Take part in high-level conference sessions with presentations from renowned speakers from all over the world

The Symposium is tailored to professionals willing to increase their knowledge on the potential of the composites materials utilisation in Ground Transportation


How Will Composites Further the Evolution of Ground Transportation?


June 27, 2018 - 8:30am - 12:00pm

Composites: a First-Rate Solution for Transportation

  • Lightweight performance
  • Resistance to extreme temperatures, noise insulation, vibration reduction
  • Cost-effective materials and manufacturing solutions
  • Increasing mechanical properties


June 27, 2018 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Improving Performance and Efficiency - Part 1

  • Environmentally friendly transportation means 
  • Alternative solutions for a greener future
  • Using recycled carbon fiber


June 28, 2018 - 8:30am - 12:30pm

Improving Performance and Efficiency - Part 2

  • Weight reduction to lower fuel consumption and increase load capacity
  • Dimensional stability of thermoset composite materials 
  • Fire retardant laminates
  • Compressed natural gas cylinder


June 28, 2018 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Manufacturing: Lowering Assembly Time and Costs

  • Parts integration: from multiple components to a single composite part 
  • High performance thermoplastics
  • Towards large scale production
  • Reduced maintenance: easier handling and installation