SAMPE - Sustaining Composites Growth in Adverse Environments Seminar


Pollock Halls, Edinburgh


Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 09:30

SAPME is the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, with a current predominant focus on the high performance composites. The society is the leading global professional body for engineers and technologists associated with this field.

The event consists of a one-day seminar with 10 presenters with the chosen theme 'Sustaining Composites Growth in Adverse Environments'. Topics covered include oil/gas, wind and tidal power generation applicants as well as thermoplastic composites, recycling and aerospace. 

Table Top Exhibition; there are a limited number of free table top for UK/Irish based SME's available. For any further information please see the SAMPE website or contact Trever Cook for further details. 


The event will be held at Edinburgh University's "John McIntyre Conference Centre", which is located on the Pollock Halls campus, which is about a mile and a half to the south of the city. This is accessed from Holyrood Park Road, and you can pull up the Google Map from here.

Find us on Google maps or search Pollock Halls of Residence, The University of Edinburgh. 

Further information on transportation can be found on the SAMPE website.


Early bird - on the same site as the venue, there's accommodation in the 'Masson House' and 'Salisbury Green Hotel and Bistro'. Breakfast is included. There are limited amount of spaces per night which will be offered at a SAMPE Seminar discount rate.                                              Please note that all rooms are booked for Single Occupancy, if you wish to upgrade to Double Occupancy please be aware that there is a £20 charge payable to the hotel upon check-in.

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Alternatively please see the list of other accommodation suggestions here. 


Registration listed below include lunch and refreshments throughout the day. 

  • Member: £95

  • Registration including SAMPE membership: £160

  • Non-member registration: £175

  • Student, Young Member or Retired: £40

Registration is now available.

Preliminary Programme -please note this is a preliminary programme, it is subject to updates, and may change for reasons outside the control of the organisers.

2019 Annual Seminar and SME Table Top Exhibition

Please Visit the SAMPE Website for more information 

Sailsbury Masson House
Sailsbury Masson House
Pentland Theatre
Pentland Theatre

Event Contact Name: 

Trevor Cook

Event Contact Email: