Programme Aachen Body Engineering Days 2017


1st Day 19.09.2017

08:30 Registration of conference participants
09:00 Transport Scenario 2030
Prof. Dr. Lutz Eckstein
Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge
RWTH Aachen University
1 Key Note Speeches
09:30 Body concepts at Porsche – today and tomorrow
Jens Christlein, Dr. Philipp Kellner
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
10:00 Body architecture for the next generation Rolls-Royce motor cars
Dr. Nils Griffel, Stefan Dannenbröck
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars
10:30 Life Cycle Engineering – Ecological lightweight design along the value chain
Dr. Tina Dettmer
Volkswagen AG
11:00 Coffee break
2 Car Body Presentations I
11:30 All-New BMW 5 Series Sedan and Touring
Udo Hafner, Klaus Sammer
BMW Group
12:10 Opel Ampera-e – Idea & Concept
Klaus-Peter Eckhardt, Dr. Boris Künkler
Adam Opel GmbH
12:50 Lunch break
3 Innovative Material and Structural Concepts I
14:10 CFRP in the automotive industry – Prediction of dimensional accuracy
Dr. Martin Bohn
Daimler AG
14:50 Development processes for automotive structural applications with the Composite Toolbox
Dr. Steffen Janetzko
SGL Technologies GmbH
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Added values for electric mobility by the use of austenitic high strength steels
Stefan Lindner
Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH
16:40 Battery frames for electric vehicles – benefits with aluminium extrusions
Sascha Wendt
Sapa Extrusion Europe
17:20 End of day 1
19:00 Evening event at Kasteel Bloemendal

2nd Day 20.09.2017

4 Car Body Presentations II
09:00 The all new Opel Insignia – Body development and manufacturing
Bernd Pohl, Dr. Sebastian Rützel
Adam Opel GmbH
09:40 All New Discovery 2017
Alan Hunt
Jaguar Land Rover
10:20 The Mazda MX-5 RF - Innovative technology enables open-air fun and beautiful fastback styling
Dr. Markus Hahn
Mazda Motor Europe GmbH
11:00 Coffee break
5 Innovative Material and Structural Concepts II
11:30 Advanced multi-material composite casting concepts for automotive manufacturing of tomorrow – Experience and Outlook
Michael Just, Michael Dettling
Georg Fischer Automotive AG
12:10 Crash proof battery housing made of ultra high strength steels for modern electric vehicles
Erik Hilfrich
ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
12:50 Lunch break
13:50 Planar forgings in the car body for increased crash requirements
Johannes Grimm
Hirschvogel Umformtechnik GmbH
14:30 Surface engineering approach for improving aluminium body sheet properties
Eike Brünger
Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH
15:10 High-manganese steel tubes for automotive lightweight applications
Dr. Marcus Bistron
BENTELER Steel/Tube GmbH
15:50 Characterization and modeling of laser-welded joints of ultra-high-strength boron steels for crash simulations
Emre Ertugus
Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge
RWTH Aachen University
16:30 Summary and goodbye
16:40 End of conference
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