SE Conference Hamburg 2022

Location: Handelskammer Hamburg – Germany
Date: 15-17 November 2022

The SAMPE Europe 22 Conference will be held in Hamburg, Germany from 15-17 November 2022. The event will be organized in a joint co-operation between SAMPE Germany and SAMPE Europe. The event will be LIVE.

Location: Handelskammer Hamburg, Adolphsplatz 1, 20457 Hamburg.


Composites – The Gateway to Green Mobility?

A Pre-Conference Tutorial Program and the 37th SAMPE Students Seminar are held in conjunction with this SAMPE Europe International Conference. At SAMPE Europe Conferences over 100 authors are on stage. They present high-quality Technical Papers that focus on Challenging Applications in Advanced Composites Materials and their Processes. In the accompanying exhibition over 30 sponsoring companies will present their most recent innovations. Delegates from over 25 countries are expected.

The conference programme also will include:

  • 37th SAMPE Europe Student Seminar
  • Tutorials & Showcases
  • Poster Presentations
  • Exhibition of Sponsors & Table Tops
  • Plant Tours

Organizing Cie.


  • Prof. Frank Henning President SAMPE Germany
  • Guy Larnac – President SAMPE Europe


  • Christian Keun – SAMPE Germany
  • Andrea Piotrowski – SAMPE Germany
  • Henrik Schmutzler – SAMPE Germany
  • Rudolf de Ruijter Conference Manager SAMPE Europe
  • Riana Jongema Conference Asistent SAMPE Europe

Scientific Support Team SE Conference 22

  • Chairman Henrik Schmutzler – SAMPE Germany

Scientific Cie. Chairs – SAMPE Europe Conferences 2014 – 2021

  • Arnt Offringa – GKN Fokker  – Netherlands – (Paris 14)
  • Prof. Jyrki Vuorinen – Tampere University – Finland – (Amiens 15)
  • Prof. Aart van Vuure – KU Leuven – Belgium – (Liege 16 / Amsterdam 20)
  • Henrik Schmutzler – Lufthansa Technik  – Germany – (Stuttgart 17)
  • Prof. Conchúr Ó Brádaigh – University of Edinburgh – UK -(Southampton 18)
  • Guy Larnac – Ariane Group – France – (Nantes 19)
  • Prof. Véronique Michaud – EPFL – Switzerland – (Baden 21)


Pre – Conference

  • Sunday 13 – Tuesday 15 November
    37th SAMPE Europe Student Seminar For invited students only. All chapters and clubs of SAMPE Europe will select the best Master and Ph.D. student from their respective countries.
  • Tuesday 15 November
    14.00 – 17.00 –  Pre-Conference Tutorials & Showcases

Main Conference

Wednesday 16 November 

  • 9.00  Opening Session with key-note speaker
  • 9.45  Presentation Winners 37th Students Seminar
  • 10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break – Sponsor Exhibition & Poster Presentations
  • 10.30 – 12.30 Parallel Sessions
  • 12.30 – 14.00 Lunch | Poster Presentations & Exhibition of sponsors and Table Tops
  • 14.00 – 15.30 Parallel Sessions
  • 15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break – Sponsor Exhibition & Poster Presentations
  • 16.00 – 17.30 Parallel Sessions
  • 18.30 – 21.30 Cocktail & Network Dinner

Thursday 17 November

  •  8.30 – 10.00 Parallel Sessions
  • 10.00 10.30 Coffee break – Sponsor Exhibition & Poster Presentations
  • 10.30 – 12.30 Parallel Sessions
  • 12.30 – 14.00 Lunch | Poster Presentations & Exhibition of sponsors and Table Tops
  • 14.00 – 17.30 Composite related Plant Tours to Companies & Institutes in the Hamburg Area

All presentations will be LIVE on stage. A Live ticket includes all presentations in the Main Conference, lunches, network dinner and plant tours included. Attendance of the Tutorials can be booked in addition. The Proceedings with all Peer reviewed Technical Papers and PPT’s of Industrial Authors are free for download from the Platform. Delegates will receive a Personal Conference Code (PCC) to contact all Delegates of the conference through the Platform and for watching replays after.

Tutorial en plant visits

At registration delegates must choose for attending the Tutorial and Plant Visit.

Tuesday 15 November 14.00 – 17.00

One Pre-Conference Tutorial on REPAIR:

  1. Challenges in Composite Training and Repair by Andreas Meyer – Lufthansa Technical Training
  2. Fuselage and wings – Airbus Operations
  3. Helicopter (Rotor and/or doors) – Airbus Helicopters
  4. Defence – Airbus Defence and Space
  5. Structures – Lufthansa Technik

Length of presentations 30 min. Break after 3rd speaker.

Additional costs for professionals attending the Tutorial are 50,- Euro for members and 100,- Euro for non-members. Master and Ph.D Students attending the tutorial are free of charge.

Thursday 17 November 13.30 – 17.30

Plant Visits (five choices):

  1. CTC – Airbus, Stade
  2. ZAL – Zentrum für Angewandte Luftfahrtforschung, Hamburg
  3. Lufthansa Technik, Hamburg
  4. DESY Research Institute, Hamburg
  5. No excursion

Plant visits are free of charge and included in the Conference Ticket. Participation in a tour is dependent on approval of the hosting company.

Warning for all locations: don’t forget to take your passport when attending the excursion. Without a passport, no access!

CTC & Airbus Stade

In this excursion you will visit the 2 neighboring locations of CTC & CU and Airbus Werk Stade. A plant tour of about 1 Hour in CTC & CU and in addition a 1.15 Hours tour at Airbus will be provided.

Lufthansa Technik

Lufthansa Technik is one of the leading MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul) providers. On the Hamburg 22 Tour you will visit different locations. The structure component MRO facility, where composite structures such as the nacelles, radomes, and flight controls are repaired. In addition to one of the industry’s largest autoclaves, the tour will touch base with complex bonded repairs, automation, and new composite part manufacturing. Furthermore, the engine MRO facility location will be visited.


After a short Introduction about history and mission of ZAL you will get a Tour through Halls A and C where mainly Airbus R&D projects are shown. The main topic is Hydrogen Storage in CFK and alternative Materials. Bernd Rettig and Klaus-Fabian Wolff from Airbus are your guides.


Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY is a huge location with a lot to see. You’ll get a 2.5 Hours Tour through all main facilities. Due to the actual COVID rules all participants are asked to Test before arrival and wear a mask during the Tour.



  • Professional Member – LIVE attendance – 800 euro
  • Professional Non-members – LIVE attendance – Free Trial Membership included – 925 euro


  • Student Members Master / PhD – LIVE attendance – 400 euro
  • Student Non-members Master / PhD – LIVE attendance – Free Trial Membership included – 450 euro

Authors (both Oral and Poster presentations)

  • Professional Authors and Co-Authors – LIVE attendance – 650 euro
  • Student Master / PhD Authors and Co-Authors – LIVE attendance – 300 euro

All ticket prices are incl. 0% VAT.

Call for Papers

SAMPE Europe seeks high-quality technical papers that focus on Challenging Applications in Composites encompassing advanced composites materials, their processes, research, and development.

Become an Exhibitor

A SAMPE Europe Conference will be an excellent showcase for suppliers of Composite Materials and Processing.

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SE Conference Hamburg 2022

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