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

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
Olivier Raynauld, Manager Global Technology and Business Development at BWI Group

Olivier Raynauld

Manager Global Technology and Business Development
BWI Group

Paolo Martino, Principal Analyst at IHS Markit

Paolo Martino

Principal Analyst
IHS Markit

Sergio Savaresi, Professor at Politecnico di Milano

Sergio Savaresi

Professor
Politecnico di Milano

Vincent Hernette, Suspension Expert at PSA Groupe

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

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

Erhan Eyol

Func. Mng. - Chassis Engineering
Ford Otosan

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

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

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

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

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 at Ferrari

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 at Tenneco Automotive

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

Dr. Thomas Schmitz

Global Suspension Manager
Ford-Werke GmbH

Dr. Theo Küppers, Supervisor Suspension Engineering at Ford-Werke GmbH

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

Dr. Thomas Schmitz

Global Suspension Manager
Ford-Werke GmbH

Dr. Theo Küppers, Supervisor Suspension Engineering at Ford-Werke GmbH

Dr. Theo Küppers

Supervisor Suspension Engineering
Ford-Werke GmbH

Dr. Andreas Carlitz, Chassis Integration Supervisor at Ford-Werke GmbH

Dr. Andreas Carlitz

Chassis Integration Supervisor
Ford-Werke GmbH