FAA Director Announced as Opening Keynoter at the Thermoplastic Composites Conference 

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ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 25, 2022 – The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) will host the Thermoplastic Composites Conference 2022 on March 22 – 24, 2022, in San Diego, CA. The acclaimed returning composites industry education and networking event that premiered virtually in 2020 will explore groundbreaking applications and technology for high-performance thermoplastic composites across numerous market segments including aerospace, infrastructure, and transportation. 

During the opening keynote, Certification of Next Generation Materials for Aerospace Applications, the Director of the Policy & Innovation Division at the FAA Aircraft Certification Service, Dr. Michael Romanowski, will provide exclusive insights on the current and future certification process for thermoplastic composites in the U.S. aerospace sector. Dr. Romanowski will provide an overview of the certification of new materials as it relates to the composites manufacturing industry with an in-depth discussion on the overall policy measures from the Federal Aviation Administration. 

“Establishing standards and certification processes for composites and advanced materials is essential to promote greater adoption across key market segments like aerospace and aviation. The use of thermoplastic composites in materials, parts, and processes fosters innovative design and delivers amazing products and customer experiences. We are thrilled to present the Thermoplastic Composites Conference in San Diego and to share Dr. Romanowski’s unique perspective and experiences from the FAA with the composites manufacturing industry,” said ACMA CEO and President, Cindy L. Squires, Esq.

The detailed conference program is available online at http://go.pardot.com/e/545842/TCC2022/4chmz1/767460566?h=60hVou_rZldovdtLNH-MxsfV72IqJML1kOzpJ1iAja8. In addition to the keynote presentation, the conference program will feature a panel discussion with OEMs, an exciting exhibit hall with 20+ leading companies, and opportunities to share and network with 150+ industry leaders and professionals and exhibiting companies. Live updates from the event will be posted to the social media platforms for ACMA and Composites Manufacturing magazine, the official event media partner.

For general information, contact Barry Black at (703) 684-1664 or email at bblack@acmanet.org. For exhibit and sponsorship information, contact John Catapano, Manager, Business Development Exhibits, Sponsorships, and Advertising by email at jcatapano@acmanet.org or by phone (703) 795-7271.