Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium Oct. 2014

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AluMag will organize the ‘Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium’ from the 5th – 7th of October 2014 at the Hilton Hotel in Duesseldorf, Germany.

The ‘Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium’ is the first – unique and cutting edge event that brings together the procurement and supply side of lightweight materials and their advanced processes (aluminium, carbon, composites, high strength steel, magnesium as well as thermoplastics) in accompany with cost balance or reduction. Localization, best buy country and make or buy are some of the topics to be presented at the AluMag symposium. The event is designed for procurement executives who are part of the lightweight supply chain and engineering as well as technical sales managers seeking an understanding of the synergy of cost- / weight reduction programs.

The AluMag symposium is limited to 120 visitors to ensure a friendly atmosphere for knowledge development and exchange of experience.

Slide presentations from international executives representing global technology leading companies will be presented at the symposium. The presentations will be performed in English &  German. Live interpretation service will be available. All documents/ slides will only be presented in English.

The Symposium…

  • Brings together the procurement and supply side of lightweight materials in accompany with cost balance or reduction.
  • Agenda features international executive speakers
    • Mr. Thomas Heußer – I/PG-A3W Head Of Technology Development – Production – Materials – Processes
      Audi AG (Opening keynote speaker)
    • Dr. Wolfgang Zitz – Vice President Magna Steyr Operation –
      Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    • Mr. Kouichi Akiyama – Research Director
      Mitsubishi Rayon Co., LTD
    • Ms. Hui Xiong – Chief Analyst
      Beijing Antaike Information
  • OEMs will express their needs & expectations from the supplier and technology as well as lightweighting side
  • Tiers will showcast their leading weight reduction solutions, joining technologies, material and process hybrid components
  • Includes a lightweight technology exhibition
  • Features three days of networking including three receptions
  • Is followed by the “Aluminium 2014” and “Composite Europe” exhibitions (0,5 day overlap)
  • Ends with a reception at the Aluminium 2014 Exhibition


  • Early Bird Registration / 2014.01.05. – 30.06
    [+VAT] 1,199 EUR – 1,650 USD – 170,000 YEN – 10,091 CNY
  • Semi Early Bird Registration / 2014.01.07.-05.08
    [+VAT] 1,319 EUR – 1,815 USD – 187,000 YEN – 11,100 CNY
  • Standard Registration / 2014.06.08. – 05.10.
    [+VAT] 1,499 EUR – 2,060 USD – 212,000 YEN – 12,616 CNY

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