British Composites Society

The voice for professional people working with composite materials

International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites (ICMAC 2021)

ICMAC 2021 provides a forum for academia and industry to share ideas and approaches, showcasing world-leading manufacturing research for advanced composites, recognising and responding to industry needs. 

The conference offers a mix of keynote papers presented by internationally renowned experts and presentations chosen from peer-reviewed abstracts, all of which will cover a diverse range of industry sectors. 

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Forthcoming events

Armourers & Brasiers Cambridge Forum

The Armourers and Brasiers' Cambridge Forum brings together researchers from universities, industry and research funding bodies to hear about the latest developments in materials science. 

The Advanced Materials Show

Spread over two action-packed days, The Advanced Materials Show will offer an unrivalled insight into current and future materials development, with experts from all sides of the industry in attendance.

NEC, Birmingham

NMA Lunchtime Seminars: Focus on Bamboo as a Natural Material

The next webinar in the NMA Lunchtime series.


Latest job vacancies

Technology & Innovation Manager

  • Contract type: Full-time/Permanent
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience.
  • Closing date: 14 Apr 2021

The Technology & Innovation Manager will be responsible for identifying and developing technologies, represents Materion’s technological capabilities to relevant stakeholders (customers, partners, R&D etc and acts as an interface between external parties and Materion internal functions (T&I, sales & marketing, manufacturing and supply chain.

Technical Instructor in Advanced Composite Material Technology and Manufacturing

  • Contract type: Full-time/Permanent
  • Salary: £27,704 - £30,457 per annum
  • Closing date: 28 Mar 2021

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work. Financially strong and seriously ambitious, we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.


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Materials Chemistry Group


Sustainable Future

As part of its commitment to helping build momentum for COP 26, throughout 2021 IOM3 is organising a series of virtual events, podcasts and editorial content on the theme of ‘Sustainable Future’. COP 26 is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference scheduled to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, in November 2021. Keep an eye out for our Sustainable Future tag.


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