AVK issues call for papers for its upcoming Conference

The AVK invites industry professionals to submit presentations for the 11th International AVK Conference for Reinforced Plastics and Thermosets, which will take place in conjunction with the Composites Europe Trade Fair in September.

The AVK e.V. Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe (Federation of Reinforced Plastics) invites you to submit presentations for the 11th International AVK Conference for Reinforced Plastics and Thermosets taking place from the 22nd to 23rd September, 2008 at the Congress Center Süd on the Trade Fairgrounds in Essen. These presentations are to document current progress in the area of reinforced and filled plastics.

Once again, the AVK Conference is being organized in conjunction with the COMPOSITES EUROPE Trade Fair (23rd to 25th September, 2008). The Aluminium Fair taking place simultaneously registered approximately 15,000 visitors in 2006. Those interested in lightweight construction can use the opportunity of addressing their target audience by giving a presentation during the AVK Conference.

Presentations should focus on the following topics: - Automotive and transport industry - Aerospace industry - Building industry - Construction and engineering - Electronics - Medical technology - Shipbuilding - Wind energy - Sports and recreation - Natural fibres

The practically-oriented presentations may concern, for instance, the following subject areas:

- Market development - Applications - Construction & testing - Processes & calculation

500 participants are expected. Presentations are to be submitted in time, so as to be received by the AVK office by 20 March, 2008 at the latest. Please submit your proposals to: AVK e.V., Am Hauptbahnhof 10, D-60329 Frankfurt, phone: 069 / 27 10 77-13, Fax: 069 / 27 10 77 – 14, e-mail: ursula.zarbock@avk-tv.de.

Web site: http://www.avk-frankfurt.de/www_avktv/callforpapers_22_22_0_f.htm