Friday, 3 August 2012

 Global Automotive OEM Lightweighting Material

Vehicle OEM led agenda of experts include:
  • Scott Miller, Director of Global Mass, Energy and Aerodynamics, General Motors
  • Duane Copeland, Section Manager - Purchasing, BMW
  • Paul E. Krajewski, Engineering Group Manager - Body Structures GSSLT and ATW Lead, General Motors 
  • Mark White, Chief Technical Specialist – Lightweight Vehicle Structures, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Dr. Hesham Ezzatt, Engineering Group Manager - Body, General Motors
  • Steven Logan, Senior Technical Specialist - Advanced Lightweight Programs, Chrysler
  • Kai Salzmann, Director Vehicle Engineering, Lotus Engineering
  • Ari Caliskan, Technical Expert Lightweight Structures, Ford Motor Company
  • Ali Alkelani, Senior Fastening Specialist, BMW
  • Umesh Gandhi, Sr. Principal Scientist, Toyota
  • Sukhbir Bilkhu, Executive Safety Specialist, Chrysler
  • Gregory Peterson, Senior Technology Specialist, Lotus Engineering
  • Alan Luo, Technical Specialist, Global Research & Development, General Motors
  • Ralph White, Senior Engineering Specialist – Fasteners, Chrysler
  • Libby Berger, Staff Researcher, Chemical Sciences and Materials Lab, General Motors
Plus World Leading Material Suppliers:
  • Gary Lownsdale, Chief Technology Officer, Plasan
  • Mark Eisenmener, Manager, New Product Development, TWB Company
  • Stephen Fore, Sales and Marketing Manager, Toray International America
  • Ganesh Paneer, Director Sales and Marketing Automotive, Novelis North America
  • Jody Shaw, Director Technical Marketing and Product Research, United States Steel Corporation
  • Prabhat Rastogi, Automotive Worldwide Sales and Marketing Manager, ArcelorMittal
  • Dean Gericke, New Business Development, Engineering Manager, Vari-Form
  • Jeffrey L. Moyer, Vice President, Business Development & Engineering, Meridian Lightweight Technologies
  • Louis J. Lundberg, Global Business Manager, Specialty Additives, 3M Energy and Advanced Materials Division
Plus Leading Research Centers:
  • Pankaj Mallick, Director, Center For Lightweighting Automotive Materials And Processing (CLAMP)
  • Professor Frank Henning, Managing Director, Project Center for Composites Manufacturing, Fraunhofer Institute
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