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ACCE Conference

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ACCE Conference

About the Event

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

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Presenters, Keynotes & More

2020 Keynotes & Sessions

SPE ACCE 2020 is an exciting virtual event including keynotes, panel discussions, technical sessions, exhibits, and online networking opportunities!

PANEL DISCUSSIONS FROM LEADING OEMS AND MATERIAL SUPPLIERS:

  • Sustainable Materials Management and the Circular Economy
  • How 3D Printing Is Changing the Automotive Composites Business

2020 Featured Presenters

“GREENER MATERIALS FOR A GREENER WORLD”

Dr. Deborah Mielewski, Senior Technical Leader of Sustainable and Advanced Materials at Ford Motor Co.

“AUTOMOTIVE PLASTICS & POLYMER COMPOSITES: A ROADMAP FOR FUTURE MOBILITY”

Jose Chirino, American Chemistry Council Automotive Team Chair &Technical Director for the High-Performance Materials business unit at LANXESS Corporation

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Program Guides & Papers

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2019 ACCE Program Guide

2018 ACCE Program Guide

2017 ACCE Program Guide

2019 ACCE Papers

2018 ACCE Papers

2017 ACCE Papers

ACCE Papers Up to 2016

Media & PR Updates

Press Releases for 2021

Press Releases for 2020

Press Releases for 2019

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Forms & Templates

Call for Papers

Word Document Paper Template

Parts Competition Form

Student Poster Competition – Call for Abstracts

Poster Competition Template

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Sponsorship Form

Contact SPE

Contact 2021 Leadership Team

Conference Co-Chairs

  • Dr. Leonardo Simon, University of Waterloo
    • Ph: 519-888-4567 x33301
  • Dr. Xiaosong Huang, General Motors Company
    • Ph: 586-986-0836
  • Dr. Khaled W. Shahwan, Stellantis
    • Ph: 248-576-5609

E-mail: ACCE-chair@speautomotive.com

Technical Program co-Chairs

  • Dr. David Jack, Baylor University
    • Ph: 254-710-3347
  • Dr. Oleksandr (Alex) G. Kravchenko, Ph.D., Old Dominion University
    • Ph: 757-683-5045

Sponsor Chair

  • Teri Chouinard, Intuit Group, Inc.
    • Ph: 248-701-8003 or e-mail: teri@intuitgroup.com

Website Chair

  • Marc Bahm, BASF

registration Chair

  • Scott Marko, SPE International
    • Ph: 203-740-5442
    • email: ACCE-registration@speautomotive.com

ACCE Administrator

  • Kim Hoodin, SPE Automotive Div.
    • Ph: 513-582-2442
    • email: ACCEPapers@speautomotive.com

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