16 - 18 APRIL 2019
Scandic Frankfurt Museumsufer, 60329 Frankfurt, Germany

Agenda Day 1

Morning Session

8:50 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks by the conference chairman Olivier Raynauld, BWI Group

9:00 am - 9:40 am Force vectoring spring implementation into a twistbeam suspension

Dr. Andreas Carlitz, Chassis Integration Supervisor, Ford, Germany
Dr. Thomas Schmitz, Global Suspension Manager, Ford, Germany
Dr. Andreas Carlitz, Chassis Integration Supervisor at Ford-Werke GmbH

Dr. Andreas Carlitz

Chassis Integration Supervisor
Ford-Werke GmbH

Dr. Thomas Schmitz, Global Suspension Manager at Ford-Werke GmbH

Dr. Thomas Schmitz

Global Suspension Manager
Ford-Werke GmbH

Moderated by:
Olivier Raynauld, Manager, Global Technology and Business Development, BWI Group, France
Panelists:
Dr. Thomas Schmitz, Global Suspension Manager, Ford, Germany
Sven Albrecht, Manager Chassis Development, Volkswagen AG, Germany
Miguel Dhaens, Engineering
Olivier Raynauld, Manager Global Technology and Business Development at BWI Group

Olivier Raynauld

Manager Global Technology and Business Development
BWI Group

Dr. Thomas Schmitz, Global Suspension Manager at Ford-Werke GmbH

Dr. Thomas Schmitz

Global Suspension Manager
Ford-Werke GmbH

Sven Albrecht, Manager Chassis Systems at Volkswagen AG

Sven Albrecht

Manager Chassis Systems
Volkswagen AG

Miguel Dhaens, Engineering Manager Global Research Ride Performance at Tenneco Automotive

Miguel Dhaens

Engineering Manager Global Research Ride Performance
Tenneco Automotive

10:30 am - 11:00 am Speed Networking

11:00 am - 11:30 am Coffee break and networking

11:30 am - 12:10 pm Magneti Marelli user selective ride - set your dampers to your mood

Dr. Giordano Greco, Innovation Technology Project Manager, Magneti Marelli, Italy
Giordano Greco, Innovation Technology Project Manager  at Magneti Marelli Holding S.p.A.

Giordano Greco

Innovation Technology Project Manager
Magneti Marelli Holding S.p.A.

12:10 pm - 12:50 pm MagneRide 4.0: a new generation active damper

Olivier Valee, Technology and Business Development Manager, Europe, BWI France
Olivier Valee, Technology and Business Development Manager, Europe at BWI France

Olivier Valee

Technology and Business Development Manager, Europe
BWI France

12:50 pm - 2:20 pm Networking luncheon

Afternoon Session

2:20 pm - 3:00 pm Integrated 2-valve damping and hydraulic roll control system from high-performance sport cars to premium CUVs - ways to achieve more comfort in autonomous vehicles

Miguel Dhaens, Engineering Manager Global Research Ride Performance,
Tenneco Automotive, Belgium
Miguel Dhaens, Engineering Manager Global Research Ride Performance at Tenneco Automotive

Miguel Dhaens

Engineering Manager Global Research Ride Performance
Tenneco Automotive

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm Skyhook and CRONE semi-active suspensions : A comparative study

Vincent Hernette, Suspension Expert, PSA Groupe, France
Emna Hamrouni, Researcher, IMS Bordeaux, France
Vincent Hernette, Suspension Expert at PSA Groupe

Vincent Hernette

Suspension Expert
PSA Groupe

Emna Hamrouni, Researcher at IMS Bordeaux

Emna Hamrouni

Researcher
IMS Bordeaux

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm Coffee break and networking

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm MEMS inertial sensors for active suspension systems

Dr. Yvonne Schiele, Project Manager Sensor Engineering, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany
Dr. Yvonne Schiele, Project Manager Sensor Engineering at Robert Bosch GmbH

Dr. Yvonne Schiele

Project Manager Sensor Engineering
Robert Bosch GmbH