AVK Conference 2014 issues call for papers

The AVK Conference, which kicks off the COMPOSITES EUROPE trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany, is seeking presentations for the Oct. 6-7 event.

The AVK - Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V. (Federation of Reinforced Plastics) has issued a call for papers for the International AVK Conference for Fibre Reinforced Plastics/Composites taking place Oct. 6-7, 2014 at the CCD Congress Center i Düsseldorf, Germany.

The AVK Conference is the opening event at the COMPOSITES EUROPE trade fair, which will take place Oct. 7-9, 2014. The ALUMINIUM trade fair will be co-located with COMPOSITES EUROPE this year.

AVK says presentations ought to focus primarily on the following sectors:

  • Automotive and transport
  • Aerospace
  • Construction
  • Mechanical and plant engineering
  • Electrical / Electronics
  • Medical technology
  • Boat and shipbuilding
  • Power generation and power engineering
  • Sports and recreation
  • Environmental technology

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

  • European and global GRP and CRP market development
  • Applications/Standardization/Quality assurance
  • Raw materials/Semi-finished products/Hybrids
  • Dimensioning/Calculation/Testing
  • Processes/Automation
  • Sustainability/Recycling
  • Research for practical applications

Deadline for submissions is April 11, 2014. Request the speakers’ application form at www.avk-tv.de/congress.php or by contacting ursula.zarbock@avk-tv.de.