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With leading industry and academic speakers from Australia, USA, Asia and Europe, ACI-17 promises two days of stimulating knowledge sharing  and relationship building for all engaged with or exploring opportunities in composites. 

Click on cover to download/read the ACI-17 program

Click on cover to download/read the ACI-17 program

The detailed program is now available.  View / Download here … (Adobe PDF – 490KB)

For the latest details on confirmed speakers in the industry and peer-reviewed streams plus links to their abstracts and resumes,  please visit the Speakers page …


Tuesday 28 March 2017

Half day pre-conference technical workshop on damage/defect identification and restoration (repair)
with Dr Rik Heslehurst, international composites engineering consultant and trainer. More details here …
Time: 12.00pm (for 12.45 start) – 4.00pm
Venue: Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Welcome reception
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Venue: Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Full day conference proceedings 
Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Conference dinner
Time: 6.00pm – 10.00pm
Venue: McLarens Landing

A boat trip will take delegates and their guests to an offsite dinner at McLarens Landing. Delegates are to meet at the front foyer of the hotel 6.00pm sharp for a short walk to the pier. Please ensure you are at the departure point on time. Dress code: Smart casual. Please ensure you bring along a jacket as we are outdoors.

Thursday 30 March 2017

Full day conference proceedings
Time: 9am – 4pm
Venue: Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Farewell drinks
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Venue: Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

The organisers have made every attempt to ensure the above information is correct at time of publishing, however the program and other event details are subject to change. In the event of change, the conference organisers are not liable for any loss or expenses incurred.