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GO Carbon Fibre 2014

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Germany, Cologne

Global Outlook for Carbon Fibre (GOCarbonFibre) has been established as Europe’s leading forum for carbon fibre reinforced plastic technical experts and business leaders for over 17 years. With an exclusive focus on the carbon fibre supply chain, this event brings together technical discussions and business context to give a comprehensive overview of the state of the industry in this exciting sector.

With past presenters including the likes of Boeing, Airbus, Lamborghini, VW, BMW, Toyota, SGL, Toray and Hexcel this event brings together the greatest minds and most influential business leaders in this sector, to discuss the latest developments and opportunities in a high intensity networking and learning environment.

The conference has been hosted in a range of different locations over the recent years, including: Seattle, Hamburg, Valencia, London and California.  GOCarbonFibre is a well sought after event, attracting over 100 attendees globally, with a supporting exhibition of 5-10 exhibitors and sponsors.

The unique audience and position of the conference drives discussion around the following topic areas:

  • End user applications – insight from materials specifiers from OEMs in aerospace, automotive, rail, sports equipment, construction, oil & gas, tooling, pressure vessels and more
  • Global carbon fibre players – hear the latest thoughts from the global leaders in this business, and what they see as the challenges of tomorrow
  • New entrants – who is investing in this sector, what are they hoping to gain, and how are they going about it
  • Engineers and R&D – capturing the latest disruptive innovation in composites manufacturing and engineering best practice to demonstrate the true potential of this high-performance material
  • Recycling and Reuse – the latest thinking on recycling and reuse of both virgin and reclaimed fibres and their 2nd generation application
  • Supply chain opportunities – what is the key to a fast, efficient, lean supply chain, and how can carbon fibre open up new market opportunities

The event will take place on 8-10 October 2014, in Cologne, Germany.