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04-06 April 2017 Bad Nauheim, Germany

Joining in Car Body Engineering 2017

Agenda - Module 1


Tuesday, 4 April 2017


Module 1: Adhesive bonding and hybrid bonding

09.00 h Welcome and conference introduction

Focus: Adhesives

09.15 h Adhesives in the body shop – current and future requirements
Dr. Christian Stasch, Daimler AG, DE
  Responses to the questions raised by the impulse presentation:
09.25 h  Dr. Andreas Lutz, Dow Europe GmbH, CH
09.45 h Dr. Thomas Engels, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, DE
10.05 h Andreas Gabor, Hexcel Composites GmbH & Co KG, AT
10.25 h Federico Ciardelli, Mark Pressley, Lord Corporation, CH
10.45 h
  • Coffee and contacts

Use cases

11.15 h Hybrid bonding approach for aluminum-steel constructions for structural components in the automotive industry
Rodrigo Romero Llerenas, Metalsa S.A. de C.V., MX
11.45 h Development and application of a new structural adhesive for JLR light weight vehicles
Li Wang, Jaguar Land Rover Ltd., UK; Urs Rheinegger, Sika Technology AG, CH
12.15 h Adhesive bonding @ power drives for automotive applications - current status and challenges
Stefan Imhof, Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, DE
12.45 h
  •  Lunch break

Quality control and process development

14.00 h Quality assurance in the production process through a non-destructive testing method
Andre Kraft, BMW Group, DE
14.30 h Analytical design of elastic adhesive bonds under climatic stress
Sebastian Mailänder, Paderborn University, Laboratorium für Werkstoff- und Fügetechnik (LWF), DE
15.00 h Numerical modelling of hybrid-bonding processes
Dr. Holger Fricke, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM, DE
15.30 h
  • Coffee and contacts

Focus: Adhesives Application Technology

16.00 h Adhesives application in the bodyshop – current status and necessary future developments
Dr. Michael Frauenhofer, Kay Hermannsdoerfer, Audi AG, DE
  Responses to the questions raised by the impulse presentation:
16.10 h Dr. Niels Hammer, Nimak GmbH, DE
16.30 h Andreas Kiefer, SCA Schucker GmbH & Co. KG, DE
16.50 h Frank Schnur, Dürr Systems AG, DE
17.20 h        
  • Get-Together / Meet the Speakers
    The speakers of the day will be available
    for individual discussions.
19.30 h
  • Networking Night Module 1

Wednesday, 5 April 2017


Module 1: Adhesive bonding and hybrid bonding

Module 2: Thermal and mechanical joining

- Joint session of both modules -

09.00 h Welcome and introduction to Module 2
09.10 h The smart bodyshop - meaningful big data management in car body production
Dr. Michael Zürn, Daimler AG, DE

OEM progress reports

09.40 h Joining technology in the new Volvo V90 car body
Dr. Marcus Schmidt, Dr. Per Lindahl, Volvo Car Corporation, SE
10.10 h
  • Coffee and contacts
10.40 h New joining concept to link aluminium side panels to steel lightweight underbody constructions
Dr. Christian Schübeler, Volkswagen AG, DE; Jens Thomer, Dr.-Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, DE
11.10 h Realisation of a high-performance aluminium-steel mixed joint in a fully automated car body main line
Oguzhan Eroglu, BMW Group, DE
11.40 h Use of panel forming elements in car body engineering
Peter Wurster, Carsten Bär, Audi AG, DE
12.10 h
  • Live Polls in the auditorium
12.25 h            
  • Lunch break

Smart joining

13.40 h PLUG – self-piercing riveting of non-compatible materials
Fredrik Wandebäck, Swerea IVF AB, SE; Dr. Per Lindahl, Volvo Car Corporation, SE
14.10 h Potentials of Industry 4.0 and machine learning for mechanical joining
Mathias Jäckel, Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology (IWU), DE
14.40 h
  • Coffee and contacts / End of Module 1

Status of: 30.03.2017

Conference Organisation

Jannike von Kampen

Jannike von Kampen

Senior Event Manager
Automotive Circle
T +49 511 9910-384


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