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

Agenda Day 2

Morning Session 1

9:10 am - 9:50 am Autonomy impacts on suspension systems: How suspension configurations are changing

Paolo Martino - Principal Analyst, IHS Markit
Paolo Martino, Principle Analyst, IHS Markit, Italy
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Paolo Martino

Principal Analyst
IHS Markit

• What are the real needs for suspension technologies for electric cars?
• What are currently the best ways to optimize energy consumption?
• How can we increase ride comfort and safety in autonomous cars? What technologies will be
prevailing in the future?
Moderated by:
Olivier Raynauld, Manager, Global Technology and Business Development, BWI Group, France
Panelists:
Paolo Martino, Principle Analyst, IHS Markit, Italy
Vincent Hernette, Suspension Expert, PSA Groupe, France
Stavros Angelis, Function Developer, Wheel Suspension Mechatronic System, Volvo Cars, Sweden
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Olivier Raynauld

Manager Global Technology and Business Development
BWI Group

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Paolo Martino

Principal Analyst
IHS Markit

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Sergio Savaresi

Professor
Politecnico di Milano

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Vincent Hernette

Suspension Expert
PSA Groupe

10:40 am - 11:10 am Coffee break and networking

Morning Session 2

11:10 am - 11:50 am Smart composite structures for heavy duty suspension systems

Erhan Eyol - Func. Mng. - Chassis Engineering, Ford Otosan
Ismail Erhan Eyol, Chassis Engineering Functional Manager, Ford Otosan, Turkey
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Erhan Eyol

Func. Mng. - Chassis Engineering
Ford Otosan

11:50 am - 12:30 pm Case Study | Suspension Systems for pick-up trucks

Carlos Corbacho Lozano - Team Leader Suspension Design, Nissan Technical Center Europe
Pedro E. Jiménez, Section Manager R&D - Steering, Suspension, Front Axle, Tires&Wheels,
Nissan Technical Center Europe, Spain
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Carlos Corbacho Lozano

Team Leader Suspension Design
Nissan Technical Center Europe

12:30 pm - 1:10 pm Öhlins electronic suspension for supersport motorcycles – SmartEC 2.0 and OBTi

Per Svennerbrandt - Suspension Systems Expert, Öhlins Racing
Per Svennerbrandt, Suspension Systems Specialist, Öhlins Racing, Sweden
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Per Svennerbrandt

Suspension Systems Expert
Öhlins Racing

1:10 pm - 2:40 pm Networking luncheon

Round Table Sessions

Johannes Wimmer, Project Manager R&D Suspension, KTM, Austria

Round Table A

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Suspension Systems for Motorcycles
Johannes Wimmer - Project Manager R&D Suspension KTM
Johannes Wimmer, Project Manager R&D Suspension, KTM, Austria
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Johannes Wimmer

Project Manager R&D Suspension
KTM

Round Table B

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Overcoming challenges in development of electronic systems
Thierry Annequin - Chassis Innovation Manager Ferrari
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Thierry Annequin

Chassis Innovation Manager
Ferrari

Round Table C

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Sensors and sensor fusion for advanced vehicle dynamics control
Miguel Dhaens - Engineering Manager Global Research Ride Performance Tenneco Automotive
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Miguel Dhaens

Engineering Manager Global Research Ride Performance
Tenneco Automotive

Discussion

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Discussion of the round table results

Afternoon Session

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Coffee break and networking

Dr. Thomas Schmitz, Global Suspension Manager, Ford, Germany
Dr. Theo Küppers, Supervisor Suspension Strategy & Technology Global Core Engineering,
Ford, Germany
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Dr. Thomas Schmitz

Global Suspension Manager
Ford-Werke GmbH

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Dr. Theo Küppers

Supervisor Suspension Engineering
Ford-Werke GmbH

Evening Workshop

Dr. Thomas Schmitz, Global Suspension Manager, Ford, Germany
Dr. Theo Küppers, Supervisor Suspension Strategy & Technology Global Core Engineering, Ford, Germany
Dr. Andreas Carlitz, Chassis Integration Supervisor, Ford, Germany
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Dr. Thomas Schmitz

Global Suspension Manager
Ford-Werke GmbH

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Dr. Theo Küppers

Supervisor Suspension Engineering
Ford-Werke GmbH

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Dr. Andreas Carlitz

Chassis Integration Supervisor
Ford-Werke GmbH