ACCE Conference | SPE Automotive

The SPE Automotive and Composites Divisions jointly sponsor the annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE). This event is designed to educate and update automotive design and production engineers, sales personnel, and management from transportation OEMs and Tier suppliers about the benefits and expanding importance of thermoset and thermoplastic composites in passenger vehicles, light trucks, and other ground transportation applications. ACCE is the world’s leading automotive composites forum.The event provides excellent networking opportunities and draws over 800 speakers, exhibitors, and attendees from the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

***OEM Attendees register for free*** if you work directly for an OEM and produce vehicles for sale, you are invited to register free of charge using the code ACCEOEM
Date of Conference: September 9-11, 2020
Exhibit Setup Hours:

Tuesday Sept 9,  3:00 – 8:00pm

Tear down is Friday Sept 11, 1:30 – 5:00pm (Tear down may not occur before 1:30pm)

Exhibit Hours:

Wednesday Sept 9, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday Sept 10, 8:30am – 5:00pm

Friday Sept 11, 8:30am – 1:30pm


The Diamond Banquet & Conference Center at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI 48374 (Click link below)


Conference Co-Chairs:

Dr. Alper Kiziltas, Ford Motor Co. Ph: 207-249- 5948

Dr. Xiaosong Huang, General Motors Company, phone:  586-986-0836

e-mail: [email protected]

Technical Program Co-Chairs:

Dr. David Jack, Baylor University Ph: 254-710-3347

Leonardo Simon, Waterloo University Ph: 519-888-4567 x33301

Oleksandr (Alex) G. Kravchenko, Ph.D., Old Dominion University


Sponsorship Chair:

Teri Chouinard, Intuit Group

Ph: 248-701-8003 or e-mail: [email protected]

Website Chair:

Marc Bahm, BASF

Registration Chair:

Scott Marko, SPE International

Ph: 203-740-5442 or email: [email protected]

Visit our partners, the SPE Composites Division .

Registration Fees

$600 USD – 3 Day SPE Member early bird rate good until August 14, 2020

$750 USD – 3 Day Non-SPE Member early bird rate good until August 14, 2020

$500 USD 2 Day SPE Member (Wednesday & Thursday)

$600 USD 2 Day Non-SPE Member (Wednesday & Thursday)

$450 USD 2 Day SPE Member (Thursday & Friday)

$550 USD 2 Day Non-SPE Member (Thursday & Friday)

$250 USD 1 Day SPE Member 

$350 USD 1 Day Non-SPE Member 

$100 USD – Student

$225 USD – 1-Day Rate (SPE Membership Not Included)

No Charge – Free to those who work directly for Transportation OEMs and Media


2017 ACCE Photos and Awards LinkThis is a flickr link,do not use Internet Explorer to view as it will not work.

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