OPENING CONFERENCE

AUTOMOTIVE BRIEFING - GLOBAL ECONOMY AND AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY SCENARIO

On June 21, Metef offers to all visitors and exhibitors a high value session on the automotive industry and the global economic context.
 
Thanks to the collaboration with FARO Club, you can join the Automotive Briefing as Opening Conference of the Metef Expo, on the topics: market scenario, materials and technology.
 
International experts from LMC Automotive and Ducker Worldwide will outline all the important issues impacting the automotive industry: new heights and record sales are accompanied by challenges, brought on by socioeconomic trends, political turmoil, technological changes (the rise in the EV demand) and potential disruptors (autonomous vehicles); regulatory requirements.
 
In agenda, the special focus on automotive castings – growing applications and solutions for lightweighting by M. Scott Ulnick (Ducker Worldwide).
On technology issues, AVL LIST GmbH will present the scenario of the electrification of the powertrain and the chances for future combustion engines.
Opening the agenda, the Macro Context: Europe – America – Asia – China by Fred Demler, Executive Vice President, LME Metals of INTL FCStone Inc.
 
 
 
14:00
Opening e welcoming remarks
Paolo Kauffmann – Founder FARO
Mario Conserva – President, Metef

Moderator: Claudio Mus - Technical - R&D Director, Endurance Overseas
 
 
MARKET SCENARIO

 
Macro Context: Europe – America – Asia – China
Fred DemlerExecutive Vice President, LME Metals, INTL FCStone Inc

 
Global Automotive: growth or downturn?
Pete Kelly- Managing Director, LMC Automotive
 
 
MATERIALS


 
Materials for the automotive industry
Automotive castings – growing applications and solutions for lightweighting

M. Scott Ulnick- Chairman & Managing Principal, Ducker Worldwide
 
 
TECHNOLOGIES
 
The electrification of the powertrain – Chance for future combustion engines?
Wolfgang Schöffmann, Head of Technology Base Powertrain– AVL LIST GmbH
 
Additive Manufacturing and Powder Metallurgy for the transport industry
Antonio Caraviello- CEO, Sòphia High Tech Srl
 

Q&A session
 
 
16:30
Networking Coffee
 
 
Simultaneous translation service available in Italian and in English
 
 
Organized by FARO Club
 
Open session for visitors and exhibitors of Metef 2017.

For the entrance ticket, please register on www.metef.com
 

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