Other Meetings & Events

CAMX 2017 has been rescheduled for December 12-14, 2017, and Exhibit, Conference Program, and Awards updates are pending. Thank you for your patience as we work to provide updates as soon as possible. Find the latest official CAMX updates here.

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, September 11 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency, Plaza Ballroom F.

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 University Research Symposium

This competitive program, organized by SAMPE, sponsors selected SAMPE student members to present the results of their technical research annually. There are categories for Senior undergraduates, as well as Masters and PhD candidates. The best papers presented in each student category are awarded cash prizes, while winners in the PhD category are further sponsored to present their papers at SAMPE conferences in Europe and Japan. Visit the program website for more information.

SAMPE Awards Ceremony

Monday, September 11 – 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM

The SAMPE Awards Ceremony will honor SAMPE’s 2017 Class of Fellows. The SAMPE Fellows Award is a SAMPE society award that recognizes members for distinguished contributions in the fields of materials and processes over an extended time period. The event includes a presentation of awards, drinks, and hors d’oeuvres. Individuals who used their SAMPE membership number to register will automatically receive a ticket to the SAMPE Awards Ceremony. Tickets are available for purchase during CAMX registration and in the CAMX Registration Area.

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. Sept. 14 | 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM | W307D


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


Fabrication of a Crashworthy Lightweight Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber B-Pillar

Tues. Sept. 12| 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM| W207C
Speaker: Dr. Dirk Heider, University of Delaware

Methods to Improve Mechanical Performance of Carbon Fiber Epoxy SMC

Tues. Sept. 12| 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM | W207C
Speaker: Ian Swentek, Applications Development Engineer, Hexion Inc.

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

Wed. Sept. 13| 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM| W208A
Speaker: Antoine Rios, Sr. Managing Engineer, Partner, The Madison Group

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

Thurs. Sept. 14|10:00 AM – 10:45 AM | W208A
Speaker: Dr. John Tierney, University of Delaware