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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
VOLVO CAR CORPORATION
[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
AUDI AG
[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 2022

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 2022, the following highlights were presented.

VW


The Volkswagen ID Buzz and its Body in White

Jörg Wendekamm, Kai Hoffmeyer
Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Osnabrück

BMW


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

Daniel Rastätter
BMW Group

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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

Fermer



Mega Castings in Automotive Body Structures

Dr. Mikael Fermér
VOLVO CAR CORPORATION

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

  • BMW iVision Circular
  • NIO ES8
  • BiW of the BMW 7 Series
  • Crashed Cupra Born 
  • Cupra Born Vehicle Safety car
  • Nemak Demonstrator
  • Adapted vehicle by incremental sheet metal forming


 Exhibitors 2022

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

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[Logo: Loch]

[Logo: Thyssenkrupp]

[Logo: Baosteel]

[Logo: Beavary]

[Logo: Bühler AG]

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We thank our partners for their support.