AUTOMOTIVE STEEL PARTNER

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FASTENING PARTNER

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ALUMINUM EXTRUSION PARTNERS

HYDRO

COMPONENTS, PRESSES & CUSTOM MACHINERY PARTNER

TOX

PARTNER

Semblex

FIBRE OPTIC SENSING PARTNER

Luna

CO-SPONSORS

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NETWORKING BREAK SPONSORS

Neuman Aluminium

DAY TWO - Wednesday, August 21, 2018

08:00   Registration & Morning Refreshments

08:30   Chair's Opening Remarks

Examining Opportunities For New Multi-Material Solutions For Future Electric And Autonomous Vehicle Architectures

MINI CASE STUDY - E-DRIVETRAINS

08:40   Examining The Potential For Lightweighting Of Chassis And Powertrain For Next Generation EVs

  • Potential for lightweighting the chassis and electrified powertrain
  • Increasing component life for new mobility services and fleet applications
  • Implications of a move to modular 'skateboard' architectures for EV design

Dr. Charman Lall, Vice President, Technology and Applications Development, Metal Powder Products (MPP)

MINI CASE STUDY - FUTURE INTERIORS

09:05   Advanced Material Solutions To Protect The Battery And Assist With Thermal Management

  • Material trends with battery packs
  • How can the battery structure itself be lightweighted?
  • Role for aluminium extrusions for safety protection and to assist battery thermal management  

MULTI-MATERIALS FOR BATTERY STRUCTURES

09:30   Use Of Composites For Lightweighting Battery Structures

  • Design and material selection to optimize battery packaging and integration into the body structure

10:00   Question And Answer Session

MODELLING FOR NVH

10:10   How To Model New EV Structures And Optimize Noise Voice And Harshness (NVH) Performance

  • NVH optimization to reduce mass and improve structural performance of the vehicle body  
  • Cost-efficient modelling of a new EV structure and its NVH characteristics
  • Modelling processes to reduce the need for mass dampers

10:40   Question And Answer Session

10:50   Refreshments And Networking Break In Exhibition Area

What Can Be Done In The Manufacturing Process Development To Improve Capacity?

11:20   Integrating New High Strength Steels Into The Manufacturing Process

  • Reducing processing complexity and increasing production capacity

11:50   Question And Answer Session

STAMPING

12:00   Hot Stamping Of Gen3 Steels For More Complex Parts

  • Formability and hot stamping advances
  • Minimizing cost of tack time with hot stamp processes

12:30   Question And Answer Session

12:40   Networking Lunch

+ Managing Liquid Metal Embrittlement (LME) And Porosity Levels  + Coatings And Surface Treatments For Corrosion Protection

LME AND POROSITY

14:00   Managing Liquid Metal Embrittlement (LME) In Joining Gen3 Steels - Looking For Optimal Solutions

  • Overcoming spot welding challenges with zinc hot-dip galvanized steels which can give rise to LME
  • Challenges in joining a new generation of boron 2000 Mpa ultrahigh strength steels to avoid hydrogen embrittlement
  • Managing porosity levels in welding coated galvanized high strength steels
  • Controlling the manufacturing process to reduce stress corrosion cracking risks in steel and LME

14:30   Question And Answer Session

COATINGS AND CORROSION PROTECTION

14:40   Understanding Advances In New Coating Technologies For Fatigue And Corrosion Protection

  • Predictive modelling of corrosion in dissimilar material joints
  • Mixed material isolation techniques with dispense material and fillers for corrosion and galvanic protection
  • Coatings and e-coat for enhanced joining of high strength steels with aluminium alloys

CASE STUDY: JOINING METALS TO COMPOSITES

14:40   Process Innovations In Joining Carbon Fiber And Plastic Composites To Steel And Aluminum

  • Use of clinching combined with adhesive bonding for hybrid CFRP and aluminum joints
  • Friction stir and spot welding (FSW, FSSW) using plastic deformation
  • Joining of CFRP and high strength steel using the friction bit joining, adhesive bonding, and weld bonding processes

Dr. Roger Wise, Founder and Director,Ultrawise Innovation

15:10   Question And Answer Session

15:20   Refreshments And Networking Break In Exhibition Area

ADVANCED MAGNESIUM ALLOYS

15:50   Developments In High Performance Magnesium Alloys For Automotive Lightweighting

  • Castings and extrusions with magnesium
  • Advanced components development
  • Components and magnesium testing

16:20   Question And Answer Session

MATERIALS FOR CRASHWORTHINESS

16:30   Understanding The Safety Requirements For EV Body Structures - How Are Material Choices Impacted

17:00   Question And Answer Session

17:10   Chair's Closing Remarks - Day 2   

17:20   Evening Networking rinks Reception For All Attendees - Sponsored by Hydro

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WHY THIS EVENT IS UNIQUE

The Largest Automotive OEM-Led Lightweight Materials, Structures And Manufacturing Summit Is Returning To COBO Center Detroit

Following global growth and expansion, GALM USA Detroit is returning with a brand new program on how to 'Implement Lightweighting Innovations & Optimize Multi-Material Architectures For EVs, Autonomous Vehicles & Next Gen ICEVs.

Summit participants will benefit from:

  • New agenda topics and themes researched with industry peers that fully reflect the evolution to a new generation of vehicles, including how the design and technical challenges posed by EVs in terms of costs and margins are being overcome.
  • A highly informative mix of practical in-depth technical sessions, case study-led presentations and forward looking panels featuring leading OEMs, supplier innovations, technical experts and engineering professionals
  • Technology innovation showcase comprising world leading providers of advanced materials, technologies, manufacturing solutions, BIWs and live demonstrations in the adjoining exhibition hall to ensure participants are fully up-to-speed on key industry developments and directions.
  • Unrivaled networking opportunities including lunches, coffee breaks and drinks reception that ensure an interactive, dynamic gathering for engineers from OEMs, leading suppliers and technology innovators on automotive structures and materials.
  • A unique holistic perspective offering practical insights and thought leadership on lightweighting covering advanced materials, body structures and related integration and optimisation issues, CAE and simulation tools and techniques, joining and testing technologies, coupled with best practices and business cases for implementing those advancements into existing production lines.

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