June 27 – 28, 2018 Las Vegas
Global Composites
Exploring the Future of the Global Composites Industry

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Participating Companies

  • Scott Bader
  • Composites One
  • EuCIA
  • Roechling Glasis Composites
  • University of Leige
  • Plataine
  • Cooper Hays
  • Chemnitz TU
  • e-Xstream engineering
  • AVK
  • The Graphene Council

Global Composites Conference

Exploring the Future of a Global Composites Industry

Register for the Global Composites Conference to explore the composites manufacturing industry from a broad, global perspective.

You’ll gain knowledge, best practices, and insights to expand your business in high growth areas such as the US, China and Brazil.

  • Navigate the global supply chain efficiently with particular focus on carbon and glass fiber manufacture and resin production.
  • Leverage emerging technology trends from around the world.
  • Capitalize on real-time global market information as well as trends and forecast from market intelligence.

Who Should Attend?

Industry professionals, leaders and managers from all backgrounds, including suppliers, manufacturers, and engineers are encouraged to make plans to attend this unique, global composites event.

Global Composites is a two day international conference taking place at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, US on June 27 – 28, 2018.

Global Composites Pricing

Register now for special deals!


  • Two days of great content
  • Fantastic networking opportunity
  • Includes drinks reception


  • Special rate for students
  • All the benefits of a full delegate


  • Reduced speaker rate upon accepted abstract
  • All the benefits of a full delegate

Exhibition space

Exhibiting at Global Composites gives you the opportunity to market your brand with a range of benefits, both at the event and online, and includes one delegate place at the conference.


Global Composites 2018 will be held at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, US, one of the best-known casino resorts in the world, providing a variety of room types, amenities and city views in a city with great global transport links.

Sponsorship options

Whether you want to raise brand awareness, promote a new product or service, launch into a new sector or purely generate strong enquiries, we have a sponsorship solution to help you achieve results.


12:00 Registration and Exhibits
12:55 Welcome and Opening Remarks
ACMA and NetComposites
Session 1: Materials
13:00 GRP and CFRP: Market Developments of Composites and Trends: The European GRP Market and the Worldwide CFRP Market
Elmar Witten, AVK
13:30 Nanocomposites: Graphene and Composite Materials
Terrance Barken, The Graphene Council
14:00 Biocomposites: Advances and Innovations in Biocomposites
14:30 Resins: Innovations in the Use of Fire, Smoke and Fume (FST) Compliant High Performance Composites in the Global Building and Construction Market
JP Schroeder, Scott Bader
15:00 Break and Exhibits
Session 2: Opportunities
15:30 Opportunities for the Composites Industry
16:45 Reception and Exhibits
09:00 Registration and Networking
09:25 Welcome
ACMA and NetComposites
Session 3: Recycling and Sustainability
09:30 Eco Impact Tool for the Composites Industry
Julie leroy, EUCIA
10:00 Sustainability is the Key Driver of Innovation Across Your Supply Chain
Dana Hays, Cooper Hays
10:30 Developing a Robust and Scalable Composite Recycling Methodology
11:00 Break and Exhibits
Session 4: Manufacturing and Automation
11:30 Affordable and Predictable Composites - Yes, it is Possible!
Roger Assaker, e-Xstream Engineering
12:00 Digital Assistant and AI in the Service of Industrial IoT for Advanced Manufacturing Optimisation
Avner Ben-Bassat, Plataine
Session 5: Automotive Sector Focus
12:30 Panel Session:Bringing Autonomous Vehicles Into Production: An Automotive OEM Perspective
Dan Coughlin, ACMA, Roger Assaker, e-Xstream Engineering, Fabio Bressan, Solvay, Gunther Glade, Solvay
13:30 Lunch and Exhibits
Session 6: Aerospace Sector Focus
14:30 Panel Session:Advanced Materials, Destination Sky
Session 7: Construction and Infrastructure Sector Focus
15:30 CFR Concrete Shells with Integrated Functions
Sandra Gelbrich, Chemnitz
16:00 Break and Exhibits
Session 8: The Future
16:30 Marketing and Branding Composites: The Challenge
Gemma Smith, NetComposites and ACMA
17:00 Closing Remarks
NetComposites and ACMA

Conference Speakers

JP Schroeder

Market Development Manager, FST - Scott Bader

Elmar Witten

Managing Director - AVK

Roger Assaker

CEO/Chief Material Strategist - e-Xstream engineering/MSC Software

Dan Coughlin

Vice President, Composites Market Development - ACMA

Sandra Gelbrich

Head of Research - Chemnitz University of Technology

Dana Cooper

President - Cooper Hayes LLC

Avner Ben-Bassatt

President & CEO - Plataine Inc.

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