Join the IMA in 2014 for its 71st World Magnesium Conference in Munich, Germany! This valuable Conference will provide magnesium industry professionals with the latest information and advances on magnesium processes, applications, technology and environmental concerns. The program includes:  
  • Technical Sessions
  • Current Industry Updates  
  • Awards of Excellence Presentations
  • Exhibit Showcase featuring magnesium industry suppliers
  • Networking Events
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Opening President’s Reception at BMW Museum, and more!

Current Speakers

Alan Clark, CM Group, The Global Primary Magnesium Supply and Demand Balance 2014
Andreas Fent, BMW, Competitiveness of Die Cast Light Weight Structural Components. Quo Vadis Magnesium?
Xu Jinxiang
, China Magnesium Association, China Magnesium Development Report in 2013
Karen McBeth, Platts Metals Group, The Evolving Aluminum Market: What it Means for Magnesium


Nicholas Andrews, Magontec Ltd., Magontec Primary Magnesium Alloy Cast House Project - Qinghai
Phillip W. Baker,
Hatch Associates, Qinghai Magnesium Project Overview
Dr.-Ing. Carlo Bark, 
C&C Bark Metalldruckguss und Formenbau GmbHDr.-Ing. Norbert Erhard & Martin Schlotterbeck, Oskar Frech GmbH + Co, Magnesium Die Casting Technologies: A Comparison Based on Parts Requirements as well as Perspective on Innovation Potential of Magnesium Die Casting
Robert Baylis, Roskill Information Services Ltd., Magnesium in Iron and Steel: Will its Use Benefit from Subtleties in these Otherwise Decelerated Markets?
Dr.-Ing. Lindita Bushi, ATHENA Sustainable Materials Institute, Increasing the Applicability of the 2013 IMA Life Cycle Assessment Study of Magnesium
Per Engseth, Silmag International AS, Manufacturing “Green” magnesium in Europe: Returning to full service
Dr. Joel Fournier, Alliance Magnesium Inc., Improved Electrolytic Process to Extract Mg Metal Reduces Energy Requirement & Improves Footprint
Yoshiaki Hashimoto & Makoto Hino, Hiroshima Institute of Technology & STU Co. Ltd., Development of UH Magnesium Alloy Chips for Forming Thixo-Mold
Christoph Hennrich, RECARO Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co., KG, Mark Endesfelder, Airbus Operations GmbH, Magnesium Alloy Seat Structure Project 
Dr. Takahiro Ishizaki, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Formation of Anticorrosive Film on Magnesium Alloy Using Steam Coating
Dr. Bin Jiang, Chongqing University, High Performance Magnesium Alloy Plates
Dr. Young-Min Kim, Korea Institute of Materials Science, Grain-Refining Technology for Cast Magnesium Alloys
David Klaumuenzer, Volkswagen Group Research, Volkswagen AG, Application Potential of Magnesium within the Volkswagen Group
Daisuke Konishi, Advanced Material Japan Corp, Japan Magnesium Market Outlook
Piotr Korczak, Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals in Gliwice Light Metals Division, Studies on the Magnesium Alloys Cladding in the Plastic Forming Processes (die forging & extrusion) Using as the Clad Layer of Corrosion Resistant Aluminum Alloys
Svetlana Lamaka, University of Lisbon and University of Aveiro; EADS Innovation Works, Fault-tolerant Composite Protective Coating for WE43 Magnesium Alloy
Dr.-Ing. Nir Moscovitch, Dead Sea Magnesium Ltd., A New Family of Creep Resistant HPDC Magnesium Alloys with Superior Combination of Strength and Ductility
Ilya Ostrovsky, Chemetall GmbH, Surface Treatment of Magnesium Sheet Components in Transportation Industry
Claudio Pistidda, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Institute of Materials Research, Hydrogen Storage Systems from Waste Magnesium Alloys
Dr. Viktor Protsenko, Zaporozhye State Engineering Academy, Development of the Process for Magnesium Production by Electrolysis from Oxygen-Containing Magnesium Raw Materials
Dominik Schmid, Institute for Machine Tools and Industrial Management, Technische Universität München, Laser Beam Melting of Magnesium Alloys
Bong Sun You, Korea Institue of Materials Science, Recent Advances in High Performance Non-Flammable Magnesium Alloys
Andrew Tippings, Meridian Lightweight Technologies, Inc., Development Of A High Pressure Die Cast Magnesium Cross Car Beam for Automotive "Platform" Application 
Diego Val Andres, Grupo Antolin/ES, New Magnesium Applications
Alexis Van Maercke, European Commission, Magnesium as Critical Raw Material in the EU
Dr.-Ing. Shigeru Yamanaka, Maruemu Works Co., Ltd., Development of High Strength Magnesium Alloy Bolts Using Optimized Processes
Dr.-Ing. Kazumasa Yamazaki, Nippon Kinzoku Co. Ltd., Expansion of Thermally Rolled Magnesium Coils into Mobile Devices

Conference Registration Hours

Sunday, June 1 09:00 - 17:00
Monday, June 2 07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday, June 3 07:00 - 17:30

Please allow enough time to register and pick up your badge before attending the first conference function, the President’s Reception on Sunday evening. You are required to present your badge or an individual event ticket at the entrance to all functions. If you are purchasing a single event ticket for the President’s Reception, you will need to do so earlier on Sunday at the Conference Registration desk.

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