There has been an excellent respone to the call for papers and the detailed
session planning is now under way.
The Tutorials Programme for 11 September is as follows:
A Thermoplastic Composites in Aerospace: Materials, Technologies
and Applications Arnt R Offringa MSc
B1 Design and manufacture of large composite structures Prof John Summerscales and Dr Richard Cullen
B2 Tooling Technologies for Composites Manufacturing: Additive, Metal,
Composites, Rubber, Shape Memory, Molds and More
Dr Scott W. Beckwith
The Plant Visit programme scheduled for 12 September is also finalised.
This year the options include an Automotive Special comprising
F1 Talks and guided tours of Beaulieu Motor Museum. The Plant Visits are to
GE Aviation Ltd, Ben Ainslie Racing (Jaguar Land Rover BAR),
MouldCam and RNLI College.
Places on some of these visits are limited, and we would advise delegates
to book early to have the best chance of securing their preferred visit.
Both tutorials and plant visits can be selected on
Travel grants: special deadline of 31 July 2018
We invite Students and Young Researchers to apply for
travel grants to attend the SAMPE
Europe conference in Southampton. To celebrate
this and to support student and young UK and Ireland SAMPE members, there will be three
travel grants, worth up to £350.
2018 Student Seminar
The 2018 Student Seminar will be held 5th July, IOM3, London. The event was heavily
subscribed, and the deadline for applications to attend has now passed.