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Composites UK: Annual Conference: Composites Enabling Net Zero

Our online 2021 annual conference will look at Composites Enabling Net Zero - How FRPs Can Help the Fight to Reduce Carbon Emissions.


Chaired by Dr. Faye Smith, Avalon Consultancy and Vice Chair of Composites UK

  • 2.00 – 2.05    Chairman’s Welcome - John Toner, Teledyne CML Composites and Chair of Composites UK
  • 2.05 – 2.10    Overview of Composites UK - Dr. Sue Halliwell, Operations Manager, Composites UK
  • 2.10 – 2.20    UK Policy Direction and a Vision for Manufacturing and Materials - Dr. Neil Witten, Innovation Lead - Advanced Materials, Innovate UK

Composites and the Green Revolution: An Overview

  • 2.20 – 2.30    An overview of the UK Composites Industry in Numbers - David Bailey, CEO, Composites UK
  • 2.30 – 2.40    Overview of the New Growth Opportunities for UK Composites Industry - Enrique Garcia, CTO, National Composites Centre
  • 2.40 – 2.50    The Importance of Sustainability to the UK Composites Industry - Craig Carr, Technology Director Integrated Composite Structures, GKN Aerospace and Chair of the Composites Leadership Forum

Composites and the Green Revolution: Sector Focus

  • 2.50 – 3.00    Aerospace - Turlough McMahon, Composite Technologist, Airbus
  • 3.00 – 3.10    Ground Transport - Alan Banks, UK Lightweight Innovation Manager, Ford Motor Company
  • 3.10 – 3.20    Construction - James Henderson, Technical Director, Atkins
  • 3.20 – 3.30    Composites and the Green Revolution – Getting the Message Out - Malcolm Forsyth, Composites UK
  • 3.30              Close
  • 3.30 – 5.00    Virtual networking on Airmeet (Optional)

Annual General Meeting

This event follows our 2021 AGM. If you are a member of Composites UK and would like to attend this you will need to register separately. Click here for details.


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