SUMMIT 17 PARIS Location: 22 Rue Jean Rey, 75015
Date: 13th March 2017


Conference in the roof top restaurant of the Pullman Hotel Paris Tour Eiffel, just aside the Eiffel Tower. 



Block A - Automotive

Warden Schijve

“New thermoplastic composite solutions for automotive lightweighting”

Warden Schijve
Chief Scientist Composites, SABIC, The Netherlands

Per Mårtensson Phd

“The vision of VOLVO on Composites in Automotive”

Per Mårtensson Phd
Technical Specialist Composite structures BIW, Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden

Alexandre Rossier

“Design and lightweight materials: a formidable opportunity for innovative concepts”

Alexandre Rossier
Transportation Design Projects Leader - KISKA, Austria

Block B - Advanced manufacturing

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Henning

“Advanced manufacturing of structural thermoset composites for automotive.”

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Henning
Frank Henning, Fraunhofer Institut Chemische Technologie ICT & Karlsruher Institut für Technologie KIT, Germany

Prof. Hiroyuki Hamada

“Crash worthiness of composites in automotive”

Prof. Hiroyuki Hamada
Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan

Tor Øyvin Aa & Steven Bakker

“Vision of the Fjords - Ship of the Year 2016 - a 42m carbon fibre sightseeing catamaran”

Tor Øyvin Aa
Managing director Brødrene AA, Norway.

Steven Bakker
Saertex, Germany

Block C - Advanced materials

Daniel Pichler

“Consolidation and Maturing of the Carbon Fiber Industry: What is Happening? Who Will Survive?”

Daniel Pichler
Joint Managing Director, Carb Consult, Germany

Ernie Havens

“Engineering solutions with Shape Memory Polymer (SMP) technology in automotive and aerospace for today and tomorrow.”

Ernie Havens
CTO, Smart Tooling - Spintech LLC, USA

Marc Doyle

“Advanced materials for aerospace solutions”

Marc Doyle
Senior Vice President R&I, Solvay Composite Materials

Block D - Aerospace

Mrs. Marques

“Composite R&D challenges for EMBRAER aerostructures”

Luciana Selmi Marques

Composite R&D Project Manager - EMBRAER, Brazil

Dr. Gary Georgeson

“Making the Most of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) for Aerospace Composites”

Dr. Gary Georgeson
Senior Technical Fellow - NDI Advanced Inspection Technology Boeing Research & Technology, USA

Axel A. Flaig

“Future developments at Airbus.”

Axel A. Flaig
Senior Vice President Research & Technology - Airbus SAS, France


08.30 – 09.30 Registration & Coffee
Opening: Jyrki Vuorinen -, President of SAMPE Europe, Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Finland

09.30 – 11.00 Block A – Automotive
Sessionleader:  Arnt Offringa Msc., FOKKER Aerostructures, Netherlands

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 13.00 Block B – Advanced Manufacturing
Sessionleader: Bart Vangrimde, HUNTSMAN Polyurethanes, Belgium

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 Block C – Advanced Materials
Sessionleader: Dr. Leslie Jay Cohen, HITCO Carbon Composites, USA

15.30 - 16.00 Tea break

16.00 – 17.30 Block D – Aerospace
Sessionleader: Pierre Magnin, STELIA Aerospace, France

17.30 – 18.00 Panel discussion with speakers

18.00 – 19.00 Happy Hour

19.00 - 22.00 Summit Network Dinner


22 Rue Jean Rey, 75015


Hotel Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower

Hotel Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower

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