Broadcast One

Weds Sept 24

  • London: 10.00
  • Paris: 11.00
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Broadcast Two

Weds Sept 24

  • London: 17.00
  • Paris: 18.00
  • Los Angeles: 9.00
  • New York: 12.00
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Cost reduction through material replacement

See how CES Selector gives experts the information they need to make the right decisions
Those in the Automotive Industry know that making the right material choices matters, helping you improve performance and even reduce costs.

More and more companies are discovering software that helps them do this. Join this webinar on September 24 to make sure you don't get left behind:

  • Learn how you too could reduce materials-related costs while improving performance; what cost reduction techniques could you use today?
  • Watch a practical case study focused on replacing a metal with a polymer, drawing on the experiences of CES Selector users.
  • Discover how you can gain greater confidence in materials recommendations.
  • Minimize the risks associated with changing materials by identifying the properties that differ in substitute materials.
  • AutoMatICHear the latest updates from the automotive industry, including the recent launch of the Automotive Materials Intelligence Consortium (‘AutoMatIC’), comprising a number of major OEMs and Suppliers including General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, KSPG AG, and PSA.

How to register and join the session

There is no cost but registration is required through the WebEx system. Please ensure you set your local time zone to receive accurate meeting invitations and test your setup in advance of the meeting. How to use WebEx, including setting times zone & language preferences 

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Who should join the web seminar?

This session will be of particular interest to:

  • Product designers, engineers, and materials specialists.
  • Those involved in R&D and innovation.
  • Materials experts responsible for recommending materials to designers, advising purchasing, and resolving material issues.
  • Anyone investigating or trying to implement cost-reduction strategies.

This webinar is the second in a series looking at cost reduction case studies from a variety of industries: you can also join events for Material Producers, or those in the Medical, Consumer Products, and Aerospace industries.

You may also be interested in our upcoming webinar on Strategic materials information initiatives in the automotive industry on September 30.

About the presenter

Dr. Charlie Bream is Product Manager for CES Selector at Granta Design. After completing his PhD on recycling of thermoset composites at Brunel University, he spent 14 years in industry working on the development of lightweight materials and structures for British Aerospace (Space Systems), Pera International, and NXT before joining Granta in 2007.


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