Broadcast One

Tues, Sept 30

  • London: 15.00
  • Paris: 16.00
  • Los Angeles: 7.00
  • New York: 10.00
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Strategic materials information initiatives in the automotive industry

On Tuesday, September 30, Granta’s Dan Williams will be discussing why automotive companies consider materials information to be of strategic value—and the motivations for 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.

Join this webinar to find out how today’s automotive companies are implementing practical materials information technology programs to achieve their strategic goals.

You will also see case studies, drawing on the experiences of leading automakers, that demonstrate state-of-the-art software, best practices, and data for materials information management that could help you:

  • Maximize lightweighting opportunities
  • Reduce risk in the supply chain
  • Accelerate Virtual Product Development

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 

You may also be interested in our webinar on "Cost reduction through the use and selection of materials in the automotive industry" on Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

Who should join the webinar?

This webinar is aimed at Automotive OEMs and Suppliers; anyone involved in lightweighting, Supply Chain, or Environmental risk reduction, or Virtual Product Development / CAE initiatives; plus Materials Engineering departments.


About the presenter

Dan WilliamsDan Williams, Product Manager for GRANTA MI

Product Manager Dan Williams is responsible for ensuring that Granta Design's leading materials information software meets the needs of industry. A physics graduate from Oxford University, he has worked with dozens of engineering organizations in aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, and other industries to solve challenges related to materials information management and material selection.