The 3rd International Conference on Light Materials – Science and Technology (LightMAT 2019) took place in Manchester from 3 to 5 November 2019, providing a comprehensive overview and new insight into the three most important light metals Aluminium, Magnesium and Titanium and their combinations.

A total of 170 delegates attended, with plenary speakers from both academia and industry including Nick Birbilis from ANU Australia, Blanka Lenczowski from Airbus Germany, Teresa Pérez-Prado from IMDEA Spain, and David Rugg from Rolls Royce.

A total of 20 countries were represented including The United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, France, Norway, Belgium, Canada, United States of America, Japan, Spain, Czech Republic, Australia, Switzerland, China, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Sweden, Slovakia and Turkey.

LightForm contributed significantly to the conference with a total of 13 papers, 8 of which were invited. 4 papers were also from members of LightForm International Advisory Board.