Day 1 - Program 9 November

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8:30 AM

Registration

9:00 AM

Welcome
Dr. Wolfgang Seeliger, CEO, Leichtbau BW GmbH

9:15 AM

Greeting
Minister Theresia Bauer MdL, Ministry of Science, Research and Arts Baden-Württemberg


9:30 AM

Lightweight technology sessions
In the morning you have the choice between the following three sessions:

  • Session 1: Reducing CO2 through lightweight technology - Discussion on China ***In English***

    Session 1: Reducing CO2 through lightweight technology - Discussion on China ***In English***

    • Weight Reduction by customized Solutions for Structural Integrated High-Voltage Batteries

    Christian Kürten, FEV China

     

    • China’s lightweight development in the context of carbon neutrality

    Owen Chen, WEIQIAO Germany GmbH

     

    • The development trend of automotive lightweight technology under the background of carbon neutrality

    Dr. Xianming Meng, China Automotive Technology & Research Center Co., Ltd.

     

    • Solid-state welding process and mechanism of dissimilar metallic materials

     

    Prof. Honggang Dong, Deputy Dean of School of Materials Science and Engineering Dalian University of Technology

     


    Powered by: Deing-Tech & Chinesische F&E Innovationsunion in Deutschland e. V.

    Moderation: Guangqi Hao (CATARC)

    In English

     

  • Session 2: New Materials & their contribution to sustainability ***In German***

    Session 2: New Materials & their contribution to sustainability ***In German***

    09:30 AM

    Welcome

    09:35 AM

    Sustainable composites for high performance applications - initial assessment regarding the environmental potential
    Andrea Hohmann, Fraunhofer IGCV

    09:55 AM

    Leichter, fester, umweltfreundlicher – carbonauten NET Materials® (Negative Emission Technology) als ganzheitliches System für die Leichtbau-Industrie
    Thorsten Becker, Carbonauten GmbH

    10:15 AM

    Leichtbau und innovative Materialien aus Stroh & Co.
    Dr. Manuel Clauss, Silphie Paper GmbH

    10:35 AM

    Leicht und sicher: Struktureller Brandschutz mit hybriden Foldcore Mica Sandwiches
    Dr. Yves Klett, Foldcore GmbH

    10:55 AM

    Q&A

     



    Powered by:  Allianz Faserbasierte Werkstoffe Baden-Württemberg e.V. & Composites United e.V.

    Moderation: Prof. Markus Milwich (Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung Denkendorf)

    In German

     

  • Session 3: LBZ sessions: Production for circular lightweight design ***English translation***

    Session 3: LBZ sessions: Production for circular lightweight design ***English translation***

    • Hybrider Leichtbau - ein Instrument für mehr Nachhaltigkeit?
      Hybrid lightweight technology - an instrument for more sustainability?

    Prof. Dr. Frank Henning, Fraunhofer ICT

     

    • Additive Fertigung – eine Ressourceneffiziente Alternative für komplexe Bauteile?
      Additive manufacturing - a resource-saving alternative for complex components?

    Patrick Springer, Fraunhofer IPA

     

    • Der Maschinenbau als Enabler für die Erreichung der Nachhaltigkeitsziele
      Mechanical Engineering as an enabler for achieving sustainability goals

    Marc Kirchhoff, VDMA AG Hybride Leichtbau Technologien

     



    Powered by: Leichtbauzentrum Baden-Württemberg – LBZ-BW e.V.

    Moderation: Jochen Eichert (VDMA Baden-Württemberg) und Dr. Marco Schneider (Fraunhofer IPA)

    In German

     English translation

     

11:00 AM

Coffee Break

11:30 AM

Agile Methoden im Innovationsprozess - Was sie bewirken können (und was nicht)
Alexandra Rudl - bwcon GmbH

11:45 AM

Die CO2-freie Lieferkette - Herausforderung und Change für den Maschinenbau
The CO2-free supply chain - challenge and change for mechanical engineering

Marc Kirchhoff, VDMA AG Hybrider Leichtbau

12:10 PM

Chance Nachhaltigkeit - Der EU Green Deal und die Auswirkungen auf den Leichtbau und die Lieferketten
Opportunity sustainabilty - The EU Green Deal and the impact on Lightweighting Technology and supply chains

Dr. Matthias Harsch, LCS Life Cycle Simulation GmbH

12:35 PM

Lebenszyklusanalyse für nachhaltige Entwicklung von Beginn an
Life cycle analysis for sustainable development from the beginning

Prof. Dr. Philip Leistner, Fraunhofer-Institut für Bauphysik IBP

1:00 PM

Lunch Break

  English translation


2:30 PM

Lightweight technology sessions
In the afternoon you have the choice between the following three sessions:

  • Session 1: Sustainability & Heavy Vehicles - Innovation Camp Canada ***In English***

    Session 1: Sustainability & Heavy Vehicles - Innovation Camp Canada ***In English***

    This session will highlight Canada’s diverse expertise in lightweighting from material development to automotive manufacturing, and showcase cutting-edge technologies from Canada. Canada’s automotive and transportation industry includes sustainable and innovative supply chains and an innovative technology ecosystem, and is open to international players.

