CFK-Valley Stade Convention 2018

Experience and develop the top issue „Composite Innovations for Global Mobility" at 12th International CFK-Valley Stade Convention – the yearly networking platform and expert forum on the topic of CFRP and lighweight constructions.

Meet renowned experts from all over the world, listen to top notch speakers on the podium and use the great opportunity to extend your business network while making new contacts in the accompanying exhibition.

This years partner country is China and with the China Railway Stock Corporation (CRRC) there will be a world market leader in train industry present which fits perfectly to this times topic "Composite Innovations for Global Mobility". CRRC will present their latest spectacular developments in the field of CFRP. Further top-class lectures on the current situation of wind energy and aviation in China are expected.

Other highlights include a world premiere in construction industry, a fascinating student project and presentations from the sports and leisure industry.



The CFK Valley Convention will be opened with a welcome speech by Mr. Zhenxiang Zhu, committee director of China Power Valley followed by Mrs. Silvia Nieber, Mayor of the Hanseatic City of Stade, shortly introducing this year’s partner country China. The first keynotes by Mr. Bloemhof, Airbus Operations GmbH, on the evolution of CFRP in aerospace and Dr. Effenberger, INTIS Lathen, on Electromobility show that the topic of Composite Innovations spreads a wide range of target markets and is a global topic.

In the first session of the program the focus will be on Smart Cities and Countryside of the Future, giving an insight to the latest innovations in energy and construction. Following, the second session will cover the newest composite innovations in manufacturing, design and testing.

The first day of the convention will traditionally end up in an evening event with greetings and the bestowal of the “CFK-Valley Innovation Award”. There will be the opportunity to meet business partners and friends of the network to discuss new technologies, new business and the future.

The second day of this year’s convention is fully dedicated to Global Mobility focusing mobility of the Human in a first part, earth-bound transportation in the second part and mobility in the air as a final session. The closing words are delivered by Dr. Gunnar Merz (CFK Valley e.V.).


For detailed information please have a look at the program or visit the official website.


Mr. Marco Kuester and Mrs. Melanie Teichmann
CFK-Valley Stade Convention GbR
Ottenbecker Damm 12
21684 Stade

Phone +49 4141 40740-22

Share this:

  Tuesday 12. June 2018