5th International Symposium on Automated Composites Manufacturing (ACM5)

14 April 2021, 10.00 AM - 15 April 2021, 4.00 PM

Dates TBC

University of Bristol

The 5th International Symposium on Automated Composites Manufacturing (ACM5), an event hosted collaboratively between Bristol Composites Institute and NCC, will be held at the University of Bristol in April 2021 (exact dates TBC).

Detailed programme to follow; register your interest here.


Professor Kevin Potter, Professor in Composites Manufacture, University of Bristol


Dr Enrique Garcia, Chief Technology Officer, National Composites Centre (NCC)

Professor Ole Thomsen, NCC Professor of Composites Design and Manufacture, University of Bristol and NCC

Other members of Organising Committee

Professor Michael Wisnom, University of Bristol

Professor Ivana Partridge, University of Bristol

Dr Giuseppe Dell’Anno, NCC

Dr Dan Kells, NCC

Professor Nick Warrior, Future Composites Manufacturing Hub, University of Nottingham

Advisory Committee members

Suong Hoa Concordia
Ali Yousefpour NRC
Sayata Ghose Boeing
Ralph Schledjewski University of Leoben
Pascal Hubert McGill University
Remko Akkerman University of Twente
Andrew Long University of Nottingham
Turlough McMahon Airbus
Philippe Olivier Institut Clement Ader, Toulouse
Christophe Binetruy Ecole Centrale, Nantes
Suresh Advani University of Delaware
Anoush Poursartip Convergent Manufacturing Technologies
Conchur O’Bradaigh University of Edinburgh
Peter Mitschang IVW Kaiserslautern
Malin Akermo KTH, Stockholm
Rob Backhouse Rolls-Royce
Terry McGrail Irish Composites Centre
Peter Schubel University of Southern Queensland
Brett Hemingway BAESystems
Andy Foreman QinetiQ
Craig Carr GKN
John Savage GE Aviation
Mike Hinton HVMC
Steffen Laustsen Siemens Gamesa
Clemens Dransfeld Delft University of Technology

Contact information

For more information please contact accis-administrators@bristol.ac.uk.

Braiding machine, one of the key facilities at the NCC

Queen's Building, University of Bristol

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