Join fellow SAMPE members at AeroDef 2018!
General SAMPE Meeting
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
Joint Meeting of SAMPE Los Angeles Chapter, SAMPE Orange County Chapter, SAMPE High Dessert Chapter and SAMPE San Diego Chapter. Also, local SAMPE Student Chapters (USC, UCLA, and CSULB) will be invited. We will have a general discussion of shared visions and coming events.
Critical Technologies and Manufacturing Advances that Have Enabled the Evolution of the Composite Fuselage
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Presented by Alan Hiken, Principal, AJ Technical Services & Consulting Inc.
Alan will present a review of critical technologies and manufacturing advances that have enabled the evolution of the composite fuselage. It will include perspective on several development, military, and production programs that have influenced and affected the current state of commercial fuselage production. The enabling technologies and current approaches being used for wide body aircraft fuselage fabrication and the potential reasons why will be addressed. Some questions about the future of composite fuselage will be posed based on the lessons learned from today and yesterday.
Optimized Resin and Sizing for Vinyl Ester / Carbon Fiber Composites
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Presented by Joe Fox, Director, Emerging & External Technologies, Ashland Performance Technologies
Joe will summarize efforts from the IACMI project announced in early 2017 to develop technology suitable for the fabrication of styrene-free vinyl ester/carbon fiber prepregs.
Panel Discussion on State-Paid Training Opportunities in California
Featuring representatives from El Camino College
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
The speakers will present information on State-paid training for manufacturing companies in California. Classes can be tailored to the company’s needs. The advantages and procedures for having State-paid training will be explained in the presentation.
Your registration in this program also includes the following:
- Exhibit floor access March 27 and March 28, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm, featuring 220+ leading technology and solution providers
- Keynote, panel discussions and featured presentations in The Deck
- Networking receptions on the exhibit floor March 27 and March 28
- Awards presentations on March 27 and March 28