WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Technical Directors, General Managers, Department Managers, Senior Engineers, Senior Specialists, Technical Specialists, Senior Researchers from...
- Body Structures
- Body In White
- Self Piercing Rivets
- New Technologies
- Sheet Metal
- Manufacturing Engineering
- Project Engineering
- Product Engineering
- Lightweight Engineering
- Operations/R&D Centers
- Material Manufacturers & Suppliers
- Car Parts Manufacturers & Suppliers
- Material Manufacturers & Suppliers
- Welding Suppliers(Ultrasonic Welding, Laser Welding)
- Bonding Suppliers
- Fastening Suppliers (SPRs)
- Adhesive Suppliers
- Forming Technology Suppliers
- Coatings/ Corrosion Protection
- Component Suppliers
- Additive Manufacturing For Vehicle Components/DMLS
- Steel Suppliers
- Aluminium Suppliers
- Magnesium Suppliers
- Advanced Composite Suppliers(I.E. Carbon Fiber Composites)
- Recycling/Scrap Metal
Testimonials from our GALM and BEVA conferences, including our more recent 2020/2021 virtual conferences.
EHS & Sustainability Supervisor, Coficab: "Very nice table of speakers and many knowledge shared during these days"
Assistant Technical Manager - DENSO Automotive Deutschland GmbH: "Very good presentations and interesting discussions with many questions from the attendees"
Director Beyond Steel Ltd: "Valuable update on the progress of OEMs towards their circular production"
Product Leader - Composites, Johns Manville: "This was a very balanced event in terms of content, speakers openness and quality of information. The size was also excellent, as it provided opportunities for networking and genuine conversations."
Sika Global Business Management AG, SIKA: "It's great to see all the efforts for sustainability in the automotive industry"
Chief Advanced Development Officer of Composites Business Unit, Teijin Limited: "It was surely great opportunity to know about real voice of automotive OEMs and commercial/academic players in sustainability business."
Director, Ford of Europe: "Interesting mix of topics"
Global Advanced Technology & Application PM (Gestamp): "Good format with host managing the activities, questions and interaction very well, good personality and energy to ensure audience remains engaged"
Head of Tech, Hydro: "Excellent venue to learn about the effort and commitment the entire automotive industry is putting into tackling the climate challenge"
Marketing Manager Automotive, Allnex: "Excellent conference to quickly get an overview of all major issues with regards to sustainability/ circular economy in the automotive industry"
R&D Center Manager - Constellium UTC - UK: "Excellent and comprehensive choice of topics, delivered in very clear and engaging presentations."
Project Leader, Imperial College, London: "An excellent platform for the online meeting era!"
Senior Manager, Toyota "Very informative conference and a good opportunity to grasp how different OEM's are addressing issues."
Head of Business Development, Alammet "Very professionally organized indeed."
Executive Editor, Lightweighting World Magazine: "Solid, well rounded content, the best lightweighting meeting available - The GALM series!!"
Mechanical Engineer, US EPA National Vehicle And Fuel Efficiency Laboratory: "“For learning about lightweight materials and related issues I have found GALM conferences to provide relevant and broad reaching viewpoints and technologies”
Manager, Material Concepts For Body-In-White Construction, BMW: "I liked the speakers and organization”
Technical Lead - Materials for Advanced Technology & Research (AT&R), Volvo Groups Trucks Technology: ""TIER1 partners must attend this event to understand what their customers are striving for as well as gain valuable network connections”
Chief Designer, Plasan: "Once again an excellent conference. Well organized with quality participation from OEMs and suppliers"
Optimal Inc: "If you want to attend one event that will give you a comprehensive understanding of what the auto industry is doing to lightweight materials, you must attend GALM!"
Chief, Body In White, Ferrari S.P.A: "Good combination of OEM and Suppliers"
Engineer, Ford Motor Company: "It is a great networking opportunity"
Engineer, Roof Systems - Bentley Motors: "I was attracted by increasing my knowledge of material choice as well as discussing in depth issues such as cost and recyclability. Good scope of presenters”
Project General Manager, Toyota: "Lightweighting being the hot topic of the time, the panel discussion by the OEMs was the best of all I have attended, with good and frank lively dialogue”
Principal Engineer, Body Structures, Aston Martin: "Good conference, well organized, interesting topics”
General Motors: ""GALM is a great opportunity to learn and network with colleagues on the latest materials and technologies"
Engineer, Toyota: ""GALM has grown to be a valuable conference for sharing information regarding lightweight materials for the automotive industry"
General Motors: "Great organization, presenters well prepared, exhibits are a good complimentary elements on the congress"
Technical Sales Manager, Magnesium Elektron: "“Great speaker programme and a useful networking opportunity”
Research Engineers, Jaguar Land Rover: "Very good and industry focused content with high level speakers"
Senior Engineer, TATA Motors: "Well Organized! Presentations were very informative. Good content and delivery"
Design Engineer, TATA Motors: "Excellent opportunity for networking and getting to know industry trends"
Project Leader, Adam Opel AG: "Good speakers, good organisation, good exhibition and networking"
Project Engineer, Honda: "Good Conference with plenty of technical detail by engineers, for engineers"
AGENDA AT A GLANCE
Hear OEM Case Studies, Technical Presentations And Panel Discussion To Set Future Road Maps on:
DAY 1: Cost Competitive Multi-Material Selection And Utilization
- Evaluate The Design Advantages Of Alternate Lightweight Materials As A Solution To Escalating Costs & Supply Chain Availability Challenges
- Design For Manufacturability & Sustainability Whilst Reducing Cost, With The Latest Materials Including Ultra High Strength Steel, The Current Aluminium Series, Reinforced Composites, Magnesium, Carbon Fibre & Sustainable Bio-Materials
DAY 2: Lightweight Material Selection To Improve BEV Range & Performance
- Identify The Most Suitable Material & Joining Technique For Each Part Of The Whole BEV Architecture – Including Body Structure, Battery Enclosure, Safety & Reinforcement Components
- Multi-Material Selection To Increase The Range Of BEV’s Without Increasing Battery Size
DAY 3: Joining Methodology Selection For Disimilar Materials
- Selection Of Joining Methodologies For Dissimilar Materials, Especially Components With Different Thickness
- Technology & Methodology Innovation For Mixed Materials Joining – Including Welding, Fastening, Hot Stamping, Adhesives, Hybrid Techniques & Forming
- Evaluating Solutions For Ultra High Strength Steel Joining & Addressing Corrosion Between Mixed Metal Joints