Come Meet with Us

SAMPE Carolinas would like to invite you to our November 2013 dinner meeting on November 12th 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

GE Wind Energy

Wind turbine blades have become a leading consumer of composite materials, design methodology and processing developments. This presentation will outline composite demands, challenges and trends in the wind turbine industry. Specific topics will include identification of leading blade manufacturers, scale of the composite blade structures, key design criteria, evolving technologies, material selection and processing methods utilized.


Our Speaker

Eric Jacobsen has lead design of GE's composite wind turbine blades with previous experience as a structural engineer in the bicycle, transportation and shipbuilding industries.



Thanks for coming!


We look forward to seeing at the meeting. If you have any questions please contact us at