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09-10 June 2015 Nürnberg

AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING CONGRESS 2015

Car body process chain - from concept to final assembly

Agenda - 9 June 2015

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29.04.2015
       
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08.00 h    Registration
         
08.30 h   Welcome address and congress introduction
Franziska Moennig, Automotive Circle International, DE
         
   

PLENARY SESSION (Abstracts)

08.45 h  

Multi-material development and construction at JLR
Simon Black, Jaguar Land Rover Ltd.,GB

CFRP in automobile series production – lessons learned and future potential
Dr. Patrick Kim, BMW Group, DE

Modern mixed material engineering at AU DI, and the neccessity for technology development
Dr. Henning Löser, Audi AG , DE

         
10.00 h   Networking: Coffee & Contacts
         
   

PARALLEL SESSIONS

         
    Lightweight Materials
(Abstracts)
Joining Processes 
(Abstracts)
Metal Forming
(Abstracts)
         
10.15 h   1.1
Properties and
applications
of martensitic steels
in automobile
engineering
Uwe Wolf, SSAB
Swedish Steel GmbH, DE
2.1
Friction spot joining of
lightweight metal/CFRP
hybrid structures
Prof. Dr. Sergio Amancio,
 Helmholtz-Zentrum
Geesthacht, DE
3.1
Lightweight design –
focus on forming
technology
Klaus Rothenhagen,
Aida Europe S.r.l., IT
         
10.40 h   1.2
Lightweight potential
through the use of
highstrength,
high-ductility,
density-reduced
steels
Dr. Manuel Otto,
Salzgitter
Mannesmann Forschung
GmbH, DE
2.2
Friction Riveting
(FricRiveting) of
metal-polymer
structures – an emerging
joining technology for
automotive materials
Dr. Lucian-Attila Blaga,
Helmholtz-Zentrum
Geesthacht, DE
3.2
Precision cutting:
chances and cost benefits
Karl Stahl, Gräbener-
Pressensysteme
GmbH & Co. KG, DE
         
11.05 h   1.3
Austenitic MnCr
materials:
examples for
lightweight
design application
in multi-material
designs
Stefan Lindner,
Outokumpu Nirosta
GmbH, DE
2.3
Friction Spot Welding:
An alternative process
for joining similar
aluminium alloys
and dissimilar aluminium/
high-strength steel
in automotive industries
Uceu Suhuddin,
Helmholtz Zentrum
Geesthacht GmbH, DE
3.3
Newest press technology
for hot forming /
press hardening
processes
Sebastian Stolpe,
Walter Neff GmbH, DE
         
11.30 h   1.4
IInnovative steel
technologies
providing
lightweight
car body solutions
Oliver Hoffmann,
ThyssenKrupp
Steel Europe AG , DE
2.4
New fastening solutions
for automated installation
in lightweight applications
Dr. Markus Hirschmann,
Richard Bergner
Verbindungstechnik
GmbH & Co. KG, DE
3.4
Heating and oven
technologies for
press hardening
Harald Lehmann,
Schwartz GmbH, DE
         
         
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)
Joining Processes
(Abstracts)
Surface Technology
(Abstracts)
         
14.50 h   1.5
The Bake Hardening
Effect on Tubes
Applied for
BIW or Car Seats
Adj. Prof. Lars Troive,
SSAB EMEA AB, SE
2.5
Self-pierce riveting of
press-hardened steels
Thomas Venherm, Böllhoff
Verbindungstechnik GmbH,DE
3.5
Upgrades in the paint
and sealing technologies
at NISSAN Sunderland
Sebastien Salze,
Kremlin Rexson Sames, FR
         
15.15 h   1.6
New perspectives for
laser beam welding of
conventional Al-diecast
Dr. Dirk Dittrich,
Fraunhofer-Institut für
Werkstoff und
Strahltechnik (IWS), DE;
Henrik Freydank, Finow
Automotive GmbH, DE
2.6
Self-pierce riveting
without compromises
Dr. Matthias Wissling,
Tucker GmbH / Stanley
Engineered Fastening, DE
3.6
Model preparation for
CFD and structuaral
analsysis for highly
accelerated dip
paint simulation of entire
car bodies
Dr. Martin Schifko,
ESS Engineering
Software Steyr GmbH, AT
         
15.40 h   1.7
Using complex phase
steel to optimise front and
side impact structures
Dr. Chris Lahaje
Tata Steel Europe, NL
2.7
Steel-aluminium
multi-material
joints in car body
applications
Dr. Axel Jahn,
Fraunhofer-Institut
für Werkstoff- und
Strahltechnik (IWS), DE
3.7
Early characterisation of
new car body materials –
a cost saver during
development
Christian Haack,
Weiss Umwelttechnik GmbH, DE
         
16.05 h   1.8
Edge Cracking Sensitivity –
Valuation Methods and
Material Related Solutions
Sebastian Westhäuser,
Salzgitter Mannesmann
Forschung GmbH, DE
2.8
Production technologies
for mixed-materials
lightweight design
Marc Kirchhoff,
Trumpf Laser- und
Systemtechnik GmbH, DE
3.8
The potential of
backfoamed panels
Paola Campestrini,
Flanders Make bvba-so, BE
         
         
16.30 h   Networking: Coffee & Contacts
         
   

PLENARY SESSION (Abstracts)

16.45 h  

CO2-Reduction via Magnesium – innovative material cycle from seawater desalination to volume series parts
Dr. Stephen Rudzewski, Semcon Holding  GmbH & Co KG, DE

Potential and challenge of magnesium sheet for car body application
Daniel Couratin, Renault SAS, FR

         
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

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Congress organisation

Annika Lindenberg

Annika Lindenberg

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

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