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WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Network And Create Opportunities With


  • Local and International OEMs
  • Tier 1 Suppliers
  • Material Suppliers
  • Equipment And Service Suppliers
With The Following Job Titles:

Technical Directors, General Managers, Department Managers, Senior Engineers, Senior Specialists, Technical Specialists, Senior Researchers from...

  • Body Structures
  • Body In White
  • Joining
  • Welding
  • Bonding
  • Adhesive
  • Stamping
  • Forming
  • Corrosion
  • Coatings
  • Simulation
  • Self Piercing Rivets
  • Assembly
  • Implementation
  • New Technologies
  • Fastening
  • Technical
  • Frame
  • Quality
  • Sheet Metal
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Project Engineering
  • Product Engineering
  • Lightweight Engineering
  • Operations/R&D Centers
Plus:
  • Welding Suppliers(Ultrasonic Welding, Laser Welding)
  • Bonding Suppliers
  • Fastening Suppliers (SPRs)
  • Adhesive Suppliers ....
  • Forming Technology Suppliers
  • Coatings/ Corrosion Protection
  • Component Suppliers
  • Additive Manufacturing For Vehicle Components/DMLS
  • Steel Suppliers
  • Aluminum Suppliers
  • Magnesium Suppliers
  • Advanced Composite Suppliers(I.E. Carbon Fiber Composites)
  • Recycling/Scrap Metal


Day One

Day One: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Advances And Best Practices In Mixed-Material Forming, Joining, Welding, Adhesive Bonding, Additive Manufacturing, Simulation Of Processes For Greater Manufacturing Efficiency

08:30   Virtual Event Platform Opens. Login and familiarize yourself with the platform features and introduce yourself to other participants

09:00   Welcome And Introduction by American Business Conferences

Advances In Joining, Forming And Bonding For Optimized Lightweighting

OPENING PANEL: MULTI-MATERIAL MANUFACTURING & PROCESSES - WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM OTHER INDUSTRIES?

09:10  Emerging Transformative Technologies In Joining, Forming And Bonding Processes For Multi-Material Manufacturing From Different Industries Including Military And Aerospace

Automotive manufacturing innovation and sustainability requires not only OEM competitor benchmarking but also an understanding of the latest thinking in related industries.  This opening panel includes case studies on key applications and how people are doing things differently in other industries that could benefit automotive industry processes and manufacturing.

  • What do BEV platforms mean for materials and processes, including mainstream high volume, premium and ultra-premium vehicles?
  • Manufacturability and processing developments for lightweighting including steel laminated sheet; hot stamped aluminum; GigaPascal steels; advanced composites     
  • Manufacturing technology advances to achieve safer, higher density in battery packaging and integration into the structure
  • What are the lessons for innovation from experiences in aerospace, motorsport and other industries?

Elie Tohme, Director, Body Engineering, Research & Development, Strategic Planning, Karma Automotive

Hank Bonutti, Advanced Technology Manager, New Technology Vetting, Vehicle Materials Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing, Mahindra North American Technology Center

Edwin Pope, Global Lightweighting Principal Analyst, IHS Markit

09:40  Virtual Questions & Discussion

STRUCTURAL ADHESIVES

09:50  Working Towards Bonding A Complete Body Together With Structural Adhesives For Optimized Lightweighting With Minimal Use Of Fasteners And Riveting

  • Technologies towards the bonding of complete body structures
  • What is the future for bonding in the optimization of vehicle structures?
  • Best practices for high quality adhesive bonding - including adhesive use in welding processes

10:15  Virtual Question & Answer Session

MANUFACTURING PROCESS MODELLING

10:25  Advances In Engineering And Manufacturing Process Modeling And Assembly Simulation For Faster Vehicle Launch In The Market At Lower Cost

  • Enabling a new generation of lightweight, flexibly assembled ICEVs, BEVs and PHEVs with leader-in-class quality

Dr. Ing. Fouad el Khaldi, Strategy and Innovation General Manager, ESI Group

10:50  Virtual Question & Answer Session

11.00  Refreshment Break. Participants can visit the Virtual Exhibition Area

CLOSED LOOP SIMULATIONS

11:30  Novel Lightweight Highway Vehicle Development Via 'Closed Loop' CAE  Simulations And Physical Testing 

  • Trends in lightweighing highway transportation vehicles
  • Using raw material characteristics in CAE simulation for optimal design performance   
  • Application of closed-loop analysis and testing design process
  • Development of large vehicle assemblies for efficient manufacture

Dr. Andrzej Wylezinski PE, Structural Engineering Manager, Wabash National Corp.

