Advanced Automotive Plastics Forum: Redefining the Future

24th - 25th January 2018 in Berlin, Germany

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Exploring the Potential of Plastics, Reducing the Cost of Multi-material Design and Achieving Weight Reduction

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About the Forum

Meet up with the main industry leaders to explore the cutting-edge practices and approaches towards advanced plastics applications in the automotive industry. Sessions are set up to be interactive for all participants to immerse themselves into the atmosphere of knowledge, innovations and collaboration. This two-day event features keynote sessions, in-depth case studies, and many interactive discussions and workshops led by top experts from the industry. Moreover, excellent networking opportunities are provided for attendees to stay connected with like-minded individuals. Join the forum to explore how plastics innovation will continue to drive the future of automotive lightweighting! Official Twitter hashtag #BISAAP18.

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Some of the Speakers

Dr Kevin Lindsey

Kevin is Far-UK’s Technical Director. His first engineering position after achieving a PhD in Composite Materials, was with Land Rover and since then he has experience starting several engineering c

Dr Kevin Lindsey

Technical Director / Far-UK’s

Dr. Benedikt Wendland

  • 10/2004 – 10/2010 Studies of mechanical engineering with major in plastic processing at RWTH Aachen University
  • 06/2009 – 10/2010: Oerlikon Textile scholarship
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Dr. Benedikt Wendland

Ramp-up team lead of new CFRP-roof

Dr Phil Reeves

Dr Phil Reeves is the Vice President of Consulting within Stratasys and leads the companies consulting activities. Phil has worked in the field of Additive Manufacturing & 3D printing for over 20-yea

Dr Phil Reeves

Vice President / Stratasys

Malena Schulz

Malena Schulz is research fellow in the group of fiber-reinforced plastics at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology in Aachen, Germany. She holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from E

Malena Schulz

Research Assistant / Fraunhofer

Christian Lichtenberg

Munich Composites ist ein Unternehmen das sich auf die Entwicklung und Auftragsfertigung von Bauteilen aus CFK (carbonfaserverstärktem Kunststoff) spezialisiert hat. Wir begleiten unsere Kunden ganzh

Christian Lichtenberg

Head of technical Sales and Marketing Munich Composites GmbH

Dr. Marco Barbolini

Marco has a degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Trento, with a focus in sintered metallurgy. Marco started at Röchling Automotive as materials engineer in 1997 and after various p

Dr. Marco Barbolini

Product Manager Engine Systems / Röchling Automotive

Surinder Matharu

Surinder Matharu has over twenty-five years of experience in Analytical Engineering specifically in Computer Aided Engineering (CAE). He has worked for a wide range of companies, including Defence for

Surinder Matharu

Engineering Consultant / Jaguar Land Rover

Ralf Ponicki

Ralf Ponicki, born 1966 in Regensburg Germany • Degree in Mechanical Engineering @ Fachhochschule Augsburg 1993 • Started my career as design engineer with focus on plastics component developmen

Ralf Ponicki

Global Program Manager / DSM

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Schedule Excerpt

08:30

Registration and Morning Coffee

09:00

Chairman´s Opening Remarks

9:10-15:20

All sessions inFULL AGENDA

16:40

Newest Developments in Thermoset-Technology Adressing Key Mass Transportation Needs

Case Study

Klaus Ritter, HUNTSMAN Advanced Materials
17:10

High-Volume Lightweight Technologies for Vehicle Structures (HiLiTe)

Case study

Dr Kevin Lindsey, Far-UK’s
17:40

New Materials for New mobility

Case Study

Solvay Engineering Plastics
18:40

End of Day Closing Remarks

08:00

Registration and Morning Coffee

08:30

Chairman`s Opening Remarks and Address

08:40

Future Trends in Polymer Composites

Keynote Panel Discussion

Zoltek Corporation, A Subsidiary of Toray Group; AMRC with Boeing;Oak Ridge National Lab
10:00

High Volume Carbon Composites in Automotive Applications – an Overview

Case Study

Zoltek Corporation, A Subsidiary of Toray Group
11:00

Thermoplastics – Competitive Advantage?

Case Study

Dr. Hassan El-Dessouky, AMRC with Boeing
11:30

Morning Coffee and Networking

12:00

Challenges in Thermoplastic Applications

Case Study

Sujit Das, Oak Ridge National Lab
12:30

High Flow Long Glass Fiber PP for Lightweight Automotive Structural and Appearance Applications

Case Study

Jeffrey Helms, Celanese
13:00

Lunch Time

14:00

Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break

14:10-18:40

All sessions inFULL AGENDA

19:10

Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Day One

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Pricing

EUR 1.599,-

Car Manufacturers and Automotive Companies

  • 2 Day Conference
  • Online Documentation
  • Luncheon and Refreshments

EUR 1.999,-

Service Providers and Consultancy Companies

  • 2 Day Conference
  • Online Documentation
  • Luncheon and Refreshments

EUR 695,-

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