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Senior Product Manager, Stanley Engineered Fastening
"Insightful presentations and great cross section of presenters"

Post Doctoral Researcher, The Ohio State University
"A great congress of people from the automotive industry. Overall, a very good conference for it's first edition"

Automotive Sales Manager, Penn Engineering Automotive Fasteners
"Good investment of my time"

VP Business Development, The Fred Jones Companies US
"Unless you get involved in the leading edge of lightweight vehicle material technologies, you will be left behind in the dust. These conferences keep you on that industry leading edge"

SPR Product Manager, Stanley Engineering Fastening
"A diverse group of OEM and Tiers providing unique perspectives on lightweight vehicles"

Sales Engineer, Electromac
"I have attended numerous industry events and this one provided best in class access to industry leaders with real world knowledge"

Applications Engineer, Mills Sales
"Great start to a communal effort to establish and promote manufacturing considerations related to lightweight materials"

Managing Director, Leading Edge Strategy
"Great venue and organisation. Highlights the need to focus on specific challenges for lightweight"

Director - Applications, Impression Technologies
"An excellent event, providing a well balanced set of subjects, with good networking opportunities"

Technical Lead - Materials for Advanced Technology & Research (AT&R), Volvo Group Trucks Technology
"TIER1 partners must attend this event to understand what their customers are striving for as well as gain valuable network connections"

Design Engineer, Aston Martin
"A great variety of future manufacturing techniques and joining techniques- Definitely leading the industry in the right direction - it followed"

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"

Group Under Body Structers, Jaguar Land Rover
"An informative event, allowing different businesses to chow case their approach to lightweighting"

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

Senior BIW Engineer, TATA Motors
"An interesting and educational conference that broadens the expectations and the way forward in using new materials and technology to bring lightweight vehicles"

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"

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"

BYK "The content of the conference was exactly what I expected - high-level insights from an OEM level."

Copper Development Association
"Great event. Informative. Inspiring. Well moderated. And very participative. Thank you!"

Mahindra "The industry representation was fantastic.  Great presentations from knowledgeable people with relevant experience"

ElringKlinger "The Event had several interesting presentations and the follow up / round table discussions with the speakers who participated in person was very beneficial"

Sakuu "Excellent event, well organised"

Business Development Director, Bmax "Experienced speakers for a high technical level of exchanges"

Shape Corp. "Great conference which is local to Detroit & has a lot of well respected speakers"

KTH Parts Industries Inc. "High quality presentations and OEM data on new joining technologies"

FAB Shop Magazine Direct "Expertly assembled list of topics, and equally well - assembled group of expert presenters"

Welding Productivity "Incredibly thorough coverage on lightweighting initiatives, from material to software - it was all there"

Energy Demand Specialist, FCA "Great mix of people and teams who provide technical expertise in their fields"

"Probably the best meeting to keep you informed on the hottest developments and trends in the auto industry"

Henrob "GALM & ABC deliver another great conference"

R&D Engineer, MW Italia "Topics were really interconnected"

Technical Sales Manager, Magnesium Elektron  "Great speaker programme and a useful networking opportunity"

Strategic Programme Manager, SIGNATEX "Good networking, good overview"

Business Development, OMS SPA "Professional approach, ideal to share knowledge, good place for getting new contacts"

Technical Manager, Ashland Specialities UK "Well paced and organised"

Chief Engineer, Horiba-Mira  "Variety of subjects covered"

Sales Co-ordinator, BMAX "Relevant people on relevant topics"

Head of Joining Technology, Brown University  "Good presentations and discussions"

Engineering Manager, Arconic  "Interesting, insightful industry leading speakers"

Senior Proposals Engineer, Comau  "Excellent location, informative technical content on a wide range of applications"

Ashland Specialities, Technical Manager "Good opportunity to join people around joining challenges" 

Toyota "Place to learn current technology with open discussion"

COO, Local Motors  "A culmination of thought leaders from OEMs, suppliers and innovators"

Toyota "Experts from OEMS, Suppliers, academia and government come together for focused impactful conversation on technologies to enable lightweighting"

Automotive Director, AKKA "Great content with in-depth discussion and like minded people"

Research Engineer, Jaguar Land Rover "Very good and industry focused content with high level speakers" 

Senior Engineer, TATA Motors "Well Organized! Presentations were very informative. Good content and delivery"

Manager, Opel "Good opportunity for networking with diverse attendants from OEM's, suppliers and research institutes"

Design Engineer, TATA Motors "Excellent opportunity for networking and getting to know industry trends"

Stamping Engineer, Ford "We all have to find smart solutions to increase the material utilization"

BIW Specialist/PM Ducato, FCA Italy "New ideas, new concept, smart future"

Project Engineer, Honda "Great spread of info from OEMs, Tier 1s, and Universities"

Project Leader, Adam Opel AG
"Good speakers, good organisation, good exhibition and networking"

Engineer, Nissan
 "Very well organised, run and delivered conference. Excellent facilities, food and service"

Project Engineer, Honda   "Good Conference with plenty of technical detail by engineers, for engineers"

Weight Management, SEAT
"Nice approach to the future of EV, lightweight vision"


DAY 1: 

  • Creating A Roadmap for European OEMs and Battery Manufacturers to Source Adequate and Sustainable Supplies of Lithium, Cobalt, Nickel, and Graphite at Economically Viable Prices
  • Examining Financing Options and Policy Incentives to Construct More Regionalised Supply Chains
  • Analysing Recent Battery Chemistry And Technology Innovations, To Support The Growth Of Electrification
  • Maximising The Value Of Critical Minerals Used By OEMs & Battery Manufacturers 

DAY 2:  

  • Sustainability Strategies And Managing The Environmental & Social Impacts Of Raw Material Sourcing
  • Generating Traceability & Transparency In The Supply Chain
  • Circularity & Recovery As A Sourcing Solution - Investing In The Infrastructure To Recover Raw Materials From End-Of-Life Batteries

DAY 2:  

  • Evaluate The Supply Chain Considerations Of The Most Promising Battery Technology Innovations To Optimise Pricing & Availability
  • Deep Dive Into The Status Of The Latest Battery Technology Innovations & The Impacts On Battery Raw Material Sourcing Including – Cobalt Free, Nickel Free, Solid State, Silicon Dominant Anodes & Fuel Cell Hydrids

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