About the Meetings

CMH-17 PMC Coordination Group Meetings give advanced materials users the chance to contribute to various topics and sections of the CMH-17 Handbook including Statistics, Damage Tolerance, Crashworthiness, Data Review, NCAMP, Disbond and Delaminiation, Materials and Processes, Safety Management, Spacecraft, Sandwich, Supportability and Guidelines. 

An "Introduction to CMH-17" session is typically held early during the week/ This session provides an overview of the meeting; information on handbook organization, approval procedures and volunteer involvement; and an overview of CMH-17 working groups including handbook responsibilities and current initiatives.

CMH-17 PMC Coordination Meeting – Attendee Information


Thank you for registering to attend the Composite Materials Handbook 17 (CMH-17) PMC Coordination Meeting in Wichita Oct. 21-24. Details for the meeting are included below. We look forward to seeing you in the Air Capital!


Wichita State University
Rhatigan Student Center, 3rd floor
The address for WSU’s main campus is 1845 Fairmount St, but this will not take you to the Rhatigan Student Center, specifically. To find it using your GPS, type “Rhatigan Student Center” into your Maps app.

We have arranged for free parking for CMH-17 attendees in WSU parking lot 24. Parking permits/passes are not required.

Coffee, tea and water will be available to attendees all day. Breakfast pastries and fresh fruit will be provided each morning. Attendees will receive a voucher each day to use to purchase lunch.

Vouchers can be redeemed in the Rhatigan Student Center (RSC) Food Court (first floor) or at Shocker Hall. RSC Food Court options include Starbucks, Chick-Fil-A, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, Panda Express and Shocker Sports Grill and Lanes (located in the basement). Shocker Hall offers a full service cafeteria with salad bar, pizza, pasta, soup, deli sandwich, comfort/home style meals, hamburgers, hot-dogs and international food options daily. More info at https://www.wichita.edu/student_life/dining.php.

Free Wi-Fi is available. Select the WSU Guest network. There is no password required.

Social & Awards
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
John Bardo Center, 1800 Innovation Blvd

You are invited to attend a networking reception and award presentation in WSU’s John Bardo Center. Heavy hors d’ouevres, wine and local brews will be served. The Wichita State University School of Music will have an ensemble onsite, and there will be an appearance from the one and only WuShock! NIAR’s 3DEXPERIENCE Center will also be open for tours of its Additive Manufacturing, Reverse Engineering, Robotics & Automation and XR Laboratories.

Agenda At-A-Glance


Tentative Session Schedule (as of 9/9/2019)

Monday, October 21
8 a.m .- 5:30 p.m. Adhesives Short Course Tutorial
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting

Tuesday, October 22
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Intro to CMH-17/PMC Coordination
10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. PMC Forum
1:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Working Group Meetings

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. CMH-17 Social and Awards Reception

Wednesday October 23
8 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Working Group Meetings
Thursday October 24
8 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Working Group Meetings
1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Thermoplastics Workshop

Working Group Meeting Agendas


Coordination and Executive Committee Meeting

Thermoplastics Workshop (10/24)

Composites for Space
Damage Tolerance Meeting
Data Review/NCAMP Working Group
Guidelines Working Group
M&P Working Group with AMS P-17
PMC Forum on Adhesive Bonding
Safety Management Working Group
Sandwich Working Group
Statistics Working Group
Supportability WG