[Title: AKT 2019]

 Review 2018 Call for Presentations

On 17 and 18 September, the Aachen Body Engineering Days 2019 will take place at the Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika) of RWTH Aachen University again. For experts in the field of car body development, material and production technologies, the international event is an established forum for professional exchange. Speakers from renowned companies and institutions offered an outlook on strategies and visions in body development and present the latest vehicle bodies and their components. Here you can find some impressions from last year.

We would be happy to welcome you at the Aachen Body Engineering Days 2019.

[Foto: Prof. Dr. Lutz Eckstein]
Prof. Dr. Lutz Eckstein
[Foto: Dipl.-Ing. Kristian Seidel]
Dipl.-Ing. Kristian Seidel
Department Manager Body

Call for Presentations

The lecture programme forms the central component of the Aachen Body Engineering Days. As an expert from science or industry, you have the opportunity to talk about current projects and latest developments in car body construction. In addition, you can personally contact over 200 other experts on site. In addition to the presentation of current vehicle bodies, the focus this year will again be on innovative material and structural concepts that make a significant contribution to reducing vehicle weight.

Take the opportunity to take part in the Body Engineering Days 2019 in Aachen and submit your abstract (max. 2,500 characters) by 31 March 2019. Key topics this year are:

  • Presentation of latest vehicle bodies
  • Innovative structural concepts
  • Advanced materials
  • Innovative safety concepts

The acceptance of the papers will be decided upon after the deadline. Please send your presentation proposal to this This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Dinesh Thirunavukkarasu M.Sc.
+49 241 80 25699


Institute for Automotive Engineering,
RWTH Aachen University
Steinbachstraße 7
52074 Aachen

Attendance fee

The regular participation fee is 980,00 € plus VAT.


The registrations starts on 03/01/2019!

Hotel Reservation

Hotel contingents

Exhibitor Packages

Here you will find all information for exhibitors at a glance.


The program will be released in may 2019.



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RWTH Aachen University

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52074 Aachen · Germany

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