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Executive Speakers From GM Shanghai, Chery, Changan, Webasto, SMS, Baosteel, SAG & Saertex At Shanghai Lightweight Symposium - July 2016

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<link http: asia-2016-symposium _blank external-link-new-window external link in new> Asia Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium
11th - 13th Of July. 2016 In Shanghai, China

The 4th Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium to be focused on
automotive lightweighting, supply / process chain and procurement
management, will take place in Shanghai, China from the 11th - 13th Of July, 2016

About Symposium:

Listen and interchange with executive speakers from the aluminum, magnesium, steel & composite industry:

Confirmed Speakers:

• Mr. Stefan HEIL – Executive Director Vehicle Manufacturing Engineering – SAIC/GM
• Dr. Mark WHITE – Chief Engineer Advanced Body JLR Product Development – Jaguar Land Rover Engineering Centre Whitley
• Mr Gunther HEIM – Deputy Vice President R&D – Webasto Shanghai
• Mr. Uwe MUSCHALIK – General Manager R&D – SMS Group GmbH
• Dr. Jens MAGENHEIMER – Forging Plants Deputy General Manager Sales – SMS Group GmbH
• Dr. Naiyi LI – Lightweighting Chief Engineer – Chery Automobile
• Mr. Bo LIU – Office Director & Senior Technical Expert – Chongqing Changan Automotive Co. Ltd
• Mr. Ping BAO – Chief Engineer & Director of Auto-Sheet Technical Services – Baosteel Group Corporation
• Mr. Robert MAAS – CEO – SAG Motion GmbH
• Dr. P.K.C. BOSE – Managing Director & CEO – Saertex India Pvt Ltd
• Mr. Jost GÄRTNER - Managing Partner - AluMag Automotive GmbH
To Be Confirmed Speakers:

• Ms. Hilary BRAZIN - Marketing Director – Shiloh Metal Structures AB
• Mr. Stefan ZANGERLE - Head of Purchasing Cast Parts BIW – Body and Exterior – Purchasing Body At BMW AG
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Lightweighting, supply chain and procurement management will be the main theme and localization, best buy country and make or buy are some of the topics to be presented. OEMs will express their needs & expectations from the supplier and technology as well as lightweighting side while Tiers will showcase their leading weight reduction solutions, joining technologies, material and process hybrid components.

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.
Fast Facts:

• Expected number of participants – 130+
• Number of executive speakers – 14+
• Presentation (40 min - 55 min) language – English or Chinese
• Includes a lightweight technology exhibition
• Features three days of networking including three receptions

Become A Speaker:

The AluMag Team is honored to invite you to speak at our upcoming symposium in Shanghai.

Call For Papers - Subjects:

• Needs and ways of lightweighting in BIW and/or transmission and/or chassis/suspension
• Will the market see different BIW and/or chassis/suspension materials in the various powertrain concepts like conventional , EV and hybrid
• Scenarios of the total curb lightweighting in 2025
• Metal purchasing including risk management
• Analysis of cost drivers when buying lightweight solutions / materials and the elimination of these
• Process and material cost analysis – Decision making for optimal multi material applications
• Make or buy of lightweight components
• Best cost country sourcing
• Cost case studies / feasibilities about high strength steel vs. aluminum vs. magnesium vs. composites
• Increasing price pressure through OEM platform, module and globalization strategy
• Successful strategic supplier – selection – qualification – development/buildup
• Cost reduction through the use of functional- / structural lightweighting, new materials, advanced processes
• Challenges – Globalization of a middle sized lightweight technology leading supplier
• Global quality improvement in accompany with lightweighting (and cost reduction)
• Other topic you would like to present at the AluMag Symposium are welcome!
As a speaker at the AluMag Symposium, you will be invited to stay at the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai, during the course of the event. Your cost will be refunded in compliance with your company`s travel expense policy.

Symposium Reviews

• <link http: europe-2014-symposium _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>1st Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium In Germany
• <link http: asia-2015-symposium symposium-review _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>2nd Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium In China
• <link http: na-2015-symposium symposium-review _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>3rd Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium In USA


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