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Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Summit

August 21, 2018 - August 23, 2018

We are delighted to announce CAR Members get an exclusive 15% discount to the 7th Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Summit, North America’s leading OEM driven initiative on automotive lightweight materials, structures and manufacturing.

To claim your 15% discount, simply use code GALMUS18CAR at the checkout here

With a brand new agenda, GALM Detroit will provide important insights and understanding through an unrivaled mix of in-depth technical sessions, case study-led presentations and interactive panel discussions on the hottest issues, enabling greater interaction between speakers and delegates than ever before.

Speakers Include:

  • James Truskin, Technical Fellow for Body-In-White, FCA US
  • Jeff McGarry, Executive General Manager, Body In White Dispense Technologies, General Motors
  • Jason Balzer, Body Structures Supervisor, Technical Specialist, Ford Motor
  • Dr. Farid Haddidi, Process Engineering Specialist, BIW Manufacturing, Faraday Future
  • Kam Hosn, Co-Founder, Vice President of Partnerships, Rezvani Motors
  • Dr Venkat Aitharaju, Senior Researcher, Polymer Composites, General Motors Global Research and Development
  • William Trojanowski, Senior Welding Engineer, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)
  • Rebecca Tanguay, Safety Integration Responsible / Supervisor PHEVs, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)
  • Alan Taub, Chief Technology Officer, American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute, Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow
  • Dr. Raymond Boeman, Professor of Composite Materials & Manufacturing MSU / ORNL and Director, Vehicle Technology Area Scale-Up Facility, Institute for Advanced Composites
  • John Catterall, Executive Director, Auto Steel Partnership (A/SP)


For more information visit –


August 21, 2018
August 23, 2018
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Cobo Center
1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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