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2018 Agenda – Preliminary Subject to Change

Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition

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 of Conference: September 5-7, 2018
Exhibit Setup Hours:

Tuesday Sept 4,  3:00 – 8:00pm

Tear down is Friday Sept 7, 1:30 – 5:00pm (Tear down may not occur before 1:30pm)

Exhibit Hours:

Wednesday Sept 5, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday Sept 6, 8:30am – 5:00pm

Friday Sept 7, 8:30am – 1:30pm

Location:

The Diamond Banquet & Conference Center at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI 48374 (Click link below)

2018 CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP TEAM

Conference Co-Chairs:

Matt Carroll, General Motors Co.  Ph: 586-218-9405

Dr. Alper Kiziltas, Ford Motor Co. Ph: 207-249- 5948

e-mail: ACCE-chair@speautomotive.com

Technical Program Co-Chairs:

Dr. David Jack, Baylor University Ph: 254-710-3347

Dr. Michael Connolly, Huntsman Ph: 248-462-0503

Leonardo Simon, Waterloo University Ph: 519-888-4567 x33301

Sponsorship Chair:

Teri Chouinard, Intuit Group

Ph: 248-701-8003 or e-mail: teri@intuitgroup.com

Registration Chair:

Scott Marko, SPE International

Ph: 203-740-5442 or email: ACCE-registration@speautomotive.com

Visit our partners, the SPE Composites Division .

Registration Fees

$595 USD – SPE Member

$710 USD – Non-SPE Member (Includes 1 yr of SPE membership – $155 USD value) or Renewing SPE Member (Extend Membership by 1 year & save $55 USD)

$100 USD – Student

$225 USD – 1-Day Rate (SPE Membership Not Included)

No Charge – Free to those who work directly for Transportation OEMs and Media

 

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