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March 3, 2009
7:15 a.m. Buses Pick Up at Comfort Inn
8:00 a.m. Registration
Coffee and Continental Breakfast in Registration Area
8:30 a.m. Opening Plenary Session Raymond G. Boeman
Workshop Chairman and Director, Transportation Program
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
8:30-8:35 a.m. Welcoming Remarks Dana Christensen
Associate Laboratory Director
Energy and Engineering Sciences
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
8:35-8:40 a.m. Meeting Goals and Objectives Raymond G. Boeman
8:40-8:45 a.m. Importance of Carbon Fiber and Composite Technologies Patrick B. Davis
Manager, Vehicle Technologies Program
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
U.S. Department of Energy

Biography (PDF 17 KB)

8:45-9:10 a.m. History and Status of Carbon Fiber Composites Mohamed Abdallah
MGA Advanced Composites and Engineering Co.

Biography (PDF 52 KB)

Presentation (PDF 2.4 MB)

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9:10-9:30 a.m. Carbon Fiber Composites Technology Development C. David Warren
Manager, Transportation Materials Program
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Biography (PDF 8 KB)

Presentation (PDF 7.5 MB)

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9:30 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. Overview of Technologies and Markets
9:45-10:10 a.m. Carbon Fiber in the Automotive Industry... The Holy Grail or Reality? Jim deVries
Staff Technical Expert
Research and Innovation Center
Ford Motor Company

Biography (PDF 16 KB)

Presentation (PDF 14.0 MB)

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10:10-10:35 a.m. Wind Applications Jose Zayas
Manager, Wind Energy
Sandia National Laboratory

Presentation (PDF 3.7 MB)

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10:35-11:00 a.m. General Industrial Applications Scott Finn
Chief Engineer of Composites
GE Research

Biography (PDF 47 KB)

Presentation (PDF 1.4 MB)

11:00 a.m. Breakout Session Instructions Ed Skolnik
Lead Workshop Facilitator and
Program Manager, Energetics Inc.

Breakout Group Instructions (PDF 131 KB)

11:10 a.m. Break and Move to Breakout Session Rooms
Lunch in Breakout Rooms
11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions Topic 1
  Technical Track: RD&D Needs
  Business Track: Market Issues and Challenges
2:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions Topic 2
  Technical Track: Identification of Key RD&D Activities to Address Needs
  Business Track: Identification of Key Deployment and Scale-Up Activities to Address Market Issues and Challenges
5:00 p.m. Buses Depart Campus for Flatwater Event Center
5:45 p.m. Hosted Dinner with Presentation on Composite Structures: The First Hundred Years Billy Roeseler
Associate Technical Fellow
The Boeing Company

Biography (PDF 30 KB)

7:15 p.m. Buses Depart Flatwater Event Center for Comfort Inn
March 4, 2009
7:45 a.m. Buses Pick Up at Comfort Inn
8:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions Topic 3
Coffee and Continental Breakfast in Breakout Rooms
  Technical Track: Implementation Approaches
  Business Track: Implementation Approaches
10:15 a.m.

Break and Move to Auditorium, Joint Institute for Computational Sciences, Building 5100

10:30 a.m. Reports from Breakout Sessions Ed Skolnik
Breakout Group Representatives

Breakout Reports
11:15 a.m. Advancing Technology Deployment through Industry-Government Partnerships Alan Liby
Manager, Industrial and Economic
Development Partnerships

Biography (PDF 8 KB)

Presentation (PDF 18.5 MB)

11:45 a.m. Working Lunch: Closing Roundtable Discussion and Wrap-up Ed Skolnik
1:00 p.m. Bus Departs for Comfort Inn and Knoxville Airport
1:00 p.m. Tours of Carbon Fiber R&D Facilities
3:00 p.m. Tours End and Last Bus Departs for Comfort Inn and Knoxville Airport