Programme Announced for ‘CompIC’ Composites in Construction Event

NetComposites has announced the final programme for its latest conference, which is set to examine ‘What are the biggest barriers to the use of composites in construction and what progress is being made?’

The conference, which will take place on 3rdFebruary, 2015 at The Park Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, will look at the current and future use of composites in construction and the benefits they provide to the construction industry. With attendees already signed up from across the supply chain, the event looks set to provide a good opportunity for networking, education and discussion.

Keynotes for the day will be provided by David Kendall of Optima Projects who will discuss “Evolution or Revolution of Composites in Construction” and Mark Hobbs of Gurit who will look at “Overcoming the Challenges of Using FRP in Large Architectural Structures.” The day will focus on Materials and Design, Testing and Norms, Case Studies, and will close with a Panel Discussion. Confirmed speakers are from Arup, Royal Haskoning, Fiberline Composites, Strongwell, SP Technical Research Institute, Nord Composites, Jacobs, J Murphy & Sons, Atkins and Airex. Please click here for a detailed and up-to-date version of the programme.

Attendees are invited to register for the CompIC dinner which will take place on the 3rd February, following the conference in The Park Hotel. This will give the extended opportunity to meet and network with other industry professionals in a more social setting. Places to the dinner are limited so book now via the website to avoid disappointment. Dinner includes three courses with wine and will cost £50 per person.

Following the conference, on the 4th February, a free-to-attend exhibition and open forum will be held at The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The event will bring together representatives of construction-themed European Commission supported research and development projects with stakeholders from the construction sector to the mutual benefit of all parties.

Published: 9th December 2014