14th - 15th Feb 2018 Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, UAE
Reinforcing the future of the modern built environment

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2018 Attendees

  • Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants
  • Scott Bader
  • Epsilon Composite
  • University of Southern Queensland
  • Covestro Deutschland
  • STRUCTeam
  • Premier Composite Technologies
  • Gebrüder Dorfner
  • C6n
  • Ahlstrom-Munksjo Glassfibre
  • Sicomin
  • Optima Projects
  • 3A Composites
  • Gurit Composites
  • Affan Innovative Structures
  • Fiber Tec Industry

Composites in Construction Middle East

CompIC Middle East is an international conference and exhibition taking place at the Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, UAE.

The CompIC series of events explores and educates delegates on the current and future use of fibre reinforced composites in construction, detailing innovations and trends in the industry, potential for weight saving on large span structures, economic advantages, whole life cost, architectural freedom and diversity and challenging traditional architectural design.

The conference attracts an audience of professional end-users, architects, asset owners, composite manufacturers, material suppliers, engineers, consultants, designers and academics.

CompIC ME Pricing

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  • Register by 22nd December 2017
  • Save £150 from the standard delegate rate.
  • Two days of great content
  • Fantastic networking opportunity

Delegate Earlybird Rate Expires:
22nd December 2017


  • Special student rate for 2 days attendance

CompIC ME 2018


Does your company have new and innovative solutions to shout about? Are you interested in reaching a global audience of industry leaders and professionals? Do you want to showcase your products and services by exhibiting at CompIC ME? Boost your brand awareness and make new connections with this niche audience.

Conference dinner

Join us for an evening of fine food, wine and entertainment whilst continuing to network with delegates in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Cost per head is £95.00 (plus VAT).


Sponsorship opportunities make an even greater impression at CompIC ME. Whether you want to raise brand awareness, promote a new product or service, launch into a new sector or purely generate strong enquiries, we have a sponsorship solution to help you achieve results.


09:30 Registration and Networking
10:00 Welcome and Introduction
Gemma Smith and Sue Keighley, NetComposites
10:15 Keynote: Composites Combining Ground-Breaking Design with the Highest Levels of Fire, Smoke & Toxic Fume Performance
Neil Gray, Scott Bader
Session 1: An Architects' Dream
10:45 Designing for Advanced Composites; Case Studies of Practical Solutions
Toby Whitfield, Shapeshift Technology
11:15 Refreshment Break, Informal Networking and Exhibits
11:45Structural FRP Composites in Architecture and Urban Design
Rudy Jurg, Gurit
12:15 Building Bigger and Better in Composites
David Kendall, Optima Projects
12:45 Lunch Break, Informal Networking and Exhibits
Session 2: Smart Structures are Durable and Cost Effective
13:45 Desmocomp® - Raw Materials for Pultruded Composites with Extreme UV, Chemical and Weathering Resistance
Paul Heinz, Covestro
14:15 Fire Compliance Requirements as per UAE Fire & Life Safety Code of Practice < br>Abhishek Chhabra, Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants
14:45 Reinforcement Solution for Transparent Composite Structures
Mika Hurri, Ahlstrom-Munksjö
15:15 Refreshment Break, Informal Networking and Exhibits
Session 3: A Through Road for Infrastructure
16:00 A Biocomposite Bridge
Speaker TBC
16:30 Polymer Composite Railway Sleepers – a $1.3 Billion Opportunity
Professor Peter Schubel, University of Southern Queensland
09:30 Registration and Networking
10:00 Keynote: The Use of Composites in Construction
Dr Amer Affan, Affan Innovative Structures
Session 4: An Architects' Dream
10:30 Large Span and Self-Supportive Advanced Composite Structures
Dr Mark Hobbs, Premier Composites Technologies
11:00 Combining Composite Structures with Traditional Gypsum Plaster
Sylvain Vieujot, Enata Industries
11:30 Refreshment Break, Informal Networking and Exhibits
Session 5: Bringing Buildings Back to Life
12:00 Sustainable Composites in Building and Construction - Interior/Exterior Fire Safety and Energy Savings
Biju Krishnankutty, Scott Bader
12:30 Review of Life Extension Composite Materials Technologies and Structural Concepts
Julien Sellier, STRUCTeam
13:00 Lunch Break, Informal Networking and Exhibits
Session 6: Housing of the Future
14:00 A New Way of Thinking about Design and What Buildings of the Future Will Do
Charlie Hall, C6(n)
14:30 New Options for the Ceramic World - Inspiration and Knowledge on High-End Branded Fillers for Manufacturers of Products Made of Synthetic Resin Composites
Maximilian Holler, Dorfner
15:00 Refreshment Break, Informal Networking and Exhibits
Panel Session: Who Do We Think We Are?
Chaired by Julien Sellier
15:30 Pre Panel Activity Session
Gemma Smith, NetComposites
15:45 Panel Session
Julien Sellier, STRUCTeam
Neil Gray and Latha Ekambaram, Scott Bader
Abhishek Chhabra, Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants


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