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15-17 May 2018 Bad Nauheim, Germany

Materials in Car Body Engineering 2018

Agenda - Module 1

   

TUESDAY, 15. MAY 2018

     
   

Module 1: Composites and Hybrid Materials

09.15 am                 Welcome and conference introduction
Dr. Dirk Meine, Automotive Circle, DE
     
   

Composite car body parts

09.30 am   BMW HP4 Race - CFRP at work
Elmar Jaeger, BMW Group, DE
     
10.00 am           A body-shop enabled FRP structural part for high-volume series automobile production
Dr. Philipp Hörmann, Dr. Tobias Ströhlein, Volkswagen AG, DE
     
10.30 am   Meet the Speakers & Coffee and Contacts
     
11.15 am   Virtual development of a plastic rear floor at the ALLIANCE project
Vincent Dupont, Toyota Motor Europe, BE; Iratxe Lopez Benito, Batz, S. Coop., ES
     
11.45 am   Composite hybrid reinforcements in thermoplastic tailgates
Gerd Jan Doggen, Dave Brands, SABIC, NL
     
12.15 pm   Live Polls in the auditorium
     
12.30 pm   Meet the Speakers & Lunch break
     
   

Hybrids and hybrid part reinforcements

13.45 pm   New hybrid material concept for lightweight body engineering
Jochem Fischer, Röchling Automotive SE & Co. KG, DE
     
14.15 pm   Local carbon fibre reinforcements on ultra-high strength steel components - Simulation methodology for prediction of component performance and shape distortion due to manufacturing
Dr. Daniel Berglund, Swerea SICOMP, SE
     
14.45 pm   Tailored structural reinforcements for lightweight body-in-white construction
Núria Ignés i Mullol, L&L Products Europe SAS, FR
     
15.15 pm   Meet the Speakers & Coffee and Contacts
     
   

Process technology and quality assurance

16.00 pm   Fully automated direct fiber placement process for automotive large-scale production
Dr. Lars Herbeck, Voith Composites GmbH & Co. KG, DE
     
16.30 pm   Ultra-high resolution strain and temperature measurements in lightweight materials
Andreas Stern, Luna Innovations EMEA, DE
     
17.00 pm   Dry adhesive structural films, a new bonding solution
Dr. Laurent Meistermann, L&L Products Europe SAS, FR
     
17.30 pm   Meet the Speakers & Get Together
     
18.30 pm                       Networking Night Module 1
   

WEDNESDAY, 16. MAY 2018

     
   

Module 1: Composites and Hybrid Materials

Module 2: Steel and Light Metals

- joint session for both modules -

08.45 am                Welcome and conference introduction for Module 2 participants
Dr. Dirk Meine, Automotive Circle, DE
     
   

Future of Mobility

09.00 am  

Keynote:

Electric, autonomous, shared - the future of mobility has already begun
Dr. Mario Herger, Enterprise Garage Consultancy, US

     
09.45 am          

Panel discussion

Participants:

  • Dr. Mario Herger, Enterprise Garage Consultancy, US
  • Dr. Jürgen Wesemann, Ford-Werke GmbH, DE
  • Prof. Dr. Udo Müller, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, DE
     
10.30 am  
Coffee and Contacts
     
   

Car body material concepts today

11.15 am   Lightweight design in the new Audi A8
Marc Hummel, Audi AG, DE
     
11.45pm   Live Polls in the auditorium
     
12.00 pm   Meet the Speakers & Lunch break
     
   

New aluminium concepts

13.15 pm   New aluminium intensive L7e vehicle concept reaching higher passive safety
Dr. Lars Moen, Hydro Aluminium AS, NO
     
13.45 pm   New aluminum alloys in electric vehicles - potential applications and advantages
Xavier Varone, Novelis AG, DE
     
14.15 pm   Lightweight design with novel aluminum sheet alloys for crash relevant body parts
Artur Klos, Daimler AG, DE
     
14.45 pm   Meet the Speakers & Coffee and Contacts
    - End of Module 1 –

Subject to change (status as of April 6, 2018)

Programme coordination

Dr. Dirk Meine

Dr. Dirk Meine

Presidium
Automotive Circle
T +49 511 9910-319

Contact

Conference organsation

Kirsten Heni

Kirsten Heni

Event Manager
Automotive Circle
T +49 511 9910-378

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