EPMA’s 31st General Assembly set for March 2018

January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018

The European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) has announced that the organisation’s 31st General Assembly will take place in Brussels, Belgium, March 23 2018. The EPMA Board and Council meetings will precede the General Assembly on March 22.

During the meeting, keynote presentations will be given by Guy Thiran, Eurometaux, and Sigrid de Vries of CLEPA. There will also be meetings for the associations EuroMIM and EuroPress&Sinter Sectoral Groups.



Thursday 22 March

09:00-10:30AM – Board Meeting (Board Members Only)

10:45AM-1:45PM – Council Meeting (Council Members Only)

2:00-3:30PM – Sectoral Group Meeting: EuroMIM

Sectoral Group Meeting: EuroPress&Sinter

4:00-6:00PM – Keynote Speech: Guy Thiran, Eurometaux on legislation + lobby: 45mm +15mm

Open Discussion – Topic TBC


Friday 23 March

08:30-10:00AM – Legal aspects of General Assembly Discussion

Finances 2017-2018-2019

Activity report EuroPM/Seminars/EU Projects Reports

10:00-10:30AM – Trend report form the President

10:30-11:00AM – Sectoral group reports

11:00-11:45AM – Keynote Speech: Sigrid de Vries, CLEPA

11:45AM-12:00PM – Discussion on The Future of the Automotive Supply Industry

12:00-12:30PM – Closure of the General Assembly and unconfirmed Open Discussion

12:30-1:30PM – Lunch

1:30-3:00PM – Sectoral Group Meeting: EuroHIP

For more information on EPMA’s 31st General Assembly, please contact Kate Blackbourne at the Secretariat.


Email: [email protected]


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