CAMX 2016 Unveils the Industry’s Largest Conference Program

A preview of what to expect at the composites industry’s largest educational program and fastest growing expo in North America.

August 11, 2016 (Anaheim, Calif.).) – With over 300 educational sessions (including 11 Featured Sessions) covering more than 100 topics, the third annual CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo will offer the largest and most robust conference program in the composites and advanced materials industry. The full listing of conference sessions is now available.

The event will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. from September 26-29, 2016. CAMX, co-produced by the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) , is the premier event for new products, composites industry innovation, networking, advanced thinking and solutions.

CAMX 2016 will kick off with an exciting new General Session, open to all attendees and exhibitors, called CAMX Live, featuring innovators and industry leaders including Greg Lynn of the Greg Lynn Show and Daniel Preston, CEO/CTO of Luminati Aerospace. These speakers will share insights on a number of different innovations spanning multiple market applications relevant to the composites industry, and will discuss their view of how composites and advanced materials are impacting the world.

“We are excited to debut CAMX Live this year,” said Gregg Balko, SAMPE CEO. “The session’s TED Talk™-style presentations will expose attendees to cutting-edge composite innovation and inspire them to pursue new market opportunities.”

CAMX attendees will discover new advancements from the industry through Featured Sessions that focus on composites innovation, market growth, and hot topics associated with advanced materials technologies. Some of those topics include the growth of additive manufacturing, composites recycling, automotive trends and workforce development. There will also be 300 Education Sessions covering case studies, best practices and issue reviews spanning the composites and advanced materials industry.

“Whether you’re a composites veteran or new to industry, you’ll take something away from CAMX that will help you improve your products and processes, expand your business, and plan for the future,” said Tom Dobbins, ACMA President.

The Poster Session will highlight significant research conducted by companies and universities. Posters will be on display at CAMX from September 26-29, and authors will be available during certain times for discussion and questions.

CAMX’s extensive Exhibit Hall, featuring more than 550 exhibitors from around the globe, is an exciting place to learn about new product developments and network with fellow industry professionals.

Early bird registration rates and discounted hotel are available through September 1, 2016. To register, visit

For full Conference Program details and schedule, please visit To attend all conference program sessions, attendees must register for a Full Conference registration.