JEC Summit Sports & Health - Connect

Exchange and learn about the future of composites in sports and health applications from renowned, international speakers and network with decision-makers of the worldwide sports & health industries.

ABOUT THE SUMMIT

3-DAY SUMMIT: KEYNOTES, INDUSTRY SESSIONS, WORKSHOPS, STARTUPS AND BUSINESS MEETINGS

JEC Group is launching an online Sports & Health Summit. Entirely online, it will allow participants from all over the world to join what will be a unique opportunity to gather decision-makers from currently highly sought out sectors.

The summit will include:

Keynotes and Industry sessions dedicated to the current challenges and opportunities composites bring to the sports and medical fields. Keynote speeches by renowned, international speakers from major manufacturers will be followed by panel discussions over a variety of business-angled topics. The conference program is tailored for professionals willing to increase their knowledge on the potential of composite materials.
Workshops from individual sponsors, with clients, will give an extensive overview of the current technological trends in the sports and medical fields, as well as offer an outlook on how to develop production lines in these fields.
Each day, a selection of the most exciting startups in the sports and medical fields will pitch their innovations and allow to glance at the future of the industry.
Pre-arranged online business meetings to network with industry buyers and decision-makers from the entire composites value-chain: the service will allow you to optimize your time with pre-arranged meetings.

Industry Sessions

3 Day Summit

Startup Pitches

Pre-arranged Business Meetings

Sponsor Workshops

MAIN SPONSOR

SUPREM

WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN THE EVENT

Exchange and learn about the future of composites in sports and health, and network with key players of the composites community.

Participation subject to JEC Group prior approval.

WHY ATTEND?

JEC Summit Sports & Health is a unique online event focusing on medical and sports equipment composites manufacturers. It aims to offer them the opportunity to showcase how composite materials & inherent innovative technologies provide answers to current challenges, improve user experience and help it become risk-free, as well as facilitate rehabilitation and pursuing perfomance in high-level sports. It will allow composites professionals to network and build long-lasting relationships.

The Summit attracts community with high level industry professionals from the entire composites value-chain.

Don’t miss this opportunity to associate your company to JEC Group, the #1 Composites Organization in the World, reach targeted audiences and learn about the impact of composites in your business.

WHY SPORTS & HEALTH?

The goal of this online event is to offer a current state of the art and best practices of these fields, as well as engage in meetings and business discussions leading to answering the challenges presented by these sectors.

Lightweight, resistant, highly customizable, composite materials are a natural fit for the medical device and sports equipment fields, which both require the best possible material combinations for safety, comfort, and performance. Areas where composite materials will see increasing growth include orthotic and prosthetic devices, 3D printed applications and components for large-scale equipment.

With an end-user curated event, eminent keynote speeches, startup pitches, business meetings, and sponsor workshops, JEC Group offers the industry a unique online event bringing forward high-end content and gathering key international experts. This is a crucial step in order to help further progress in constantly evolving fields which simultaneously tackle performance, safety, and cost-effectiveness.

ATTEND

Request your invitation for the JEC Summit Sports & Health (Subject to JEC Group’s approval)

*As a buyer

Sponsorship Opportunities

Thomas LEPRETRE
Global Sales Director
Tel: +33 1 58 36 15 18

Program

Cécile LAGOUTTE
Program Manager
Tel: +33 1 58 36 04 14

Business Meetings

Anne-Carole BARBARIN
Program Director
Tel: +33 1 58 36 43 96

Marketing

Claire BENARD
Marketing Manager
Tel: +33 1 58 36 15 82

PROGRAM

Over the 3 days, the sessions will offer the opportunity to exchange and learn about the current and future developments of composites in sports and medical applications with over 200 participants.

3 Workshops

3 Industry Sessions

15 International Speakers

3 Startup pitches

Pre-arranged Business Meetings

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December 8th, 2020

Sponsor Workshop 1: Carbon Fiber meets Polypropylene - Improving Performance and New Opportunities for Thermoplastic Composites

3pm – 3:30pm (9.00am – 9:30am ET)

  • Materials in sports and health applications with regards to processing and performance
  • Case studies illustrating potential business ideas

Keynote Speech: How Using Composites Changed the Way Golf Head Components are Made

4pm – 4:25pm CET (10am – 10:25am ET)

  • Benefits of composites for metallwoods at Callaway Golf
  • Improvements in cycle time with faster cure resin systems
  • Benefits of triaxial fabrics for thin walled components
  • Optimization applications at Callaway Golf

Speaker: Dominic LeBlanc – Senior Concept Engineer, CALLAWAY GOLF

Industry Session

Thermoplastic composite materials for Sports & Leisure

4:25pm – 4:40pm CET (10:25am – 10:40am ET)

SpeakerAnatole Gilliot – CEO, Suprem

How Carbon Fiber Can Make a Seriously Fast Ski, Even Faster!

