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29-30 September 2015 Cologne/Germany

English/German simultaneous translation

Assembly Engineering intensive 2015

Efficient end-of-line systems

including guided tour of the Ford Fiesta final assembly and the end-of-line area


*Subject to change:
(Status: 22.09.15)

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

9.30 h

Welcome and conference introduction

 Katharina Bee, Automotive Circle International, DE

9.45 h

Welcome and introduction to the Ford-Werke plant in Cologne

Vic Daenen, Ford-Werke GmbH, DE

10.00 h

Shifter camera in rolls test

Jochen Bruckmann, Ford-Werke GmbH, DE

10.30 h

Vehicle electronics diagnostics tool

Anne-Katharina Bille, Ford-Werke GmbH, DE

11.00 h

Integration of Stand Alone Test Systems into Ford´s electronic Customer Acceptance Test System (eCATS)

Teslime Sen Arikan, Tansu Özer, Ford Otosan, TR

11.30 h Coffee & contacts
12.00 h

New double stage testing process designed for the optimisation for the water leak test in the automotive end of line

Matthias Scholer, ZeMA - Zentrum für Mechatronik und Automatisierungstechnik gGmbH, DE

12.30 h

Technological innovations for an improved assembly and testing of vehicles in EOL area

Dr. Simon Becker, Mario Alberto Ortegón-Cabrera, DSA Daten- und Systemtechnik GmbH, DE

13.00 h Lunch
14.30 h

Final surface protection

Jürgen Hartmann, BMW Group, DE

15.00 h

Vehicle assembly inspection system with image processing

Takuya Nakamura, Ichiro Miura, Nissan Motors Co., Ltd., JP

15.30 h

Driverless vehicle transport EOL

Dr. Christian Eberdt, Daimler AG, DE

16.00 h Coffee & contacts
16.30 h

Efficient and process-capable alignment of driver assistance systems at the end of line of an automotive final assembly plant

Dr. Thomas Tentrup, Jörg Neumann, Dürr Assembly Products GmbH, DE

Followed by

Networking Night at the historical Gir Cellar


Wednesday, 30 September 2015

8.30 h

Efficient EOL and off track vehicle processing at Jaguar Land Rover, by the integration of process design, equipment design and vehicle design (including on board vehicle systems)

Andrew Holt, Jaguar Land Rover, GB

9.00 h

Automated wheel adaption system for efficient commisioning processes in the continuous assembly line

 Marcel Otto, ZeMA - Zentrum für Mechatronik und Automatisierungstechnik gGmbH, DE

09.30 h Departure to Ford-Werke in Cologne-Niehl

EXKLUSIVE: Guided Tour!

10.00 h Arrival at the plant
10.15 h

Introduction to Ford´s final assembly and EOL activities

Sara Gielen, Ford-Werke GmbH, DE

10.45 h

Guided tour of the production facility of Ford-Werke GmbH with focus on the Ford Fiesta assembly and EOL

13.30 h

Q & A - Exchange with Ford´s Expert Team including Vic Daenen, Operations Manager Cologne VO Plant, Ford-Werke GmbH, DE

13.45 h Departure to the hotel
14.15 h Lunch
iFollowed by Concluding remarks and end of conference

Programme available!

Assembly Engineering intensive

Conference Chair

Katharina Röder

Katharina Röder

Automotive Circle
T +49 511 9910-315


Conference Organisation

Mareike Bäumlein

Mareike Bäumlein

Event Manager
Automotive Circle
T +49 511 9910-383


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