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Thursday, March 14 • 09:30 - 13:30
Sports & Leisure: how to be above the average

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  • 09.30am - 09.55am: The Future Vision of Formula One Racing Made Possible Through the Power of Composites
  • 09.55am - 10.20am: Technological innovation is an integral part of Rossignol DNA to imagine and design performing biking and skiing products
  • 10.20am - 10.45am: BIO4SELF - Bio-based easy-to-recycle self-reinforced composite materials using high stiffness PLA fibres for use in sports, and other, applications
  • 10.45am - 11.10am: Frontal polymerization: Time and energy efficient curing of composite materials
  • 12.20pm - 12.45pm: Design and Material Selection for Continuous Thermoplastic Composite Panels for Structural Components
  • 12.45pm - 1.05pm: Sports market
  • 1.05pm - 1.30pm: Composites in Sports & Leisure: A Paradigm Shift in the Manufacturing Base to Asia

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Manager EU Research, Centexbel
Guy Buyle is currently Manager EU research of Centexbel. Guy holds a Masters of Engineering degree and obtained his PhD in Physics on the subject of plasma treatment of surfaces. Since his start at Centexbel he has mainly been working on European projects, under FP6, FP7 and H2020... Read More →
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CEO, Groupe Rossignol
Graduate in Aeronautical Engineering from ‘Ecole Supérieure des Techniques Aéronautiques et de Construction Automobile’ of Paris in 1985.More than 30 years of experience in Industry with Owens Corning Fiberglas, Atochem, Saint-Gobain in the field of high performance materials... Read More →
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Group Managing Director, Chomarat
Michel Cognet has 33 years experience in the composites industry. First holding different positions in the Hexcel Group from 1983 to 2008: VP Reinforcements for Composites and later Hexcel VP Planning and Strategy based in Stanford CT. He joined Chomarat in 2008 as Chomarat Composites... Read More →
avatar for Ritesh GANDECHA


Head – Sales & Business Development, Stratview Research
Ritesh Gandecha is a seasoned strategy and business development professional with more than 8 years of experience in research and consulting in composites and end-user industries. HE has worked with majority of the leading material suppliers as well as OEMs and Tier 1s for their market... Read More →
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Head of Technical Partnerships, Renault Sport Racing
Ian Goddard is Head of Technical Partnerships for Renault Sport Formula One Team. Alongside maximizing the technical benefits from team partner collaborations, his other primary role is as a Composites Design Engineer, including responsibility for the software driven composites programs... Read More →
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Sr. Industry Manager, POLYONE
Todd Hobbs is a Senior Industry Manager for the Advanced Composites Division and has spent 32 years working with thermoplastics and thermoset materials. Todd has an extensive expertise in material selection and application and holds a Business Administration degree from Mesa Univ... Read More →
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Christoph SCHNOELL

Christoph Schnöll studied technical chemistry at the Technische Universität Wien and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his MSc degree in 2016 specializing in synthetic chemistry. Currently, he is finishing his work as a PhD student in the group of Prof... Read More →
avatar for Edouard SHERWOOD


CEO, Cobratex
Having the dual nationality, French and British, Edouard Sherwood is Chartered engineer in mechanical engineering with robotics from Surrey University, Guildord.He applied his knowledge for several R&D companies in Toulouse, designing robots and special machines for the semi-conductors... Read More →

Thursday March 14, 2019 09:30 - 13:30 CET
Conferences (Hall 6 / Room 614)