4:40pm – 4:50pm CET (10:40am – 10:50am ET)

  • The necessity of a precise material with very low variations to control production
  • The flexibility of a material so we can change properties of the finished product quickly
  • The need of a temperature stable material that will perform more or less the same in -25C and +10C

Speaker: Bjorn Ivar Austrem – Technical Director, Madhus

 

Easyrun Running Blade: How to Innovate in the Prosthesis Field, Outside the Scope of Standard Use

4:50pm – 5pm CET (10:50am – 11am ET)

  • Definition of the user need
  • Development of the product / choosing the adequate materials
  • Results, users’ feedback

Speaker: Laurine Calistri – Research Enginee, Proteor

 

Panel Discussion

5pm – 5:10pm CET (11:00am – 11:10am ET)

Callaway Golf, Suprem, Madshus, Proteor

 

Startup Pitches

Arevo: Making the World Lighter

5.40pm – 5.50pm

Arevo enables ultrastrong, lightweight continuous carbon fiber products on demand. Discover its customizable, high performance sporting goods (tennis racket, golf putter) as well as Superstrata, The Planet’s First True Unibody Carbon Fiber Bicycle.

Mecuris: The Digitalization of Orthopedic Technology

5.50pm – 6.00pm

Mecuris strives to be the key enabler for digitally manufactured O&P solutions worldwide. We empower O&P professionals to co-create customised O&P products and enrich wearer’s lives within 24 hours.

ABLE Human Motion: Developing Robotic Exoskeletons to Improve the Quality of Life of People with Disabilities

6.00pm – 6.10pm

Enhancing human mobility and independence through:

  • Lightweight technology
  • Easy to use technology
  • Affordable technology

December 9th, 2020

Sponsor Workshop 2: Bio-Mimetic Disruptive Technology Boosting Composites Impact Strength

3pm – 3:30pm

Choosing the right reinforcements / prepregs / woven tapes and braids / resins, etc.

  • Towards optimal quality goals, maximum part performance, and production rates
  • Case studies

Keynote Speech: Developing Sports Specific Prosthesis: From Concept to Finished Product with Composites

4pm – 4:25pm CET (10am – 10:25am ET)

  • Exclusive viewpoint and feedback from an athlete
  • Engineering perspective and outlook
  • Unique benefits of using composites
  • Future developments in lower limb prosthetics

SpeakerChristophe Lecomte – Director of Biomechanical Solutions R&D, Össur – Fleur Jong – Professional Sprinter, Co-founder of the Para Athletics Foundation

Industry Session

Thermoplastic composite materials for Sports & Health

4:25pm – 4:40pm CET (10:25am – 10:40am ET)

SpeakerAnatole Gilliot – CEO, Suprem

From Eco-design to Eco-innovation

4:40pm – 4:50pm CET (10:40am – 10:50am ET)

  • Decathlon through the ages: key facts and figures
  • Strategy and commitment towards a greener future
  • Estimating each product’s environmental impact
  • Product and process development

Speaker: Julien Duplay – Composites Methods Engineer, Decathlon

 

Using Advanced Composites to Advance Kayak Design

4:50pm – 5pm CET (10:50am – 11am ET)

  • Weight and Performance
  • Cost and Customer acceptance
  • Eliminating competition
  • Changing an industry and creating an opportunity for everyone

SpeakerEric Jackson – President, Apex Watercraft

Panel Discussion

5pm – 5:10pm CET (11:00am – 11:30am ET)

Össur, Suprem, Decathlon, Apex Watercraft

Startup Pitches

Alchemy: Designing & Manufacturing the Best Carbon Fiber Fins

5.40pm – 5.50pm

Alchemy is a worldwide leader in the manufacturing and distribution of state-of-the-art freediving and spearfishing equipment. The constant investment in innovation, the unceasing, patent research in the field of manufacturing, new materials and processes, combined with its expertise on composites and a creative, professional approach, grants alchemy its leading position and makes the brand a synonym of quality, safety & reliability.

ProsFit: Providing Accessible, Affordable & Comfortable Prosthetics

5.50pm – 6.00pm

ProsFit has developed & commercialized a proprietary end-to-end digital solution to provide accessible, affordable & comfortable prosthetics to millions of people who would otherwise find mobility extremely challenging. ProsFit’s sockets are manufactured with additive manufacturing.

moi composites: freeforming 3D print, on-demand, high-performance advance composite objects

6.00pm – 6.10pm

Free of molds and traditional design and time constraints, moi composites’ patented process innovation can produce strong, lightweight, unique objects in incredible new shapes, sizes, & performances, cost effectively on demand.

December 10th, 2020

Keynote Speech: Removable Orthodontic Appliances: State of the Art and Material Requirements

4pm – 4:25pm CET (10am – 10:25am ET)

  • Introduction to the Straumann Group and product portfolio
  • Polymers and composites in Straumann’s products
  • Clear aligners: basic principles, materials and manufacturing
  • Thermoplastics for clear aligners: state of the art and requirements
  • Opportunities and challenges for composite materials

SpeakerDamiano Salvatori – Materials Research Engineer, Straumann Group

Industry Session

Thermoplastic composite materials for Health & Medical

4:25pm – 4:40pm CET (10:25am – 10:40am ET)

SpeakerAnatole Gilliot – CEO, Suprem

Composite in Orthotics and Prosthetics – A Challenging Application for Improved Life Quality

4:40pm – 4:50pm CET (10:40am – 10:50am ET)

The use of orthoses and prostheses gives those affected back a great deal of freedom of movement and thus quality of life. The technical possibilities range from simply walking to top sporting performance. This presentation is intended to give an insight into the challenges that arise in their development and how composites can help to achieve the goals that were set.              


