Aerospace
•Automotive
•Armour
•Civil structures

•Marine
•Nanocomposites
•High temperature composites
•Textile composites
•Sandwich structures

•Smart Structures

•Forming and automated processes
•Design and Analysis
​•Manufacturing and process modelling
•Bonding and joining
•Repair
•Certification
•Durability, fatigue and damage tolerance
•Materials characterization and testing
•Design and analysis
•Inspection methods


CANCOM 2017 Topics

The Canadian Association for Composite Structures and Materials (CACSMA) was formed

First CANCOM in Montreal (chaired by Suong Hoa)

Second CANCOM (chaired by Bill Wallace)

Third CANCOM in Montreal (chaired by Suong Hoa)

Fourth CANCOM in Ottawa (chaired by Andrew Johnston and Paul Straznicky)

Fifth CANCOM in Vancouver (chaired by Anoush Poursartip)

Sixth CANCOM in Winnipeg (chaired by Sean McKay)

Seventh CANCOM, in conjunction with the 26th American Society for Composites conference, at the Center for Composites Materials, University of Delaware (chaired by Jack Gillespie and Suong Hoa)

Eighth CANCOM, in conjunction with the 28th American Society for Composites Conference, Montreal (chaired by Suong Hoa, Mike Hyer and Ozden Ochoa)

ICCM 13 (chaired by Suong Hoa)

Ninth CANCOM, Edmonton (chaired by Pierre Metiny, Jason Carey, and Cagri Ayranci)

​Tenth CANCOM, Ottawa (chaired by Lucy Li and Francois Robitaille)


CANCOM is the Canadian-International conference on composite materials that is held every two years by CACSMA, the Canadian Association for Composite Structures and Materials. CANCOM brings together industry leaders, researchers, and students to share and enrich their knowledge of composite materials used for a wide range of applications.
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What is CANCOM?

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