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St. Austell Business Conference Centre

St. Austell Business Park

St. Austell

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Marine-i Discovery Room: Composite materials – sector challenges and opportunities for innovation

Marine-i is delighted to host the latest Discovery Room event: Composite materials – sector challenges and opportunities for innovation. This free to attend event will follow three themes: sector opportunities, regional expertise and end of life/recyclability of materials.

Composites Discovery Room AGENDA

Monday 30th April, St Austell Business Park Conference Centre

09:30 Registration and coffee

10:00 Welcome/Marine-i overview - Session 1 Intro – Sector Direction and opportunities

10:20 Role of composites across sectors; Sector direction – UK composites strategy - Nigel Keen, National Composites Centre

10:50 Wind Blades Research Hub - Dr. Derek Craig, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult & Dr. Terence Macquart, University of Bristol

11:20 Coffee

11:40 Session 2 Intro - Regional expertise; capitalising on opportunity

11:45 Engineering projects showcase - Paul Dunstan, Frazer Nash Consultancy

12:05 Control and optimisation in processing - Stephen Leonard-Williams, Composite Integration Ltd

12:25 Composite propeller for small electric propulsion - Dr. Rachel Nichols-Lee, Whiskerstay Ltd

12:45 Lunch

13:30 Session 3 Intro - End of life processing/alternative materials

13:35 End of life disposal of moulds and boats - Darren Newton, Multimarine Manufacturing Ltd (TBC.)

13:55 Using temporary mould within a zero land fill policy - Casper Kruger, Pipex PX

14:15 3D printing Micro composites; using waste carbon fibres with nylon from recycled fishing nets - Ian Falconer, Fishy Filaments

14:35 Bio composite materials - Prof. John Summerscales, University of Plymouth

15:00 Plenary session

15:15 Coffee & networking

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