SpeakerMaximilian Segl, Principal Expert Composites, Ottobock – Johannes Wöpler, D/evelopment Engineer, Ottobock

 

Technologies for an Improved Quality of Life

4:50pm – 5pm CET (10:50am – 11am ET)

With human beings living longer than ever before, the maintenance of health for all throughout their working and beyond has more and more impact on their later years. Dr Matthew Dickinson discusses the potential improvements of technology for quality of life and the workforce, through the use of exo-skeleton technology.

 

SpeakerMatthew Dickinson – Senior Lecturer in Engineering, University of Central Lancashire

Panel Discussion

5pm – 5:10pm CET (11:00am – 11:10am ET)

Straumann Group, Suprem, Ottobock, University of Central Lancashire

Startup Pitches

Ambrocio: Repeating Nature and The Future of Implanting

5.40pm – 5.50pm

Ambrocio is focused on the development and commercialization of medical devices produced by modern composite and additive manufacturing technologies.

Nairoby: Redesigning the sports equipment industry to make the whole sports experience circular

5.50pm – 6.00pm

Nairoby engineered thermoplastic composites and new processes that allow for personalization and recycling of snowboards and skis, based on the principles of circular economy.

Designing for Performance in a Post-Petroleum World

6.00pm –  6.10pm

Checkerspot is an innovation platform that develops new, high performance materials from biomanufacturing. In 2019, we launched our own DTC outdoor brand, WNDR Alpine, an extension of our laboratory that showcases the applications and potential of our materials.

SPEAKERS

BUSINESS MEETINGS

To optimize your company’s participation during JEC Summit Sports & Health we are pleased to introduce you to our Business Meetings program.

REGISTER

WHY USE THIS SERVICE?

Meet

your clients/suppliers

Identify

new contacts

Discover / Present

new products and solutions

Save

time with a personalized agenda

Prepare

your meetings before the Summit

Our dedicated team and web platform will help you with the selection of your custom-made agenda:

  • Define the purposes of your meetings,
  • Pre-select the participants regarding your profile,
  • Indicate your availabilities for a personalized schedule,
  • Receive your meetings schedule a few days before the event.

I WANT TO PARTICIPATE TO THE BUSINESS MEETING PROGRAM

*Subject to JEC Group’s Approval

For any further information, please contact barbarin@jeccomposites.com

MAIN SPONSOR

SUPREM

SPONSOR OF THE DAY

Helicoid Industries
MITSUI CHEMICALS GROUP

USEFUL INFORMATION

EVENT DATES & TIMES

December 8-10, 2020

DAY ONE
Sponsored by
Mitsui Chemicals Group
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Business Meetings

2.30pm – 3pm

Sponsor Workshop 1

3pm – 3.30pm

Business Meetings

3.30pm – 4pm

Keynote Speech

4pm – 4.25pm

Industry Session

Short presentations (5>10mn) followed by panel discussion
4.25pm – 5.10pm

Business Meetings

5.10pm – 5.40pm

Startup Springboard

(3*8′ each + 2′ Q&A)
5.40pm – 6.10pm
DAY TWO
Sponsored by
Helicoid Industries
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Business Meetings

2.30pm – 3pm

Sponsor Workshop

3pm – 3.30pm

Business Meetings

3.30pm – 4pm

Keynote Speech

4pm – 4.25pm

Industry Session

Short presentation (5>10mn) followed by panel discussion
4.25pm – 5.10pm

Business Meetings

5.10pm – 5.40pm

Startup Springboard

(3*8′ each + 2′ Q&A)
5.40pm – 6.10pm
DAY THREE
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Business Meetings

2.30pm – 3pm

Sponsor Workshop

3pm – 3.30pm

Business Meetings

3.30pm – 4pm

Keynote Speech

4pm – 4.25pm

Industry Session

Short presentation (5>10mn) followed by panel discussion
4.25pm – 5.10pm

Business Meetings

5.10pm – 5.40pm

Startup Springboard

(3*8′ each + 2′ Q&A)
5.40pm – 6.10pm

JOIN THE EVENT

Register and join the event during the sessions that interest you.

CONTACTS

Sponsorship Opportunities

Thomas LEPRETRE
Global Sales Director
Tel: +33 1 58 36 15 18

Program

Cécile LAGOUTTE
Program Manager
Tel: +33 1 58 36 04 14

Business Meetings

Anne-Carole BARBARIN
Program Director
Tel: +33 1 58 36 43 96

Marketing

Claire BENARD
Marketing Manager
Tel: +33 1 58 36 15 82