Waurn Ponds Estate, Geelong, Australia

This will be the first time the conference has run since the pandemic and will explore the latest developments in carbon fibre and composite materials from across the globe in what has been described as a ‘unique convergence of industry, academia and applied research’. Guest speakers include top experts in the fields of carbon fibre and composite materials; Professor Leif Asp of Chalmers University of Technology, Professor Véronique Michaud of Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Professor Adrian Mouritz of RMIT University, and IFM’s own Professor Minoo Naebe. The conference will also include seminars presented by the top experts from Deakin University, Carbon Nexus and local industry partners that will discuss the tools needed to create successful industry university collaborations.