CAMX Connection – December 13, 2018

Composites in Space Tourism

Virgin Galactic’s WhiteKnightTwo will carry its SpaceShipTwo to launch position, then rocket passengers to suborbital space for a heavenly view of Earth. Composites make it possible and are used extensively in the carrier aircraft and the spaceship itself. More.

Luncheon Focuses on Composites Growing Potential

CAMX 2018 concluded with a closing luncheon and panel session featuring young industry professionals who explored new ways of thinking about the potential of composites and advanced materials—from fabrics to new materials. Speakers shared what new trends and technologies excite them about the future of composites, including commercially viable graphene applications, 3D printing, and smart materials with sensors that respond to their environment. Learn more and view other conference highlights here.

CAMX Returns to the West Coast

CAMX 2019 will be held September 23-26, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. CAMX is North America’s go-to composites event for products, solutions, networking and advanced industry thinking. Booth sales for CAMX 2019 are currently open, contact Efren Pavon to book your booth. Space is reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Make plans early to attend and learn more on the CAMX website:

Innovation Park: New Ideas and Connections

The 2018 Exhibit Hall featured Innovation Park, a show floor enhancement that offered attendees opportunities to make new connections, exchange ideas and learn new industry developments. Innovation Park, comprised of specialized “zones” tailored to learning, networking and inspirational needs, featured unique areas to discuss hot topics, build community around specific interests like “Workplace Safety Management” and “Composites in the UK,” and crowdsource ideas, innovations and solutions. Learn more here.

Explore CAMX 2018 Highlights

Didn’t get the chance to attend CAMX 2018 or want to catch up on what you missed? The CAMX highlights web page offers conference content including Show Dailies, Award Winners, Press Releases and more. Get a comprehensive look at the day-to-day experiences at CAMX 2018. CAMX 2018 highlights are available here.

CAMX 2018 Poster and Technical Winners

Every year, CAMX recognizes outstanding research impacting the next generation of composites innovation. CAMX technical papers covers critical areas important to the composites and advanced materials industry from business, applications, and research perspectives. Poster sessions put the work of the next generation of researchers, engineers and industry professionals on display. This year’s Poster Session Winner is:

Next Generation Multifunctional Composite System for Resilient Infrastructure | Praveen K.R. Majjigapu, Hota V.S. GangaRao, Ruifeng R. Liang; West Virginia University

This year’s winning Poster Session entrants will present their work in a webinar on January 10, at 1 pm ET. Register now!

Outstanding Technical Paper Awards were presented to 8 researchers who put together groundbreaking Technical Papers that address critical areas of importance to the composites and advanced materials industry from business. To view the 2018 Technical Paper Winners, click here.

Always Stay Connected

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