The registration period for the Aachen Body Engineering Days 2023 begins in May 2023.
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.
Take a look at last year's program
|1||Welcome and Introduction||Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Urban
Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika), RWTH Aachen University
|2||BMW iVision Circular||Kai Langer
|3||Mega Castings in Automotive Body Structures||
Dr. Mikael Fermér
VOLVO CAR CORPORATION
|4||The Volkswagen ID Buzz and its Body in White
|Coffee break||11:10 am|
|5||The Opel Vivaro-e Hydrogen: Ready for the Hydrogen
|Dr. Johannes Siegmann
Opel Automobile GmbH
|6||The All New BMW 7 – Automotive Luxury and
Innovations for the Digital Era
|Lunch break||01:00 pm|
|7||Vehicle Damage Diagnosis||Dr. Dennis Böhmländer
|8||Failure Predictions in Sheet and Cast Metallic
|Dr. Richard Burrows
NIO Performance Engineering
|Coffee break||03:20 pm|
|9||Body Panels Quick and Cheap in Shape||
Dr. Till Pfeifer
|10||Advanced Composites – A Sustainable Solution for Lightweight Vehicle Components||
Dr. Kristian Seidel
|Evening Event and Networking||
|Moderation: Prof. Mark White and Dr. Thomas Rudlaff|
|11||One-piece Aluminium Body Side Outer Forming Study||
Dr. Dominique Daniel
|12||Joining Strategies for Aluminium Body Design||
Dr. Paul Briskham
|13||Advances in Aluminium Alloys for Structural Castings & Recycling||
Eric de Nijs
|14||LCA & Value-in-Use Study on the Aluminium Top Hat||
Dr. Thorolf Schulte
|Coffee break||11:20 am|
|15||Battery Housings - Challenges in Design and Production
|| Udo Kreutzarek
|16||Innovative Concepts for Battery Box Engineering
|| Mario Padovani
Baosteel Tailored Blanks S.r.l.
|Lunch break||01:10 pm|
|17||Steel E-Motive: Development of the Body Structure for a New Autonomous Mobility as a Service Vehicle||
|18||Steel Lightweight Body-in-White for Integrated Battery Modules|| Clemens Latuske, Dr. Jürgen Schramm
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG
|19||Cost-Effective Body-in-White Production with Large Die-Casting Cells||Martin Lagler
Have a look at the Aachen Body Engineering Days and see the compilation of pictures from the previous years.