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ISS2 2018

CAMX Show Directory & Program The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo

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www.theCAMX.org/mobile Orlando, Florida | Orange County Convention Center ❱ ❱ ❱ See KEYNOTE , continued on page 7 Registration Hours 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Hall F Foyer Conference Programming 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Halls D, E, F Innovation Park Activities – Meet-ups, Theater Presentations, Campfire Sessions and Ask the Experts 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Hall F Conference Programming 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Poster Sessions—Meet the Authors 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Exhibit Hall Young Professionals Meet-Up 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Black Ship Little Katana Market Segment Reception 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Trinity Ballroom, Omni Hotel theCAMX.org IN ASSOCIATION WITH WEDNESDAY | October 17, 2018 Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center D A L L A S , T E X A S Produced by the editors of SHOW dail y EVENTS NOT TO MISS By Jeff Sloan, Editor in Chief CompositesWorld Dr. Charles Kuehmann, vice president of mate- rials engineering at SpaceX and Tesla Motors, kicked off CAMX 2018 yesterday with a keynote address at the General Session of about 1,600 attendees in the Dallas Ballroom at the Omni Hotel. Kuehmann began with a high-level review of the missions of the two compa- nies: SpaceX, he said, is pursuing technologies to help humans become a multi-planetary species. Tesla's mission is to "make the planet we're on much better." SpaceX, he noted, is developing spacecraft to first get out of Earth's atmosphere, second service the International Space Station, third land on the Moon, fourth develop a lunar base, and fifth deliver humans to Mars. Kuehmann said SpaceX is currently working on its largest launch vehicle yet, dubbed BFR, for the expedition to Mars. e fully reusable BFR has a payload capacity of 150 tons and consists of a 63m two-stage launch vehicle pushing a 55m ship. "BFR is a complete and utter leap in tech- nology," Kuehmann said, noting that SpaceX Kuehmann, VP of Materials Engineering for both SpaceX and Tesla Motors, describes a path to an inhabitable space. has already developed a 9m cylindrical tool for fabrication of the launch vehicle. He also showed an image of the first 9m carbon fiber composite cylinder fabricated for the BFR. e BFR will be powered by liquid oxygen and liquid methane, Kuehmann said, noting that the latter is required because methane is expected to be relatively easy to produce on Mars. From a galaxy far, far away Today only in the registration area will be two Star Wars props: Luke Skywalker's X-34 Landspeeder and Rey's Speeder Bike on loan from the Sci-Fi Museum of Texas. Both are made with glass fiber and carbon fiber epoxy in a foam core sandwich construction. Stop by to take a photo! Keynote describes "complete and utter leap in technology" in space quest Hands-on demonstration Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance are featuring, as usual, a large array of closed mold manufacturing processes, included vacuum-assisted infusion, wet resin transfer molding and more. Parts featured are for applications in marine, automotive, wind and other end markets. Check the schedule of events at the demonstration area, booth V27. KEYNOTE ADDRESS

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