Program

Also in 2021 we will again offer you an exclusive program with highlights of the year from the car body industry. Experts in vehicle construction, development and industry will present the latest facts and trends to the trade public.

21

Sep 2021

#TitleSpeaker(s)Time
1 Welcome and Introduction Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz Eckstein
Director
Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika), RWTH Aachen University
09:00 am
2keynote Aerodynamic meets overall Efficiency – The EQS sets many new standards Dr. Teddy Woll
Senior Manager Aerodynamics, Aeroacoustics and Wind Tunnels
Daimler AG
09:30 am

3keynote The EU Project OSCCAR – Virtual Testing for Assessment of Occupant Protection in Novel Interiors Prof. Dr. Steffen Peldschus
Head of Department
Biomechanics and Accident Analysis, LMU München
10:00 am

4keynote The Future of Design is Experience Design Kevin Rice
Chief Creative Officer
Pininfarina SpA
10:30 am
  Coffee break 11:00 am
5 The New Opel Vivaro-e/Zafira-e Life Dr. Johannes Siegmann
Opel Automobile GmbH
11:40 am
6 The BMW iX – New Concepts for Innovation in Monolithik Styling Peter Telgenbrok, Stefan Dannenböck
BMW AG
12:20 am
   Lunch break   01:00 pm
7 Body in White of Porsche Taycan Cross Utility Vehicle Kai Zielke, Serhat Dirik
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
02:00 pm
8 Challenges in the Technical Validation of the MEB Platform Dr. Frederic Flüggen, Dennis Wegner
Volkswagen AG
02:40 pm
  Coffee break   03:20 pm
9 CAE Materials at NIO for Safety and Durability Simulations Dr. Richard Burrows
NIO Performance Engineering
03:50 pm
10 Changan EADO ET – Composite Intensive Multi-Material Body in White Structure Zheren Wang
Forward Engineering
Haibo Chen
Changan Automobile Co., Ltd.

04:30 pm

  Evening Event and Networking  

07:30 pm

22

Sep 2021

#TitleSpeaker(s)Time
11 The Battery Housing – System Lighweighting by a Focused Usage of Cast Components and its Contribution to C02 Reduction Dr. Christoph Viechtbauer
Nemak
09:00 am
12 Steel Solutions for Affordable Weight Reduction Erik Hilfrich, Clemens Latuske
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG
09:35 am
13 High-Strength Aluminium Applications for a Battery Electric SUV – An Alumobility Project Prof. Mark White
Alumobility
Jean-Philippe Masse, PhD
Constellium
Dr.-Ing. Thorolf Schulte
Novelis
10:10 am
  Coffee break   10:45 am
14 Baosteel Car Body – Designed for Electric Vehicles Dr. Luo Aihui, Mario Padovani
Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (Baosteel)
11:15 am
15 Design for Automation – Challenges in future overall vehicle layout exemplified by the UNCARagil Shuttle Torben Böddeker
Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge (ika), RWTH Aachen University
11:50 am
  Lunch break   12:25 pm
16 Contribution of High Performance Materials for a Sustainable Mobility Stefan Lindner
Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH
01:25 pm
17 High Performance SMC-Composites – Structural and Functional Benefits for Battery Enclosures Dr. Leif Ickert
Evonik
02:00 pm
18 Innovative Door Concept for Vehicles without B-Pillar Dr. Jörn Tölle
BENTELER Automotive
02:35 pm
19 Multi Part Integration Approach for Body Structure Using Breakthrough Laser Welded Blanks Solutions Dr. Joel Wilsius
ArcelorMittal
Jessé Paegle
ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks
03:10 pm
  Summary 03:45 pm

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Speakers

[Foto: Aihui]Dr. Luo Aihui
Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd.
(Baosteel)

[Foto: Böddeker]Torben Böddeker
Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge (ika),
RWTH Aachen University
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[Foto: Burrows]Dr. Richard Burrows
NIO Performance Engineering

[Foto: Dannenboeck]Stefan Dannenböck
BMW AG

[Foto: Dirik]Serhat Dirik
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

[Foto: Eckstein]Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz Eckstein
Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge (ika),
RWTH Aachen University
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[Foto: Flüggen]Dr. Frederic Flüggen
Volkswagen AG

[Foto: Hilfrich]Erik Hilfrich
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG

[Foto: Ickert]Dr. Leif Ickert
Evonik
Xing
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[Foto: Latuske]Clemens Latuske
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG
Xing

[Foto: Lindner]Stefan Lindner
Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH
Xing
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[Foto: Masse]Jean-Philippe Masse, PhD
Constellium
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[Foto: Padovani]Mario Padovani
Baosteel Tailored Blanks
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[Foto: Paegle]Jessé Paegle
ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks
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[Foto: Rice]Kevin Rice
Pininfarina SpA
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[Foto: Schulte]Dr. Thorolf Schulte
Novelis
Xing
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[Foto: Siegmann]Dr. Johannes Siegmann
Opel Automobile GmbH
Xing
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[Foto: Peter Telgenbrok]Peter Telgenbrok
BMW AG
Xing

[Foto: Jörn Tölle]Dr. Jörn Tölle
BENTELER Automotive
Xing

[Foto: Viechtbauer]Dr. Christoph Viechtbauer
Nemak
Xing
LinkedIn

[Foto: Wang]Zheren Wang
Forward Engineering

[Foto: Wegner]Dennis Wegner
Volkswagen AG

[Foto: Wilsius]Dr. Joel Wilsius
ArcelorMittal
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[Foto: Woll]Dr. Teddy Woll
Daimler AG
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[Foto: Zielke]Kai Zielke
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG