Other Meetings & Events

ACMA Meetings at CAMX

ACMA hosts various association meetings throughout CAMX. Most meetings are by invitation only.  For more information on how you can attend a meeting, email ACMA at info@acmanet.org or call +1 (703) 525-0511.

ACMA Membership Awards Reception

Come and join us to celebrate and recognize the influential leaders of the composites industry at ACMA’s Membership Awards and Recognition Ceremony at CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX)

When: Monday, December 11 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency, Regency Ballroom T.

This year’s winners are:  For the Lifetime Achievement Award: Bob Long – Former CEO/Owner, Marine Concepts; for the Hall of Fame Award: Robert Haberlein – Owner, Engineering Environmental; and for the Outstanding Volunteer Award: Robert Steffen, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, Western Carolina University.  During the ceremony, ACMA will also announce the winner of its prestigious Chairman’s Award.  For more information, click here.

To attend this exclusive event open only to ACMA members, register for a CAMX “Full Conference” registration, or choose any other CAMX registration and purchase a ticket for $50 as an “A la Carte” option.

Committee Meetings held at CAMX 2017 – Orlando, FL

For a complete list of Committee Meetings at CAMX 2017, click here.

SAMPE Meetings at CAMX

In addition to the events below, SAMPE holds association business meetings. Those are by invitation only. For further information, please contact SAMPE at anessa@sampe.org or +1 (626) 331-0616.

SAMPE Awards Ceremony and Dinner

Join SAMPE as we honor members who have made distinguished contributions in the fields of materials and processes and SAMPE. The SAMPE Awards Ceremony will include a presentation of this year’s award winners, followed by dinner. This year’s awards include:

George Lubin Memorial Award: Dr. Charlie Browning, University of Dayton
SAMPE’s 2017 Class of Fellows
SAMPE North America Distinguished Service Award: Dr. Howard Kliger

All CAMX Conference attendees and SAMPE Members are welcome to attend, free of charge. The SAMPE Awards Ceremony will take place 6:00 – 9:00 PM on Monday, December 11 in Orlando Florida.

SAMPE Meetings/Events @ CAMX 2017 Orlando

For a complete list of SAMPE’s Meetings and Events, click here.

Co-Located Meetings at CAMX

At times CAMX offers the opportunity for related organizations to hold events and meetings in conjunction with CAMX. If you are interested in holding a meeting in conjunction with CAMX, please contact Heather Rhoderick or Rosemary Loggia


Composites IACMI Recycling Roadmapping Session
Thurs. Dec. 14 | 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM | W314A


NASA Meeting
Wed. Dec. 13| 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM |W307C


Integrated Computational Methods for Composite Materials (ICM2)Tues. Dec. 12| 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM| W206AB
Host: Air Force Research Laboratory

Understanding Failure of Discontinuous Fiber Reinforced Plastics Through Predictive Analysis of Static Fatigue

Wed. Dec. 13| 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM| W208A
Speaker: Antoine Rios, The Madison Group

Methods to Improve Mechanical Performance of Carbon Fiber Epoxy SMC

Wed. Sept. 13| 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM | W208B
Speaker: Ian Swentek, Hexion Inc.

Design and Optimization of a Crashworthy Lightweight Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber B-Pillar

Wed. Dec. 13| 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM | W206AB
Speaker: Dr. John Tierney, University of Delaware