CAMX 2016: Composites in the Golden State
The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) will be held September 26-29.
The third annual Composites and Advanced Materials Expo and Conference (CAMX) is scheduled to take place September 26-29 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. The event, co-produced by the American Composites Manufactures Association (ACMA) and the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE), replaces both organizations’ annual conventions. CAMX 16 will host over 550 exhibitors and 250 conference sessions, as well as the SAMPE awards ceremony and several other networking events.
Exhibition and Networking Events
The exhibition space, which will be held in Halls B and C, will feature over 550 exhibitors ranging from materials and equipment to technology. The halls will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, and from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday.
CAMX will also host several awards and networking events, including the ACMA Membership Awards and reception at 5 p.m., and the SAMPE awards ceremony at 6 p.m. on Monday. A conference welcome reception will take place at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, a market segment reception on Wednesday at 5 p.m., and a closing luncheon at 1 p.m. on Thursday.
The CAMX conference will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday and host sessions from 2:30-5 p.m. on Tuesday, 8-11 a.m. and 2:30-5 p.m. on Wednesday, and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and 2:30-5 p.m. on Thursday. The categories for sessions include: additive manufacturing; advances in materials; business, regulatory and workforce development; design, analysis and simulation; sustainability; manufacturing and processing technologies; market applications; and non-destructive evaluation and testing.
Discussions on a range of relevant topics will be presented, including concepts and designs for advanced composites, smart and multi-functional materials, recycling of composites, and composites for energy storage and harvesting. A poster session will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, and pre-conference tutorials are also offered on Monday before the official opening of the conference.
For more information, visit www.thecamx.org.