Lightweight materials economic outlook and industry forecasts Understand the economic fundamentals and key market drivers for automotive lightweight materials from a global perspective. What composite materials and new technologies are available today and where is the automotive industry heading?
Exploring new applications and strategies for automotive lightweight production Make the business case for adopting new light-weighting solutions for the next generation of vehicles. What are the advanced high-performance lightweight materials that can be used for body-in-white (BIW) structures?
Latest research in advanced materials, joining techniques and vehicles architectures Evaluate new innovations in joining solutions for automotive body structures. How to use simulation techniques to solve the problems of thermal effects, large deformations, complex geometries, fatigue behavior and free surface boundaries arising from the forming and extrusion of lightweight alloys.
New manufacturing processes and technical know-how to achieve economies of scale Deliver reliable and scalable production methods for adapting new lightweight materials to achieve cost targets while analyzing overall cost-effectiveness against current lightweight strategies without the constraints of previously invested capital.
Upcoming regulations and safety standards for the next generation of vehicles Hear from key regulators and classification bodies to ensure your products meet the requirements of new vehicle safety regulations and industry emissions standards.
End-user and manufacturer case studies and adapting to Industry 4.0 Gain insight from leading manufacturers and implement strategies that others in the industry are using to ensure successful applications to the latest lightweight materials in your next automotive products.