Lightweight materials economic outlook and industry forecasts Understand the economic fundamentals and key market drivers for automotive lightweight materials from a global perspective. Which composite materials and new technologies are available today and where is the automotive industry heading?
Exploring new applications with advanced engineering and simulation techniques Make the business case for adopting new light-weighting solutions for the next generation of vehicles. 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.
Latest research in advanced materials, joining techniques, and additive manufacturing Evaluate new innovations in joining solutions for automotive body structures. What are the advanced high-performance materials that can be used for developing lightweight body-in-white (BIW) structures?
New manufacturing processes and strategies for automotive lightweight production Deliver reliable and scalable production methods for adapting new lightweight materials to achieve cost targets while optimizing production using new 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.
Manufacturer case studies on successful adaptation of lightweight materials 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.