8th Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Summit
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The World's Leading Automotive Lightweight Materials Conference Providing Design Solutions, Material Strategies & Lightweighting Insights - Detroit

8/20/2019 to 8/22/2019
When: Tuesday-Thursday, August 20-22, 2019
Where: COBO Center
Detroit, Michigan 
United States

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GALM Detroit August 2019

IMA members get a special 15% discount to this conference.  Use code GALMUS19IMA here https://www.american-business-conferences.com/c749/8th-global-automotive-lightweight-materials-summit/

Now in its 8th year, GALM Detroit is the world's leading automotive lightweighting conference providing design solutions, modelling, material strategies, joining processes, advanced structures & manufacturing innovation insights.

Our 8th summit returns to the Cobo Center in Detroit, and features an agenda which reflects the industrys' investment into a new generation of EVs and autonomous vehicles by both established OEMs and start-ups.  This is driving new platforms, architectures and lightweight multi-material structural innovations.

Highlights of the 2019 agenda include:

  • Material Selection For EV & Autonomous Vehicle Architectures And Structures
  • Adopting The Latest Dissimilar Material Joining Combinations With Fasteners, Welding And Adhesives
  • Implementing Manufacturing 4.0 For Integrated Design And Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Process Innovation Through Additive With Metals At Larger Scale
  • Optimizing Multi-Material Combinations For EV & Autonomous Vehicle Lightweighting
  • Evaluating Materials For Safety & Enhanced Crashworthiness Performance
  • Automated Testing Best Practices For Evaluating Joint Quality Designing Carbon Fiber And Plastic Composites Effectively Into Body Structures

2019 expert speakers and advisory board includes:

  • Dr. Venkat Aitharaju, Senior Researcher, Polymer Composites, R&D Technical Center, General Motors
  • Dr. Fei Xiong , Vice President, Product Engineering, Electric Vehicles, Qiantu Motor
  • Hank Bonutti, Advanced Technology Manager, Mahindra NATC,
  • John Catterall , Executive Director, Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP)
  • Leon Kaunitz , Director of Body, Structural Engineering and Advanced Technology, NIO
  • Elie Tohme , Director, Body Engineering Karma Automotive
  • Bruce Gordon, Head of Engineering, Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp.

For a full agenda and details of our key speakers visit  www.global-automotive-lightweight-materials-detroit.com

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