Asia Automotive Lightweight Supply-Chain Symposium 2016
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The 4th Automotive Lightweight Supply-Chain Symposium was held on the 11th – 13th of July, 2016 in Shanghai with 107 attendees. The symposium, which focused on automotive lightweight supply chain and procurement management, was kicked off on the 11th of July with a factory tour to Webasto Shanghai Ltd, one of the world’s biggest roof system suppliers. On return a reception party at the 5* Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai provided a perfect setup for networking and interchanging. The lectures began in the morning of the 12th of July and continued on the 13th with 12 presentations in all, by national as well as international executives / experts from different kind of OEMs and Tiers.
The following topics were covered: The All New Cadillac CT6 – Manufacturing A Lightweight Mixed Material Body Structure | Light Weight Solutions In Modern Roof Design | Lightweighting; It’s A Mixed Up World – Shiloh’s Advanced Multiple Solutions In Automotive Applications | Leading Edge Suppliers In The New Aluminum Lightweight Technology | 3D Aluminum & Magnesium Extrusion With The HybrEx For Automotive Structural Applications |Lightweight New Development Of Baosteel Automotive Sheet | Advanced Lightweighting Applications & Planning |The Application Of The AL/Mg Alloy Component In Changan Passenger Cars | The Latest Development Of Aluminum Application On vehicles | Fastener Solutions for Multi-Material BIW Structure |Global Procurement Strategies Illustrated On Lightweight Structural Castings | Development Of The Aluminum Car Body In The Automotive Industry & Potential Future Trends.
With multiple coffee / lunch breaks and a second reception party in the evening of the 12th of July, networking and interchanging with the fellow attendees was at the forefront during the entire length of the symposium.
As the symposium came to an end, in the afternoon of the 13th of July, all delegates were invited to attend the China Diecasting & Aluminum Exhibitions as VIP guests.
Key facts and pictures of the symposium can be viewed bellow.
SPEAKERS AND PRESENTATIONS:
Mr. Jost Gärtner – Managing Partner – AluMag® Automotive GmbH
Day II – Paper 1 – Opening Keynote:
Mr. Stefan HEIL – Executive Director Vehicle Manufacturing Engineering – SAIC/GM
The All New Cadillac CT6 – Manufacturing A Lightweight Mixed Material Body Structure
Day II – Paper 2:
Mr Gunther HEIM – Deputy Vice President R&D – Webasto Shanghai
Light Weight Solutions In Modern Roof Design
Day II – Paper 3:
Mr. Peter YAO – Senior Engineering Manager – Shiloh Industries Asia
Lightweighting; It’s A Mixed Up World – Shiloh’s Advanced Multiple Solutions In Automotive Applications
Day II – Paper 4:
Mr. Stephen MORLEY – Group Engineering Director – Sertec Group Holding
Leading Edge Suppliers In The New Aluminum Lightweight Technology
Day II – Paper 5:
Mr. Uwe MUSCHALIK – General Manager R&D – SMS Group GmbH
3D Aluminum & Magnesium Extrusion With The HybrEx For Automotive Structural Applications
Dr. Jens MAGENHEIMER – Forging Plants – Deputy General Manager Sales – SMS Group GmbH
Day II – Paper 6:
Mr. Ping BAO – Chief Engineer & Director of Auto Steel Sheet Technical Services – Baosteel Group Corporation
Lightweight New Development Of Baosteel Automotive Sheet
Day II – Paper 7 – Key Speaker:
Dr. Naiyi LI – Lightweighting Chief Engineer – Chery Automobile
Advanced Lightweighting Applications & Planning
Day III – Paper 1 – Key Speaker:
Mr. Bo LIU – Office Director & Senior Technical Expert – Chongqing Changan Automotive Co. Ltd
The Application Of The AL/Mg Alloy Component In Changan Passenger Cars
Day III – Paper 2:
Mr. James LIU – Managing Director Novelis China & VP Automotive Novelis Asia
The Latest Development Of Aluminum Application On vehicles
Day III – Paper 3:
Dr. Matthias WISSLING – Manager Fastener Engineering – Stanley Engineered Fastening
Fastener Solutions for Multi-Material BIW Structure
Day III – Paper 4 – Key Speaker:
Mr. Stefan ZANGERLE – Director Global Purchasing Light Metal Casting – BMW AG
Global Procurement Strategies Illustrated On Lightweight Structural Castings
Day III – Paper 5 – Closing Keynote Speaker
Dr. Mark WHITE – Chief Engineer Advanced Body JLR Product Development – Jaguar Land Rover Engineering Centre Whitley
Development Of The Aluminum Car Body In The Automotive Industry & Potential Future Trends
In all 107 delegates attended the 2016 Asia Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium.
THE SYMPOSIUM IN SHORT:
Different from other Chinese Lightweighting conferences, the AluMag Symposium focuses on supplier development, process and supply chain, procurement with intensive discussions with more international attendees under a much closer but also a warm atmosphere. Attendees will enter a tight network of lightweight supply-chain executives from all of the world. Around 77 % of the attendees are managers or executives.
The symposium is accompanied by a small lightweight technology exhibition and three receptions will be held during the three day event to offer a perfect setup to interchange with the domestic as well as international executive speakers.
Who Should Attend:
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.
- Expected number of participants – 130+
- Number of executive speakers – 13+
- Presentation language – English & Chinese
- Includes a lightweight technology exhibition
- Features three days of networking including three receptions
- Factory tour to Webasto Shanghai Ltd
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