6th Annual Automotive Lightweight Materials Online Conference

22rd-23th of September 2022, 15:00 CET

BigMarker Platform


We are glad to welcome everyone on the 6th Annual Automotive Lightweight Materials Online Conference that will takes place on the 22rd-23th September 2022 at 15:00 CET on the BigMarker platform.

The Automotive Lightweight Materials Market Growing Rapidly with Significant CAGR From 2022-2026
Research and development into lightweight materials is essential for lowering their cost, increasing their
ability to be recycled, enabling their integration into vehicles, and maximizing their fuel economy benefits.
During the 6th Annual Automotive Lightweight Online Conference we will have the opportunity to see
the latest automotive technologies and lightweight researches.

The 6th Annual Automotive Lightweight Online Conference is a great platform for learning,
exchanging opinions, and expanding one’s network enabled by live presentations followed by dynamic
questions & answers sessions as well as panel discussions and workshops with keynote speakers.

Platinum Sponsors


Key points

  • Lightweight structural materials; using lightweight materials in hybrid electric,
    plug-in hybrid electric and electric vehicles
  • Research and development into lightweight materials is essential for lowering their cost
  • Increasing cost-effectiveness, efficiency, safety and performance in automotive lightweight
  • New manufacturing processes and technical know-how
  • Joining trends. Joining and Method of joining non-metallic and metallic components
  • Innovations and new technologies, opportunities and challenges in lightweight Industry
  • Materials used in automotive industry. Glass materials, carbon materials and coating
    materials used in automotive industry

Who should attend

CEOs, Vps, Heads, Directors, Managers, R&Ds, Academics, Chemists, Technologists, Developers,
Scientists of:

  • Lightweight Materials
  • Equipment Design and Manufacture
  • Materials Sourcing and Advisory
  • Materials Supplies
  • Composite Manufacturing
  • Nanomaterials and Technologies
  • Lithium & Raw Materials Sourcing
  • Vehicle Technologies
  • Body-In-White (BIW) Engineering
  • Strategy, Projects, & Public Affairs
  • Nanomaterials Research
  • Cost Reduction Strategies
  • Advanced Engineering
  • Material Specifications
  • Purchasing and Sourcing
  • Automotive Technologies
  • Vehicle Body Manufacturing

From the following industries and companies:

  • Automotive OEMs
  • Bonding and Adhesive Suppliers
  • Associations and Alliances
  • Automotive Lightweight Materials
  • Joining & Forming Technologies
  • Tier 1 Vehicle Manufacturers
  • Materials Science and Engineers
  • Composites and Coatings Suppliers
  • Advanced Composite Suppliers
  • Welding Engineers & Equipment
  • Consultants and Advisors
  • Automotive Researchers
  • Corrosion, Coatings, and Simulation
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturers
  • Legal and Compliance Services
  • Fastening Suppliers (SPRs)
  • Emissions Management
  • Engineering Design Companies
  • Environmental Program Experts
  • EV & HEV Researchers
  • Other Professional Services


  • 11+ different topics
  • panel discussions
  • 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

Opening remarks

15:10 – 15:40 CET

UniSteel – a New Concept for Body-in-White Material Section with a Single Steel Chemistry + QA

15:40 – 16:10 CET

Automotive Lightweight & Data-driven Eco-Management Tool + Q&A

16:10 – 16:20 CET


16:20 – 16:50 CET

Can Innovative Joining Technology Do Triple Duty for Lightweight Materials And Assemblies? - Optimize the Product, Improve the Process and Reduce Costs! + Q&A

16:50 – 17:20 CET

CFRP for Enhanced Payload & Crash Protection – Pultruded at Low Cost + Q&A

17:20 – 17:50 CET

Optimised Compression-RTM for a Thermoplastic CFRP Passenger Car Door + Q&A

17:50 – 18:00 CET

Closing Remarks

15:00 – 15:10 CET

Opening remarks

15:10 – 15:40 CET

S-in-Motion® Steel Rocker Reinforcement: a Sustainable Solution to Meet High Crash Requirements at an Affordable Cost + Q&A

15:40 – 16:10 CET

How Lightweight Materials will Transform the Value Chain and the Generation of New Businesses in Automotive Sector + Q&A

16:10 – 16:20 CET


16:20 – 16:50 CET

Progresses in 3M Glass Bubbles for Light Weighting Polymers and 3M Friction Shims Materials for Engine and Chassis Components Weigh Reduction + Q&A

16:50 – 17:20 CET

Сhallenges of Modelling Complex Materials in CAE, which is Essential to Enable Lightweighting and at the Same Time Meet All the Other Design Requirements + Q&A

17:20 – 17:30 CET


17:30 – 18:00 CET

New Alternatives to Lightweight Materials + Q&A

18:00 – 18:10 CET



Busch Christian
Business Development Manager
Bossard Deutschland GmbH
Oscar Molina
Mechanical engineer and Master in Materials Science and Engineering
3M Glass Bubbles
David Norman
Core CAE methods and materials
Jérôme Favero
Head of automotive steel solutions
Bosco Lopez
Scout for technology and innovation
Robert Bosch
Gerret Kalkoffen
CarbonTT (Carbon Truck & Trailer GmbH)
Nikos Pantelelis
Synthesites SNC
Sai Vardhan Chennoju
Senior Consultant in Strategic Sustainability Management
Automotive Management Consulting GmbH
Özak Durmuş
Product Sustainability Leader
Ford Otosan
Jeff Wang
Site Director
General Motors


Contact Us

Mary Eger
Conference Producer
Tel: +420 228 227 162
E-mail: mary.eger@bcfgroup.eu
Olga Aulasko
Marketing Manager
Tel.: +420 228 227 162
E-mail: olga.aulasko@bcfgroup.eu
Daria Novoseltseva
Business Development
Tel.: +420 228 227 163
E-mail: daria.novoseltseva@bcf-events.com