Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition

SPE ACCE 2020 is an exciting virtual event including keynotes, panel discussions, technical sessions, exhibits, and online networking opportunities!

The SPE Automotive and Composites Divisions jointly sponsor the annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE). This event is designed to educate and update automotive design and production engineers, sales personnel, and management from transportation OEMs and Tier suppliers about the benefits and expanding importance of thermoset and thermoplastic composites in passenger vehicles, light trucks, and other ground transportation applications. ACCE is the world’s leading automotive composites forum.The event provides excellent networking opportunities and draws over 800 speakers, exhibitors, and attendees from the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

OEM Attendees register for free!
If you work directly for an OEM and produce vehicles for sale, you are invited to register free of charge using the code ACCEOEM.

Questions? Contact:

Conference Co-Chairs:
Dr. Alper Kiziltas, Ford Motor Co.
Ph: +1 207.249.5948

Dr. Xiaosong Huang, General Motors Company
Ph: +1 586.986.0836

Sponsorship Chair:
Teri Chouinard, Intuit Group, Inc.
Ph: +1 248.701.8803

ACCE Administrator:
Kim Hoodin, SPE Automotive Division
Ph: +1 513.582.2442

Technical Program Co-Chairs:
Dr. David Jack, Baylor University
Ph: +1 254.710.3347

Leonardo Simon, Waterloo University
Ph: +1 519.888.4567 x33301

Oleksandr (Alex) G. Kravchenko, Ph.D.
Old Dominion University
Ph: 757.683.5045

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Refund Policy for Virtual Events

No refunds will be granted after August 28. Registration may not be transferred.

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