SAMPE Carolinas April 2012 Composites Expo

Come to SAMPE Carolinas' Composites Expo! When? Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 5:30pm until 8:30pm Where? The Whitewater Center in the Charlotte, NC area Why Come? Education!  Innovation!  Networking!  Success!  Over 25 Exhibitors! Event Cost? $20 for SAMPE Members $25 for Guests, Non-Members $10 for Students with a Valid ID Card Our Keynote Technical Presentations Robert Skillen – Principal Engineer – VX Aerospace John Carson – Director of Sales – Chomarat North America “The Science and Engineering of Bi-Angle NCF vs. Black Aluminum and Novel Composite Laminate Design” Previously delivered at the JEC Asia in 2011 Stephen Misencik – Saertex USA, LLC "Review of the All-Composite Transit Bus Body" Where to Go To Register and Pay? April 2012 Composites Expo Registration Register and pay for the April 2012 Composites Expo Name* First Last Address* Street Address City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Email* Company Name*TitlePhoneMember Status*SAMPE MemberNon-MemberStudentSAMPE NumberComments or special requestsSAMPE Member Price: $20.00 Non-Member Price: $25.00 Student Price: $10.00 Vendors? Check out who'll be there! Overnight Accommodations? Holiday Inn Express 250 Beatty Drive Belmont, NC 28012 704.812.2000 When booking a room, reference the “SAMPE Expo” to receive the $79/Night negotiated rate.  The hotel is 8 minutes from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport and 5 minutes from the US National Whitewater Center.  Continental Breakfast and Airport Shuttle is included. Printable PDF? Need or want a printable PDF of this event? Click here. Questions? For further questions or to request any special situations, please contact our Sponsorship and Membership Chair, Eric Murphy at 704.369.3209...

SAMPE Carolinas March 2012 Dinner Meeting

Come Meet with Us SAMPE Carolinas would like to invite you to our March 2012 dinner meeting on March 20th starting at 6:00pm. The event will be held at our usual location, The Whitewater Center in the Charlotte, NC area. The cost to attend is just: $20/ person for SAMPE members $25/ person for guests or non-members $10/ person for students with a valid student ID card   Our Schedule Will Be 6:00pm – 6:30pm Cocktails 6:30pm – 6:45pm Welcome and Announcements 6:45pm – 7:15pm Dinner 7:15pm – 8:00pm Keynote 8:00pm – 8:30pm Cocktails & Adjourn   Our Keynote This months speaker is Robert Paul from SGL Carbon Fiber. Robert has been with SGL Carbon Fiber, LLC for approximately 4 years and is currently Sales Manager with sales responsibility for continuous tow fiber, chopped fiber, and milled fiber along with woven fabric and pre-preg for SGL for a geography spanning Canada and the Eastern United States. His presentation will feature an overview of SGL Carbon’s global activities and the basics of carbon fiber production technology and material applications. Topics covered will include some specific examples of cooperation along the value chain for growing automotive applications of carbon fiber in structures, brakes and the highly publicized joint venture between SGL Carbon and BMW for fibers and multi-axial fabrics in future BMW automobiles. He'll also talk about carbon fiber composite applications for offshore drilling and compressed natural gas containment.  More information can be found at www.sglcarbon.com.   Event Registration and Payment Thanks to all that were able to come. Printable PDF Thanks to all that were able to come. We look...

SAMPE Carolinas January 2012 Dinner Meeting

SAMPE Carolinas would like to express their thanks to John Carson for the excellent presentation he did for us titled, “C-Grid Reinforcement; Innovative Composite Solution for Eliminating Corrosion in Concrete Construction and Repair.” In the presentation he explained the use of composite materials in the construction and repair of commercial buildings, industrial structures and civil structures and what these new technologies will mean for the future of general contractors, civil engineers and architects around the world. John also explained the considerable benefits of this innovative use of advanced materials in alternative markets that continue to fuel the strong growth of the advanced composite industry. To hear what John had to share, see the video below. If you want to go directly to John’s presentation just hover over the dot in the video timeline and look for the Keynote Tag....

SAMPE Carolinas November 2011 Dinner Meeting

The November 15th Dinner Meeting (and final meeting of 2011) was another great success for SAMPE and the South East region as a whole. Mr. Duane Griffiths of Stiles Machinery, returned and presented part 2 of his highly regarded keynote presentation titled “Your Most Valuable...

SAMPE Carolinas – September 2011 Dinner Meeting – The Boeing Company

With 80+ people in attendance, the September dinner meeting was a huge success. Mr. Brian Smith of The Boeing Company, presented an in-depth look at how composites and advanced materials in general are revolutionizing the future of aviation. To view the opening statements of September’s meeting, please click “play” on the video link below. To view Brian’s presentation (PDF, 4MB), please click...