CompIC 2015

3 Feb 2015

An international conference and networking opportunity for individuals working with and in the construction industry.

From architects to asset owners, composite manufacturers and material suppliers to consultancies and designers, this conference is designed to introduce and educate visitors on the use of fibre reinforced composites in construction.

Run in conjunction with NetComposites’ free to attend Composites in Construction Clustering event on 4 February 2015 at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.

08:30 Registration and Networking
09:30 Welcome and Group Exercise
09:45 Keynote: Evolution or Revolution of Composites in Construction
David Kendall – Optima Projects
  Materials and Design
10:15 Arup Composite Footbridge Module
Natalie Price – Arup
10:30 Architectural Applications for FRP in Bridge Design
Joris Smits – Royal Haskoning DHV
10:45 Break and Networking
11:10 Keynote: Overcoming the Challenges of Using FRP in Large Architectural Structures
Mark Hobbs – Gurit
11:30 Composite Structures in Bridge Building
Christian Scholze – Fiberline Composites A/S
11:45 FRP Modular Systems for Infrastructure
Richard Irvine – Strongwell
12:00 Lunch and Networking
13:00 Group Exercise Feedback
  Testing and Norms
13:15 Testing of Composite Materials
Michael Rahm – SP Technical Research Institute
13:35 Development of the Eurocode, FRP: Technical Report WG4 FRP Structures
Liesbeth Tromp – Royal Haskoning DHV
Luigi Ascione – University of Salerno
13:55 First Large Experience for a Total Structural Composite Panel Passing EN 13501-1 Level B-s1 or 2 d0 (Outdoor-Indoor)
Cyril Bécuwe – Nord Composites
14:15 Break and Networking
  Case Studies
14:45 TBC
15:00 Comparison of Steel, Concrete and FRP Options for a Road Bridge Over Railway
Lee Canning – Jacobs
15:15 River Chor Aqueduct
Martin Halpin – J Murphy & Sons
15:30 FRP Bridge at Frampton Cotterell
James Henderson – Atkins
15:45 Lightweight Composite Deck for Three Large Footbridges – What Made the Difference
Markus Spieler – COLEVO / Airex AG
16:00 Keynote: Future Prospects for Polymer Matrix Composites in Construction
Andrew Mafeld – Connectra Global
16:30 Panel Discussion
17:00 Close and Networking
19:30 – 20:00 Conference Dinner

Venue and booking

Event Location: 
The Park Hotel
United Kingdom
Contact details: 

Sue Keighley
01246 266 244