PARTNER

Altair

LASER PARTNER

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MAGNESIUM PARTNER

Meridian

COMPOSITE PARTNER

Hexion

SIMULATION PARTNER

Siemens

CO-SPONSORS

ELG Carbon Fibre National Composites Zoltek Toray Group

NETWORKING BREAK SPONSOR

Superform BLM Group PEM Europe Elastopoli liberty

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Meet Senior Decision Makers From International OEMs with the following job titles:


Directors, Chiefs, Heads of, Managers And Specialists In The Following Areas:

  • Lightweighting
  • Lightweight Design
  • Materials and Manufacturing Processes
  • Mass, Energy and Aerodynamics
  • Complete Vehicle Engineering
  • Advanced Vehicle Technologies
  • Group Engineering
  • Engineering - Body Engineering
  • Vehicle Architecture Engineering
  • Body Structures
  • Lightweight Construction and Vehicle Weight
  • Technical Development
  • Technology Development - Composites
  • Polymers and Fluids
  • Materials Concepts
  • Co2 Technology Innovations
  • Material Development
  • Recycling
  • Lifecycle Assessment
  • Sustainability

Testimonials

See what attendees thought of our previous GALM conferences...

Design Engineer, Aston Martin

A great variety of future manufacturing techniques and joining techniques.  Definitely leading the industry in the right direction

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Senior Engineer, Tata Motors

Well organised!!

Good Insights provided by presenters into advances into vehicle lightweighting!

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Research Engineer, Jaguar Land Rover

Very good & industry focused content with high level speakers.

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Senior Engineer - CAE, Aston Martin

The conference provided good technical depth, I have deepened my knowledge in a number of areas and met many interesting people. Highly recommended to anyone working in body engineering.

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Engineer – Toyota

GALM has grown to be a valuable conference for sharing information regarding lightweight materials for the automotive industry

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Senior BIW Engineer, Tata Motors

An interesting and educational conference, that broadens the expectations and the way forward in using materials and technology to bring forward lightweight vehicles.

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Principal Engineer, BIW Feasibility - SAIC Motor UK

A well organized conference, providing very interesting and varied presentation from cross-section of automotive OEMs and suppliers, focused on lightweighting for the future

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Project Engineer - Aston Martin

A quality and informative event, with a broad range of presentation and discussion topics and good representation of OEMs, Suppliers and researchers

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Head of Materials - BMW

Good congress - now we have reached the aluminium-peek, what next?

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Innovation Leader - PSA Peugeot Citroën

Very interesting and full of informations conference that permit efficient contact and networking between OEMs and Tier 1

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Body Engineer – Ford Motor Company

We got materials the challenge is applications and integration. And the solution is full of challenges but is not impossible

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Manager, Advanced Body - Fiat Chrysler

The openness and candid flow of info was great

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CSI GSO Engineer - GM

Enjoyed the mass saving concept and actual application, and the new technology of manufacturing

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BIW Engineer - Ford

Very informative and well organized event - recommend

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Principal Engineer, Underframe - Aston Martin

Friendly, relaxed atmosphere and very informative

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Engineering Staff - Honda Engineering Europe Ltd

As someone new to Honda Engineering and the automotive industry, GALM is a very eye opening conference, giving me a lot to review

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Lead Engineer, Body - Tata Motors European Tech

There is an exciting development race in progress to maximise sheet steel, sheet aluminium castings and CFRP's. The future has already begun

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Executive Editor, Lightweighting World Magazine

Solid, well rounded content, the best lightweighting meeting available - The GALM series!!

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Project Engineer, Magna Seating

A wide variety of OEMs, tier ones and suppliers.  Its a very good platform to be on the pulse in the automotive industry.

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Engineer, NTCE

Excellent show with fantastic multi-disciplinary subjects presented in an intuitive way.

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Director - Global Auto, Rio Tinto Alcan

Invaluable opportunity to understand the strategic value of the OEMs.

