Register now for the EuPC Automotive & Transport Division Forum | 1 June in Madrid

Join us and get an insight into the future challenges for the Automotive & Transport plastic converting industry



The EuPC Automotive & Transport Division invites to its Forum that will take place on the 1st of June 2017 in Madrid.

The event will focus on future challenges for A&T plastic converting industry: new composites for aerospace, surface and interiors trends, light weight initiatives and standards for vehicle interior air quality. The innovation perspective of the Spanish Industry will be presented by Materplat as a guest speaker.

Do not miss this opportunity and register here.



09:30 - 10:00

  • Coffee and registration

10:00 - 10:10

  • Welcome and opening
    Claude Clement, Chairman A&T Division, Plastic Omnium

10:10 - 10:15

  • Introduction
    José Sanchez, Executive Composite Expert and Central Composite Technical Authority of Airbus and Materplat President (Advanced Materials and Nanomaterials Spanish Technological Platform)

10:15 - 10:35

  • Transport Innovation Group of Materplat
    Miguel Angel Rodiel, Technology Director of IMDEA Materials Institute and Materplat Coordinator

10:35 - 11:00

  • Composite materials in Aerospace – technology transfer to other transport industries
    Rafael Avila, Airbus Materials & Processes Composites

11:00 - 11:25

  • Plastics in automotive interiors-new trends
    Pedro Colaço, KLC Managing Director and President of the Portuguese Association of Plastic Converters (APIP)

11.25 - 11:55

Coffee Break

11:55 - 12:20

  • The car of the future: challenges for the plastic converting industry
    David Martinez, Chief Technology Officer, Teknia Technologies

12:20 - 12:55

  • Vehicule Interior Air Quality (VIAQ) National Standard
    Maria Piedad Curiel, Jefe Laboratorio A. Instrumental y E. Físicos,  Repsol

12:55 - 13:00 

  • Wrap up and closing
    Claude Clement, Chairman A&T Division, Plastic Omnium


Date & Venue 

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 10:00 - 13:00
ICEX España, Exportación e Inversiones, Paseo de la Castellana 278, 28046 Madrid 



To register we kindly invite you to click here.


Hotel recommendation

It is a busy period in Madrid, so anticipate and book your hotel now. Here is our hotel recommendation:
Hotel Melia Castilla
Calle del Capitán Haya, 43, 28020 Madrid, Espagne.
Please click here to book your room at a special rate.


About EuPC Annual Meeting

The A&T Forum takes place in the context of the EuPC Annual Meeting organised by the European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and the Spanish Association of Plastics Converters (ANAIP) to be held in on 1-2 June in Madrid.

This is therefore the perfect opportunity to combine your participation in the A&T Forum with two days of debates and networking with over 200 experts and leaders of the plastic converting industry in Europe. 

Interested? Then check out the event website and register.


With the kind support of our sponsors and media partners

Revista IDE, Plast21, Plásticos y Caucho, Interempresas-PlásticosUniversales and InfoPack.


We are looking forward to welcoming you to our A&T Division Forum in Madrid!

Your EuPC A&T team

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