Composites Engineering Forum | Advanced Engineering 2021

The UK’s leading annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK’s leading annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK’s leading annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

Composites Engineering 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.

More sessions are being added daily. Check back for regular updates to the agenda.

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Day 1

Digitalisation - What Does It Mean For Composites?

Composites Engineering Forum

10:00-10:15

Digital transformation

Marc Funnell, Head of Digital Engineering, NCC

Digitalisation - What Does It Mean For Composites?

Composites Engineering Forum

10:15-10:30

Using data to improve efficiency and save you money

Miroslav Stojkovic, General and Engineering Manager, Airborne UK

Digitalisation - What Does It Mean For Composites?

Composites Engineering Forum​

10:30-10:45

Working Towards Digital Supply Chains, Built On Transparency and Facts

Hana Roberston, Director and Business Transformation Specialist, Hana-Tech

Panel Discussion With Speakers

Composites Engineering Forum​

10:45 - 11:00

TBC

3D Printing of Composite Parts

Composites Engineering Forum

11:00-11:15

Future of 3D Printing in the Composites Sector.

Sona Dadhania, Principal Technology Analyst, IDTechEx

3D Printing of Composite Parts

Composites Engineering Forum

11:15-11:25

How can 3D Optical Metrology Support Additive Manufacturing?

Kevin Hawley, Sales Manager, GOM UK Ltd

3D Printing of Composite Parts

Composites Engineering Forum

11:25-11:35

Manufacturing Optimal Composites through Continuous Fibre 3D Printing?

Fedor Antonov, CEO, Anisoprint

3D Printing of Composite Parts

Composites Engineering Forum

11:35-11:45

NonOilen – Biodegradable Filament For 3D Printing

Mr. Dolecek, CEO, Fillamentum

Panel Discussion With Speakers

Composites Engineering Forum

11:45 - 12:00

TBC

Keynote Speaker

Composites Engineering Forum

12:00-12:30

Future of the UK Composites Industry

Craig Carr, CLF Chair/ Technology Director Integrated Composite Structures - Civil Airframe, CLF/GKN Aerospace

Keynote Speaker

Composites Engineering Forum

12:30-13:00

The UK Composites Sector In Numbers

David Bailey, CEO, Composites UK

The Sustainability/Technology Challenge

Composites Engineering Forum

13:15 - 13:30

The Automotive Challenge

Alan Banks, Lightweighting Innovations Manager, Ford UK

The Sustainability/Technology Challenge

Composites Engineering Forum

13:30 - 13:45

The Construction Challenge

James Henderson, Technical Authority For Composites, Atkins UK

Panel Discussion With Speakers

Composites Engineering Forum

13:45 - 14:00

TBC

Composites Enabling Net-Zero

Composites Engineering Forum

14:00 - 15:00

Composites Materials For A Sustainable Future – Malcolm Forsyth, Sustainability Mnagaer, Composites UK

Supporting The UK Composites Market Through The Delivery of Sustainable Materials and Practices – Julien Sellier, STRUCTeam

The Recycling Challenge – Wind/Marine – James Scott-Anderson, Environment Manager, Aker/Princess Yachts/British Marine

Panel Discussion With Speakers – Feedback from MarineAM Sustainability Debate

Composites UK Innovation Awards

Composites Engineering Forum

15:00 - 16:00

TBC

Day 2

Innovation In Composites Manufacturing

Composites Engineering Forum

10:00-10:15

AI-based production scheduling an IIoT drive advanced manufacturing agility in the new normal

Clive Chitiz, VP Operations EMEA, Plataine

Innovation in Composites Manufacturing

Composites Engineering Forum

10:15-10:30

Machining with Robots to Produce Composites Parts

Philippa Glover, MD, CNC Robotics Ltd.

Innovation in Composites Manufacturing

Composites Engineering Forum

10:30-10:45

Powder resin system – a new way of composites manufacturing

Marcel Schubiger, MD, Swiss CMT

Panel Discussion With Speakers

Composites Engineering Forum

10:45 - 11:00

TBC

Tooling - The Future Challenges

Composites Engineering Forum

11:00-11:15

Tooling LTP

Rob Hewison, Technical Manager, AMRC

Tooling - The Future Challenges

Composites Engineering Forum

11:15-11:25

Tooling For Aerospace Composites, Future Challenges For The Tooling Industry

Turlough McMahon, Industrial R&T Manager, Airbus

Tooling - The Future Challenges

Composites Engineering Forum

11:25-11:35

Prototype Tooling, The Correlation Challenge With Volume Production

Brett Hemmingway, Head of Composite Technology, BAE Systems

Tooling - The Future Challenges

Composites Engineering Forum

11:35-11:45

Tooling Research In The UK, Meeting The Challenges of Future Production

Ricky Wilson, Tolling Engineering Capability Leader, NCC

Panel Discussion With Speakers

Composites Engineering Forum

11:45 - 12:00

TBC

Keynote Speaker

Composites Engineering Forum

12:00-12:30

Technology Roadmap For The UK Composites Sector

Enrique Garcia, Chief Technology Officer, NNC, Chair CLF Technology WG

Fire Performance In Critical Applications

Composites Engineering Forum

12:30-12:40

Composites In Sub-Surface Rail Applications

Sam Sambasivan, Fire Safety Officer, Transport for London

Fire Performance In Critical Applications

Composites Engineering Forum

12:40-12:50

Can Your Composite Withstand The Requirements Of An Aircraft Powerplant Fire Test?

Resonate Testing

Fire Performance In Critical Applications

Composites Engineering Forum

12:50-13:00

Thermal Barrier Surface Coatings For Composites

Baljinder Kandola, Professor of Materials Fire Science, University of Bolton

Fire Performance In Critical Applications

Composites Engineering Forum

13:00-13:10

Intumescent Veils

Neil Gray, Technical Fibre Products

TBC

Composites Engineering Forum

13:10 - 13:20

BOB

Dominic Hopwood, SHD

Panel Discussion With Speakers

Composites Engineering Forum

13:20 - 13:30

TBC

Dominic Hopwood, Resin Sales Manager, Bitrez Limited

Bio-Materials For Next Generation Composites

Composites Engineering Forum

13:30-13:45

Bio-Based Resins

TBC

Bio-Materials For Next Generation Composites

Composites Engineering Forum

13:45-14:00

TBC

Brendon Weager, Composites Evolution

Bio-Materials For Next Generation Composites

Composites Engineering Forum

14:00-14:15

TBC

Nick Smith, Technical Director, SHD

Panel Discussion With Speakers

Composites Engineering Forum

14:15 - 14:30

TBC

Day 1 Panel Session

Composites for a Sustainable Future

Composites Engineering Forum

14:00-14:45

Day 2 Panel Session

Fire Performance in Critical Applications.

Composites Engineering Forum

12:30-13:15

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The UK’s leading annual gathering of OEM’s and engineering supply chain professionals.

4 & 5 November 2020 at NEC Birmingham.

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