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Applications Engineer – SAPA

I appreciated the exposure to new technologies within the lightweighting community

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Design Supervisor - Rassini

Excellent material from all of the speakers, very explicit

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Advanced Technical Specialist - 3M

This was a great conference for anyone wishing to understand the current trends in automotive lightweighting

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Project Manager - WMG

The GALM Series of conferences provide an unrivalled insight into the engineering trends and obstacles to automotive lightweighting

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Sr. Design Engineer – ALCOA Fastening Systems & Rings

The GALM conference is a resource for the advancement of the automotive industry

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Sales Manager - Ashland

Informative, useful content delivered by the people driving the changes.

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VP, Global OPEX - Sapa

There is no better event than this one in respect of exchanging OEM needs and presenting supplier possibilities

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Technology Director - Constellium

Excellent format for knowledge exchange

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Advanced Structures Director - Metalsa

I liked the topics and OEM participation

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Technical Manager – Alcoa Inc

It's exciting to see the adoption of so many materials in the automotive industry, especially aluminium

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Steel Market Analyst - Wood Mackenzie

Excellent insight on questions topical for OEMs and material suppliers.

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Project Manager - Axillium Research

Very informative event that provides a global overview of the challenges experienced by OEMs, and for all types of materials used in the automotive industry

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Researcher - University Carlos III of Madrid

The new materials and new designs are environmentally friendly

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Engineer - Roof Systems, Bentley Motors

"I was attracted by increasing my knowledge of material choice as well as discussing in depth issues such as cost and recyclability. Good scope of presenters."

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Advanced Materials Research, Honda R&D Americas

"Concept directly in line with challenges I face everyday. Great to hear other OEMs/Tiers speaking about these issues"

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Technical Fellow, General Motors

"Good mix of talks and speakers and there was more technical content than I expected. This was a pleasant surprise. Food, resources and media were excellent"

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Altair Engineering

"The London Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Conference brought together senior level delegates and highlighted the importance of CAE in addressing the challenges of developing lightweight vehicles. When the Detroit event was announced we decided our involvement was key to continuing the discussion of optimisation technology and best practices with the US attendees."

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Account Manager, SSDE Group

"The conference provided an overview of where we are today and where we need to go in the future with lightweight materials for the automotive market."

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Principal Analysis Engineer, Prodrive

"Great overview of the current challenges and trends. Exactly what I needed"

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Mass Strategist, General Motors Company

"I like the topics, range of speakers and format"

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Technical Programs Manager, DuPont

"Great to see the power of collaboration. Competitors working together to a common goal"

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Business Development Director, MW Group

"Excellent speakers from across the automotive market, a range of interesting topic areas and extremely well hosted"

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Lab Group Manager for Polymer Composites, General Motors

"The content is very interesting and the networking is also important"

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Casting Specialist, General Motors

"Balanced topics for lightweighting"

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Chief Designer, Plasan

"Once again an excellent conference. Well organised with quality participation from OEMs and suppliers"

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Managing Director, International Magnesium Group

"Interesting, stimulating and effective agenda. Good networking and interactions"

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Product Engineer, John Deere

"Day 2 agenda was very interesting - relevant real world case studies and examples."

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Operations Director, SERTEC

"I found the conference very informative on OEM strategic plans for material usage."

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Chief: Body In White, Ferrari S.P.A

"Good combination of OEM and Suppliers"

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Technical Service Engineer, 3M

"Great networking opportunities and variety of information"

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Principal Engineer: Body Structures, Aston Martin

"Good conference, well organised, interesting topics"

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Technical Programs Manager, SARL

"Great to see the power of collaboration, competitors working together on a common goal."

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Sales Manager - Europe, Grafil Inc.

"Very useful and informative, well organised. Very good overall"

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Senior Engineer, EATON

"My company is starting a light weighting initiative and very relevant information has been presented for me to use going forward."

