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The 16th Aachen Body Engineering Days - 19th and 20th September, 2023

Don't miss one of the most important industry get-togethers: The Aachen Body Engineering Days 2023. 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.

 Save the Date 2023

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.

 Highlights of last year's event

The topics of automation, electrification and mega casting 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 2022, the following highlights were presented.


The Volkswagen ID Buzz and its Body in White

Jörg Wendekamm, Kai Hoffmeyer
Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Osnabrück

Body in White also part of exhibition


The All New BMW 7 – Automotive Luxury and Innovations for the Digital Era

Daniel Rastätter
BMW Group

Body in White also part of exhibition

Logo: NIO Performance Engineering

Failure Predictions in Sheet and Cast Metallic Structural Metals

Dr. Richard Burrows
NIO Performance Engineering

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Vehicle Damage Diagnosis

Dr. Dennis Böhmländer
Audi AG


Mega Castings in Automotive Body Structures

Dr. Mikael Fermér

BMW iVision Circular

BMW iVision Circular

Kai Langer
BMW Group

Vehicle also part of exhibition

Cupra Born

Cupra Born after Pole Test

in exhibition

Cupra Formentor

Cupra Formentor with detail view

in exhibition

In addition to these highlights and the other presentations, exciting exhibits could be found in the technical exhibition:

  • Body of the BMW 7 Series
  • Adapted vehicle by incremental sheet metal forming

 Exhibitors 2022

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

[Logo: TEIJN]

[Logo: Loch]

[Logo: Thyssenkrupp]

[Logo: Baosteel]

[Logo: Beavary]

[Logo: Alumobility]

[Logo: Bühler AG]

[Logo: fischergroup]

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We thank our partners for their support.

Media partners

[Logo: Automobiltechnische Zeitschrift]

We thank our media partners for their support.

Testimonials 2019

Our Competence Team

[Foto: Prof. Peter Urban Eckstein]Prof. Dr. Peter Urban
Vice Director
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