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The 15th Aachen Body Engineering Days - 20th and 21st September, 2022

Don't miss one of the most important industry get-togethers: The Aachen Body Engineering Days 2022. International experts in body, material and production technology will discuss the latest developments and trends in a unique atmosphere. Speakers from renowned companies will provide a visionary outlook on future strategies and present the latest car bodies and components.

The Aachen Body Engineering Days will take place as an hybrid event - in Aachen's "Das Liebig" and online. You can choose your favorite event format!
The lectures will be held in German or English and simultaneously translated in English for our international participants.

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Our Program Committee

[Foto: Dr. Jens Christlein]Jens Christlein
Director Body Development
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
[Foto: Dr. Mikael Fermér]Dr. Mikael Fermér
Solution Architect, Vehicle Platform
[Foto: Dr. Stefan Floeck]Dr. Stefan Floeck
Senior Vice President MINI & BMW Compact Class
BMW Group
[Foto: Dr. Bernd Mlekusch]Dr. Bernd Mlekusch
Head of Exterieur Department
[Foto: Thomas W. Mueller]Thomas W. Mueller
Manager – Manager EU Body Structure, Architecture & Frames
Ford-Werke GmbH
[Foto: Dr. Johannes Siegmann]Dr. Johannes Siegmann
Manager CAE & Optimization for Vehicle Projects
Opel Automobile GmbH
[Foto: Dr. Werner Tietz]Dr. Werner Tietz
Executive Vice President R&D
Seat S.A.

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Our Competence Team

[Foto: Prof. Dr. Lutz Eckstein]Prof. Dr. Lutz Eckstein
Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika)
RWTH Aachen University
[Foto: Lutz Berger]Dipl.-Ing. Lutz Berger
Head of Vehicle Concepts,
Body & Interior
fka GmbH
[Foto: Janosch Merx]Janosch Merx
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fka GmbH

Exhibitor Packages

Exhibit your latest developments in car body construction during the conference and convince with your products and services.


Package A

Our smallest package offers the optimal introduction.


Package B

With our package B you are well represented at the Aachen Body Engineering Days.


Package C

already booked

Our exclusive package C makes you the eye-catcher of our exhibition.

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 Exhibitors 2022

[Logo: Schwartz Wilden Industries]
[Logo: Nemak]

[Logo: TEIJN]

[Logo: Loch]

[Logo: Beavary]

[Logo: Baosteel]

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We thank our partners for their support.

 Highlights 2021

Take a look at the impressions of the last years here.

The topics of automation, electrification and connection are driving the development of future vehicle concepts. The influences of these megatrends on future body designs are the focus of this year's conference. At the Aachen Body Engineering Days 2021, the following highlights were presented.

Aerodynamic meets overall Efficiency – The EQS sets many new standards

Dr. Teddy Woll
Daimler AG

Body in White of Porsche Taycan Cross Utility Vehicle

Kai Zielke, Serhat Dirik
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

Logo: Pininfarina SpA

The Future of Design is Experience Design

Kevin Rice
Pininfarina SpA

Photo: BMW iX

The BMW iX – New Concepts for Innovation in Monolithik Styling

Peter Telgenbrok, Stefan Zwolsky
BMW Group

Logo: Volkswagen AG

Challenges in the Technical Validation of the MEB Platform

Dr. Frederic Flüggen, Dennis Wegner
Volkswagen AG

Logo: NIO Performance Engineering

CAE Materials at NIO for Safety and Durability Simulations

Dr. Richard Burrows
NIO Performance Engineering

Foto: Der neue Opel Zafira-e Life

The new Opel Vivaro-e/Zafira-e Life

Dr. Johannes Siegmann, Dr. Boris Künkler
Opel GmbH