Teilnehmer:in 2024

Nehmen Sie am 24. und 25. September 2024 an den Aachener Karosserietagen teil. Die internationale Veranstaltung für Expert:innen auf dem Gebiet der Karosserieentwicklung sowie der Material- und Produktionstechnologie findet bereits zum 17. Mal in Aachen statt und bildet ein etabliertes Forum für den fachlichen Austausch.

Participant 2024

Take part in the Aachen Body Engineering Days on September 24th and 25th, 2024. The international event for experts in the field of body development as well as material and production technology will take place for the 17th time in Aachen and is an established forum for professional exchange.

Early Bird: Get 100€ discount!

 The registration phase has begun, secure your ticket now.

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As an exclusive service of our event, we offer all participants a free shuttle service to transport you to the event location or to your hotel. For journeys from or to the hotel, please register in advance with the shuttle service coordination, which you will find at the registration desk.


The Aachen Bodywork Days will take place in Das Liebig, Liebigstraße 19, 52070 Aachen.

Experience the Aachen Body Engineering Days in the great modern charm near the city center and enjoy the professional exchange in the unique ambience of Aachen's industrial culture.

 Arrival via public transport

From Aachen city center, you can take bus lines 11 and 21 to the Liebigstraße stop.

 Arrival via car

Aachen is reachable from Düsseldorf via the A44 and from Cologne via the A4. Both motorways meet the A544 at the Aachen junction. Follow the A544 in the direction of Europlatz, take the “AC Rothe Erde” exit. Turn right onto Prager Ring. At the second traffic light, turn left into "Grüner Weg". At the next possibility, turn left into Liebigstrasse. After approx. 200 m turn right onto the site. The main path leads directly to the DAS LIEBIG building. There are free parking spaces here.

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Route planner

Take a look at the program 2023


Sep 2023

1 Welcome and Introduction Prof. Dr. Peter Urban
Vice Director
Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika), RWTH Aachen University
09:00 am

Light Weighting in BEV – Ecology and Economy

Dr. Stig Tjötta

Hydro Aluminium, Metal

09:30 am

3 The new FORD Transit Custom: Electrified Max Mirza
Ford Motor Company
10:00 am


Günther Premm
BMW Group

Günter Haider
BMW Group

10:30 am
  Coffee break 11:00 am
5 Mega Casting at Volvo Cars

Dr. Mikael Fermér
Volvo Cars

Mats Brodin
Volvo Cars

11:30 am
6 Sub-System Evaluation Methods for Body Side Structures Using Quasi-Static & Dynamic Pole Impact Tests. Eric Boettcher
12:00 pm
   Lunch break   12:30 pm
7 The Porsche 911 Dakar - From Racetrack to Off-Road

Tobias Posch
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

Stefan Lutz
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

02:00 pm
8 E-Mobility Driven BiW Transformation - Challenges and Opportunities Dr. Christoph Viechtbauer
02:30 pm
  Coffee break   03:00 pm
9 Advanced long Fiber Thermoplastics for Battery and Underbody Protection Applications

Dr. Kristian Seidel
Teijin Automotive Technologies Wuppertal GmbH

03:40 pm

"Origami Chassis" - Cost Effective and Flexible Vehicle Structure for Light H2 Commercial Vehicles

Andy Schuhmacher
KTM Technologies GmbH

04:10 pm

  Traditional Evening Event and Networking  

05:00 pm


Sep 2023

11 Hot Forming and Riveting of Aluminium A-pillar made from 100% Recycled Aluminium

Dr. Paul Briskham
Atlas Copco IAS UK Ltd

Adrian Tautscher
Impression Technologies Ltd

09:00 am
12 Battery Fire Protection with Aluminium

Claudio Bacciarini 

Guillaume Florey

09:30 am

13 Less is More - BIW Complexity Reduction using Aluminium

Dr. Thorolf Schulte

Alexander Gaida 

10:00 am
14 Sustainable Megacasting Production for the Body-in-White of Tomorrow

Michael Cinelli
Bühler AG

10:30 am
  Coffee break   11:00 am
15 Structural and environmental impact of modern aluminium grades – use case battery housing

Patrik Ragnarsson

Dr. Michael Funcke
fka GmbH

11:40 am
16 App-based Behavior Prediction for Car Body Structures Michael Probst
Markus Sandfort
Audi AG
12:10 pm
17 New Multi Part Integration® Concepts for Body Structure Using Advanced High Strength Steels & Laser Welded Blanks Solutions

Dr. Joël Wilsius
ArcelorMittal Global R&D

Daniel Förster
ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks

12:40 pm
  Lunch break   01:10 pm
18 Sustainability with Stainless Steel and its World's Lightest Carbon Footprint

Stefan Lindner
Markus Buckner
Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH

02:10 pm
19 Concept Development for a Steel Battery Case with Special Consideration of Joining Technology and Corrosion Protection Sebastian Spohr
Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika), RWTH Aachen University
02:40 pm
20 Pentatonic Composite Battery Enclosure Opportunities in Crash Structure Design Onur Öner
03:10 pm
  Summary 03:40 pm

Stay informed

Our newsletter on the Aachen Body Engineering Days provides you with all important information about the event. Even before the event you will receive the program and be informed in good time about all relevant deadlines. After the event, we will continue to keep you up to date with all details about the next Aachen Body Engineering Days. Please register now.

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Have a look at the Aachen Body Engineering Days and see the compilation of pictures from the previous years.

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If you have any questions, suggestions or requests, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Roland Wohlecker
+49 241 8861 191


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