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Meet Strategic VP‘s Of Engineering, Heads Of Materials & Joining Design

Strategic VPs Of Engineering

  • Materials Engineering
  • Design Engineering
  • Advanced Materials
  • Lightweight Materials
  • Sustainability
  • Lightweight Manufacturing

Heads Of Materials For Body

  • Body In White
  • Crash And Safety Structures
  • Chassis
  • Non-Structural Components
  • Composites Development
  • Metals

Materials Engineers For BEV

  • Electric Vehicle Engineering
  • Advanced Materials
  • Battery Enclosure Design
  • Advanced Materials Scientist
  • Principal Engineer
  • Sustainable Materials

Joining & Manufacturing

  • Joining Technologies
  • Welding & Bonding
  • Advanced Joining
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Lightweight Manufacturing
  • Joining Engineer

Tier 1 – 3 Suppliers
Network With Strategic Decision Makers & Technical Specialists Including:

CEOs & Strategic 

  • Leadership & Finance
  • Co2 Reduction
  • Business Development
  • Supply Chain
  • Sustainability
  • Strategic Accounts

Heads Of Technology

  • Product Development
  • Technology Lead
  • Materials Engineering
  • Design Engineering
  • Testing Engineering
  • Innovation


  • Environmental Engineering
  • Circular Economy
  • LCA & Co2 reduction
  • Supply Chain Sustainability
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Energy

Customer & Supply Chain  

  • Production planner
  • Logistics Heads
  • CRM
  • Customer Accounts
  • Supply Chain Relationships
  • Manufacturing Engineer

Promoting Collaboration With Companies Across The Supply Chain including:

Body Structure & BEV Components

  • Lightweight Body Structures
  • Assembly Solutions
  • Chassis Technology
  • Suspension Systems
  • Crash Safety Systems
  • Battery Technology & Enclosures
  • Exterior Body Modules
  • Exterior Trim
  • Exterior Trim
  • Body Panels


  • Steel & Aluminium Sheet
  • Magnesium
  • Composites
  • Eco Materials
  • Coatings
  • Speciality Materials
  • Thermoplastics
  • High Performance Plastics
  • Bumpers

Joining & Bonding Solutions

  • Adhesive
  • Fastener
  • Welding Equipment
  • Brazing And Soldering
  • Rivet And Screw
  • Laser Welding
  • Ultrasonic Welding
  • Friction Stir Welding
  • Metal Bonding Adhesive

Battery Enclosure Specific

  • Battery Pack Manufacturers
  • Plastic Injection Molders
  • Metal Stampers
  • Extrusion Companies 
  • Foam
  • Sealing
  • Thermal Management
  • Sealants In Battery Assembly
  • Electrical Connector

Simulation & Modelling

  • CAE Software
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Materials Testing And Characterization Labs
  • Materials Informatics Software Providers
  • Acoustic Modeling And Simulation
  • Machine Learning And Ai Software Providers
  • Topology Optimization Software Providers
  • Augmented Reality (Ar) And Virtual Reality (Vr)
  • Digital Twin Software Providers


Don't just take our word for it - see what attendees had to say about our recent Automotive conferences

Technical Customer Mng  Battery Systems,ElringKlinger North America, Inc: The Event had several interesting presentations and the follow up / round table discussions with the speakers who participated in person was very beneficial.

Sustainability & Supplier development (M.Sc. Chem. Eng.), Hydro: Very well facilitated event.

Head of Product Management, SGL Carbon: Valuable content presented in a very comprehensive way. The functionality of the conference platform allowed for direct interaction with the speakers.

VP Global Business Development & Global Sales, LiteAuto: Very informative conference.

Manager, CITIC Metal Co., Ltd: Convenient to attend, the content of the conference is very valuable.

Sr. Research Engineer, Cleveland Cliffs: Wealth of information which is otherwise not available

H.B.Fuller Deutschland GmbH: Great experience and broad international insights delivered. 

Global End Use Manager - BYK: The content of the conference was exactly what I expected - high-level insights from an OEM level.

Chief Engineer- Mahindra: The industry representation was fantastic.  Great presentations from knowledgeable people with relevant experience.

