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AUTOMOTIVE STEEL PARTNER

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FASTENING PARTNER

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LASER AUTOMATED SOLUTIONS PARTNER

Trumpf

SURFACE TREATMENT PARTNER

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CO-SPONSORS

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SPEAKERS

EXPERT OEM LED SPEAKER FACULTY INCLUDES:

Dr. Felix Wu F.SPIE

Dr Felix Wu

Supervisory Program Manager, Materials  Technology R&D, Vehicle Technologies Office

U.S. Department of Energy

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James Truskin

James Truskin

Technical Fellow for Body-In-White

FCA US LLC

James Truskin is a Technical Fellow for Body-In-White at FCA US LLC, where he is responsible for the...

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Curt Horvath

Curt Horvath

Technical Fellow, Body Structures and Closures, Sheet Metals Materials Engineering

General Motors

Mr. Horvath is a Technical Fellow and the global...

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Dr. Lei Shi

Dr. Lei Shi

Executive Vice-General Manager, International Business, Lightweight Technical Specialist

LVCHI

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Dr. Farid Haddidi

Farid Haddidi

Process Engineering Specialist, BIW Manufacturing

Faraday Future

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Kam Hosn

Kam Hosn

Co-Founder, Vice President of Partnerships

Rezvani Motors

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Dr. Alan Taub

Alan Taub

Chief Technology Officer, American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute,

Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow...

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Jeff McGarry

Jeff McGarry

Engineering Group Manager, ME Body In White Dispense Technologies

General Motors

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Patrick Blanchard

Patrick Blanchard

Technical Leader, Lightweight Materials, Research and Innovation Center 

Ford Motor Co.

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Dr. Venkat Aitharaju

Dr Venkat Aitharaju

Senior Researcher, Polymer Composites

General Motors Global Research and Development

Dr. Venkat Aitharaju is a Staff Researcher in Polymer...

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Jason Balzer

Jason Balzer

Body Structures Supervisor, Technical Specialist

Ford Motor Co.

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Rebecca Tanguay

Rebecca Tanguay

Safety Integration Responsible / Supervisor PHEVs

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

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Dr. Raymond Boeman

Raymond Boeman

Professor of Composite Materials & Manufacturing MSU / ORNL and Director, Vehicle Technology Area Scale-Up Facility

Institute for Advanced Composites...

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Shashank Modi

Shashank Modi

Research Engineer, Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology

Center for Automotive Research

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John Catterall

John Catterall

Executive Director

Auto Steel Partnership (A/SP)

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Eric McCarty

Eric McCarty

Senior Project Manager

Steel Market Development Institute

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Mark Blankenau

Mark Blankenau

Chief Metallurgist

HyCal Corp. (A subsidiary of Ferragon)

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John Munchmeyer

John Munchmeyer

Director, Technical Sales

Neuman Aluminium Impact Extrusion

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Nathan Harris

Nathan Harris

Industry Manager Automotive

Trumpf, Inc.

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Michael Davenport

Michael Davenport

Director of Engineering - Applications, Automotive Center

United States Steel

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David Purcell

David Purcell

Executive Vice President, Composite Intermediaries and Oxidized PAN

Zoltek (A subsidiary of Toray Group)

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Michael Haas

Michael Haas

Vice President

FerRobotics INC,

Michael Haas has a sophisticated technical background in mechanical engineering completed with profound...

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Adrian Tautscher

Adrian Tautscher

Principal Technical Specialist, Applications

Impression Technologies

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Andrew Kintz

Andrew Kintz

Business Development Manager - New Global Ventures

LORD Corp.

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Troy Waldherr

Troy Waldherr

North American Sales Manager

TOX-Pressotechnik LLC

Troy Waldherr is responsible for sales and service activities for TOX-Pressotechnik's...

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Richard Wolf

Richard Wolf

Industry Research Engineer - Advanced Applications Development

United States Steel Corp.

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Tim Smith

Tim Smith

Chief Technology Officer

Plasmatreat North America

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Kieron Salter

Kieron Salter

Managing Director

KW Special Projects

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Christian Eyholzer

Christian Eyholzer

Research Scientist, Body-in-White Bulk Material

Sika Automotive

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Dr. Glenn Daehn

Dr Glenn Daehn

Mars G. Fontana Professor Of Metallurgical Engineering, Executive Director

Honda-OSU Partnership Program

Glenn S. Daehn is a The Mars G. Fontana...

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Robert Doyle

Robert Doyle

Vice President, RIA and A3 Mexico

Association for Advancing Automation (A3)

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Ed Bernardon

Edward Bernardon

Vice President Strategic Automotive Initiatives

Siemens PLM Software

Edward Bernardon is Vice President, Strategic Automotive Initiatives for...

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Dr. Hesham Ezzat

Dr. Hesham Ezzat

Technical Consultant

Steel Market Development Institute (formerly Body Structure Team, EV-1 Electric Vehicle Project, General Motors)

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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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