Canadian Plastics

International Conference on Automotive Technology

October 13 - October 14, 2016
401 W Summit Hill Dr SW, Knoxville, TN 37902, United States


Following its strategy to address each composites end-using market specifically, the JEC Group launches an international event entirely dedicated to Composites in the Automotive Industry. This 2-day conference will take place next October 13 and 14, 2016 in Knoxville, Tennessee, home to one of IACMI’s lead institutions, the University of Tennessee.

25 speakers will cover topics such as “Multimaterial Solutions in Automotive” dealing with the concerns of using both composites and metal components for optimized lightweighting, toughening composites via hybridization or again replacing traditional fasteners with adhesive bonding. Also the “Incorporation of Carbon Fiber in Structural Parts in the Automotive Industry” will be discussed with focuses on measuring structure health, new repair and recycling technologies.

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