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
NEC ( National Exhibition Centre )
North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT
Phone: 0121 780 4141
London Business Conferences have arranged a preferential room rate at the IBIS Hotel please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to access the room rate of £189 per night single occupancy and 199 double occupancy per night and include the code VEN2404 in the email.
Please note that it is advisable to book accommodation as early as possible as the preferential rate is due to expire on 13th March, 2017.
HOW TO GET TO THE NEC?
Located bang in the middle of the UK's motorway network, jumping in the car is the ideal way to get to the NEC. In fact, 75% of the UK can reach us within a three-hour drive. Just pop B40 1NT in your trusty sat nav and you'll be with us in no time. You'll find us clearly signposted from all motorways and major routes including the M42, M40 and M6. When you arrive at the NEC don't follow your satnav anymore, instead follow the signs - look out for the show name you're visiting.
Naturally we've made parking a doddle when you arrive, with over 16,500 parking spaces available. Our helpful traffic team will also be on-hand to offer further guidance if you need it. Then simply jump on our free shuttle bus or take a leisurely stroll along our signposted footpaths.
Keep up to date with what's happening on the roads - plan your journey in advance and find out the latest traffic information when you're here, available on Highways England's website.
Birmingham Airport is right on our doorstep, so it's hardly surprising we attract thousands of international visitors every year. Simply take the free and fast air-rail link to Birmingham International Railway Station located at the upper level of Terminal 1. The train runs every two minutes and only takes 90 seconds. When you arrive just head straight through to the NEC.
Getting to us by train is brilliantly easy as the NEC is located less than a ten-minute walk from Birmingham International Railway Station - you won't even need to brave the elements. Direct services run all day, however if you're travelling from further afield you may need to catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street, which is less than a 15-minute journey away. Just enough time to fuel up on caffeine. For more information, visit National Rail or call them on 08457 484950
Over 120 National Express and Megabus coach services run daily across the UK to Birmingham Airport. From here you can get to the NEC via the free air-rail link, which takes just 90 seconds and runs every two minutes.
Jumping on a bus in Birmingham City Centre? You'll want the X1 service (every 15 minutes) or the 97A (every 30 minutes). Local services also run from Solihull (966) and Coventry (900). Choices, choices.
We've teamed up with TOA Taxis to ensure a safe, friendly service is available to you 24/7 at the NEC. You can book over the phone by calling 0121 427 8888 or 0800 0142 729, online or via their handy app. Alternatively, pick one up at the clearly marked ranks outside our main entrances. For added convenience TOA Taxis accept all major credit cards, subject to a charge of 10%+VAT.
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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