[Title: AKT 2019]


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. For experts in the field of car body development, material and production technologies, the international event is an established forum for professional exchange.

We are looking forward to seeing you again in Aachen!

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


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Dinesh Thirunavukkarasu M.Sc.
+49 241 80 25699


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

Attendance fee

980,00 € plus VAT.


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Hotel contingents


The main topics automation, electrification and connectivity drive the development of innovative vehicle concepts. The influence of these megatrends on future body architectures will be the focus of this year's conference. You can therefore look forward to the following highlight presentations, among others:

[Photo: Porsche Taycan]

„Porsches way into e-mobility - the new Taycan“

Jens Christlein
Thomas Christiansen
Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG

[Photo: Audi e-tron]

„The body structure of the Audi e-tron“

Audi AG

[Photo: MEB at VW]

„The Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB) at VW“

Dr. Ingo Lüken
Normen Tenneberg
Volkswagen AG

[Photo: Porsche 911]

„The development and production of the new Porsche 911 body structure“

Uwe Wawers
Sebastian Stein
Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG

[Foto: Mercedes-Benz EQC]

„The Crash Concept of the new Mercedes-Benz EQC“

Rainer Justen, Manager Vehicle Safety E-Mobility (EQ)
Daimler AG


Exhibitor Packages

In addition to the presentation of selected vehicle bodies, the trade exhibition also offers stand space for the presentation of your latest developments in the field of body construction. Round off your presence at the Aachener Karosserietage 2019 with a suitable exhibitor package and convince yourself of your products and services.

You can find more information here.


The program will be released in may 2019.


Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika)
RWTH Aachen University

Steinbachstraße 7
52074 Aachen · Germany

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