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ACCM History

About AACM

AACM, the Asian-Australasian Association for Composite Materials, is an international non-profit scientific association founded in 1997 with the mission to encourage the free exchange of information on composite materials, to provide regularly scheduled events and publications that enable a better understanding of Composite Science and Engineering, and to achieve an improved level of cooperation among composite science and engineering professionals in the Asian-Australasian region and around the world.

About ACCM

ACCM, Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials, international conference series have been organized every two years since 1998. The ACCM is expected to provide a platform for profound discussions as well as sharing ideas on various technologies covering all aspects of composite science and technology and their applications. The ACCM has developed as one of the major international academic conferences on composites with great influence in the Asian-Australasian region and at global stage. The ACCM will also serve as an international liaison between engineers and scientists working in the field of composite materials.

Objective Strategic

*Facilitate the exchange of ideas, information and understanding about the Composite Science and Technology knowledge among the international community so that important research can proceed widely and rapidly.

*Expose the international research community to challenges and issues through lectures by leading experts in Composite Science and Technology.

*Engage young researchers in the glocal composite community through special events and prizes. * Create a vibrant international network that produces increased understanding, appreciation, and communication among participants.

*Create a vibrant international network that produces increased understanding, appreciation, and communication among participants.

Objective Operational

*Implement our objectives through the involvement and valued advices of representatives of our Associate Committee.

*Provide a biennial Congress to present useful, high quality work from world-wide research and technology organizations to all interested scientists and engineers.

*Provide articulate experts to challenge our global community on issues of specific interest to composite science and technology.

The Value of ACCM

How do we know the latest issues and hot topics in global composite sciences?

Who do we network to gain knowledge of the state-of-the-art developments?

What are the latest and greatest innovations and achievements by the composite communities including academia, research laboratories and industry?

ACCM History
Congress Date Venue
ACCM1 7-9 October, 1998 Osaka, Japan
ACCM2 18-20 August, 2000 Kyongju, Korea
ACCM3 15-17 July, 2002 Auckland, New Zealand
ACCM4 6-9 July, 2004 Sydney, Australia
ACCM5 27-30 November, 2006 Hong Kong, China
ACCM6 23-26 September, 2008 Kyushu, Japan
ACCM7 15-18 November, 2010 Taipei, China
ACCM8 6-8 November, 2012 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
ACCM9 15-17 October, 2014 Suzhou, China
ACCM10 16-19 October, 2016 Busan,Korea
ACCM11 29 July - 1 August, 2018 Cairns, Australia