Programme

08:30

Registration, Networking and Exhibition


09:25

Welcome


09:30

Keynote: Sustainability as Part of the UK Composites Strategy

Stella Job - Composites UK


10:00

Lifecycle: Reclaiming Carbon Fibre from EOL CFRP Such as Aircraft

Andrew Page - Toyota Tsusho UK


10:30

Lifecycle: Loop650: A Case Study of Zero Landfill Sustainable Composite Manufacturing

Enrico Benco - GS4C


11:00

Break, Networking and Exhibition


11:30

Recycling: Hybrid and Composite Materials Challenges for Recycled Fibre Insulation in the Construction Sector

Graham Ormondroyd - The Biocomposites Centre, University of Wales, Bangor


12:00

Recycling: Lightweight, Cost effective, Composite Cores for Automotive Panels Using Recycled Polymers and Fibres

Paul McCutchion - Exeter Technologies Group, University of Exeter


12:30

Recycling: Valuable Green Composites Manufacturing with the High Performance Discontinuous Fibre (HiPerDiF) Method

Marco Luigi Longana - University of Bristol


13:00

Lunch, Networking and Exhibition


14:00

Materials: Effects of Manufacturing Conditions on the Properties of Biodegradable Cellulose Fibres Regenerated Using Ionic Liquid

Chenchen Zhu - University of Bristol


14:30

Materials: Green Materials for Lightweight Sandwich Cores by Extrusion and Thermoforming

Lisa Wikström - VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland


15:00

Materials: Cellulose Nanocomposite Foams as Core in Sandwich Composite Panels

Kristiina Oksman - Luleå University of Technology


15:30

Break, Networking and Exhibition


16:00

Panel Session – supported by Composites UK

Stella Job - Composites UK, John Summerscales - University of Plymouth and Steven Brown - Scott Bader


08:30

Registration, Networking and Exhibition


09:00

Keynote: Bio-based Fibres in Fibre Composites…From Failure to Success

Tord Gustafsson - Blatraden


09:30

Case Study: Bio-based Composite Moveable Bridge

Wouter Claassen - Witteveen+Bos


10:00

Biocomposites: BioMid Fibre – a 100% Cellulose Continuous Filament Reinforcement Fibre Derived From Lumber Industry Waste

Gordon Shank - Gordon Shank Consulting


10:30

Break, Networking and Exhibition


11:00

Biocomposites: Hybrid Composites and Biocomposites – Concepts, Properties, Opportunities and Challenges

Hom Dhakal - University of Portsmouth


11:30

Biocomposites: FormuLITE – Biobased Epoxy Systems for Fibre-reinforced Composites

Frederique Catterman - Cardolite


12:00

Biocomposites: Fully Bio-based High Performance Composite Structures – Processing Challenges

Ralf Schledjewski - Montanuniversität Leoben


12:30

Case Study: Natural Fibre Enabled Exterior Panels for Next Generation Vehicles

Gareth Davies - Composites Evolution


13:00

Lunch, Networking and Exhibition


14:00

Durability: Improvement of Accelerated Weathering Resistance of Epoxy Resin Based Hydrogenated Diglycidyl Ether of Bisphenol a (HDGEBA) Using Calcium Sulfate Whisker (CSW) for Timber Protection

Sameer Awad - The University of New England, Australia


14:30

LCA: Allocation in LCA of Flax Fibres

John Summerscales - University of Plymouth


15:00

Break, Networking and Exhibition


15:30

Applications: Use of Regenerated Cellulose Fibres for Advanced Applications

Claudia Pretschuh - Kompetenzzentrum Holz


16:00

Applications: Biocomposites for Aerospace Interiors and Beyond

Elliot Fleet - NetComposites Enterprise