Special conditions for LightCon 2023

LightCon will take place on June 13 and 14, 2023, at the Hannover Exhibition Center under the motto "Lightweight construction as an answer to energy and material scarcity". The congress fair offers participants exciting topics, know-how, best practices and of course space for discussions and networking.

LightCon is the first international platform to present lightweight solutions for a wide range of user industries across materials and technologies. Developers, engineers, designers, buyers and management at all levels from user industries such as transport and mobility (road and rail), aerospace, mechanical engineering, naval architecture, construction, wind energy, medical technology and the sports and leisure industry meet at LightCon. As a vertical trade show, LightCon covers the entire value chain of lightweight construction, spanning materials from applied research to materials, tools for design and development, prototyping and component testing, manufacturing technologies, and joining and bonding technology to recycling. In addition, LightCon offers a varied conference program with top-class speakers and interesting presentations. The conference language is English.

The attendance of high-ranking politicians at LightCon and the assumption of patronage by Dr. Robert Habeck, Federal Minister of Economics and Climate Protection, underscore the great importance of lightweight construction technology for the development of Germany as an industrial location. Opening speakers include Parliamentary State Secretary Michael Kellner at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection and Olaf Lies, Minister of Economics of the State of Lower Saxony.

The topics of the expert forum include:

  • Sustainable materials
    • How can lightweight design contribute to sustainable solutions?
  • Circular economy
    • How can lightweight solutions reduce the use of resources?
  • Efficient production
    • How to use limited resources efficiently?
  • New energy solutions
    • How can lightweight design be used to reduce energy consumption?

Be there when the challenges of the future are discussed and lightweight construction is illuminated from all sides: The combination of exhibition and expert program at LightCon makes it possible. Exciting lectures will be presented according to the theme "Lightweight construction as an answer to energy and material scarcity". Meet the community, discover potentials and dive deep into the topics of your future with lightweight construction.

As a network partner of Niedersachsen Aviation, you can benefit from a 10% discount on participation as an exhibitor. For this purpose, please contact Andreas Wolf (andreas.wolf@messe.de | +49 511 89 311 93).

More information about LightCon 2023 can be found here.


Andreas Wolf
Deutsche Messe AG

+49 511 89 311 93