The Joint Composite & Advanced Materials Sustainment (JCAMS) Annual Meeting – formerly known as the DOD Advanced Composite Maintainers TIM – is an annual event for government and military officials, industry leaders, manufacturers, engineers, and other technical experts focusing on the manufacturing, tooling, deployment, and repair of advanced composite materials in a defense setting. The 2020 JCAMS Annual Meeting will be held at Fort Carson Army Installation in El Paso County, Colorado from August 11 to 13, with the tabletop reception tentatively taking place on August 11. In addition to a tabletop reception, it will feature a full program of expert presentations and working group sessions.

2020 Joint Composite & Advanced Materials Sustainment Annual Meeting

August 11-13

Fort Carson Army Installation
Elkhorn Catering & Conference Center
1725 Woodfill Rd, Fort Carson, CO 80913

Upcoming Key Dates

6/22 – Speaker Topic Applications Due
7/20 – Registration Deadline
7/27 – Speaker Presentations Due

Contact

If you have any questions or issues, please email our team: 
eventsupport@ncms.org

Join us for the 2020 Joint Composite and Advanced Materials Sustainment (JCAMS) Annual Meeting on 11-13 August at the Elkhorn Catering & Conference Center on Fort Carson Army Installation in Fort Carson, CO. The 2020 event will feature engaging speeches, interactive working group sessions, and potentially facility tours. Participants will also have the opportunity to showcase their innovative technology solutions via tabletop displays. The showcase is open to all industry, academia, and government organizations. Your ideas and innovations will drive the next generation of composite maintenance technology and promote design for sustainment in the public and private sectors.

For those interested in providing a relevant presentation at the event, please complete the form on the “Speaking Opportunity” tab. Anyone is permitted to apply (DOD, Industry, Academia, Non-profits, etc.) but we ask that presentations be non-commercial in nature (i.e. they should be academic or informative, not a sales pitch for products and services). NCMS will notify all submitters if their topic has been approved for the event by no later than June 29th.

Be a Presenter at the 2020 JCAMS Annual Meeting

NCMS is accepting submissions for speakers highlighting new technologies at the 2020 Joint Composite & Advanced Materials Sustainment (JCAMS) Annual Meeting. Presenting at the JCAMS Annual Meeting is an exceptional opportunity to tout your organization’s achievements, current projects, and specialized expertise to a broad cross-section of industry and the defense maintenance community.

Subject matter should be related to composite materials and maintenance. A list of suggested topics is provided below, but this list is not exhaustive and presenters of other composite and advanced materials related topics are welcome to submit. Submission is open to all interested individuals and organizations, be they governmental, commercial, academic, or nonprofit. Please keep submissions non-commercial in nature, focusing on technical information and not your organization’s services or products.  If accepted, allotted speaking time would be 20 – 30 minutes.

  • Innovations in composite repair technology
  • Updates on current DOD composite related projects
  • Composite repair training
  • Fleet/Field repair and sustainment issues
  • Composite repair materials and equipment
  • Composite inspection equipment
  • Composite material battle damage
  • Sustainment lessons learned
  • Additive tooling for composite repair

All topics must be submitted by June 22, 2020.  Accepted submitters will be notified ASAP with all final presentations due July 27, 2020.

2020 agenda details will be posted once all speakers are confirmed. Please check back.

2019 AGENDA

2018 Agenda and Presentations

Tuesday June 4

7:30 – 8:30 AM
Registration

8:30 – 8:40 AM
Introduction/Opening Remarks
David Motley, NAVAIR

8:40 – 8:55 AM
Welcome
Capt. Craig Lee, NAVAIR

8:55 – 9:15 AM
JCAMS Overview
David Motley, NAVAIR

9:15 – 9:45 AM
Break – Visit Table Top Displays

9:45 – 11:00 AM
Readiness/Availability Panel Presentation 1  Presentation 2
Jim Ruocco, Navy Greg Kilchenstein, ODASD-MR

11:00 – 12:20 PM
Lunch

12:20 – 12:50 PM
Composite Chemical De-Painting Testing Presentation
Ed Bartling, Aerospace Engineer Composite Repair Lead

12:50 – 1:20 PM
RSIPs Role in Design for Supportability Presentation
David Stone, Army

1:20 – 1:50 PM
Extreme Damage Repair
Rhett Bushman, Hill Air Force Base

1:50 – 2:20 PM
Additive Manufacturing as a Tooling Alternative for Rapid Prototyping of Composites for Applications in Army Aviation Presentation
Brenna Dickinson, Army PIF

2:20 – 2:50 PM
Break – Visit Table Top Displays

2:50 – 3:20 PM
Improving Manufacturing and Maintenance MRB Processes with 3D Analytics
Eugene Oliphant, NLign Analytics

3:20 – 3:50 PM
Hot Bonder Operation in Hazardous Environments Presentation
John Lombard, Heatcon Composite Systems

3:50 – 4:20 PM
Ultrasonic Techniques for Composite Inspection
Larry Culbertson, COO/Director, NDT Solutions LLC

4:20 – 4:50 PM
Alternative Adhesive for V-22 Bonded Studs on Rotor Components Presentation
Kelsey Harrison, Chemical Engineer, NAVAIR

4:50 – 5:00 PM
Closing Remarks

5:00 – 7:00 PM
Industry Table Top Reception

Wednesday, June 5

8:00 – 9:45 AM
Composite Material Sustainment Lessons Learned Panel Presentation
John Spalding, Boeing  Ed Rosenzweig, Navy  David Stone, Army

