Next October 19th to 21st FARO will be again on stage at the Parco Scientifico Tecnologico Kilometro Rosso with its 46th Meeting. The first day will be hosted by Brembo Spa and will focus again on the automotive industry and its future evolution from now to 2030.
The changes currently under way in the automotive sector and the role that parts manufacturers and suppliers will have to play will be the main topics on October 19th along with the strategic choices the OEMs will have to take to meet the climate targets set at an institutional level. International experts will offer their view on the challenges this industrial division shall expect and deriving from the need to reduce the vehicle weight for increased fuel efficiency. Materials will be dealt with once again, first of all aluminium, whose use is still growing not only for the premium segment. Competition is still high: new 3G steel grades, magnesium and other composite materials. What shall we expect for the next years? Among the expert speakers FARO is glad to confirm the attendance of Pete Kelly, Managing Director, LMC Automotive. The following topic is an analysis of Iran, a territory rich in potential and hungry for technological know-how in the automotive industry, and not only.
As a new pillar of the Club, Open Innovation could not miss: the discussion will switch to the chances innovation can offer to manufacturers in mature sectors in terms of industrial materials and production processes.
During the second day of the Meeting, Arrigo Sadun (President, TLSG International Advisor) – who was for 7 years the Director for Italy of the International Monetary Fund – will offer the traditional overview of the global macro-economic and political situation. During the following Kerb Time, the debate on the performance of the Italian commodity market will be resumed along with a series of outlooks on ferrous and non ferrous metals, energy sources, soft commodities, plastic materials and shipping.
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