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.

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Key-note Speakers

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

-speaker to be confirmed-

“Future Space Developments”

by ARIANE Group, France

Avner Ben Bassat

“Composites 4.0 – Towards the Digital Factory”

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


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 & Aerospace, including Advanced Materials and Process Engineering,
- as well as applications in other markets like Architecture, Construction, Marine & more.

High ranked speakers are from China, Japan, USA and Europe.
Attendees are managers of CEO and CTO level in industry and universities.

It is an outstanding occasion for networking with interesting colleagues and meeting new contacts. The conference is open for all interested in the above elds of advanced materials. 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.

Registration on this website will be possible soon. 

SAMPE Europe Summit Paris 2018 in the Pullman Tour Eiffel Hotel:

A must for everyone visiting the JEC World 2018!

Preliminary Programme

08.30 - 09.30 Registration
09.25 Opening: Prof. Jyrki Vuorinen, President of SAMPE Europe

09.30 - 11.00 Block A – Automotive & Transport
Sessionleader: Prof. Luigi Torre Ph.D ., Material Engineering Center University of Perugia

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 13.00 Block B – Materials & Processes
Sessionleader: Dr. Leslie Jay Cohen, HITCO Carbon Composites, USA

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

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

15.30 - 16.00 Tea break

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

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

18.00 - 19.00 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


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