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Business Development Analyst, Qatar Automotive Gateway

"I liked the content and variety of speakers from the OEMs"

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Project Manager, WMG University of Warwick

"Well organised conference with excellent documentation, speaker guidelines and representation from OEMs"

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VP Engineering, Magna Cosma Automotive Services GmBH

"Very good location, excellent speakers, good mixture of OEM's, R&D and Universities"

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Program Manager, DuPoint

"High level of OEMs represented"

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Automotive Sector Manager, FORMAX

"Overall a good industry conference, understanding how the automotive industry are tackling the increasing pressures to lightweight."

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Design Engineer, Duru Automotive

"The level of technical information that shared was very high and informative"

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Tooling Engineer, KTH Parts Industries

"Very intriguing with a great deal of information for other OEMs, Tier 1's and prototyping companies."

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Senior Business Manager, SABIC

"I networked with key individuals in the industry"

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Director, Magnesium Elektron

"Good collection of OEMs and supply chain"

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Engineering Director, Stadco

"Good cross-section of presentations, OEMs, Tier 1's, Material Suppliers and R&D"

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Manager: Performance, Nissan

"Educational content"

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Welding Technical Expert, Ford

"Diverse OEM viewpoints"

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Senior R&D Manager, Dow Automotive

"I liked the topics, presence of OEMs and competitive materials"

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Manager, Cutec Industrial Materials

"A great all round conference providing insight from OEM's and competitive supply chain solutions."

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Senior Manager Body Structures, Jaguar Land Rover

"I liked the speakers and the agenda"

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GM Account Manager, VARI-Form

"I appreciate this (and similar) forum, where OEMs and Suppliers prioritize the sincere effort to collaborate."

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Mechanical Engineer, ThyssenKrupp Tailored Blanks Sweden

"Very professional by the organisers which allowed the conference to run very well."

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President and CEO, Whitehall Industries

"Excellent forum for OEM/supplier communication and information exchange."

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Business Manager, Huntsman Polyurethanes

"An excellent forum and presentations from very knowledgeable speakers."

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Principal Analyst Engineer, ProDrive

"A great overview of the current challenges and trends in the auto industry. Exactly what I needed."

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Key Account Director, Stacado

"A very interesting conference bringing together senior level delegates from a number of global OEM's and tier one suppliers."

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President - Corporate Strategy, Aditya Bisla Group

"The interactive discussions on some of the critical issues were very insightful."

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WHY THIS EVENT IS UNIQUE:

What Makes GALM The Industry Leading Event?

THE LARGEST AUTOMOTIVE OEM-LED LIGHTWEIGHT MATERIALS CONGRESS IS RETURNING FOR ITS SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

After continuous global growth and expansion the Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Europe 2017 conference is returning with 3 full days focusing on the thorough investigation of material selection strategies, multi material architectures, use of composites, thermoplastics, glass fiber and other materials, component weight reduction,  innovative joining methods and many more.

What's new for GALM Europe 2017:

NEW DESIGN VALIDATION FOCUSED:

This conference will not only address the issues related to the multi material design development, but also discuss, based on the real life case studies, how the design teams were able to validate and get the "buy in" from the other teams in their multi material architectures

ADDRESSES THE INTRODUCTION OF NEW PROCESSES INTO THE EXISTING FACILITIES:

All participants will benefit from understanding the level of investment required for new materials and technologies and how to adapt the existing infrastructure to accommodate them without having to build new factories

MULTI MATERIAL FOCUSED:

With the automotive focus on utilizing different materials to achieve optimal cost & performance results, the agenda of GALM Europe 2017 will address the issues specific to designing with multiple materials and grades in mind

CLOSING THE GAP WITHIN THE SUPPLY CHAIN:

The conference will enable the dialogues between OEMs and different industry Tiers to find a solution on closing the supply chain gaps for new lightweight materials and technologies across the globe

NEW MODEL FOCUSED:

Based on the detailed consultation with OEMs for OEMs, the agenda content is purely industry driven with the program being designed to uncover opportunities with optimizing lightweighitng for electric, hybrid and conventional vehicles, addressing and eliminating at the core issues related to new designs

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