Lightweighting World Expo 2018 | The Aluminum Association

Lightweighting World Expo 2018

October 9, 2018 to October 10, 2018

Novi, MI

Lightweighting World Expo 2018 is the premier national conference and expo event dedicated to lightweighting for the automotive industry.

Presented by Lightweighting World magazine, the industry’s gateway to the latest technical breakthroughs, applications, trends and initiatives for lightweight vehicle development.


Keynote Speaker - Mr. Lyndon Lie, Executive Chief Engineer, Cadillac Premium Cars.  Lyndon is responsible for the Cadillac CT6, which is a great example of the multi-material vehicle body that incorporates 13 aluminum vacuum die castings, and is about 60% aluminum.  


Other Committed Speakers to Date:

Ducker Worldwide - CAFE, NHTSA, and lightweighting

Shiloh - multi-material cross car (IP) beam

CAR Group - autonomy, electrification and vehicle weight

Linamar - challenge in design of down-sized engine

MMTC - multi-material lightweight frame

Mayflower Consulting — material trade study on suspension components

Altair & OEM - CAE, crash, multi-material body structure

Solvay Specialty Polymer — polymers in powertrain

Dow Automotive - structural adhesives to join the multi-material body structure