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3rd October 2019, Seoul

JEC Asia 2019 reveals conference programme

A large panel of industry experts will take the stage to discuss the most recent innovations. © JEC Asia

A large panel of industry experts will take the stage to discuss the most recent innovations. © JEC Asia

JEC Asia 2019 will feature a fulfilling conference programme with experts from the industry, giving their insights on the latest developments in high-performance composite technologies and applications. A large panel of industry experts will take the stage to discuss the most recent innovations but also the challenges that the different application industries will face in the future.

The event will take place from 13-15 November at the Seoul Coex Convention and Exhibition Center. Conference sessions topics will include carbon fibre, automotive, and aeronautics.

During the carbon fibres session ‒ part of the International Carbon Festival Conference – world-class experts will discuss carbon fibres and other forms of carbon materials and their latest developments on 13 November, with JEC Asia’s partner KCTech:

  • Claudio Jarreta Neto, Non-metallic Materials Consultant at Petrobras, will speak about Composites for Off-Shore Applications
  • Professor Sung Ha, Hanyang University, will give a review of Hydrogen Pressure Vessel Technology
  • Tadashi Uozumi, Principal Engineer from Murata Machinery to speak about Multiple filament winder - High-Speed Production System for CFRP High-Pressure Hydrogen Vessels

Automotive session will host speakers from various Tier companies, who will discuss composite golden triangle and new hybrid solutions on 14 November.

  • Dr Bin WEI, Senior Manager Lightweight at NIO, will open the automotive full-day conference with an exclusive presentation on the future of Electric Vehicles, Lightweight and Composites Innovations. NIO is a global-Chinese electric vehicle company offering premium smart electric vehicles and providing the best user experience.
  • G. Kalkoffen from Carbon TT will present its latest composite innovations
  • Choon Soo Lee, Team Leader at Hyundai Motor Group on the subject of Development Status of Continuous Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites for Automotive Application

Aeronautics session will discuss faster processes and new materials on 15 November, with a partner CFK Valley.

  • Professor Dr-Ing Axel Herrmann, Head of Predevelopment at Airbus COE VTP
  • Jens Boelke, Head of Composites and New Technologies at Thomas Technik
  • Georg Lonsdorfer, Business developer at Airbus Americas Engineering
  • Dr Joachim H. Henning, Director Innovation & Communication at CFK Valley
  • Charlotte Troubat, Marketing manager at Chomarat on High-performance thermoplastic multiaxial reinforcement in aerospace structure
  • Sean Henson, Global Product Manager at Aero Ascent Aerospace on Composites & Additive Manufacturing Composite Tooling & Additive Manufacturing

In addition to this programme, the 2019 edition of JEC Asia will welcome for the first time the eMove360° Asia exhibition and conferences focusing on the critical topics of electric mobility, charging and energy, battery and powertrain, as well as vehicles and mobility concepts.

e-Move 360° Asia conference sessions themes include:

  • Trends of E-mobility and Self-Driving Vehicles: trends and future of e-mobility in Asia
  • Battery and Power Train
  • E-mobility Charging and Energy

Innovation Stage Programme

This year JEC Asia will feature an exclusive Innovation Stage Programme to put the spotlight on the start-ups that participate in Startup Booster competition. Communications and business experts will host several sessions on business, management, and marketing as a way to provide insights and advice on how to run a successful start-up business, leverage funds, find new investors and so on.

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