Pre-Conference Workshop: “What is on the Road Today?"

Tuesday 8 October 2019 | 9:25am - 12:15pm

This year's pre-conference workshop, taking place on Tuesday 8 October before the main conference, will  provide attendees with an overview of new carbon fibre applications & solutions in the automotive industry.

Experts from ELG Carbon Fibre, Forward Engineering, Mitsui & Co. and more will lead the workshop.


9:25: Welcome & registration

9:50: Chair's welcome

Chair: Frazer Barnes, Managing Director, ELG Carbon Fibre

10:00: Closed Loop Recycling of Carbon Fibre Waste into Automotive Parts. 

Speaker: Ben Andrews, Field Technical Services Engineer, ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd

10:30: Presentation TBC

11:00 Networking & refreshement break

11:15: Joint presentation: The Use of 3D Printing for Structural Thermoplastics in the Automotive Sector.

Speakers: Eng. Alejandro Castro Linares, EMEA Carbon Fibre Product Manager, Mitsui & Co. Italia SpA. 
Eng. Georg Kaesmeier, Managing Partner, Forward Engineering GmbH


11:45: Wrap Up Panel Discussion Session: “What Are the Greatest Demands for Carbon Fibre in the Automotive Industry?”

Chaired by: Frazer Barnes, Managing Director, ELG Carbon Fibre. 
Panellists: ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd; Universität Augsburg, Augsburg (UNA); Mitsui & Co. Italia SpA; and Forward Engineering GmbH


16:55: Joint Q&A session


*To attend the workshop, you must book or have already booked onto the GOCarbonFibre 2019 main two-day conference.