    2:30 PM

    Lightweight with heavy vehicles

    - Thomas Small, New Flyer Group
    - Ron Vanderwees, Vehicle Technology Centre
    - Wendell Peters, Triple E Recreational Vehicles

    3:00 PM

    Sustainable Supply Chain
    - Joe Petrillo, Meridian Lightweight Technologies Inc.
    - Gagan Tandon, ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks (AMTB)
    - N.N.

    3:30 PM

    Material Research & Development

    - Frank Henning, Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology & Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research, London/Canada
    - Maryam Emami, AI Materia, Toronto/Canada
    - Fazal Mahmood, Phaseshift Technologies, Toronto/Canada

     


     

    Powered by: Consulate Canada, APMA & Vehicle Technology Center

    Moderation: Angela Spreng (Konsulat von Kanada), Ron Vanderwees (Vehicle Technology Centre), Warren Ali (APMA)

    In English

     

  • Session 2: European Lightweight Solutions - Innovations from the ELA region ***In English***

    Session 2: European Lightweight Solutions - Innovations from the ELA region ***In English***

    The European Lightweight Association (ELA) is a network of lightweighting networks within Europe that aims at strenghtening the competitive position of its member businesses. Learn in this session about innovative lightweight solutions from the different regions and the role of ELA within the projects. The speakers will share with you insights from the automotive sector as well as the field of additive manufacturing and will address the role of encryption technologies for managing decentralised manufacturing hubs.

    2:30 PM

    Greeting
    Lena Wollbeck, Leichtbau BW GmbH

    2:35 PM

    Future concept for adaptive, additive, digital supply chains
    Leendert den Haan, Hightech Zentrum Aargau AG & Thomas Friedrich, Ambitorio AG

    2:55 PMtba
    Constanze Grützmacher, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
    3:15 PM

    3D printing challenges for series validation
    Bruno Götzinger, MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG & Tanja Pfeifer, Pankl Racing Systems AG

    3:35 PMZero Emission - it is a choice
    Edwin van Herpt, Ebusco®

     


     

    Powered by: European Lightweight Association

    Moderation: Lena Wollbeck (Leichtbau BW GmbH)

    In English

     

  • Session 3: Electric, energy-efficient and autonomous aviation in Baden-Württemberg ***English translation***

    Session 3: Electric, energy-efficient and autonomous aviation in Baden-Württemberg ***English translation***

    2:30 PM

    Welcome
    Christopher Busch, Forum Luft- und Raumfahrt Baden-Württemberg e.V.

    2:35 PM

    Testfeld für autonomes und urbanes Fliegen in Baden-Württemberg
    Test field for autonomous and urban flying in Baden-Württemberg

    Prof. Dr. Walter Fichter, Institut für Flugmechanik und Flugregelung, Universität Stuttgart

    2:55 PM

    eGenius Hybrid – Klimaneutrales Fliegen durch Elektrifizierung und Leichtbau
    eGenius Hybrid - climate neutral flying through electrification and lightweighting

    Prof. Dr. Andreas Strohmayer, Institut für Flugzeugbau Flugzeugentwurf, Universität Stuttgart

    3:15 PM

    icare – Neue Flugzeugformen durch Flächenendantriebe und Leichtbau
    icare - new aircraft shapes through wingtip propellers and lightweighting

    Werner Scholz, SFL GMBH

    3:35 PM

    Induction welding of thermoplastic composites: Pave the way towards dust free assembly
    Maarten Bach, KVE COMPOSITES GROUP, Niederlande

    3:50 PMQ&A

     


     

    Powered by: LR BW - Forum Luft- und Raumfahrt Baden-Württemberg e.V

    Moderation: Christopher Busch (Forum Luft- und Raumfahrt Baden-Württemberg e.V)

    In German

     English translation

     

4:00 PM

Coffee Break

4:30 PM

Wrap Up Session

5:30 PM

Get-Together in Stuttgart

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