5th Technology Day Hybrid Lightweighting

25. - 26. June 2018 International Congresscentrum (ICS) at Messe Stuttgart

For the fifth year in a row, experts and users from the lightweight technology industry will convene at the “Technology Day Hybrid Lightweighting” in Stuttgart. The first day of the conference and exhibition event in the ICS Messe Stuttgart will feature experts from research institutes and the industrial sector presenting the newest developments and current solutions in lightweight technology. The second day will be offering visitors the opportunity to participate in an organized business matching as part of our export forum and to take advantage of our forum to exchange information on start-up and investment opportunities.

  • Call for Papers

    Call for Papers

    The 5th Technology Day Hybrid Lightweighting is a central platform for leading figures in research and industry to showcase new solutions in lightweighting. Small and mid-size enterprises can use the vital information that is shared here to make the right market decisions.

    Your contribution should fit with following themes and applications:

      • Lightweighting Concept - New Concepts and technological innovations
      • Process Innovation - Optimized production processes and new structures
      • Digitization & Simulation - Digital development and production
      • Additive Manufacturing - Technological innovations and production Networks
      • Recycling of Lightweight Materials - Metals and hybrids
      • Testing - New methods and verification procedures

    We are intentionally requesting contributions from both researchers as well as industries.

    Application form and further information

    Deadline for submissions: January,12th 2018. Please send us your application together with a short summary of your presentation (max. one page A4) and your CV.

  • Exhibitor Information

    Exhibitor Information

    Get involved as an exhibitor on our 5th Technology Day Hybrid Lightweighting!

    Your benefits:

    • Profile raising – Raise awareness of your innovative and future oriented company
    • Clearly focused and high-quality contacts – Find valuable contacts to key decision makers in the industry
    • Central exhibition space in an exclusive setting – Take advantage of the exhibition and conference
    • Time saving and efficiency – 1 day, over 250 contact opportunities
    • Networking – Open up new markets and business opportunities during breaks

    Read more:
    Exhibitor Information + Registration

    Exhibitors of 2017

  • Expert Committee

    Expert Committee

    Dr. Dietrich Birk, VDMA Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.
    Jürgen Bleicher, Kunststoff-Cluster Österreich
    Leendert den Haan, Hightech Zentrum Aargau AG
    Prof. Dr. Horst E. Friedrich, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)
    Peter Froeschle, ARENA2036 e.V.
    Prof. Dr. Götz Gresser, Institut für Textil- und Verfahrenstechnik Denkendorf
    Christof Kindervater, Carbon Composites e.V. Baden-Württemberg
    Thomas Rettich, TRUMPF GmbH & Co. KG
    Thomas Siebel, lightweight design
    Prof. Johann Tomforde, TEAMOBILITY GmbH
    Dr. Martin Vogt, VDI Zentrum Ressourceneffizienz GmbH
    Dr. Bernhard Wiedemann, automotive-bw
    Dr. Andreas Wierse, SICOS BW GmbH
    Beate Wittkopp, Steinbeis-Transferzentrum TransferWerk-BW
    Wolfgang Wolf, Landesverband der Baden- Württembergischen Industrie e.V.
  • Photo Gallery

    Photo Gallery

  • Feedback Participants

    "An ambitious and very successful event with a superb accompanying trade fair. That makes a really great impression.”" Bernhard Wiedemann, automotive-bw

    "Great event. I always appreciate the good discussions with our present and expanding network." Marc Kirchhoff, TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH

    "Innovations in lightweighting often need a kick-start. That is where events like the 4th Technology Day Hybrid Lightweighting lead the way." Fabian Giehl, deValu GmbH

    "All around a successful event. I am very satisfied. The conference was well attended, the right people were there and there were plenty of opportunities for quality discussions." Dr. Dipl. Ing. Elmar Beeh, DLR Institut für Fahrzeugkonzepte

    "Everything went great, we had good discussions with the right people." Korbinian Heim, pohltec metalfoam GmbH

    "There were several questions that were asked after our presentation at the session. Several participants came to our stand later for more information. It is definitely worth it to be a presenter and exhibitor at the Technology Day." Eugen Pfeifer, AutomoTeam GmbH

    "A very good event for networking." Karl-Heinz Menauer, acp - advanced clean production GmbH

    "The changeover between the sessions worked perfectly. The audience was also very open to questions and discussions." Christof Kindervater, Carbon Composites e.V. CC Baden-Württemberg 

    "Excellent value for the money in comparison to other events. The quality of the presentations was also very good." Leon Schäfer, TWT GmbH

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