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09-10 June 2015 Nürnberg

AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING CONGRESS 2015

Car body process chain - from concept to final assembly

Agenda - 10 June 2015

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08.05.2015
       
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08.00 h    Registration
         
08.30 h   Welcome address and congress introduction
Dr. Dirk Meine, Automotive Circle International, DE
         
   

PLENARY SESSION (Abstracts)

08.45 h   Lightweight design at Daimler AG : Current demands and best-in-class solutions
Dr. Thomas Rudlaff, Daimler AG , DE
Tailored lightweight solutions in the new Volvo XC90
Krister Amundsson, Richard Johansson, Volvo Car Corporation, SE
Car body development at Opel 2022: Intensive steel-based lightweight design
Michael Küpper, Adam Opel AG , DE
         
10.00 h   Networking: Coffee & Contacts
         
   

PARALLEL SESSIONS

         
    Lightweight Materials
(Abstracts)
Joining Processes 
(Abstracts)
Production Systems
(Abstracts)
         
10.15 h   1.9
Rethinking hot-dip coating: Zinc-magnesium
coatings in outer skin quality
Anastasia Schüßler, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe
AG , DE
2.9
Diode lasers and trends in BIW applications
Dr. Axel Luft, Laserline GmbH, DE
3.9
Industry 4.0 as a business case – the Manufacturing
Execution Systems (MES) example
Silvio Wagner, MVI Proplant Süd GmbH, DE
         
10.40 h   1.10
Global breakthrough and success factors of
aluminium sheet in car bodies
Michael Baudner, Novelis Deutschland GmbH, DE
2.10
Trends in laser remote welding in the automotive
industry
Dr. Andrey Andreev, Trumpf Laser- und Systemtechnik
GmbH, DE
3.10
Industry 4.0: Intelligent vacuum handling systems
to optimize production processes and reduce energy
costs
Eda Gökcimen, J. Schmalz GmbH, DE
         
11.05 h   1.11
Hot forming of aluminium – manufacturing of light
and complex shaped high-strength car body parts
Dr. Christian Koroschetz, AP&T, SE
2.11
Resistive element welding – an economic alternative
for mixed material engineering
Uwe Wolfarth, Arnold & Shinjo GmbH & Co. KG, DE
3.11
Multidisciplinarity in automobile production – the
example of modular car body manufacturing
Dr. Oliver Tiedje, Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnik
und Automatisierung (IPA), DE
         
11.30 h   1.12
In-line quality inspection in car body production
makes reliable inspection possible even for
lightweight car body manufacturing using CFRP
components
Robert Werny, Isra Vision AG , DE
2.12
Fully automated optical weld seam control in high
volume series production
Thomas Rehmann, EHR GmbH & Co. KG, DE
3.12
High volume, high flexibility, multi-material
production
Dan Thombs, Comau SpA, IT
         
         
12.00 h  

GUIDED CONGRESS TOURS 

2 expert guided tours will present the highlights of the Automotive Engineering Expo
(duration approx. 1 hour):

  • Tour 1: Focus on lightweight material developments
  • Tour 2: Focus on car body process technology

Completion of each tour is the EuroCarBody Showcase with following car body presentations:

Audi TT
BMW i8
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé
Chevrolet Corvette
Volvo XC 90
(and others)

  • Exhibition visiting time
  • Lunch break
   
AEE15_600x80_neutral_deu
         
         
   

PARALLEL SESSIONS

    Lightweight Materials
(Abstracts)
Quality Control
(Abstracts)
Simulation
(Abstracts)
         
14.50 h   1.13
Crashsystem, made of fibre-reinforced thermoplastic
Michael Hibben, Stadco Saarlouis Ltd. & Co. KG, DE
2.13
Objective determination of the aesthetic quality of
brazed or welded joints
Jochen Sander, Automation W+R GmbH, DE
3.13
Recent progresses on simulation technology for
challenging applications of car manufacturing and
product design
Dr. Clément Zémerli, Fraunhofer-Institut für Technound
Wirtschaftsmathematik (ITWM), DE
         
15.15 h   1.14
Novel compression moulding process makes 1-minute
cycle time a reality for structural composites
Duncan Howland, Huntsman Advanced Materials
GmbH, CH
2.14
Automated quality assurance of adherend surfaces
Dr. Florian Stark, Automation W+R GmbH, DE
3.14
Simulating Manufacturing – consistent virtual
consideration in car body engineering
Dr. Ulrike Beyer, Simufact Engineering GmbH, DE
         
15.40 h   1.15
Integrative production of fiber-reinforced hybrid
plastic components for automotive body applications
Dr. Michael Emonts, Aachener Zentrum für integrativen
Leichtbau (AZL), RWTH Aachen University, DE
2.15
An unobstructed combination of a collaborative
robot based 3d scanner with a handheld laser line
and probe scanner within the same coordinate
system
Dr. Franz Eder, Descam 3D Technologies GmbH, DE
3.15
Usability of casting simulations in the early concept
stage of car body part development
Laura Leineweber, Alu-Car GmbH, DE
         
16.05 h   1.16
Laser cutting of fibre reinforced plastics and its
application across the process chain
Michael Rose, Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und
Strahltechnik (IWS), DE
2.16
Automated in-line quality control of car body parts
via acoustic resonance analysis
Michael Weidner, MEDAV GmbH, DE
3.16
Hardware benchmarking goes virtual
Dr. Martin Müller-Bechtel, Tecosim GmbH, DE
         
         
16.30 h   Networking: Coffee & Contacts
         
   

PLENARY SESSION (Abstracts)

16.45 h   Comparative LCA Study of the Magna/Ford MMLV Concept Vehicle Design
Dr. Lindita Bushi, LCA Consulting, CA
Hybrid FRP/metal parts in automobile production: Manufacturing technologies and property profiles
Prof. Dr. Klaus Dilger, Technische Universität Braunschweig, DE
Jigless manufacturing – exodus into the promised land of production?
Dr. Frank Breitenbach, EDAG Production Solutions GmbH & Co. KG, DE
         
18.00 h   Concluding remarks and end of the first congress day
         
   

After-Work-Party

 

 

Programme coordination

Dr. Dirk Meine

Dr. Dirk Meine

Presidium
Automotive Circle
T +49 511 9910-319

Contact

Congress organisation

Annika Lindenberg

Annika Lindenberg

Senior Event Manager
Automotive Circle
T +49 511 9910-381

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