Back for a seventh year, Composites UK and the British Plastics Federation are yet again partnering to bring you their annual joint event focussing on the developments of thermoplastic composites.

This event will look at the greener, sustainable side of thermoplastic composites.


10.00 Registration
10.30 Welcome from BPF and Composites UK

Session 1 – Thermoplastic Composite solutions for mobility applications

10.40 Thermoplastic Composites for Sustainable Mobility – Prithul Narula, Toray Advanced Composites
11.05 Thermoplastic Composites for New Sustainable Transport Sectors – Jamie Snudden, Airborne
11.30 Coffee Break

Session 2 – Thermoplastic Composites for marine applications

11.45 Mechanical Properties of Thermoplastic Acrylic-Glass Fibre Composites for Marine and Tidal Energy Applications – Machar Devine, University of Edinburgh
12.10 Development and Demonstrators of Durable Biobased Thermoplastic Composites for a Marine Environment – Prof. John Summerscales, University of Plymouth
12.35 Lunch break

Session 3 – Thermoplastic Composites breaking new ground

13.20 Progress Towards a Sustainable Future – Sam Donegani, Composite Braiding Limited
13.45 Greener Processing for Thermoplastic Composites – Dean Ashworth, Zund UK

14.10 Coffee break

14.25 Recyclable Composites for Electrical Goods: Soluboard, a recyclable thermoplastic composite – Dr Jonathan Swanston, Jiva Materials Ltd
14.50 Sustainable Composite Manufacturing Based on Smart Thermoplastic Nanocomposites with Integrated Functionalities – Dr Han Zhang, Queen Mary University of London

15.15 Panel discussion – opportunities for audience questions and speaker panel responses
15.25 Closing remarks from BPF and Composites UK
15.30 Close


This event is to be held in London at BPF’s offices.


You can register via Eventbrite, here.

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