WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Network And Create Opportunities With
- Local and International OEMs
- Tier 1 Suppliers
- Material Suppliers
- Equipment And Service Suppliers
With The Following Job Titles:
Technical Directors, General Managers, Department Managers, Senior Engineers, Senior Specialists, Technical Specialists, Senior Researchers from...
- Body Structures
- Body In White
- Self Piercing Rivets
- New Technologies
- Sheet Metal
- Manufacturing Engineering
- Project Engineering
- Product Engineering
- Lightweight Engineering
- Operations/R&D Centers
- Welding Suppliers(Ultrasonic Welding, Laser Welding)
- Bonding Suppliers
- Fastening Suppliers (SPRs)
- Adhesive Suppliers ....
- Forming Technology Suppliers
- Coatings/ Corrosion Protection
- Component Suppliers
- Additive Manufacturing For Vehicle Components/DMLS
- Steel Suppliers
- Aluminum Suppliers
- Magnesium Suppliers
- Advanced Composite Suppliers(I.E. Carbon Fiber Composites)
- Recycling/Scrap Metal
Vice President, Automotive Program
American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)
John Catterall is the vice president, automotive program, for the American Iron and Steel Institute, where he is responsible for leadership of the Automotive Applications Council, a group of member steel producers, in automotive research, education and technology transfer activities. He also coordinates the steel member company collaborations with the Auto/Steel Partnership a partnership between AISI members, automaker representatives from FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors Company and other steel-related consortia.
John's career has spanned nearly four decades in automotive engineering. Prior to joining AISI, he was the executive director of the Auto / Steel Partnership. He held the position of global innovation manager for body systems at General Motors for more than 16 years, where he led the GM global innovation team in developing solutions for all body systems. John holds degrees in Mechanical and Production Automotive Engineering from Bolton Technical College and Leyland Technical College in UK.
Continuing Its Annual Output Of Technical Discussions And Networking Opportunities
This Summit Brings Together The Latest OEM Case Studies Looking At The Joining, Forming And Manufacturing Of Lightweight Materials
This exciting two-day agenda will feature the latest case studies on the practical application of the latest manufacturing technologies for joining, forming and quality assurance applicable to a wide spectrum of materials. Looking at the most suitable manufacturing processes for diverse strength aluminum, steel, magnesium and composites, no similar event will provide the same depth of knowledge and level of details to aid the cost effective and process efficient adoption of new technologies.