9:45 – 10:05 AM
Rotor Blade Repair Fundamentals Presentation
Lloyd Howden, Abaris Training

10:00 – 10:35 AM
Break – Visit Table Top Displays

10:35 – 11:05 AM
Improving Manufacturing and Maintenance MRB Processes with 3D Analytics Presentation
Eugene Oliphant, NLign Analytics

11:05 – 11:20 AM
On-Aircraft, Handheld Thermographic NDI
Maria Frendberg Beemer, Thermal Wave Imaging

11:20 – 11:35 AM
High-Quality Composite Repair with a Single Vacuum Bag Presentation
Daniel Metrey, Luna Innovations Incorporated

11:35 – 1:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 PM
Direct Measurement of Bondline Temperature during Composite Repair/Fabrication Presentation
Frank Bruce, Air Force ACO

1:30 – 2:00 PM
Corrosion Maintenance Readiness Team Supervisor
Peter Paulino, NATEC

2:00 – 2:30 PM
NAVAIR Composite Repair Working Group Presentation
Rob Thompson, Senior Materials Engineer, NAVAIR

2:30 – 3:00 PM
Break – Visit Table Top Displays

3:00 – 5:00 PM
Breakout Tours

Thursday June 6

8:00 – 8:30 AM
Overview of F-35 Adhesively Bonded Nutplate Installation and Replacement Program (Dist. D Topic)
Brett Bolan, Materials Engineer, Air Force Research Laboratory

8:30 – 9:00 AM
Alternative Adhesive for V-22 Bonded Studs on Rotor Components (Dist. D Topic) Presentation
Kelsey Harrison, NAVAIR

9:00 – 9:30 AM
Digital Transformation of Composite Repair Presentation
Rachael Andrulonis, Senior Research Engineer, NIAR

9:30 – 10:00 AM
Composite Maintenance – A Look Ahead Presentation
Cele Bryan, Temple Allen Industries

10:00 – 10:30 AM
Hexagon Composite Inspection System Presentation
Brian Winters, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence   Ryan Myers, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

10:30 – 11:00 AM
Break – Last Visit to Table Top Displays

11:00 – 11:15 AM
Supply Issues WG Presentation
Ken Patterson, USAF

11:15 – 11:30 AM
Body of Knowledge WG
David Motley, NAVAIR

11:30 – 11:45 AM
Design for Supportability WG
David Stone, Army

11:45 – 12:00 AM
Maintenance WG Presentation
Kevin Tienda, Air Force

12:00 – 12:25 AM
Open Floor

12:25 – 12:30 AM
Closing Remarks & Wrap-Up

Location

The 2020 JCAMS Annual Meeting will be held at:

Fort Carson Army Installation
Elkhorn Catering & Conference Center
1725 Woodfill Rd, Fort Carson, CO 80913

Hotels

There is no preferred hotel for this event.  Local accommodations can be found here.  

Exhibitor registration for the 2020 JCAMS Annual Meeting is open. Presenting at the 2020 JCAMS Annual Meeting is an exceptional opportunity to tout your organization’s achievements, current projects, and specialized expertise to a broad cross-section of industry and the defense maintenance community.

The subject matter of displays should be related to composite materials and maintenance. Exhibitors may include interested individuals and organizations, be they governmental, commercial, academic, or nonprofit. All exhibitors are limited to two tabletops per organization. Banner stands, displays, and other presentation equipment are strongly encouraged to enhance your exhibit.

We recommend you ship all exhibit items to and from your hotel as there are no accommodations for shipping directly to the base. Please carry your materials on base when you arrive.

Power will be provided. We recommend you bring spare power strips and extensions cords to ensure access. These will not be provided.

Please indicate in your registration if you have any special exhibiting needs.

To exhibit at the 2020 JCAMS  Annual Meeting, please select the “Attendee with Tabletop” registration ticket.

If you have any questions about registration or details about exhibiting please contact: eventsupport@ncms.org.

A JCAMS Annual Meeting sponsorship gives you the opportunity to reach a broad cross-section of decision makers throughout the Department of Defense (DOD) and small and large defense contractors. The JCAMS Annual Meeting audience influences buying decisions and represents a cross-section of maintenance and sustainability stakeholders within the composite and advanced materials fields. With a JCAMS Annual Meeting sponsorship package, you will build brand awareness, increase industry exposure, and drive traffic to your exhibit. NCMS can build a custom sponsorship for your company that best suits your needs and objectives.

To sponsor this event for $2000 NCMS can provide the following:

  • Two poster boards with your company name/logo
  • An ad in the event booklet, which is distributed to everyone at the annual meeting
  • Special thanks in the opening remarks
  • Complimentary tabletop
  • Logo and link on the event webpage
  • NCMS News Announcement

Note: All Sponsorships are 100% tax deductible!

For questions or to reserve your sponsorship opportunity, please contact eventsupport@ncms.org

Registration

Registration for the Joint Composite & Advanced Materials Sustainment Annual Meeting is open. Registration cutoff deadline is 7/20/20.

Dress Attire

Business casual or military uniform of the day is acceptable for all events.

Cancellation Policy

After 7/20/20, no refunds will be granted.

NCMS Members

Active NCMS Members receive a registration discount with the following coupon code: TSmemXq4

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Choose Ticket Type:

Ticket Type Price Spaces
JCAMS - Gov't / Military $0.00
JCAMS - Industry / Academia $225.00
JCAMS - Industry / Academia w/ Exhibitor Tabletop $250.00
JCAMS - NCMS Member $200.00
JCAMS - NCMS Member w/ Exhibitor Tabletop $225.00

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