Project Engineer, Honda: "Good Conference with plenty of technical detail by engineers, for engineers"

Project Leader, Adam Opel AG: "Good speakers, good organisation, good exhibition and networking"

Design Engineer, TATA Motors: "Excellent opportunity for networking and getting to know industry trends"

Senior Engineer, TATA Motors: "Well Organized! Presentations were very informative. Good content and delivery"

Research Engineers, Jaguar Land Rover: "Very good and industry focused content with high level speakers"

Technical Sales Manager, Magnesium Elektron: "“Great speaker programme and a useful networking opportunity”

General Motors: "Great organization, presenters well prepared, exhibits are a good complimentary elements on the congress"

Engineer, Toyota: ""GALM has grown to be a valuable conference for sharing information regarding lightweight materials for the automotive industry"

General Motors: ""GALM is a great opportunity to learn and network with colleagues on the latest materials and technologies"

Principal Engineer, Body Structures, Aston Martin: "Good conference, well organized, interesting topics”

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”

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”

Engineer, Ford Motor Company: "It is a great networking opportunity"

Chief, Body In White, Ferrari S.P.A: "Good combination of OEM 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 Designer, Plasan: "Once again an excellent conference. Well organized with quality participation from OEMs and suppliers"

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”

Manager, Material Concepts For Body-In-White Construction, BMW: "I liked the speakers and organization”

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”

Executive Editor, Lightweighting World Magazine: "Solid, well rounded content, the best lightweighting meeting available - The GALM series!!"

Head of Business Development, Alammet "Very professionally organized indeed."

Senior Manager, Toyota "Very informative conference and a good opportunity to grasp how different OEM's are addressing issues."

Senior Expert, Environmental Strategy, Volvo Cars: "A good way of getting an easy overview of what is happening in the automotive industry with regards to LCA, battery recycling and low CO2 materials."

Director, Ford of Europe
"Interesting mix of topics"

Senior Expert, Environmental Strategy, Volvo Cars: "A good way of getting an easy overview of what is happening in the automotive industry with regards to LCA, battery recycling and low CO2 materials."

Project Leader, Imperial College, London
"An excellent platform for the online meeting era!" 

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." 

R&D Center Manager - Constellium UTC - UK
"Excellent and comprehensive choice of topics, delivered in very clear and engaging presentations."

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"

Head of Tech, Hydro
"Excellent venue to learn about the effort and commitment the entire automotive industry is putting into tackling the climate challenge"

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"     

Assistant Technical Manager, DENSO Automotive Deutschland GmbH
"LCA is becoming a crucial tool for our carbon neutrality activities in our company, which is why the LCA & Sustainable Vehicle Congress is an important event to connect and get new insights into LCA developments."

Director Beyond Steel Ltd
"Valuable update on the progress of OEMs towards their circular production"

EHS & Sustainability Supervisor, Conficab
"Very nice table of speakers and many knowledge shared during these days."

H.B.Fuller Deutschland GmbH
"Nice event to understand what mobility in the future might look like."

Project/Process Manager,  ASAP Engineering GmbH
"Very interesting conference giving insights to current challenges in the context of LCA and sustainability."

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 a great opportunity to hear real voice of automotive OEMs and commercial/academic players in sustainability business." 




Reduce Cost, Address Environmental Impacts & Utilize Materials More Effectively

  • The Future Vision On Large-Part Consolidation For The Body-In-White, Chassis, Subframes & Energy Absorption Systems – Evaluating The Potential Challenges, Trade-Offs & Opportunities
  • Life Cycle Assessment Of Advanced Magnesium Alloys
  • A-Pillar & B-Pillar - Material Selection, Design Choices & Joining Solutions
  • Optimal Application & Use Of Sustainable Composites In Vehicle Body Structures Considering Cost Benefits & Production Efficiency


Material Applications For BEV That Consider Strength, Thermal, Electrical & Safety

  • Weighing Up The Pros & Cons Of Using Advanced Composites For Battery Housings
  • Material Selection & Design Choices For Battery Enclosure Casing & Outer Shell  
  • Advanced Material Selection, Structural Design & Weight Reduction Of Battery Enclosures That Can Withstand Side Impacts, Rollovers, And Roof Crush Events
  • Utilizing A Combination Of Materials With Complementary Properties & Coatings To Improve Thermal Insulation & Electrical Isolation Of The Battery Module Housing & Interconnects



Cost Competitive Joining Techniques To Ensure Stiffness, Strength, Safety & Performance

  • Advancements In Cutting-Edge Joining Techniques For Large Part Consolidation
  • Specialised Joining Techniques For Sustainable Lightweight Composites
  • Solutions For Joining Natural Fiber-Reinforced Composites (NFRCs) With Metals
  • Innovations in Multi-Material Joining Techniques for Enhanced Rollover Protection
  • Innovations in Joining Multi-Materials for Battery Housing and Structural Components
  • Optimizing Joining Techniques for Recycled Aluminium in Body-in-White: Overcoming Technical Challenges and Material Variability

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