Message of Greeting by Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

"Aluminium – Building the Future: the motto of the European Aluminium Congress 2015 attests to the self-confidence of a sector that is convinced of the potential of its material for the future. And very rightly so, because the aluminium industry is setting trends and actively pursuing new developments without first waiting for external stimuli.

This is also one of the reasons why the German aluminium industry is in such good shape in 2015. It is well positioned in a challenging global market environment." Read more >>


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A positive future requires fresh thinking. The decision makers of today, tomorrow and what follows should be aware of the mega-trends of the future, and which opportunities and risks are involved in these trends. The mega-trends that are driving the emerging markets are mobility, care of resources and recycling and Industry 4.0 or new materials.

At the EAC 2015 experts in the aluminium industry and representatives of customer industries and science will present and discuss innovative, current and visionary solutions.>>


Call for Papers:

  • 15 May 2015 - End-date for submitting proposals
  • 15 June 2015 - Notification of acceptance
  • 15 September 2015 - End-date for submitting final papers

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  • 15 June 2015 - Start of registration
  • 23 – 24 November 2015 – Congress in Düsseldorf

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Gesamtverband der Aluminium­industrie e.V. (GDA) is the German association of alu­mi­nium companies that produce raw aluminium or aluminium products, also in combination with other materials. As a trade association it represents the interests of an effcient aluminium industry in Germany. >>