Agenda complete for CompositesWorld's Investment Forum 2010

Agenda is complete for the third CompositesWorld Investment Forum, March 15-16, 2010, at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif.

CompositesWorld, publisher of High-Performance Composites and Composites Technology magazines, announces the third CompositesWorld Investment Forum will be held March 15-16, 2010, at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif. The Chair for this year’s conference is Michael S. Del Pero, vice president — Plastics, Composites, & Advanced Materials — McGladrey Capital Markets LLC.

Just added to the program is a presentation by Steve Luby, president and CEO of VISTAGY. His presentation, "One Size Does Not Fit All: Taking an Industry-Specific Approach to Composites," will discuss the fact that while the opportunities for composites are growing fast, it is important to address the unique business and technical needs of each industry. Meeting design timelines and understanding the financial implications of manufacturing for new markets—such as wind, industrial, automotive and consumer goods—is critical to be able to capitalize on the growing and changing demands of the composite supply chain.

Concluding the conference on March 16 will be a panel made up of investment professionals discussing the latest M&A activity and the current investment climate for composites. To view the full agenda, register and book your hotel room, go to www.compositesworld.com/cif.

This international conference is designed for executives from leading composite industry suppliers, industry analysts, investment bankers, and industry end users to discuss challenges and opportunities for composite materials in markets such as commercial aircraft and renewable energy applications, like wind blades, including various strategies that companies in the composites industry may look to observe in light of today’s pressing economic challenges.

Throughout the conference, attendees will enjoy numerous networking opportunities at catered receptions, roundtable luncheons, and refreshment breaks.

CompositesWorld, with offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Yarmouth, Maine, is a provider of information to the composites industry through High-Performance Composites and Composites Technology magazines, as well as its CompositesWorld weekly newsletter, conferences and trade shows and its website, www.compositesworld.com.

To vie the full agenda, register and book your hotel room, go to www.compositesworld.com/cif or contact Ralph Jessie, conference manager, by e-mail at jessie@compositesworld.com, by phone at +1 207-221-6602, or by fax at +1 207-221-5848.