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SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE)





2014 SPE ACCE Call for Papers Flier Now Available

SEE 2001-2013 SPE ACCE PROCEEDINGS HERE

Like to plan ahead? Dates for the next few years of the SPE ACCE are as follows:
  • September 8-10, 2015
  • September 6-8, 2016
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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 speakers, exhibitors, and attendees from the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Date: September 9-11, 2014

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

Conference Chair:
Michael Connolly, Huntsman Polyurethane, Ph: +1.248.322.7416,
e-mail: ACCE-chair@speautomotive.com

Conference Co-Chair: Antony Dodworth, Dodworth Design, Ph: +44.7754.957.697

Technical Program Chair:
Creig Bowland, PPG Industries, Ph: +1.704.466.1505

Sponsorship Chair: Teri Chouinard, Intuit Group
Ph: +1.810.797.7242 or e-mail: teri@intuitgroup.com

Registration Chair: Dawn Stephens, SPE Automotive Division
Ph:+1.248.244.8993 extension 4, email: ACCE-registration@speautomotive.com

Submit abstracts, papers, and presentations to: ACCEpaper@speautomotive.com

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Registration Fees


$375 USD - SPE Member
$475 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
$150 USD - 1-Day Rate (SPE Membership Not Included)
No Charge - Free to those who work directly for Transportation OEMs and Media


2014 SPE ACCE Forms

Call for Papers Flier Abstracts due March 31, 2014; Papers due May 30, 2014
Program Guide Advertising Specifications: Ads due August 1, 2014
Microsoft Word® Template for Conference Papers (Compatible with Office '97-'03)
NEWER Microsoft Word® 2007 Template for Conference Papers
Sponsorship, Exhibit, & Advertising Opportunities
SPE ACCE Parts Competition Nomination Instructions -- Writeups due August 30, 2014
Author's Guide (Instructions for Preparing Papers & Slide Presentations))
Faxable Author Release (Copyright Transfer) Form
Electronic Author Release (Copyright Transfer) Form

2014 Press Release Updates




2014 Sponsors


This event would not be possible without the continued support of our sponsors. (Company Names in Orchid were Early-Bird Sponsors.)

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Organization

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(Links to sponsor website)
Premier Sponsor, Exhibitor, Ad Upgrades, & Bag Sponsor Celanese Corp.
Premier Sponsor, Exhibitor & First Reception Sponsor Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.
Premier Sponsor, Exhibitor & Student Poster Competition Sponsor INVISTA Engineering Polymers
Premier Sponsor, Exhibitor & Student Scholarship Sponsor Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Premier Sponsor & Exhibitor BASF
Premier Sponsor & Exhibitor Continental Structural Plastics
Premier Sponsor & Exhibitor DIEFFENBACHER GMBH Maschinen- und Anlagenbau
Premier Sponsor & Exhibitor Dow Automotive Systems
Premier Sponsor & Exhibitor Huntsman
Premier Sponsor & Exhibitor PPG Industries
Premier Sponsor & Exhibitor Red Spot Paint & Varnish Company, Inc.
Premier Sponsor & Exhibitor Schuler Group
Breakfast Sponsor American Chemistry Council - Plastics Div.
Breakfast Sponsor SAMPE (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering)
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor A&P Technology
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Abaris Training Resources, Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Accutek Testing Laboratory
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Acrolab, Ltd.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Addcomp North America, Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor AOC Resins
Associate Sponsor &Exhibitor Arkema Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Ashland Inc.
Associate Sponsor &Exhibitor Citadel Plastics Holdings, Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Cannon USA
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor CHOMARAT
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Core Molding Technologies, Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor CoreTech System Co., Ltd. (Moldex3D)
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor CPI Binani, Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Dassault Systèmes
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor DSM Engineering Plastics
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor DuPont
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor ESI Group
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Evonik Industries AG
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor e-Xstream engineering
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor FibrTec Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Fraunhofer Project Centre @ Western
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Gurit
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Henkel Corp.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Hexcel Corp.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Imerys
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Johns Manville
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor LANXESS Corp.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Lawton Machinery Group
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Mafic SA
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Magna Exteriors
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Mitsui Chemicals America, Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Mitsubishi Rayon Carbon Fiber & Composites
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Owens Corning
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor PlastiComp, Inc.
Associate Sponsor, Exhibitor & Ad Upgrade Polystrand
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor RTP Company
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Saertex Group
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Siemens PLM Software
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Smart Tooling division of Spintech, LLC
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor TenCate Advanced Composites USA, Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor The Composites Group
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Toho Tenax America, Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Trexel, Inc.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Trinity Resources
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Williams, White & Co.
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Zoltek
Associate Sponsor & Exhibitor Zotefoams Plc
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