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May 2011
SAMPE 2011 at a Glance

This article is a sidebar to the main story on SAMPE's 2011 Convention and Exhibition, which will be held in Long Beach, Calif., May 23-26. To read the main article, click on "SAMPE 2011 ....." under "Editor's Picks" at right.

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Posted on: 5/2/2011
High-Performance Composites

Editor's Commentary

This article is a sidebar to the main story on SAMPE's 2011 Convention and Exhibition, which will be held in Long Beach, Calif., May 23-26. To read the main article, click on "SAMPE 2011 ....." under "Editor's Picks" at right. The SAMPE 2011 Exhibitor list is posted on this Web site. Click on its title at right. (Schedule and exhibitor list are accurate as of April 21, 2011. Please confirm noted dates and times and/or booth numbers with SAMPE.)

Monday, May 23

Registration    7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Closed
Tutorial    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
•    Thermoplastic Composites
•    Design, Analysis
•    Composite Tooling
•    Nanocomposites Technology
Tutorials    2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
•    Introduction to Composite Materials
•    Test Methods for Composites
•    Out-of-Autoclave Processing
•    Overview of Composite Repair
Sessions    2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
•    Nanomaterials: Natural Composites
•    Nanomaterials: Applications, Textiles,
    Preforms*
•    Simulation-based Optimization I
•    Liquid Composite Molding
•    Thermoplastics I
Panel    2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
•    The Other 95%: Opportunities Outside
     Aerospace

Fellow Banquet    6:00 p.m.



Tuesday, May 24

Registration    7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open    10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Keynote Presentation    8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
•    A Journey in Automated Carbon
    Composites Manufacturing
Sessions    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
•    Nanomaterials: Technology & Composites
•    Simulation-based Optimization II
•    Tooling for Composites I*
•    Thermoplastics II
•    Composites Durability, Reliability &
    Material Characterization
•    Resin & Polymer Materials
•    Sandwich & Foam Core
•    Composite Mfg. & Process Technology I
•    University Research I
Panel    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
•    Green Applications: Alternative
    Energy Applications
Sessions    2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
•    Simulation-based Optimization III
•    Nanomaterials: Technology & Composites
•    Coatings, Sealants & Surface Treatments
•    VARTM & High Temperature
•    Out-of-Autoclave Processing I*
•    Design & Analysis I
•    Composite Mfg. & Process Technology II
•    University Research II
Panel    2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
• Tooling for Composites

Welcome Reception    5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.



Wednesday, May 25

Registration    7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open    10:00 a.m.  to 5:00 p.m.
Keynote Presentation    8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
•    SGL Group – BMW Group:  A Visionary
    Joint Venture for Carbon Fiber Composites
     in Automotive Applications
Featured Lectures    2:00 p.m.
•    The Second Design Revolution in
    Aerospace Materials, Manufacturing and
    Structures
•    A Comparison of Nadic Anhydride and
    4-Phenylethynyl Phthalic Anhydride for
    High Tg Polyimides
Sessions    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
•    Nanomaterials: Process & Fabrication
•    Composite Matrix Science
•    Design & Analysis II
•    Tooling for Composites  II
•    Green & Renewable Materials
•    Adhesives & Adhesive Bonding
•    High Temperature Materials*
•    Carbon Fiber & Preforms
Panel     9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
•    Out-of-Autoclave Curing
Featured Lectures    2:00 p.m.
•    “Out-of-Autoclave” Composites Curing
    Technology
•    Carbon Composites e.V.: The Competence
    Network
•    Assessing and Managing Technical Risk in
    Transition of Technology into Systems
Sessions    2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
•    Nanomaterials: Applications
•    Composite Fatigue & Fracture
•    Composite Repair
•    Thermal Management*
•    Green Mfg. & Technology
•    Out-of-Autoclave Processing II*
•    Fire Safety & Flammability Technology
•    Carbon Composites Society e.V. of Germany
•    Technology Maturity in M&P Risk
    Management
Panel    2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
•    Fibers

Student Reception    5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 


Thursday, May 26

Registration    7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open    9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Sessions    8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
•    Nanomaterials: Polymers*
•    Novel Materials & Fibers
•    Design & Analysis III*
•    Civil Infrastructure
•    Space Applications*
•    Recycling & Reuse of Composites
•    Ceramics & Ceramic Composites
•    Nondestructive Testing & Evaluation
Panel    8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
•    NASA: Advanced Material & Processing
    Technology Briefing
Luncheon    12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Plant Tours    1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
•    Northrop Grumman
•    Jet Propulsion Laboratory

*ITAR-restricted papers. Convention attendees who wish to attend these presentations must have ITAR clearance.

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