Events of the GDA



25.11.2019 – 26.11.2019, Düsseldorf


At the Congress 2019 the various potential uses of aluminium will be presented together with possible further developments that will make vehicles and other means of transport of the future even lighter and more energy-efficient.


Review: EAC 2017

Speakers and participants from the aluminium industry, automotive component suppliers, OEMs, plant manufacturing and mechanical engineering discussed innovative developments and new technologies for the automotive engineering of the future. With more than 300 guests, the European Aluminium Congress 2017 has been the biggest in history.

Review: ALUMINIUM Conference 2018

For the fifth time, GDA organised a conference together fair organiser Reed Exhibitions during the ALUMINIUM trade fair in 2018. Under the heading ‘Aluminium - Material for the Future’, the programme included presentations on topics relating to plant and equipment, automotive, surface, recycling technologies and aluminium markets.


“Our specialist congresses and seminars are forums for technical dialogue. The visitors to the congresses and seminars appreciate the mixture where the latest specialist knowledge is communicated and then followed by discussion. Furthermore, our congresses are an excellent platform for exchanging experience and opinion.”

Christian Wellner, Managing Member of the Executive Committee of GDA

Review: European Aluminium Congress 2017

27-28 November 2017, Düsseldorf. Current and future decision-makers need to recognise the mega-trends of the future and be able to assess the opportunities and challenges associated with these trends. The EAC 2017 offered an opportunity to listen to experts on these topics and to discuss the latest trends.