31st Jan - 1st Feb 2017 Amsterdam
Composites in Construction Conference
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2017 Attendees Include:

  • Poly Products NL
  • C6(n) Technology
  • Indupol Composite Solutions
  • Frico Group
  • TORAY Carbon Fibers Europe
  • J Murphy
  • Conbility
  • Acciona
  • Network Rail
  • Infra Composites
  • Mott MacDonald
  • EPTA
  • Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency
  • Rijkswaterstaat
  • Institute of Civil Engineers - Netherlands
  • Covestro Deutschland
  • University of Lyon
  • Tony Gee & Partners
  • University of Castilla-La Mancha
  • Feilden & Mawson
  • Construction Composites
  • Gurit Composite Engineering
  • Rail Alliance
  • i3 consulting
  • Construction Composites
  • Multiplast
  • Lifespan
  • R-Tech Services
  • Technical Fibre Products
  • Scott Bader
  • CompoSIDE
  • STRUCTeam
  • Sicomin
  • NORD Composites
  • Witteveen+bos
  • Lemercier-Bona Architects
  • UNStudio
  • Atkins Global
  • Armacell
  • Royal HaskoningDHV
  • Solico
  • Exel Composites
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Kentucky
  • Startlink Systems
  • Optima Projects
  • Connectra Global
  • TU Eindhoven
  • Strand7
  • Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
  • Bridge Design & Engineering
  • Pak Gro Solutions
  • Scott Bader
  • DIAB

Composites in Construction

Reinforcing the future of the modern built environment.

CompIC 2017 will explore the success stories, advantages and obstacles of using composites in construction applications. Discover common interests in developing fibre reinforced polymer composites as the material of choice for an increasing number of construction and infrastructure projects.

The next European CompIC conference and exhibition will take place at the Park Hotel in Amsterdam, 31st January – 1st February 2017.

This conference attracts an audience of professional end-users, architects, asset owners, composite manufacturers, material suppliers, consultancies, designers, researchers and academics.

Register now to secure your place at CompIC 2017 and hear about the latest developments in fibre reinforced composite construction materials.

CompIC 2017

Exhibition options

Our exhibition packages are designed to provide the opportunity to market your brand with a range of benefits, both at the event and online. Choose from Basic, Enhanced or Premium stands and raise awareness of your organisation to industry decision-makers.

Conference Dinner

Join us for an evening of fine food, wine and entertainment whilst continuing to network with delegates in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Cost per head is £65 (plus VAT), or why not opt for an all-inclusive conference package for convenience, and save money?


Registration is open. View the conference programme and register today to reserve your place at this exciting conference.


  • Two day delegate place


  • Special student rate for two days attendance



Registration, Networking and Exhibition


Welcome & Group Exercise

Joe Carruthers - NetComposites


Keynote: The Future of Building – The Growing Use of Composites in Construction and Architecture

Andrew Mafeld - Connectra Global


Design & Analysis: Bridge Paradis – Design of a 42m FRP Footbridge for Norway

Liesbeth Tromp - Royal HaskoningDHV


Design & Analysis: The Pre-study as a Decision Tool When Considering FRP for Large Architectural Structures of Novel Design

Nicolas Siohan - Gurit Composite Engineering


Break, Networking and Exhibition


Design & Analysis: Simulation Tools for Improving the Design Process

Erik Panos Kostson - Strand7 UK


Design & Analysis: Development of UK Design Guidance for FRP Bridges

Neil Farmer - Tony Gee & Partners


Lunch, Networking and Exhibition


Keynote: Free-form Geometry in FRP Structural Roof

David Kendall - Optima Projects


Projects: NANOLEAP: A European Tool to Promote a Network of Pilot Lines Addressed to the Introduction of Nanocomposites in Building Construction and Civil Infrastructure

Jose-Luis Valverde - University of Castilla-La Mancha


Projects: OSIRYS – Biocomposite Façades and Interior Partitions for New Builds and Restoration

Rob Henderson - UNStudio


Projects: A Digital Platform and Environment for Exploiting Novel Technologies and Products in the Rail Sector – Delivering Radical Footbridge Designs

Eddie Blackett - Rail Alliance


Break, Networking and Exhibition


Osirys Project Workshop – Parallel Session


Case Study: Design, Fabrication and Mounting of Composite Domes on Top of Orthodox Cathedral in Paris

Guillaume Kemlin - Multiplast and Stefan Reuterlöv - Armacell Benelux


Case Study: Bio-based Composite Moveable Bridge

Wouter Claassen - Witteveen+Bos


Group Exercise Feedback Session

Joe Carruthers - NetComposites


Panel Session: What are the Barriers Faced when Using Composites in Construction?

