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Join the North American composites community at JEC Forum Chicago for 2 full days of Business, Innovation & Knowledge

23 Apr 2019
JEC Group presents JEC Forum Chicago 2019, its new format combining business meetings and conference sessions.

JEC Forum Chicago, June 19-20, 2019 – Navy Pier Chicago

 

JEC CHICAGO 2019 KEY FIGURES

  • +150 participating companies
  • 600 professional visits
  • 35 countries represented
  • +25 Speakers
  • 10 Startups
  • Innovation Awards

 

JEC Group presents JEC Forum Chicago 2019, its new format combining business meetings and conference sessions. This unique forum will include partners showcase presenting how and why composites offer benefits and opportunities through innovation markets such as Automotive, Transportation, Construction, Aerospace, Energy, Sport etc.; Pre-arranged Business Meetings to meet with industry buyers from the all the composites value-chain; Conference sessions about the use of composite materials in Ground Transportation, Infrastructure and Construction; as well as the first edition of Startup Booster in North America. A unique networking approach to engage business exchanges and create the framework for collaborative research and development to target critical impediments that are currently limiting composite uptake (fire, cost, material supply, codes, etc.).

JEC Forum Chicago 2019 Programs:

JEC Conferences, an exclusive program of technical & expert conferences focusing on latest developments in high-performance composite technologies and applications:

  • Construction and Infrastructure with Mark Goulthorpe, Associate Professor at MIT, as the chairman and various experts from McKinsey, Stanford University, MIT Department of Architecture, Persico Architecture and Shell, to name a few.
  • Ground Transportation with Dale Brosius, Chief Commercialization Officer at IACMI, as the chairman and various experts from Bloomberg, Hennecke, Lanxess, Chomarat, Siemens.

 

The program will also include the results of the global composite market observatory, The JEC Observer, providing 2018 market data and a growth forecast to 2023, by region and application markets.

After a third edition of Startup Booster during JEC World 2019, the leading startup competition in the world of composites, JEC Group will organize the first North American session. It will enable local companies to find and assess innovations with a potential impact on their industry. Discover the pitches of the 10 finalists selected by a prestigious jury, on June 19, 2019.

JEC Innovation Awards will identify, promote and reward the most innovative composite projects worldwide. They celebrate the fruitful cooperation between players of the composite community. Over the past 15 years, the JEC Innovation Awards have brought in 1,800 companies worldwide. 177 companies and 433 partners have been rewarded for the excellence of their composite innovations. Awarded companies will be officialized on June 19th at 5pm. The ceremony will start with an inspiring keynote speech of Dirk AHLBORN - Co-Founder & CEO, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies – who will present “Transforming Transportation at the Speed of Sound”.

 

See you at JEC Forum Chicago 2019 in Aon Grand Ballroom,
Navy Pier on June 19-20, 2019

www.jec-chicago.events

 

 

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Platinum Sponsor

 

Dixie

 

They will be there

Arkema, Berndorf Belt Technology, Bossard AG, Chomarat North America LLC, Composite Fabrics Of America, Composites Coalition, ELG Carbon Fibre Limited, Impossible Objects, Janicki Industries Inc., Johns Manville, Lanxess Deutschland Gmbh., Luna Innovations Incor-porated, Magnum Venus Products Inc., McCoy, Michelman, Noritake Co. Limited, Norplex-Micarta, Schuler Inc., Scott Bader Company Limited, Techmer Engineered Solutions LLC, TFP Technology Gmbh and more.

 

About JEC Group

JEC Group is the world’s leading company dedicated entirely to the development of information and business connections channels and platforms supporting the growth and promotion of the composite materials industry. Publisher of the JEC Composites Magazine - the industry’s reference magazine, JEC Group drives global innovation programs and organizes several events in the world, including JEC World (the foremost and world-leading international exhibition dedicated to composite materials and their applications), which takes place every March in Paris.

 

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