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SAMPE Carolinas 2016 Materials Expo

SAMPE Carolinas 2016 Materials Expo SAMPE CAROLINAS MATERIALS EXPO IS COMING UP FAST! YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THIS! When Wednesday April 6, 2016 starting at 2:00 PM Where IACMI and Local Motors Knoxville, TN The SAMPE Carolinas Chapter is conducting our Fifth Annual Composite Materials Expo on Wednesday, April 6th beginning at 2:00 PM! We will be meeting at The Embassy Suites in Knoxville, TN with tours of IACMI and Local Motors.  Admission this year is only $25 for non-members, $15 for SAMPE members and $10 for students! Also, we’ll once again host a scholarship fund raising golf tournament on Thursday the 7th at 9:00 AM. Details will follow in future emails. International Attendees: Attendees traveling to the conference from outside of the US may be required to obtain a visitor visa. For more information about visa requirements, visit the US Department of State website: at Travel.State.Gov It is highly recommended that attendees begin making travel plans as early as possible in order to allow sufficient time to complete the visa application process. According to the US Department of State, visa applications should be made no later than 90 days in advance of travel. Also! Please note that we will need a minimum of 30 days advance notice for processing! The best information is generally found U.S State Department website.  http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country.html The Schedule is as Follows: 2 pm Tour of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation(IACMI).  IACMI is committed to delivering a public-private partnership to increase domestic production capacity, grow manufacturing and create jobs across the US composite industry. IACMI’s collaboration of industry, research institutions and state...

SAMPE Carolinas 2015 Materials Expo

SAMPE Carolinas 2015 Materials Expo SAMPE CAROLINAS MATERIALS EXPO IS COMING UP FAST! YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THIS! When Thursday April 23, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT Where CU-ICAR  5 Research Drive Greenville, SC 29607 The SAMPE Carolinas Chapter is conducting our Fourth Annual Composite Materials Expo on Thursday, April 23rd beginning at 5:30 PM! We will be meeting at CU-ICAR in Greenville, SC.  Admission this year is only $20 for non-members, $10 for SAMPE members, and free for students! Also, this year we will be hosting a scholarship fund raising golf tournament on Friday the 24th at 9:00 AM at The Preserve at Verde Green in Greenville, SC. The cost to participate in the Golf Tournament is $100. Details below. See details below and then scroll down for a few important updates concerning the show! Also! Please note that if you plan to stay at the Embassy Suites Hotel mentioned in the updates below, you must book your room by April 8th and mention SAMPE Carolinas to get the special rate they are offering. To register for this event click the “Register Now” button below. There you’ll find selections for attending the EXPO and a separate selection to participating in the golf tournament on Friday if you’d like to do so. Important Note: If you only plan to come to the golf tournament, please be sure to select “Not Attending Expo – Golf Tournament Only” in the bullet list of charges to opt out of the EXPO charge. You will still need to select the and pay for the Golf Tournament toward the bottom...

SAMPE Carolinas February 2015 Chapter Meeting

COME TOUR GULFSTREAM WITH SAMPE CAROLINAS!! UPDATE: The tour is completely full. Thanks to all that registered! The SAMPE Carolinas Chapter is pleased to invite you to our first chapter meeting of 2015 on Wednesday, February 18th starting at 1:00 PM with a tour and presentations at Gulfstream in Savannah, GA and ending with an evening reception starting at 5:30pm at Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub. PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A DEADLINE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS MEETING! DEADLINE IS JANUARY 30TH! This will be an exciting event so you won’t want to miss this! Details are below. Registration is OPEN; so please click the registration button below to make your reservation if you’d like to come. Due to the nature of this meeting and it’s venue we will not be able to accept walk-in registrations. All attendees must pay in advance to secure their place and provide full names, place of employment, and citizenship. The venue will open at 1:00 PM and the program will begin shortly thereafter. There will be a presentation prior to traveling to the production facility. Transportation to and from the tour of the production facility will be provided. After the Gulfstream event you are welcome to join us at a reception at Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub at 5:30PM. The address for the pub is 117 West River Street, Savannah, GA 31401.  The cost is $50 to attend both the event/tour and evening reception. If you can only make one or the other, the cost is $25.00 for each. Click on the “Register Now” link below to select from the three options...

SAMPE Carolinas 2014 Materials Expo

SAMPE Carolinas 2014 Materials Expo SAMPE CAROLINA'S MATERIALS EXPO IS COMING UP FAST! YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS THIS! When Thursday April 17, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT Where Penske Racing 200 Penske Way Mooresville, NC 28115 The SAMPE Carolinas Chapter is conducting our Third Annual Composite Materials Expo on Thursday, April 17th beginning at 5:30 PM!  We will be meeting at Penske Racing in Mooresville, NC.  Admission this year is only $10. Sign up soon. This as always an exciting event.  If you would like information on how to Exhibit at the EXPO there is a link below that will lead you to a PDF on our website that will explain all the details. Check it out.   To register to attend the show, click on the Register Now link just below this line.   Thanks to all that registered! Event is now closed.   SAMPE focuses on 3 key characteristics for success…   We will address all three at the EXPO! Education: At each EXPO we feature two technical presentations intended to give participants a look at the most innovative research in the composite industry.   Andrew Miller will be our speaker from Penske. He will speak on how composites have enhanced the sport of racing and how they evaluate those materials for use in projects now and in the future.  DJ Riddle of Riddle Technologies will be our second speaker. He will be speaking about RF cure technology for adhesives and resins. There will be more details on this in the next email.      Innovation: Last year's EXPO featured over 35 exhibitors...

SAMPE Carolinas February 2014 Chapter Meeting

Come Visit with Us in February The SAMPE Carolinas Chapter is pleased to invite you to our first chapter meeting of 2014 on Wednesday, February 19th at 4:00 PM at the Clemson University Restoration Institute in North Charleston, SC. PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION FOR THIS MEETING! This will be an exciting event so you won't want to miss this! Details are below. Registration is OPEN; so please click the registration link below to make your reservation if you'd like to come. Due to the nature of this meeting and its venue we will not be able to accept walk-in registations. All attendees must pay in advance to secure their place. We will open the venue at 4:00 PM and the program will begin shortly thereafter. The cost is $40 for all attendees. The additional cost of this event is due to the need to pay for security at this get together, as well as…well…it's Charleston, so everything is more expensive.   Scheduled Presentations and Tours The program begins at 4pm with presentations by the CURI staff on CURI, the wind turbine test facility, and the Hunley restoration project. Following the program, there will be tours of the turbine test facility and the Hunley labs. We will conclude with cocktails and hors d’ouevres following the tours.   Future Events This new venue will not be a permanent meeting place for us. The Whitewater Center will remain our default home base, but we are also looking to mix things up a little. We need to do this as the chapter grows to allow others to attend in different parts of our...