Events and Webinars

CKN offers a variety of event and webinars, including in partnership with others in the composites community. Our Application + Impact (AIM) and Equity, Divertity and Inclusion (EDI) events allow SMEs and industry members to network with and learn from the foremost experts in the composites field.

Latest Past Events

Introduction to Tooling for Composite Materials Processing


A composite part requires some form of tooling to take shape during the curing or crystallization process. The tooling will also assist in the deposition and alignment of fibre as well as provide the surface finish of the part. Tooling must be able to stand up to the processing requirements such as temperature and pressure ... Read more

Virtual Coffee Break Series on Diversity and Inclusion, featuring Rosemary Pham


Our next D&I Coffee Break session features Rosemary Pham, Engineering Workforce Strategy Sr. Leader, Boeing Global Services discussing Boeing's 2023 Global Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Report. Learn about Boeing’s goal of making their team more reflective of the communities in which they work, and how their initiatives have helped them make progress with representation and ... Read more

Introduction to Composites Sustainability


It was thought that the use of composite materials would lead to a net positive environmental impact through their use in aircraft, wind turbines, and hydrogen pressure vessels, among other applications. The reality is that most manufacturing practices used to produce these composite parts are highly inefficient, producing copious amounts of waste for which we ... Read more