September 11-13, 2013

The Diamond Banquet & Conference Center
at the Suburban Collection Showplace

46100 Grand River Avenue
Novi, MI 48374

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Keynote Speakers
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Presentation Title Author Company
The Autocomposites Commercialization Launchpad: Kickstarting Mainstream Adoption of Automotive CF Composites Greg Rucks, Senior Consultant Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)
The Multimaterial Reality Mario Greco, Director-Ground Transportation Market Sector Team, Growth & Market Strategy Alcoa, Inc.
Industrialization of Carbon Fiber Composites Lessons Learned, Investment Priorities for the Future Jai Venkatesan, Director-Material Science & Engineering The Dow Chemical Co.
Creating Value through Collaboration Elias Shakour, Research Scientist, Manufacturing, Engineering & Technology Center for Automotive Research
The National Advanced Composites Manufacturing Institute A Consortium Approach to Automotive Composites Ray Boeman, Program Director-Energy Partnership Oak Ridge National Laboratory
A Class Surface Composites: from Niche Production to Advancing Materials for Higher Volume OEMs Martin Starkey, Managing Director Gurit Automotive Ltd.
Composite Technology Developments on the SRT Viper * NOTE: this is a PowerPoint Show. Click Icon to Download & Play.* Howard Coopmans, Senior Manager-Body Engineering, SRT Viper Chrysler Group LLC

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