – Digitising Composite Manufacturing – Daniel Thompson, National Composites Centre
  • Composite Structural Components in the Automotive Industry: From Niche Applications to Mass Production with Simulation – Chandragupt Gorwade, ESI UK Limited
  • 3D Printed Sacrificial Tooling for Complex Composite Part Fabrication – Tony Flanagan, FDM Digital Solutions
  • Manufacturing High-Performance and Complex Geometry Sandwich Structures by Additive Manufacturing Methods – Megan Davies, National Composites Centre
  • Advancement in Resin Infusion Technology for Manufacture of High Quality Aerospace Components & Future Automation – Will Harris, Composite Integration
  • Development of an Acoustic Emission System for Condition Assessment of Composite Vessel for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles – Geraint Havard, R-Tech Materials

This event will be followed by the 2018 Composites UK Annual General Meeting for members of the association only.


Apr 18 2018


8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Rotherham, England
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