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The SPE Automotive and Composites Divisions jointly sponsor the annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE). This event is designed to educate and update automotive design and production engineers, sales personnel, and management from transportation OEMs and Tier suppliers about the benefits and expanding importance of thermoset and thermoplastic composites in passenger vehicles, light trucks, and other ground transportation applications. ACCE is the world’s leading automotive composites forum.The event provides excellent networking opportunities and draws over 800 speakers, exhibitors, and attendees from the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Date: September 6-8, 2017

Location: The Diamond Banquet & Conference Center at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI 48374 (See link HERE.)


Conference Chair:

Rani Richardson, Composites & Additive Manufacturing Business Experience Consultant, Dassault Systèmes, Ph: +1.201.675.8361,

Technical Program Co-Chairs:

Creig Bowland, Colorado Legacy Group, Ph: +1.704.466.1505
Dr. Michael Connolly, Huntsman, Ph: +1.248.462.0503

Sponsorship Chair: Teri Chouinard, Intuit Group
Ph: +1.248.701.8003 or e-mail:

Registration Chair: Scott Marko, SPE International
Ph:+1.203.740.5442, email:

Visit our partners, the SPE Composites Division .

Registration Fees

$475 USD – SPE Member
$575 USD – Non-SPE Member (Includes 1 yr of SPE membership – $140 USD value) or Renewing SPE Member (Extend Membership by 1 year & save $18 USD)
$100 USD – Student
$200 USD – 1-Day Rate (SPE Membership Not Included)
No Charge – Free to those who work directly for Transportation OEMs and Media