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2015 Symposium Update

High Desert SAMPE Technical Symposium
September 30, 2015

7:30 a.m. - Registration
4:30 p.m. - Wrap-up

Location: Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, Lancaster, CA.

12 Technical Presentations
50 Material Supplier Exhibitors

Entrance and lunch are free of charge
Lunch sponsored by:




Technical Presentations 

0800-0900 Keynote Speaker: John Kardos Professor of Chemical Engineering (Emeritus), Department of Chemical Engineering, Washington University: Critical Issues in Achieving Desirable Mechanical Properties for Discontinuous Fiber Reinforced Composites: Some Myths and Historical Reflections.

Sessions (1/2 Hr. each; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm)

0900-0930 Dr. Andrew J. Guenthner, Senior Chemical Engineer, Air Force Research Laboratory: Terminating The "Terminal Group" Fallacy in Composite Resins 

0930-1000 Dr. Benjamin G. Harvey, Research Chemist, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Divi sion: High Temperature Thermosetting Resins from Sustainable Feedstocks 

1000-1030 David Dunaj, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division: Composites Laboratory NAWCWD China Lake 

1030-1100 Thomas Rosengren, MATECH: Ultra High Temperature Ready C/ZrOC CMC for Hyper sonics — Alternate Presentation to be announced. 

1100-1130 Jason Lamb, ERC, Inc.: Non-Toxic Multifunctional Silsesquioxane Diamine Monomer for Aerospace Polyimides 

1130-1200 Steve Slaughter, M&P Engineer, Scaled Composites: Inflatable Pressure Intensifier for Lower Cost Large Component Out-of-Autoclave Composite Processing 

1200-1300 Lunch 

1300-1330 Vince Bailey, NONA Composites, LLC: The High Temperature Solution to No Oven - No Autoclave Composite Parts and Tooling 

1330-1400 Mark Dirks, Dupont: Novel Polyimides 

1400-1430 David Dahl, Applications Engineer, Stratasys: Additive Manufacturing of Composite Tooling using FDM 

1430-1500 David Leach, Henkel Aerospace: Improving the Value of Aerospace Composites Struc tures 

1500-1530 Dr. Brian Allen, Chief Staff Metallurgist, Dynamic Sytems, Inc.: The Total Combined Thermal (High-Temperature), Physical Material (20 Ton Force) Simulation Test System For Aerospace, Defense and Other Heavy Metal Developers 

1530-1600 Brian Flaherty and John Kefeyan, Parker Hannifin Corporation: Specialty Materials and Fabricating Technology for RF & EMI Shielding Applications

For more information please view our Symposium Flyer PDF 

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