The NADDRG 2020 Spring Symposium will be held on April 14th, 2020,  at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, MI (44045 Five Mile Rd, Plymouth MI 48170).  Breakfast will be available starting at 7:30am, and the meeting will start at 8:30am.

You can pay for the April 14th NADDRG Symposium with a Credit Card by clicking on the link below.

Registration and Payment – Select your Regular or Student status and click “Pay Now”
This will take you to the secure Paypal website where you can pay with any of the listed credit cards or your Paypal balance.

Please contact the the Program Chair with the form on this page if you wish to present at the event. You can email the Chair directly at

If you are not a member of NADDRG, you may attend one meeting as a Guest of a member in good standing.  Attending subsequent meetings will require you to become a Provisional Member.

At the November 2019 meeting, we heard about many topics listed below. We hope to see you at the next meeting!

  • Heat and Temperature in Hot Stamping
  • Effects of welds on the forming behaviors of Laser Welded Blanks
  • Formability of Tailor Welded Blanks
  • Stress-based Failure Detection Method in the VDA 238-100 Tight Radius Bend Test
  • Fracture Anisotropy in AHSS Steels
  • GISSMO Fracture Modeling of AHSS Steel
  • Deformation of Q&P Steels: Adiabatic Heating and Sheet Orientation
  • Estimating Variability in Stamping Panel Outcomes Arising from Material Noise
  • Review of the International Centre for Innovative Manufacturing Projects
  • Mitigation of Edge Cracking During Accumulative Roll Bonding (ARB) of Aluminum Strips
  • Addressing Future Transportation Challenges with Steel
  • Aspects of Analysis of Sheared Edge Based on Surface Image
  • Fatigue Damage of Trim Die with Orientation Dependence
  • CAE-based process design for improving formability in hot stamping
  • Formability Characterization of AA5182-O using Marciniak, Nakazima, and Stretch-Bend Tests with Curvature and Strain-Rate Based Limit Strain Detection Methods
  • Laser Heat Treating of Automotive Dies 
  • Industry 4.0: Press Side Die Lubrication
  • …and more!

Let us know what you want to present at the next meeting!