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Upcoming Events

Through our national program of events, workshops and seminars, Composites Australia

  • profiles the capabilities of Australian-made composite products and processes
  • promotes knowledge sharing and business development opportunities for the Australian composites industry 
  • delivers technical workshops and seminars for the uptake of composites technologies by Australian manufacturers, engineers, architects and designers.

Download the 2018 Program



Start Date End Date Event Title
17 Apr 2018 19 April 2018 2018 Advancing Composites Innovation Conference – Melbourne, Victoria

In its 15th year, this flagship event has a new, fresh format! ACI-18  will bridge the gap between theory and practical application. The program features demonstrations showing the capabilities of the technology of composite materials inputs and processes including but not limited to real-time closed moulding demonstration using a number of resin systems; adhesive and bonding systems;…

17 Apr 2018 17 April 2018 Pre-Conference workshop: Composites Design and Manufacturing

This workshop, for composite manufacturers and design engineers, will firstly provide a top-end view of the design process for composite structures and components. The discussion will review the unknown parameters that face a composites design engineer; namely: fibre type and form selection, resin system selection, manufacturing process required/available, the number of plies required or component…

24 May 2018 24 May 2018 Methacrylate Workshop – Sydney, North Ryde Golf Club – Sydney NSW

Composites Australia will bring a one day workshop on methacrylates their use and properties. More information will be provided in due course. This event will be a full day event and is catered for. 

26 Jul 2018 26 July 2018 Site Visit to Tanks West – Perth WA

Event overview Established in 1992, Tanks West is a Western Australian owned and operated company and has been manufacturing FRP storage solutions for over 25 years. With factory upgrades in 2016, the new production facility provides far better-quality control with opportunities to increase levels of production. This manufacturing facility demonstrates state of the art equipment…

30 Aug 2018 30 August 2018 Site Visit to Compass Pools – Tomago NSW

Presentation with site visit at Compass Pools followed by networking. This will be a morning event with limited places. Further details will be available closer to the date 

5 Dec 2018 5 December 2018 Design of concrete structures internally reinforced with FRP bars followed by end of year function – Brisbane QLD

Event overview Increasingly, fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composite bars are being used to reinforce concrete structures, as their anti-corrosion and other benefits over traditional steel reinforcement become known. This technology clinic has been developed to provide practising Australian engineers and civil engineering firms, as well as engineering students, with the knowledge necessary to design concrete…