The early-bird registration deadline is Jan. 23, 2009. The cutoff date to reserve a hotel room at the discounted rate of $249 per night is Feb. 4, 2009.
This international conference will examine several key composite industry sectors (including aerospace, defense and energy) and the enabling technologies that are and will be used to help composites penetrate these markets. Attendees will leave with a clear picture of the current state of these markets, recent products developments and market opportunities.
The keynote address, “A New Era for Advanced Composites,” will be presented by Andrew Moss, chief operating officer for Umeco plc. The conference will conclude with a private equity group panel discussion on investment: "Outlook and M&A Prospects for the Composites Industry." Panelists include Lindsay Aspergren, co-founder of North Coast Technology Investors LP, Elizabeth Burgess, partner at Altus Capital Partners, Jay Ferguson, managing partner at Vicente Capital Partners, Ted H. Kramer, partner at Hammond Kennedy Whitney & Co. Inc., and Michael Toporek, managing general partner at Brookstone Partners.