Following the success of the Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Summit in Detroit in August, American Business Conferences is delighted to announce the 6th edition of the Lightweight Materials Joining, Forming & Manufacturing Innovation Summit returning to Detroit on February 19-20.

The transition by OEMs to a new generation of electric vehicles is placing increased emphasis on breakthrough technologies for lightweight vehicle manufacturing processes and integrated assembly.

This Summit will explore new manufacturing technologies and solutions being adopted for EVs, including adoption of multi-material components and structures, to optimize structural integrity, meet safety and NVH objectives and achieve mass reduction to offset heavy batteries.