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Future of Thermoplastic Composites conference

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend our Future of Thermoplastic Composites conference on October 8th, 2019, in celebration of our 10 year anniversary.

REGISTER ONLINE

During this conference, a number of prominent experts will provide their insights into state-of-the-art and future technological developments and applications in the field of thermoplastic composites.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to hear from the leading companies and people in thermoplastic composites technology and meet with them in person. Moderator of the conference is innovation and technology expert Danny Mekić.

PROGRAM [Download PDF]

9.00

Registration & Coffee

10.00

Opening
H. Heerink, TPRC, Enschede, NL

10.15

The Basics of Thermoplastic Composites - Getting it Right First Time
R. Akkerman, University of Twente, Enschede, NL

10.45

Keynote
Thermoplastic Composites Take Flight
A. Rubin, The Boeing Company, Chicago, US

11.15

The Evolution of Thermoplastic Composites, 30 years of Collaborative Innovation
F. Meurs, S. Unger, Toray Advanced Composites, Nijverdal, NL & Morgan Hill, US

11.45

Achieving Technology Maturity Together
A. Offringa, GKN Fokker, Hoogeveen, NL

12.15

Recap

12.30

Lunch Break

13.30

Starting and Growing in the Thermoplastic Composites Market
C. Chamberlain, ATC, Idaho, US
C. Gallet, Coriolis Composites, Quéven, FR
D. Manten, DTC, Almere, NL
S. Haanappel, R. ten Thije, AniForm Engineering, Enschede, NL
M. Callens, REIN4CED, Leuven, BE
C. Garthaus, D. Barfuss, Herone, Dresden, DE

14.30

Coffee Break

15.00

Joining TPRC to Accelerate the Industrialisation of Thermoplastic Composites
S. Dion, Collins Aerospace, Chula Vista, US
B. Blonigen, Spirit AeroSystems, Wichita, US

15.30

Thermoplastic Composites and the Battle for Talent
D. Blank, University of Twente, Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Enschede, NL
A. Mulder, Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Enschede, NL

16.00

Training the Composite Engineers of Tomorrow
S. Wijskamp, TPRC, Enschede, NL
F. van Hattum, TPAC, Enschede, NL

16.20

Closing Remarks
C. Prebil, The Boeing Company, Chicago, US

16.30

Networking & Afternoon Refreshments

17.30

Conference Buffet

20.00

End of Conference

We would be very pleased to welcome you on October 8!