4th Annual Automotive Lightweight Materials Online Conference

12th of November 2020, 15:00 CET

BigMarker platform


We are delighted to invite you to 4th Annual Automotive Lightweight Materials Online Conference, which will take place online on the 12th of November, 2020 at 15:00 CET on BigMarker.

Join us for an event which offers a meeting place for top manufacturers, researchers, academics, decision-makers and other business professionals who are keen to share their knowledge and experience in newest strategies in lightweight automotive industry and opportunities for further development. The conference represents a unique opportunity for learning, exchanging opinions, and expanding one's network enabled by live presentations followed by dynamic Q&A sessions – providing the attendees with valuable insights from specialists in the sphere of lightweight materials.

Key points

  • Vehicle production
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Automotive manufacturing
  • Lightweight design application
  • Weight reduction opportunities
  • Composite and hybrid solutions
  • Lightweight solutions and technologies
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Dissimilar Materials Joining
  • Multi-material combinations
  • Plastics use in decreasing weight
  • Electric vehicles lightweight parts
  • Lightweight materials using in automotive production

Who should attend

General Managers / Chief Engineers / Research Leads / Senior Managers / Department Managers / Deputy Managers / Supervisors / Senior Engineers / Senior Specialists from:

  • Composites
  • Body structures
  • Materials Concepts
  • Polymers and Fluids
  • Material development
  • Technical Development
  • CO2 Technology innovations
  • Complete Vehicle Engineering
  • Advanced Vehicle Technologies
  • Mass, energy and aerodynamics
  • Vehicle architecture engineering
  • Lightweight design, materialsand manufacturing processes


  • 4+ different topics
  • panel discussion
  • networking with business professionals and industry experts
  • additional materials
If you would like to participate, kindly book your spot. The seats are limited.
Broadcast Link will be provided via email post registration.

Event Schedule

15:00 – 15:10 CET

Welcome and opening remarks from the moderator

15:10 – 15:35 CET

Increase of productivity and process optimization for lightweight material joining via MultiMaterial-Welding + Q&A

15:35 – 16:00 CET

Automotive Lightweighting Concepts Enabled By Polymer Design and Formulations + Q&A

16:00 – 16:05 CET


16:05 – 16:30 CET

THERMOFIL HP- Innovative Solutions for Lightweighting Using Engineering Glass Fibre Reinforced Polypropylene in Automotive Industry + Q&A

16:30 – 16:55 CET

Reducing The Vehicle Weight By The Application Of Modern Polymer Formulations For Fuel Efficiency + Q&A

16:55 – 17:00 CET


17:00 – 17:30 CET

Composites & 3D Printing in a Cost Effective Way in the Automotive Industry + Q&A

17:30 – 17:35 CET



Christian Busch
Innovation Development Engineer
KVT-Fastening GmbH
Varun Thakur
EMEA Application Technology Leader
Dow Europe GmbH
Ehimenmen Michael Inegbedion
Lead Engineer – Lightweight
Volvo Buses
Nicolas Schlutig
Technical Manager QC & R&D Manager
Sumika Polymer Compounds S.A.
Ronan Antonelli
Composite Design Engineer
Sauber Group

Contact Us

Kara Koz
Conference Producer
Tel.: +420 228 227 163
E-mail: kara.koz@bcf-events.com
Olga Aulasko
Marketing Manager
Tel.: +420 228 227 162
E-mail: olga.aulasko@bcfgroup.eu
Benazir Jursunbek
Operations Manager
Tel.: +420 228 227 164
E-mail: operations@bcf-events.com