Europe Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium 2014
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ALUMAG® successfully organized the first ‘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 only international symposium focused on automotive lightweighting, supply chain and procurement management. The symposium is held in the days leading up to the ALUMINUM Exhibition in Europe (Duesseldorf, Germany) North America (Detroit, USA) and Asia (Shanghai, China). But not only the locations within the triad makes this event international. The delegates as well as the speakers represents international OEMs, Tiers and equiptment producers from all over the world.
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 (aluminum, 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 were some of the topics 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.
SPEAKERS AND PRESENTATIONS:
Mr. Jost GAERTNER – Managing Partner – ALUMAG® Automotive GmbH
Day II – Opening Keynote:
Mr. Thomas HEUSSER – I/PG-A3W Head Of Production Technology Develop-ment – Production – Materials – Processes – Audi AG
Mr. Arne LAKHEIT – I/PG Vice President Manufacturing Engineering & Process Planning – Audi AG
Day II – Paper 1:
Mr. Christian KLEINHANS – Managing Partner – Berylls Strategy Advisors GmbH
Day II – Paper 2:
Ms. Xiong HUI, – Chief Analyst – Beijing Antaike Information
Day II – Paper 3:
Dr. Joachim GUNDLACH – Sales Manager – Grunewald GmbH & Co. KG
Day II – Paper 4:
Mr. Kouichi AKIYAMA – Research Director, Composite Materials Development Center – Mitsubishi Rayon Co., LTD
Day II – Paper 5:
Day II – Paper 6:
Dr. Markus HERMLE – Manager CAE, Interior Safety & Durability At Mercedes-Benz Cars – Daimler AG
Day II – Closing Keynote:
Dr. Achim AGOSTINI – Head Of Division Lightweight Solutions – ThyssenKrupp System Engineering GmbH
Day III – Paper 1:
Mr. Dario VILLARREAL – Managing Partner – Citius Capital S.A. de C.V.
Day III – Paper 2:
Mr. Klaus DECKING – Head of Market Communication, Sales Support, Business Development & New Markets Sales – Georg Fischer
Day III – Paper 3:
Dr. Wolfgang ZITZ – Vice President Magna Steyr Operation – Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
Day III – Paper 4:
Dr. Xin ZHANG – Assistant Manager of Design Group – F.tech R&D North America Inc.
Dr. Bing LIU – Director & COO – F.tech R&D North America Inc.
Day III – Paper 5:
Dr. Claudio MUS – President – Rheinfelden Alloys GmbH & Co. KG
In all 93 delegates registered for the 2014 Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium.
THE SYMPOSIUM IN SHORT:
The symposium is limited to 140 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 or selected foreign languages. Live interpretation service will be available. All documents/ slides will only be presented in English.
- Brings together the procurement and supply side of lightweight materials in accompany with cost balance or reduction.
- Agenda features international executive speakers
- OEMs will express their needs & expectations from the supplier and technology as well as lightweighting side
- Tiers will showcase 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 held in the days leading up to the ALUMINUM Exhibition.
Speakers Corner – Organized in coop. with ALUMAG®
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