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14-15 March 2018 Bad Nauheim

Strategies in Car Body Engineering 2018

Incl. car body presentations and a focus session on electric car

Agenda


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2018

08:00 am   Registration and handover of conference documents
     
09:00 am   Welcome, introduction
Dr. Sibylle Freitag, Automotive Circle, DE
     
09:15 am  

Keynote

Future Mobility Scenario 2036
Dr. Frank Ruff, Daimler AG, DE

     
   

SPOTLIGHT ON ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

10:00 am   Additive manufacturing: current developments
Philipp Hergoss, Fraunhofer IAPT, DE
     
10:15 am   The potential of additive manufacturing in car body engineering
Christian Borowetz, Volkswagen AG, DE
     
10:45 am   Meet the speakers / coffee and contacts
     
   

MATERIAL STRATEGIES I – ‘SHAPING’ THE FUTURE OF CAR BODY ENGINEERING

11:15 am   Forming of high strength aluminum alloys: process for forming aluminum alloys of the 7000 series
Dr. Sven Hübner, Leibniz Universität Hannover, DE
     
11:45 am   Hot forming technology for aluminium sheet
Adrian Tautscher, Impression Technologies Ltd, GB
     
12:15 pm  

CAR BODY PRESENTATION

The new Jaguar E-Pace body structure
Emeka Ikwueze, Jaguar Land Rover, GB

     
01:15 pm   Networking lunch
     
02:00 pm   Meet the speakers
     
   

FOCUS TOPIC: ELECTRIC CAR

02:30 pm   Aluminium as enabler of lightweight design for BEV
Dr. Henk-Jan Brinkman, Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH, DE
     
03:00 pm   The synergies of aluminium for electric vehicles
Cedric Wu, Novelis Inc., US
     
03:30 pm   Plastic-based hybrid material as an integrative lightweight construction concept for electric vehicles
Jochem Fischer, Röchling Automotive SE & Co. KG, DE
     
04:00 pm   Meet the speakers / coffee and contacts
     
04:30 pm  

CAR BODY PRESENTATION

The all-new Opel Crossland X
Daniel Kumpf, Opel Automobile GmbH, DE;
Sebastien Chopard, PSA Peugeot Citroёn S.A.S., FR

     
05:30 pm   End of conference day
     
07:00 pm   Networking night


THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2018

   

DIGITAL CAR BODY I

09:00 am   Simulation-driven body design: the new development
Dr. Lars Fredriksson, Altair Engineering GmbH, DE
     
09:30 am  

CAR BODY PRESENTATION

The new Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Aldo Ajmar, Dr. Giulio Severi, Alfa Romeo, IT

     
10:30 am   Meet the speakers / coffee and contacts
     
   

DIGITAL CAR BODY II

11:00 am   Proactive production: a well-grounded glance into the crystal ball
Dr. Frank Breitenbach, EDAG Production Solutions GmbH & Co. KG, DE;
Marcel Dittrich, B&R Industrie-Elektronik GmbH, DE
     
11:30 pm  

CAR BODY PRESENTATION

The new Bentley Continental GT
Darren Purvin, Bentley Motors Ltd., GB;
Oliver Müller, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, DE

     
12.30 pm   Networking lunch / Meet the speakers
     
01:45 pm  

CAR BODY PRESENTATION

Platform and modularization strategy for a complete family of truck cab BiWs
Yngve Bergengren, Martin Weiman, Scania, SE

     
   

MATERIAL STRATEGIES II

02:45 pm   New cold forming technology for recent steel developments up to 1.200 MPa strength
Stefan Eiden, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, DE
     
03:15 pm   New generation of high strength stainless steel: new structural parts concepts
Jesse Paegle, Aperam Stainless Europe, FR
     
03:45 pm   Conclusion, farewell
Dr. Sibylle Freitag, Automotive Circle, DE
     
04:00 pm   End of conference

Subject to change (status as of March 15, 2018)

Delegate's Section

Programme Coordination

Dr. Sibylle Freitag

Dr. Sibylle Freitag

Presidium
Automotive Circle
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Conference Organisation

Kirsten Heni

Kirsten Heni

Event Manager
Automotive Circle
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