SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Tuesday, April 8

Structural Plastic Composite Components – Pathway to Adoption – Role of Collaboration/Consortium (Part 2 of 2)
(Session Code: M304)

Room 112 C/D  1:00 p.m.

Adoption of structural plastic composites for vehicle Lightweighting is complex on many levels. The 2014 session highlights OEM perspectives, technology pathways gaps and gap analysis, consortium /government projects, enabling technologies and new business models. The session concludes with a panel discussion on pathways to enable the automotive industry to meet required cost, weight, assembly needs with a focus on collaboration and partnerships as a critical element.

Organizers - Marianne S. Morgan, BASF
Chairpersons - Mark Minnichelli, BASF Corp.

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. ORAL ONLY
Technology Roadmaps to the Plastic Composite Intensive Vehicle – American Chemistry Council
Matthew D. Marks, SABIC's Innovative Plastics BU
1:40 p.m. ORAL ONLY
Government Funded National Composites Manufacturing Opportunities - Michigan Initiative
Raymond Boeman, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2:00 p.m. ORAL ONLY
Reclaiming and Repurposing Carbon Fiber
James Stike, Materials Innovation Technologies LLC
2:20 p.m.
Networking Break
2:40 p.m. ORAL ONLY
Composite-Intensive Vehicles: Addressing Assembly Constraints
Susan Okray, Munro & Associates
3:00 p.m. ORAL ONLY
Engineering Software for Designing Cost Effective Mixed Material Vehicles
Marc H. Attar, Siemens PLM Software
3:20 p.m. ORAL ONLY
Licensing Technology vs. Collaborative Research
Phillip Smith, ITECS - Innovative
3:40 p.m. Panel
Panel Discussion with the Presenters
Moderators - Elias Shakour, CAR Group
Panelists -
Marc H. Attar, Siemens PLM Software
Raymond Boeman, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Matthew D. Marks, SABIC Innovative Plastics
Susan Okray, Munro & Associates
Phillip Smith, ITECS - Innovative
James Stike, Materials Innovation Technologies LLC


Planned by Polymers and Coatings Committee / Materials Engineering Activity