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14-15 May 2019 Bad Nauheim, Germany

Materials in Car Body Engineering 2019


Tuesday, 14 May 2019

08.45h Welcome and introduction
Sabine Scharf, Automotive Circle, DE

Cognitive Production Systems - Technologies and Solutions for Body in White Production
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bauernhansl, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing
                    Engineering and Automation IPA, DE


New solutions in lightweight design for electric vehicles

9.45h Economical lightweight steel construction for electric mobility
Dr. Jürgen-Johann Schramm, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe, DE
10.15h Giga-grade steel lightweight solutions for battery electric vehicle
Jaehyun Kim, POSCO, KR
10.45h Meet the speakers / Coffee & contacts
11.15h Developments and future trends in joining technologies for multimaterial and lightweight design
Prof. Dr. Marion Merklein, Institute of Manufacturing Technology, DE
11.45h Hybrid structural materials for lightweight construction and electric vehicles
Dr. Stefan Kreiling, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, DE
12.15h Meet the speakers / Networking lunch


13.45h BMBF Lighthouse Project SMiLE: System-Integrated Multi-Material Lightweight Concept for Electro Mobility
Günter Deinzer, Audi AG, DE                          
14.15h Development of thermoplastic composites produced by automated technology
Peter Pomlenyi, evopro systems engineering Kft., HU
14.45h High Pressure meets lightweight -Overmolding technology for Class A surfaces
Jens Winiarz, Hennecke GmbH, DE
15.15h Simulation of feasibility and performance of local carbon fibre reinforced steel component
Daniel Berglund, RISE SICOMP, SE
15.45h Meet the speakers / Coffee & contacts

New developments in Aluminium

16.15h New aluminium alloy solutions for light and affordable doors
Steve Clerc, Novelis Switzerland SA, CH
16.45h New aluminium solutions for closures and body structures
Dr. Sabine Philippe, Constellium, FR
17.15h Comparison between structural components in recently developed aluminum HP-DC alloys with magnesium and steel constructions
Dr. Stuart Wiesner, Rheinfelden Alloys, DE
17.45h End of conference day
Meet the speakers / Get-together
19.00h Networking night

Wednesday 15 May 2019


New developements in steel

8.30h Thin walled steel casting for load intersection points of the body in white       
Clemens Bergmann, Hendrik Wäcken, BMW Group, DE
09.00h Development and application of new generation advanced high strength steels based on quenching and partitioning process
Dr. Li Wang, Baoshan Iron&Steel Co., LTD, CN
09.30 Development and introduction of GA coated 1200 MPa AHSS with superior bendability
Edip Ozer Arman, Toyota Motor Europe, BE
10.00h Development of dual-phase high-ductility (HD) grades and application in modern car-body manufacturing
Dr. Johannes Rehrl, voestalpine Stahl GmbH, AT; Sebastian Heibel, Daimler AG, DE
10.30h Meet the speakers / Coffee & contacts

Challenges in mechanical properties of steel

11.00h Future trends and challenges in using AHSS in body structure 
Ferat Özkan, Ford-Werke GmbH, DE
11.30h 1180MPa dual phase steels with good phosphatability and stretch-flangeability
Musheng Qiu, Shougang Research Institute of Technology, CN    
12.00h Hydrogen embrittlement in hot stamped Al-Si coated boron steels
Michele Maria Tedesco, Centro Ricerche Fiat, IT 
12.30h Meet the speakers / Networking lunch

Materials processing

13.45h Hot stamping of heavy-gaged components
Prof. Hardy Mohrbacher, Niobelcon b.v.b.a., BE
14.15h Development of a hybrid approach based on a DED-process to improve the lightweight potential of stainless steels for structural parts
Caio Pisano, APERAM Research Center, FR

Cradle-to-grave sustainability   

14.45h Closing the loop on recycling of zinc coated automotive steel scrap
Tim Peeters, TataSteel, NL
15.15h Life cycle assessment for steel automotive body solutions
Julio L. Rivera, ArcelorMittal Global R&D, FR
15.45h OEM-Outlook
16.00h Conclusion
Sabine Scharf, Automotive Circle, DE
16.15h End of conference

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Sabine Scharf

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Automotive Circle
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Automotive Circle
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