CAMX 2018 Show Directory & Program

CAMX Show Directory & Program The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo

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OCTOBER 15-18,2018 / DALLAS, TEXAS CAMX 2018 6 CAMX HIGHLIGHTS CAMX is the place for all things composites and advanced materials. With two leading associations—ACMA and SAMPE—producing the event, along with numerous partners including Gardner Business Media, the publisher of CompositesWorld, you'll find an extensive gathering of people, education and companies at CAMX this week. With so much happening, be sure you plan and make time to see what is of most interest, and network with exhibitors and your peers. Below are a few items to help you make the most of your time while in Dallas. OPENING GENERAL SESSION— VP of Materials Engineering for SpaceX and Tesla with CAMX Award Winners Tuesday, October 16 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Omni Hotel – Dallas Ballroom (Level 3) CAMX 2018 will kick off with an exciting General Session. Be elevated by this comprehensive, cutting-edge start to CAMX that will leave you inspired about the industry and looking forward to the future. This year's General Session features Charles Kuehmann, current Vice President of Materials Engineering for both SpaceX and Tesla Motors and former product design leader at Apple. Charles will share his insights on delivering materials innovations in areas such as high-speed travel, electric cars and space travel with the CAMX audience. He'll also touch on some of the advantages of working in both automotive and aerospace, and why its advantageous to leverage technologies and materials across both sectors. Open to all attendees and exhibitors, don't miss this exciting opening of CAMX and the CAMX Award presentations. See the CAMX Award finalists, congratulate the winners, and hear about the trends and lessons in using composite materials. IFAI EXPO—NORTH AMERICA'S PREMIER INDUSTRIAL FABRICS SHOW For close to a century, Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Expo has been regarded as the industrial fabric industry's flagship show for commerce, networking and knowledge. This year, CAMX is co-located with the IFAI Expo and has a special pavilion "IFAI/CAMX SharedZone"—that includes exhibitors offering products and services of interest to all CAMX and IFAI Expo attendees. Be sure to visit the pavilion and the IFAI Expo—its all included in your CAMX registration! FIRST TIME ATTENDEES ORIENTATION BREAKFAST Tuesday, October 16 / 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Omni Hotel – Trinity Ballroom 5-6 (Level 3) Are you NEW to CAMX? Join other first-timers for coffee, breakfast, and networking as you learn how to make the most of your CAMX experience. CAMX CLOSING LUNCHEON Thursday, October 18 / 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Omni Hotel – Dallas Ballroom (Level 3) The CAMX Luncheon is designed to excite and inspire you to imagine the possibilities of composites. This year we will explore new ways to think about the potential of composites and advanced materials—from new materials to fabrics. Join us for lunch to hear about some cool applications! CAMX MOBILE APP Search for "CAMX 2018" in the Apple App Store or Google Play. This is the Onsite Guide in the palm of your hand—and gives you direct access to your MyCAMX account where you can select exhibitors to visit and events to attend. Search exhibitors, conference program and events; plus view maps and other event and Dallas information. CONFERENCE PROGRAM CAMX offers the most extensive collection of experts and topics anywhere around the globe. From technical research to case studies and panel discussions, the conference program contains more than 70 topical categories and over 10 sessions. See page 30 for the complete conference program. FEATURED SESSIONS CAMX Featured Sessions are developed by a committee of ACMA and SAMPE volunteers and are designed to bring you the latest trends in the industry with a broad appeal. TECHNICAL PAPERS AND EDUCATION SESSIONS The bulk of the conference program is composed of presentations based on peer-reviewed research papers, as well as presentations from companies and individuals willing to share their expertise. CAMX thanks the over 100 volunteers from the industry who contributed to this program! 2018

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