March 19-21, 2013 Long Beach (CA) Convention Center

Members-only Meet & Greet


*Your SME Membership status will be confirmed prior to the event.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013
7:00 – 7:50 a.m.
Complimentary breakfast provided


Join SME’s Composites Manufacturing Tech Group and your fellow SME Members for this special event. Local and international SME members attending Composites Manufacturing 2013 & AERODEF 2013 will hear information on the advanced composites industry. Take this opportunity to gain valuable industry knowledge while increasing the number and quality of your professional contacts!

Guest Speaker:

James Jones
Manager - Americas Region
Composites Consulting Group
Dallas, TX

James is the Americas Region Manager of Composites Consulting Group, a leading provider of innovative product development services for composite fabricators in the marine, civil, aerospace, transportation and renewable energy markets. He has personally consulted with hundreds of companies, providing engineering, processing, testing and training services to develop lighter, stronger and more efficient composite structures. James holds Mechanical Engineering and Juris Doctor degrees from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX and is a Certified Composites Technician Instructor through the American Composites Manufacturing Association. In addition to hands-on research and consulting work, James has written several award winning technical publications and has been a featured speaker at conferences throughout North and South America. James has been involved with industry groups to advance the use of composites such as ACMA, ASTM, MIL-HBK 17 and SAMPE.

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