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ICMAC 2020 Announces Abstract Submission Deadline

Published: 20th December 2019

A forum for both academic and industrial delegates to share ideas and approaches and showcase world-leading manufacturing research for advanced composites, recognising and responding to industry needs.


ICMAC 2020
12th International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites
26-27 August 2020, John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Keynote Presentations:

 Dr R Byron Pipes
Executive Director, Indiana Manufacturing Institute, Purdue University, USA.
“The Digital Twin for Composites Additive Manufacturing – A Pathway to High Rate Manufacturing”

Dr Turlough McMahon
Airbus, Toulouse, France.
“Composite Aerostructure Manufacturing – Challenges and Enablers for the Future” 

ICMAC 2020 on 26-27 August, will offer a mix of keynote papers presented by internationally renowned experts and presentations chosen from peer-reviewed abstracts, all of which will cover a diverse range of industry sectors. The presentations will be a blend of original, academic research papers with leading-edge manufacturing development and case studies from the composites industry. Leading global researchers and practitioners in composites manufacturing will offer Keynote Lectures during the conference.
The conference will be preceded by the UK EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Hub Open Day at the same venue on Tuesday 25 August.


Call for Papers Open – Abstract Deadline 31 January 2020

Abstracts may be submitted in the area of manufacturing of fibre-reinforced polymer composite materials, with preference being given to the following general themes: New and novel manufacturing technologies
  • Use of digital technologies in manufacturing
  • Automated deposition and processing technologies
  • Sustainable manufacture
  • Out-of-Autoclave and Vacuum-Bag-Only processing for large structures
  • 3D printing, additive and hybrid manufacturing of composites
  • Design for manufacture via validated simulation
  • Characterisation of composite material flow and processing behaviour
  • Manufacturing for multifunctional composites and integrated structures
  • Inspection, NDE and in-process evaluation
One page abstracts for consideration for the programme should be submitted online.
Authors accepted for the programme will be required to submit extended abstracts of up to a maximum of 3 A4 pages, including references and up to 2 figures.
To submit an Abstract click here


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