Eddie Haddad - Network Rail, Jos Vorstenbosch - Rijkswaterstaat Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Andrew Mafeld - Connectra Global and David Kendall - Optima Projects




Conference Dinner


Registration, Networking and Exhibition


Materials & Structures: Spacelink PGRP Trusses – Joints Without Steel Bolts

Mark Singleton - Startlink Systems and John Hutchinson - Feilden+Mawson


Materials & Structures: CBC3/50 Springkells Overbridge – A Resin Infused Farm Accommodation Bridge over Rail

James Henderson - Atkins Global


Materials & Structures: Affordable Composite Infrastructure

Martin Halpin - Construction Composites


Break, Networking and Exhibition


Testing: The Structural Performance of GRFP Sandwich Panels Subjected to Combined Thermal Cycling and Load

Isabelle Paparo - University of Cambridge


Testing: A Serviceability Analysis of the Impact of Pedestrian Induced Excitation on Fibre Reinforced Polymer Bridge Performance

Rohan McElroy - icubed Consulting


Lunch, Exhibition and Networking


Applications: High Performance Fire, Smoke and Toxic Fume Resin and Gelcoat Systems- Successes in the Building & Construction Industry

Sergio Velosa - Scott Bader


Applications: Composites in Connected Future Cities

Mikko Lassila - Exel Composites


Case Study: Sedlescombe Footbridge – Whole Life Cost Comparison and Environmental Benefits

John Drewett - Lifespan Structures


Break, Networking and Exhibition


Case Study: Development of the Composite Façade for the New Eurojust Building, Den Hague

Eric van Uden - Solico


Case Study: Hotel Montana Façade, Paris and Composite Concept Interiors in Corsica

Cyril Becuwe - NORD Composites and Elisabeth Lemercier - Lemercier-Bona Architects


Case Study: Experience with Composites in 30+ Bridges in Kentucky

Issam Harik - University of Kentucky




John Hutchinson

Consultant - Feilden+Mawson

Joe Carruthers

Managing Director - NetComposites

Eddie Blackett

Formula Rail Programme Manager - Rail Alliance

Jos Vorstenbosch

Senior Consultant - Rijkswaterstaat Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

Eddie Haddad

Programme Engineering Manager (Civils) - Network Rail

Stefan Reuterlöv

General Manager Technical Service - Armacell Benelux

Sergio Velosa

Technical Service Engineer - Scott Bader

John Drewett

Sales and Marketing Director - Lifespan Structures

Elisabeth Lemercier

  Lemercier-Bona Architects

Rob Henderson

Architect / Designer - UNStudio

James Henderson

Technical Authority for Composites in Construction - Atkins Global

Guillaume Kemlin

Project and R&D Manager & GM Technical Service - Multiplast

Cyril Becuwe

Composites Engineer (R&D,Technical Assistance,Sales Development) - NORD Composites

Eric van Uden

Composite Engineer and Consultant - Solico

Mikko Lassila

Group Sales Development Manager - Exel Composites

Rohan McElroy

Structural Engineer - icubed Consulting

Isabelle Paparo

PhD - University of Cambridge

Mark Singleton

Director - Startlink Systems

Martin Halpin

Innovation and Development Manager - Construction Composites

Wouter Claassen

Consultant - Witteveen+Bos

Issam Harik

Raymond-Blythe Professor - University of Kentucky

Jose-Luis Valverde

Full Professor of Chemical Engineering - University of Castilla-La Mancha

David Kendall

Owner - Optima Projects

Neil Farmer

Executive Director - Tony Gee & Partners

Erik Panos Kostson

Technical and Business Development Manager (Europe) - Strand7 UK

Nicolas Siohan

Project Engineer - Gurit Composite Engineering

Liesbeth Tromp

Project Manager and Consultant Fiber Reinforced Polymers - Royal HaskoningDHV

Andrew Mafeld

Managing Director - Connectra Global


  • Two day delegate place


  • Special student rate for two days attendance


  • NetComposites hosted the inaugural CompIC ME (Composites in Construction Middle East) conference in Dubai, UAE, on 9th – 10th February 2016. The conference, sponsored by Premier Composite Technologies (PCT), opened with an interactive session which questioned the barriers that are faced in using composites in construction, followed by a keynote presentation by Paolo Dassi of PCT [...]

  • CompIC 2015

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    CompIC 2015 saw the start of the Composites in Construction series of conferences in Amsterdam. Over 100 delegates from across the globe attended the event and saw people from across the supply chain interacting, looking at issues and progress being made, and working together to increase the use of composites in construction. Register now for CompIC 2017.

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