11.55  Virtual Question & Answer Session

MULTI-SCALE MODELING

12:00  Multi-Scale Modeling And Simulation Of Vehicle Parts Development And Manufacturing Involving Composite Materials

  • Overcoming the challenges in more intricate modelling of structural parts with discontinuous, non-homogeneous composite materials including carbon or other bases
  • Case examples of modelling plasticity, damage, and failure aspects of metal alloys for use in automotive component development
  • Simulating the whole process including structural behaviour under both joining and crash,

Dr. Venkat Aitharaju, Staff Researcher, Polymer Composites, R&D Technical Center and Principal Investigator, Department of Energy Project, General Motors

12.25  Virtual Question & Answer Session

FLOW FASTENER ASSEMBLY

12:30  Innovations In Joining Using Flow Fastening Technology For Greater Flexibility And Efficiency

Boris Baeumler, Senior Applications Engineer, DEPRAG

12.55  Virtual Question & Answer Session

13:00  Lunch Break. Participants can visit the Virtual Exhibition Area

BATTERY ENCLOSURE LIGHTWEIGHT DESIGN

14:00  Implementation Of High Energy Scan In Advanced R&D And Optimization In The Design Of A Lightweight Sheet Aluminum Battery Enclosure

  • The latest Digital Twin technology and its implementation in automotive
  • How did this technology accelerate automotive design?
  • Advanced benchmarking, design and analysis
  • Experience in efficiently developing an optimized-design lightweight aluminium battery enclosure

Samy Paneerselvam,Technical Director, Head of CAE Performance and Testing, Caresoft Global

14.25  Virtual Question & Answer Session

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WITH METALS AND COMPOSITES

14:30  Manufacturing Process Enhancement Through Additive Applications For Prototyping And Low To High Volume Production

  • Experiences with the adoption of additive manufacturing with metals and composites
  • Where can additive manufacturing be integrated into serial manufacturing for high volume production now? In future?
  • Developments in additive with metals including selective laser melting, laser metal deposition and binder jetting
  • Potential for the manufacture of integrated complex structures with additive

Shea Nyquist, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Drako Motors

14:55  Virtual Question & Answer Session

Solving Real World Challenges In Joining And Welding Dissimilar Materials

MULTI MATERIAL WELDING

15:00  Multi Material-Welding - Next Generation Joining Technology For Lightweight And Multi-Material Designs

  • Can an innovation from the medical industry revolutionize the automotive world?
  • Adopting MultiMaterial-Welding technology to enable joining of different materials by creating a mechanical form-lock
  • Addressing the challenges of vehicle manufacture from lightweight design to cost reduction in manufacturing processes
  • MultiMaterial-Welding as a joining technology platform - multiple technologies, tools and software solutions for real-time, non-destructive quality control based on machine learning

Gregor Eckhard, CEO, MultiMaterial-Welding

Matthias Mitter, Category Manager, Bossard

15:25   Virtual Question & Answer Session

15:30  Refreshment Break. Participants Can Visit The Virtual Exhibition Area

16:00  A New Thread-Forming Fastener for High Strength Steels

Why traditional thread-forming fasteners fail in high strength steel

  • The development of a new technology, Rolok® HS®
  • Rolok® HS® testing results in HSLA and Gen 1 steels
  • Rolok® HS® testing results in Gen 3 1200MPa steel
  • Fastening guidelines for high strength steels

Dr. Brandt Ruszkiewicz, Product Development Manager, Semblex Corp.

16.25   Virtual Question & Answer Session

HYBRID MIG AND FSW

16:35  What Can We Learn From Experiences With Joining Best Practices In Aerospace And Other Industries For Automotive Applications?

Focus On Advances In Hybrid Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding And Friction Stir Welding (FSW) Processes

  • Solving real world challenges in joining and welding dissimilar materials
  • Exploring how other industries do their manufacturing
  • Key thinking on their processes and learnings for automotive

Dr. Jerry Jones, Professor and Inventor, Process Research and Development, EnergYnTech, Oklahoma Wind Technology Facility and Colorado School Of Mines 

17.00   Virtual Question & Answer Session

ULTRASONIC WELDING

17:10  Taking Ultrasonic Welding To The Next Level For Composite Structures And Battery Pack Manufacture

  • Exploring opportunities to replace copper with aluminum for conductive applications in EVs
  • Robust high quality solutions for joining copper and aluminum in battery pack connectors and other electrical system applications
  • Overcoming the manufacturing and joining process quality challenges with ultrasonic welding

17.35   Virtual Question & Answer Session

17:45  Chair's Day One Closing Remarks

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LEARNING BENEFITS

Continuing Its Annual Output Of Technical Discussions And Networking Opportunities

This Summit Brings Together The Latest OEM Case Studies Looking At The Joining, Forming And Manufacturing Of Lightweight Materials

This exciting two-day agenda will feature the latest case studies on the practical application of the latest manufacturing technologies for joining, forming and quality assurance applicable to a wide spectrum of materials. Looking at the most suitable manufacturing processes for diverse strength aluminum, steel, magnesium and composites, no similar event will provide the same depth of knowledge and level of details to aid the cost effective and process efficient adoption of new technologies.

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