LONG BEACH, CALIF. — Boeing Co.'s David Swain will present the keynote address for the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering symposium and exhibition to be held May 6-10 in Long Beach.
Swain is Boeing's senior vice president of engineering and technology and president of the firm's Phantom Works research and development organization.
In another program, Samuel Venneri, National Aeronautical and Space Administration's chief technologist, will discuss the impact of revolutionary materials on the future.
The preliminary program for SAMPE 2001 lists more than 200 technical presentations, 10 tutorials, four panel discussions, three forums and a NASA technology briefing. Special events include a demonstration of a recreational sailboat being built using fabrication and vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding and a build-your-own composite yo-yo.
The organization will induct Harry Katz of Livingston, N.J., Louis Pilato of Bound Brook, N.J., and Gary Valentine, who is with Raytheon Systems Co. in El Segundo, Calif., as SAMPE Fellows at a banquet.
Covina, Calif.-based SAMPE is an international education and scientific association focused on the advancement of new materials and processes.
Contact (626) 331-0616, ext. 610, fax (626) 332-8929 or e-mail [email protected] for details.