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2020 ACCE Conference will be a virtual event


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.

***OEM Attendees register for free*** if you work directly for an OEM and produce vehicles for sale, you are invited to register free of charge using the code ACCEOEM

Date of Virtual Conference: September 9-11, 2020

Registration Fees

$195 USD –  SPE Member Rate  

$395 USD – Non-SPE Member Rate

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


Conference Co-Chairs:

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

Dr. Xiaosong Huang, General Motors Company, phone:  586-986-0836


Technical Program Co-Chairs:

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

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

Oleksandr (Alex) G. Kravchenko, Ph.D., Old Dominion University Ph: 757-683-5045


Sponsorship Chair:

Teri Chouinard, Intuit Group, Inc.

Ph: 248-701-8003 or e-mail:

Website Chair:

Marc Bahm, BASF

Registration Chair:

Scott Marko, SPE International

Ph: 203-740-5442 or email:

ACCE Administrator:

Kim Hoodin, SPE Automotive Div.

Ph: 513-582-2442 or email:

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