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Wabash President and CEO, Brent L. Yeagy to Keynote

Wednesday, March 21, 2022, DIAMOND BAR, CA –The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) is pleased to announce that registration is open for the SAMPE Conference and Exhibition, North America’s premier advanced materials and process engineering conference and exhibition. Early registration rates and free exhibit hall passes are available now through April 22nd. This preeminent conference returns this May 23 – 26 and includes dozens of presentations on the most relevant topics in the industry, along with an exhibit hall showcasing the industry’s latest products and services.

After two long years apart, SAMPE is kicking off the conference with a keynote presentation by Brent Yeagy, President, CEO and Director of the Board of Wabash, presenting his observations on how advances in composites and advanced materials have taken the transportation industry in entirely new directions. Hear how Brent’s team at Wabash has navigated turbulent times by being bold and leading with purpose to create award-winning products that are “Changing How the World Reaches You,” providing solutions that are stronger, lighter, faster, and above all, greener for a better tomorrow.

Sign up for the SAMPE Carolinas Chapter’s Annual Golf Tournament and Reception on May 26th at the Rocky River Golf Club at Concord. All proceeds to benefit student programs and the SAMPE Foundation.

Much has changed since SAMPE gathered in 2019. What has remained is a strong community to connect and network with peers, share best practices, take in tutorials, student competitions, and directly engage with domestic and international buyers, manufacturers, and suppliers. SAMPE is the “must attend” event for both experienced and early-career professionals.


The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE®), a global professional member society, which provides enhanced educational opportunities by delivering information on new and advanced materials and processing technology. SAMPE provides growth and educational opportunities via virtual and in-person conferences, exhibitions, technical forums, and publications. As the only technical society encompassing all fields of endeavor in materials and processes, SAMPE provides a unique and valuable forum for scientists, engineers, and academics. SAMPE North America is a regional subsidiary of SAMPE, which serves the global advanced materials and processes community.

Media Contact:

Chris Locke


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