The Conference Programme is online!

40 submissions have been accepted
for oral presentation and 38 submissions
for poster presentation.

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ITHEC 2020

ITHEC 2020, 5th International Conference and Exhibition on Thermoplastic Composites,
will be held in Bremen, Germany, 13 – 14 October 2020.

Since 2012 ITHEC is the international key event attracting the international thermoplastic composites' community. In 2018, 370 international conference delegates (40 percent more than in 2016) registered for this event to listen to two keynote lectures, 30 oral presentations and 20 poster presentations. In the accompanying exhibition 52 exhibitors (50 percent more than in 2016!) presented their latest products and services. MESSE BREMEN and their partner Faserinstitut Bremen e. V. say thank you to all contributors, all delegates and exhibitors, to all committee members, sponsors and media partners of the 2018 event.

The next event will again be held in Bremen, Germany, on 13 – 14 October 2020. Due to the overwhelming acknowledgements received from all kind of participants and visitors and the enormous number of expressions of interest received ever since we expect 450 – 500 participants and an enormous increase of exhibitors for this year's event.

There are only few areas avaible. Therefore we invite all candidates for the exhibition or even for sponsoring to contact us soon to make a reservation for their exhibition area or their sponsoring slot.

The 2020 conference programme is online now! Based on the Call for Papers the Programme Comittee accepted 40 submissions for oral presentation and 38 submissions for poster presentations. Details are available here. Furthermore, a pdf version of the 2018 print edition is available here.

In addition, the 2018 Conference Proceedings as well as the 2012 – 2016 editions are avalaible here, each one as whole package or as single manuscripts.


Your are also invited to join the ITHEC Interest Group on LinkedIn. In this forum we will keep you informed about the current schedules and all the details of this new procedure.

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See you in Bremen in October 2020!


Event Partnership JEC 2020 - ITHEC / Best Paper Award

JEC World and ITHEC again agreed on an event partnership. Again, there will be a Best Paper Award in close cooperation with the JEC Composites Magazine. Based on the manuscript quality 3 - 4 ITHEC  2020 manuscripts will be nominated for this award. The winner will receive a publication in the JEC Composites Magazine.

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Based on this partnership ITHEC is allowed to grant you free access to JEC World, the Leading International Composites Show in Paris, 12 - 13 - 14 May 2020.

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Single Manuscripts of previous ITHEC Conferences available via XinXii!

Single manuscripts of ITHEC 2018, ITHEC 2016, ITHEC 2014 as well as ITHEC 2012 are ready for download via XinXii. Please use the free excerpt of the ITHEC proceedings to select the manuscripts of your choice.

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