Composites in Sport 2018 Program, Speaker Spotlight: Stefan Mohr, HEAD Sport

July 30 2018

The 2018 edition looks set to grow, and will expand the program over 2 days, spotlighting the current and future use of composite materials in sport.

Program Day 1
• Keynote: The History of Composites in Sport by Geraint Havard, R-TECH Materials
• Innovative Materials for Composites Sports Equipment: Not Just a Pretty Lace – Natural Fiber Reinforcement Hybrids for Sporting Goods by Gareth Davies, Composites Evolution
• Innovative Materials for Composite Sporting Equipment: Speciality Fabrics for High Performance, Cost-effective, Visually Appealing Sports Equipment by Pascal Joubert des Ouches, Chomarat
• Innovative Materials for Composite Sporting Equipment: Thin Ply Material Benefits for Sports Applications with a Case Study on TPT Golf by Wayne Smith, North Thin Ply Technology
• Innovative Materials for Composite Sporting Equipment: N12 A ‘Nano’ Value Proposition That Works by Design! by Ian Sanderson, N12 Technologies Inc. (USA)
• Engineering Design of Composite Sports Equipment: Composite Engineering in Racquet Sport by Stefan Mohr, Head Sport
• Engineering Design of Composite Sports Equipment: Characterization, Numerical Analysis and Design Improvement of Composite Cross-Country Ski Poles by Martin Fagerstrom, Chalmers University of Technology
• Engineering Design of Composite Sports Equipment: Understanding the Desired Structural Characteristics of a Kitesurf Board by Kelvin Lake, University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)
• A Walk to Sports Technology Institute
• Tour and Demonstrations: Sports Technology Institute by Paul Sherratt, Sports Technology Institute

Program Day 2

• Keynote: Para-Alpine Skiing by Daniel Thompson, National Composites Centre
• Manufacturing Composite Sport Equipment: Validation Methods for Highly Optimized ShapeTex Structures by Glen Pascoe, SHAPE
• Manufacturing Composite Sports Equipment: SAMBA Dances for Sports Composites – Flexible Automation for CFRP Manufacturers by Christian Fleischfresser, Cevotec
• Manufacturing Composite Sports Equipment: Enabling Performance Improvements in Sporting Goods by Jon-Paul Griffiths, Oxford Advanced Surfaces
• Manufacturing Composite Sports Equipment: Up the Creek with an Awesome Paddle by Stu Morris, VE Paddles
• Applications of Composites in Sporting Equipment: Manufacturing Technology and the Benefits of Composite Ski Poles by Kathryn Crouchen, ZEEK Group
• Applications of Composites in Sporting Equipment: STRUCTeam and Ruster Sports Optimization of the New Dimond Bike Frame by Frederic Louarn, STRUCTeam

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