SE Summit 20 Paris

SE Summit 20 Paris Location: Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel - Paris, France
Date: 2nd March 2020

Monday 2 March 2020 - the day before the JEC World Paris opens its doors - SAMPE Europe will hold its Executive Summit. Location is the Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel Hotel, just aside the Eiffel Tower. Early bird rate untill 28 January 2020.

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Block A - Materials & Applications

Prof. Kiyoshi Uzawa
Prof. Kiyoshi Uzawa

Director Innovative Composite Center (ICC) at Kanazawa Institute of Technology Japan.

“Thermoplastics applications to realize next-generation infrastructure systems using innovative composite materials and manufacturing processes”

Quang Truong
Quang Truong 

Architect, and adjunct assistant professor at Portland State University and the University of Oregon, USA.

“Composites in Architecture: a new material science-based approach to construction”

HeeJune Kim
Dr. HeeJune Kim

Senior Research Fellow / VP, LG Hausys R&D Center, South Korea.

“Composite Materials and Components Development for Automotive and Building/Housing Industries.”

Block B - Advanced Manufacturing & Processes

William H. Peter
Dr. William H. Peter

Director of Department of Energy’s (DOE) Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

“Large Scale Additive Manufacturing and It’s Impact on the Composites Industry.”

Dr.-Ing. Timo Huber
Dr.-Ing. Timo Huber

Vice President Advanced Composite Technology Center ACTC, Hengrui Corp., China.

“Developing and manufacturing of the Carbon fiber SMC battery box.”

Jérôme Raynal
Michel Glotin
Jérôme Raynal & Michel Glotin

Institut Soudure, Arkema, France

“Innovative Solution for Welding of thermoplastic composites.”

Gunnar Rieber
Gunnar Rieber,

BMW Group, Germany

“Future Manufacturing of Composite in Automotive”

Block C - Space & Aerospace I

Ron van Manen

Ron van Manen
Clean Sky 2 Programme Manager, Clean Sky Joint Undertaking, Belgium

“Future Aerospace Innovation.”

Bernd Thoma

Bernd Thoma
Senior Industrial Engineer, Volocopter, Germany.

“Composites Bringing Urban Air Mobility to Life.”

Roelof Vos

Roelof Vos
Projectleader Flying V, TU Delft, Netherlands.

“Flying V - for future sustainable flying?”

Block D - Space & Aerospace II

Dan Hart

Dan Hart
President and CEO, Virgin Orbit, USA

“Virgin Orbit - A New Path into Space.”


Dr. James M. Sands
CCDC Army Research Laboratory, USA

“Composite Materials Technology for Long Range Precision Fires and Other High Velocity Flight Applications.”

Jean-Pierre Cabanac

Jean-Pierre Cabanac
Airbus Nantes, France

“Sustainable Development for the Composite Aerospace Industry”


The Program of this Summit consists of a range of 12 high level lectures by invited speakers only. Topics are composite related innovations in Advanced Manufacturing & Processes, Space & Aerospace, Advanced Materials and Process Engineering, as well as Challenging Applications in other markets like Architecture, Construction, Sports, Energy, Marine & more.

High ranked speakers are from China, Japan, USA and Europe. Attendees are managers of CEO and CTO level in leading companies, engineers, scientists, and professionals from throughout the advanced materials and processes industry and universities.

The conference day starts at 9 AM and ends with a networking dinner in the Rooftop restaurant of the Pullman with a magnificent view on the sparkling lighted Eiffel Tower by night. It is an outstanding occasion for networking with interesting colleagues and meeting new contacts. Both members and non-members of SAMPE, as well as students, are invited to participate.

A long term partnership between SAMPE Europe and JEC Group has been established in order to bring the highest benefit of composite materials to our members. As part of this, JEC Group offers all Summit delegates free admission to JEC World Paris.

SAMPE Europe Summit Paris 2020 in the Pullman Tour Eiffel Hotel: A must for everyone visiting the JEC World 2020!



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