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.

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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