The 5th edition of Driving Steel goes international to Pattaya, Thailand. Thailand which is the one of the leading R&D, manufacturing Auto-hub of Asia Pacific resonates with the theme selected for this year’s Driving Steel “Innovation in Automotive Steels – 2025 perspective”.
The discussions will be based on future material needs for automotive industry, weight reduction, passenger safety, future technologies like 3rd Generation Steel (Advanced high strength steel – AHSS), new coating and forming techniques. Please save your dates for 5th – 7th Nov’14 to have a front row seat to “Re-engineering tomorrow”.
|Speaker||Organisation||Topic of Presentation|
|Bill Russo||Gao Feng Advisory||Towards a Green Automotive Industry Preview|
|Dr Tim Leverton||Tata Motors Ltd||Automotive Steel – An emerging market viewpoint Preview|
|Peter Marcus||World Steel Dynamics||"Auto-body Warfare" : Aluminium vs Steel|
|M Takahashi||Toyota Motors||Automotive Steel scenario present & future|
|Dr Bruno Cooman||POSTECH, Korea||Current trends in R&D for automotive steel Preview|
|Carlos Lopes||Maxion Wheels||Future of Automotive Wheel materials|
|Dr Yeonseung Jung||POSCO, Korea||Recent Developments of POSCO Automotive steels and Application Preview|
|Yasuharu Kojima||NIPPON STEEL (NSSMC)||Advancement of flat steel products for automotive application Preview|
|Dr MatthijsToose||Tata Steel Europe||Advanced Outer Panel Solutions|
|NicoLangerak||Tata Steel Europe||Steel in competition with alternative materials Preview|