WG6 Sustainable Composite Engineering

Date: Friday 4th December 1000-1600 hrs

Terms of Reference: Composite Engineering for a Low Carbon Economy

Maximum Delegate Number: 100

Location: National Maritime Museum, Falmouth

Chair: Alex Whatley

Industry Attendees:

Alistair Callender,

Running Order (draft) :

0900: Introduction
0915: A Young Designer Speaks – Alistair Callender
1000: Industry Q and A
1100: Coffee
1045: Industry Solutions
1215: Lunch
1345: Materials for a Low Carbon Society - tbc
1345: Wooden Surfboards
1430: Break
1445: Plenary Discussion
- Barriers to Developing Best Environmental Practice


Possible Sessions:

Alistair Callender
Mark Roberts - Wooden Surfboards
Video Lounge
Triss - Surfboard Construction
Tom Kay - Product Manufacture and Retail


Homeblown 1
Loose Fit 2
Alex 75
Gylly 1
Mark Glass 1

Paul Shakespeare
Sam Boex
SW Manufacturing and Advisory Service
Triskell Marine


Health and Safety: Risk Assessment undertaken (tbc)


Mark Roberts video
Sustainable Composites
Tom Wegener workhop report
Sustainable Compsites Network
ADAS Publications
Bio Fibres information from Univesrity of Plymouth - includes mechanical characteristics
Bio Resins information ditto and list of suppliers
Cullen/Summerscales PowerPoint
National Non Food Crops Centre
Eco Elise from Lotus
Cornwall Knowledge Economy information sheet
Ecovative - American start up company video
Malama Composites video
Pine based bio-resin video
Low Carbon Business Unit and video

Resources Needed:

Pineapple, sisal, miscanthus, flax, nettle


Richard Cullen UoP


ac 125
fagito 200
domatia 50

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