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:
- 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
- Lifecycle Assessment
Kedar P. Godse
Divisional Manager - Body Engineering (Cars)
Tata Motors Limited, India
Kedar P. Godse is Divisional Manager - Body Engineering at Engineering Research Centre, Tata Motors Limited from last 3 years.
Kedar has 15 years of experience in automotive Body in White & Closures design using lightweight metals.
In his current role as Module Lead, he is responsible for design & delivery of Closures, Glasses & Seals for all new Cars / Utility Vehicles Programmes from Concept to Series Production; while minimising weight, cost and manufacturing complexity. He looks after Implementation of latest light weighting technologies during feasibility phase of new programmes. He is also responsible for the engineering execution of all weight reduction modifications in current series production vehicles without change in performance & processes.
Recently Kedar and his team helped develop the lightweight Tailgates for Tata Nano & Tiago Hatch backs.
Prior to joining Tata Motors, Kedar was Manager - Body Systems at Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, India. He was involved in BIW & Closures design for Xylo MUV, Genio Pickup Truck & Quanto Compact SUV. He has also applied for 3 patents.
Kedar has done Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration - Operations Management from Symbiosis University, India. He also holds Diploma & Bachelor's degree in Production Engineering from University of Mumbai, India. Kedar is a certified Design for Six Sigma Green Belt.
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