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Summit Conference Paris 2018

Summit Conference Paris 2018 Location: Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel Hotel
Date: 5th March 2018

SAMPE Europe - Summit Conference Paris 2018 – Monday 5 March, the day before the JEC World Paris opens its doors. 
Location is the Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel Hotel, just aside the Eiffel Tower.

Speakers

Block A - Automation & Manufacturing

Sessionleader: Dr. Leslie Jay Cohen, HITCO Carbon Composites, USA

Avner Ben Bassat

“Composites 4.0 – AI, Industrial IoT and the Journey to the Digital Factory”


Avner Ben-Bassat,
President & CEO of Plataine Technologies, USA

Ben Halford

“Migrating Composites to a Digital Manufacturing Future”

With examples from Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Oil & Gas, Sports Goods & Aerospace.

Ben Halford,
CEO at Surface Generation, UK

Frédéric Reux

“Key factors for future composites market development”


Frédéric Reux,
Media Director and Editor in Chief at JEC Group, France

Block B - Materials & Processes

Sessionleader: Prof. Luigi Torre Ph.D., Material Engineering Center, University of Perugia

Dr. Christian Weimer

“Materials & Processes Technologies as a Key Enabler in Aerospace”


Dr. Christian Weimer,
General Manager Materials and Head of Materials X, Airbus, Germany

Fabrizio Scarpa PhD

“Smart Polymer Composites Materials and Structures”


Fabrizio Scarpa PhD,
Professor of Smart Materials and Structures, University of Bristol, UK

Ben Dietsch

“Composite part cost reduction strategies with liquid molding”


Ben Dietsch,
President of NONA Composites, USA

Block C - Architecture & Large Structures

Sessionleader: Prof. Andrew Long, University of Nottingham, UK

Werner Sobek

“Future Architecture”


by Prof. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Dr. h.c. Werner Sobek,
Chairman of the DFG Collaborative Research Centre “SFB 1244” on “Adaptive Building Skins and Structures” at the University of Stuttgart, Germany

Ramiro Gonzales & Santiago Perez-Castillo

“The Pavilion of Inspirations’ HQ of the Norman Foster Foundation in Madrid”


Ramiro Gonzales,
Operations Manager at Carbures Civil Works, Spain

Santiago Perez-Castillo,
Saertex, Spain

Torben Jacobsen

“Making the world’s longest wind turbine blades”


Torben Jacobsen,
Senior Director M&P of LM Wind Power Blades, Denmark

Block D - Aerospace & Space

Sessionleader: Arnt R. Offringa M.sc., GKN Fokker Aerostructures

Jean Luc Macret

“Shaping the future of access to space”


Jean Luc Macret,
Senior manager of R&T Plan, ARIANE Group, France

Dr. Christian Sauer

“Automated CFRP repairs for more mobility in composite aircraft”


Dr. Christian Sauer,
Senior Director Commercials and Business Development of Lufthansa Technik, Germany

Tia Benson-Tolle

“Challenges and Applications for Materials and Fabrication”


Tia Benson-Tolle,
Director Materials and Fabrication, Boeing, USA

Programme

FINAL Programme


08.30 - 09.30 Registration

09.25 Opening: Prof. Jyrki Vuorinen, President of SAMPE Europe

09.30 - 11.00 Block A – Automation & Manufacturing
Sessionleader: Dr. Leslie Jay Cohen, HITCO Carbon Composites, USA

- 'Composites 4.0 – AI, Industrial IoT and the Journey to the Digital Factory', by Avner Ben-Bassat, President & CEO of Plataine Technologies, USA

- ‘Migrating Composites to a Digital Manufacturing Future’, by Ben Halford, CEO at Surface Generation, UK. With examples from Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Oil & Gas, Sports Goods & Aerospace.

- 'Key factors for future composites market development', by Frédéric Reux, Media Director and Editor in Chief at JEC Group, France

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 13.00 Block B – Materials & Processes 
Sessionleader: Prof. Luigi Torre Ph.D ., Material Engineering Center University of Perugia

- 'Materials & Processes Technologies as a Key Enabler in Aerospace', by Dr. Christian Weimer, General Manager Materials and Head of Materials X, Airbus, Germany

- 'Smart Polymer Composites Materials and Structures', By Fabrizio Scarpa PhD, Professor of Smart Materials and Structures, University of Bristol, UK

- 'Composite part cost reduction strategies with liquid molding', Ben Dietsch, President of NONA Composites, USA

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 15.30 Block C – Architecture & Large Structures
Sessionleader: Prof. Andrew Long, University of Nottingham, UK

- Key-note: „Future Architecture”, by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Dr. h.c. Werner Sobek, Chairman of the DFG Collaborative Research Centre “SFB 1244” on “Adaptive Building Skins and Structures” at the University of Stuttgart, Germany

- ‘The Pavilion of Inspirations’ HQ of the Norman Foster Foundation in Madrid', by Ramiro Gonzales, Operations Manager at Carbures Civil Works, Spain & Santiago Perez-Castillo, Saertex, Spain.

- 'Making the world's longest wind turbine blades', by Torben Jacobsen, Senior Director M&P of LM Wind Power Blades, Denmark

15.30 - 16.00 Tea break

16.00 - 17.30 Block D - Aerospace & Space
Sessionleader: Arnt R. Offringa M.sc., GKN Fokker Aerostructures

- 'Shaping the future of access to space', Jean Luc Macret, Senior manager of R&T Plan, ARIANE Group, France

- 'Automated CFRP repairs for more mobility in composite aircraft', by Dr. Christian Sauer, Senior Director Commercials and Business Development of Lufthansa Technik, Germany

- 'Challenges and Applications for Materials and Fabrication', Tia Benson-Tolle, Director Materials and Fabrication, Boeing, USA

17.30 - 18.00 Panel discussion with all speakers
Leader: Arnt R. Offringa M.sc., GKN Fokker Aerostructures

18.00 - 18.30 Closure & Cocktail
Prof. Jyrki Vuorinen, President of SAMPE Europe

19.30 - 21.30 Network Dinner in the Roof Top Restaurant of the Pullman with excellent view on the Eiffel Tower by night

Location

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