Events

Educational, exciting and always thought-provoking, ACMA events provide valuable education on important industry topics, as well as opportunities to connect and engage with peers, industry leaders, experts, customers and partners. Our flagship annual tradeshow, CAMX - the Composite and Advanced Materials Expo, is the place where the industry convenes to do business, conduct face-to-face meetings, and learn from expert speakers.

Upcoming Events

Add these ACMA events to your calendar so you won’t miss opportunities to learn what’s going on in all facets of the composites industry and share ideas with peers, prospective customers and partners.

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CAMX 2019
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September 23 - 26, 2019
Anaheim, CA



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Transportation Defense Fly-In
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November 12-13, 2019
Washington, DC


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CAMX 2020
Save the Date!

September 21-24, 2020
Orlando, FL


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Events Calendar

National Center for Manufacturing Sciences Technology Showcase

Sep 19, 2019 | Aberdeen, Maryland
ACMA Presenting
Join CCT Director Andrew Pokelwaldt as he presents at the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences Technology Showcase at Aberdeen Proving Ground on September 19, 2019. Andrew will be presenting on Certifications, education, technical solutions, and events the American Composites Manufacturing Association provides for composite materials manufacturing, growth, and use. The NCMS is partnering with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory (CCDC-ARL) and Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) to host a Technology Showcase. This event focuses heavily on advanced manufacturing, materials, and processes, and all innovative technologies that will advance the U.S. Army’s goal of understanding, exploring, maturing, and exploiting science and technology developments leading to Power Projection Superiority, Information Supremacy, Lethality, and Protection Superiority, and Soldier Performance Augmentation.

ACMA Membership Awards Ceremony and Reception – Special 40th Anniversary Celebration at CAMX

Sep 23, 2019 | Anaheim, California
ACMA Hosting
On September 23, 2019, from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm join ACMA and composites industry leaders at the ACMA Membership Awards Ceremony Reception at CAMX to recognize exceptional individuals for their dedication and commitment to the success of the industry and its Association. During the ceremony, ACMA will also announce the winner of its prestigious Chairman’s Award and recognize industry Pioneer’s with our new Pioneer Award – launched this year in recognition of ACMA’s 40th Anniversary. Price: The Awards ceremony and reception is free for all ACMA Members and invited guests. Please contact Diane Bayatafshar for more information.

Register for this event with your CAMX registration, by choosing this is in the A La Carte area. If you’ve already registered for CAMX and want to add this event, contact the CAMX registrar at info@thecamx.org.

CAMX 2019

Sep 23, 2019 | Anaheim, California
ACMA Hosting
CAMX is the largest, most comprehensive composites and advanced materials event for products, solutions, networking, and advanced industry thinking. We take pride in delivering the right exhibitions, the right educational programs, and the right people – all in one place.

ASTM Committee D30 on Composite Materials Technical Meetings

Sep 24, 2019 | Anaheim, California
ACMA Hosting
ASTM D30 on Composite Materials will meet over a day in a half at CAMX to discuss standard test methods, practices, terminology, and guides, primarily pertaining but not limited to aerospace. Discussions will include new and revised ASTM standard test methods on laminate fracture toughness, sandwich facesheet disbonding, bolted and bonded joints, and terminology within the composites industry. STM technical meetings are open to any individual interest in the subject matter, taking place on Tuesday 9/24 and Wednesday 9/25. To register please visit ASTM D30’s website: https://www.astm.org/COMMITTEE/D30.htm.

CCT Instructor and Education Group Meeting at CAMX 2019

Sep 25, 2019 | Anaheim, California
ACMA Hosting
DATE: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 TIME: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm PACIFIC LOCATION: Anaheim Convention Center, 800 Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802 ROOM: 304C Please note that ACMA meetings are for ACMA members and invited guests only. If you are interested in attending, please contact membership@acmanet.org or stop by the ACMA booth (X88) at CAMX.

Additive Manufacturing Conference at CAMX

Sep 25, 2019 | Anaheim, California
Composites is one of the fastest growing areas for additive manufacturing. This comprehensive workshop will focus on the materials and applications for 3D printing production parts for composites. This half-day seminar is designed to help you understand the current state of the art in continuous fiber and large-format AM, and provide a glimpse of where and how these technologies are evolving to meet the needs of high-performance parts and structures.

AASHTO/State DOT FRP Composites Implementation, and Specifications Update

Oct 31, 2019 | Webinar
ACMA Hosting
Join the Michigan DOT as they discuss how and why have adopted new guide specifications approved by AASHTO. Attendees will learn about material properties, design requirements, and material resistance factors of the FRP composite materials and products along with a detailed analysis and design examples for representative applications in new construction and repair. Highlights include: History of FRP composite use in Michigan Overview of new AASHTO Guide Specifications including material properties and design requirements FRP Composite research projects Material property updates Join ACMA on Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 1:00-2:00 pm EST.

2019 Transportation and Defense Policy Fly-In

Nov 12, 2019 | Washington D.C.
ACMA Hosting
Join your fellow ACMA members in Washington, D.C. to advocate for the increased use of composites in aerospace, defense, and transportation markets. Don't miss this key opportunity for your company to gain inside knowledge and grow your business relationships with federal agencies. By attending, you'll gain important insights and potential leads in federally-influenced markets, as well as network directly with agency leadership and your industry peers. For more information, please email events@acmanet.org.

CAMX 2020

Sep 21, 2020 | Orlando, Florida
ACMA Hosting
Save the date for CAMX 2020 in Orlando, FL on September 21-24, 2020!

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