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. 


Materials & Processes

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”

Dr. James M. Sands,
Dr. James M. Sands

CCDC Army Research Laboratory, USA.

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

Automotive & Transport

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.”

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.”

Challenging Applications

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.”

Bernd Thoma
Bernd Thoma

Senior Industrial Engineer, Volocopter, Germany.

“Composites Bringing Urban Air Mobility to Life.”

Space & Aerospace

Dan Hart

Dan Hart
President and CEO, Virgin Orbit, USA

“Virgin OrbitA New Path into Space.”

Ron van Manen
Ron van Manen

Clean Sky 2 Programme Manager, Clean Sky Joint Undertaking, Belgium

“Future Aerospace Innovation”


The Program of this Summit consists of a range of 12 high level lectures by invited speakers only. Topics are composite related innovations in Automotive & Transport, 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!



Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel - Paris, France


Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower Hotel

Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower Hotel

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Mercure Paris Centre Eiffel Tower hotel

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Mercure Paris Eiffel Tower Grenelle Hotel

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