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2018 ACI Conference

It’s time to secure your place at Australia’s premier experiential event for the composites industry, engineers, designers and researchers
as a speaker | as a delegate | as a sponsor.

Dates:  Wednesday and Thursday 18 and 19 April, 2018
                Conference proceedings and demonstration sessions

               Tuesday 17 April 2018 – Pre-conference technology workshop

Location: Australian Synchrotron, 800 Blackburn Rd, Clayton VIC 3168      Google map 

NOTE: Early bird discount savings end Monday 29 January 2018. 
Register onlineDownload the Registration form

NEW Program Format

Our 2018 program format gives composite practitioners the opportunity to keep pace with new developments in materials, processes, technologies and applications that offer opportunities to grow your business whether it is through efficiencies or by opening new markets and applications, or both.    

  • Demonstrations showcase latest technologies, materials and processes
  • Presentations by domestic and global leaders
  • Exclusive networking & business development opportunities
  • Pre-conference workshop
  • Tour the Australian Synchrotron
  • Welcome reception and conference dinner

Call for abstracts now open  

ACI-18 is an excellent forum to showcase your research and its applications and build your network with industry and fellow researchers working to advance knowledge in composite materials and their applications for the future.  Abstracts and Papers are reviewed by highly respected research leaders on our Academic Committee chaired by Rik Heslehurst, PhD, MEng, BEng(Aero); FIEAust, FRAeS, FSAMPE, CPEng    Information for authors …

Best Paper Prize

The Australian Composites Structures Society (ACCS), a technical society of Engineers Australia, is once again awarding the Best Paper Prize of $500 cash and certificate to the presenter of the best peer reviewed paper. 



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