Automotive 48 Volt Power Supply and Electrification Systems

15th - 16th February 2017 - Berlin, Germany


Become a Part of the Automotive Powertrain Revolution!


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About the Forum

This exclusive forum showcases 48V systems and their perspectives in terms of developing CO2 regulatory standards and growing demand for electric vehicles. Global Automotive Industry leaders will meet to exchange their experience and share knowledge throughout 2-day in-depth panel discussions, practical case studies, interactive sessions and workshops and the small-scale nature of the event and carefully picked panel of senior executives, experts and business professionals will ensure them with great benchmarking, networking and business opportunities.

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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

Schedule Excerpt


Registration and Morning Coffee


Chairman´s Opening Remarks


All sessions inFULL AGENDA


Newest Developments in Thermoset-Technology Adressing Key Mass Transportation Needs

Case Study

Klaus Ritter, HUNTSMAN Advanced Materials

High-Volume Lightweight Technologies for Vehicle Structures (HiLiTe)

Case study

Dr Kevin Lindsey, Far-UK’s

New Materials for New mobility

Case Study

Solvay Engineering Plastics

End of Day Closing Remarks


Registration and Morning Coffee


Chairman`s Opening Remarks and Address


Future Trends in Polymer Composites

Keynote Panel Discussion

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

High Volume Carbon Composites in Automotive Applications – an Overview

Case Study

Zoltek Corporation, A Subsidiary of Toray Group

Thermoplastics – Competitive Advantage?

Case Study

Dr. Hassan El-Dessouky, AMRC with Boeing

Morning Coffee and Networking


Challenges in Thermoplastic Applications

Case Study

Sujit Das, Oak Ridge National Lab

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

Case Study

Jeffrey Helms, Celanese

Lunch Time


Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break


All sessions inFULL AGENDA


Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Day One

Previous Automotive Forum Attendees

About BIS Group

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EUR 1.699,-

Car Manufacturers and Automotive Companies

  • 2 Day Conference
  • Online Documentation
  • Luncheon and Refreshments

EUR 1.899,-

Service Providers and Consultancy Companies

  • 2 Day Conference
  • Online Documentation
  • Luncheon and Refreshments

EUR 695,-

Online Documentation

  • Speaker Presentations
  • Event Materials
  • Delegates and Speaker List

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