High-Performance Composites for Aircraft Interiors agenda finalized

CompositesWorld's 2012 High-Performance Composites for Aircraft Interiors conference, co-located with the Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas, will be held Sept. 25-26 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Wash., USA. More than 20 speakers scheduled.

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CompositesWorld, publisher of High-Performance Composites and Composites Technology magazines, as well as the CompositesWorld Weekly newsletter, has announced that the agenda for its 2012 High-Performance Composites for Aircraft Interiors conference has been finalized.

Co-located with the Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas show and sponsored by Henkel Corp., the conference will be held Sept. 25-26 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Wash., USA.

Confirmed speakers and topics include:

  • Chris Red, Composites Forecasts and Consulting LLC: Opportunites for composites in interiors applications
  • Rober Ochs, FAA: Fire safety research
  • Dan Slaton, Boeing Commercial Airplanes: New flammability test method for composites
  • Scott Campbell, C&D Zodiac: New flammability methods of compliance
  • James Del Pinto, C&D Zodiac: Next-generation honeycomb core
  • Patrick Zimmerman, Sohaib Elgimiabi, 3M Aerospace: Pumpable void fillers
  • Leslie Fox, Henkel Aerospace: Flame-retardant adhesive
  • Axel Braun, Gurit; Sajal Das, Novoset: Cyanate ester for air ducts
  • Rick Pauer, CCP Composites US: Halogen-free polyester
  • Bruno Boursier, Hexcel: HexMC in aerospace
  • Matt Lowry, M. C. Gill Corp.: Novel way to fill honeycomb core with foam
  • Bill Archer, Landmark Aerospace: Airline perspective on interiors
  • Jaime Grunlan, Texas A&M University: Fire-resistant nanocoatings
  • Robert Yancey, Altair Engineering: Aircraft seating design
  • Christine Ludeke, ludekedesign: Aeras knit and carbon fiber
  • Patrick Phillips, Norduyn: Composites in galley carts
  • Bill Carberry, Boeing Commercial Airplanes: Aircraft fleet recycling
  • George Bielert, Cutting Dynamics Inc.: Thermoplastics and mass reduction
  • Tim Greene, Greene, Tweed & Co.: Carbon fiber in interiors applications
  • Mohammad Moniruzzaman, SABIC: Carbon fiber-filled thermoplastics

Conference co-chairs are David Leach, product manager, Henkel Aerospace, and Dan Slaton, technical fellow, Flammability Safety & Airworthiness, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

For more information about the conference and to register, visit www.compositesworld.com/conferences/2012-high-performance-composites-for-aircraft-interiors, or call +1 207-221-6602.

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