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2nd Annual Automotive Plastics Summit

Plastics have played a huge role in 'driving' the success of the automotive industry for several decades. But never before have we seen the incredible advancements in plastics for the automotive industry that we're seeing today to meet the demand of vehicle light-weighting, aesthetics and quality.

New Topics

The highest technology companies and institutions, the most influential leaders and the latest trends all squeezed at #WAS’17

Keynote Speakers

The top automotive experts to get you inspired.

Limited Tickets

Non-large scale B2B event for decision makers to maximize networking and business opportunities

“2nd Annual Automotive Plastics Summit” scheduled for May 18th and 19th 2017, in Berlin, Germany.

 

The innovative use of plastics and plastic composites is driving a revolution in the capabilities of automotive hardware. The automotive hardware plastics industry is poised to accelerate the development of innovative products, deliver superior value to customers, and help the automotive industry set new standards in design, safety, and environmental performance. Lightweight plastics allow automotive designers and engineers the freedom to deliver innovative concepts cost effectively.

Our Summit will feature innovative discussions on relevant and critical impacts on the continuous increase of plastics use in the automotive industry.

Through a series of interactive presentations, panel discussions and round-tables, this Summit will focus on automotive plastics insights, challenges and innovations; future trends; sustainability; advanced engineering tools; technological solutions for interior and exterior design; and safety factors. It is an honour and privilege to invite you to participate in this Summit.

We look forward to welcoming you at the Summit in Berlin this coming May!

SPEAKERS

Talent is the key. With that in mind, we have carefully selected the biggest experts, with a proven-track record of successes in the automotive world.

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Jeffrey Helms

Celanese

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Dietmar Geiser

BASF

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Marc Kirchhoff

Trumpf

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Ferhat Yayman

Honda

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Christian Hainz

EY

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Russell Barry

Dow Elastomers

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Surinder Matharu

Jaguar Land Rover

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Geoffrey Gendebien

Owens Corning

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Jorge Jara

CEVT

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Nicolas Batailley

Solvay

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Andrea Mocellin

Granstudio

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Klaus W. Bender

DuPont

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Andreas Hartwig

Fraunhofer IFAM

PROGRAM

We offer you the most suitable experience to your area of interest.
You can download the summit agenda.

start-51208:20 Registration and Welcome Coffee

08:50 Opening Address from the Chairman

AUTOMOTIVE PLASTICS – TRENDS AND EMERGING INNOVATION

09:00 PLENARY SESSION           Christian Hainz

Change Drivers in the automotive industry

 

 

 

 

09:30 NETWORKING SESSION

 

 

10:00 CASE STUDY       Jeffrey Helms

High heat plastics for aggressive underhood applications

 

 

 

 

10:30 MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

 

11:10 CASE STUDY         Geoffrey Gendebien

How a Fiberglass manufacturer addresses some
fundamental market trends in the Automotive Composites field

 

 

 

METAL TO PLASTIC TRANSFORMATION – THE SAGA CONTINUES

11:50 CASE STUDY          Dr. Andreas Hartwig

Matrix resins for fiber reinforced materials with thermoplastic behavior
during manufacturing and with thermoset component properties

 

 

 

12:30 BUSINESS LUNCH

 

14:00 CASE STUDY           Russell Barry

The use of innovative elastomers to create
high performance Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) compounds

 

 

 

 

14:30 CASE STUDY           Klaus Bender

Meeting future trends and challenges
of the Air Management Systems

 

 

 

 

15:00 AFTERNOON COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

 

GREEN TECHNOLOGY – THE FUTURE IS NOW

15:30 CASE STUDY          Nicolas Batailley

Benefits of material science plastics
in electrical vehicle applications

 

 

 

16:10 CASE STUDY         Dietmar Geiser

Major 3D plastics applications in automotive

 

 

 

 

16:40 INTERACTIVE PANEL

Speech_BubblesWith Speakers of the Day
Moderated by the Chairman

 

 

 

end17:20 CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF DAY ONE

19:00 INTERACTIVE DINNER

start-51208:20 Registration and Welcome Coffee

08:50 Opening Address from the Chairman

PLASTICS LIGHTWEIGHTING IMPACT IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

09:00 CASE STUDY        

356 EGEA/TIPO interior design

 

 

 

 

DESIGN AND ENGINEERING – NEW ANSWERS

09:30 CASE STUDY         Jorge Jara

Plastics in automotive interior design

 

 

 

 

10:00 CASE STUDY         Surinder Matharu

Linking the gap: the powerful
cooperation of design and engineering

 

 

 

10:30 MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

 

11:00 CASE STUDY         Ferhat Yayman

Color evaluation in automotive exterior plastics

 

 

 

 

LASER TECHNOLOGY

11:40 CASE STUDY           Marc Kirchhoff

Laserprocessing of non-metal-materials

 

 

 

 

12:10 BUSINESS LUNCH

 

13:30 SPONSORED SLOT

 

 

 

 

14:10 CASE STUDY         Andrea Mocellin      

Shaping vehicles for a dynamic culture

 

 

 

 

14:40 AFTERNOON COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

 

15:10 INTERACTIVE PANEL

Speech_BubblesWith Speakers of the Day Moderated by the Chairman

 

 

 

end15:50 CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF SUMMIT

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This event will bring OEMs, chemical experts and automotive plastics experts together to discuss the advancement of plastic innovations; to network and enjoy an excellent mix of case studies; interactive panel discussions; speed networking and workshops.

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Radisson Blu Hotel

Karl-Liebknecht Strasse 310178 Berlin, Germany

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Delegate Package
1 person attendance
2-day Summit
Discussions with industry experts
Interactive Dinner
Documentation Package

Presentation
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Logo on conference website, program
Discount on additional passes 10%
Speaking slot [30min]
 
 
 
Pop-up Stand
1 people attendance
Logo on conference website, program
Discount on additional passes 10%
Promo materials (provided by sponsor) included in conference folder
Pop-up Stand (5 m²)
 
 
Exhibition Booth
2 people attendance
Logo on conference website, program
Discount on additional passes 10%
Promo materials (provided by sponsor) included in conference folder
Recognition on Vonlanthen Group’s SM channels
Ad placed in final conference program 1/4 page
Exhibition Booth with LCD monitor for video presentations (3 m²)

Silver Sponsorship
2 people attendance
Logo on conference website, program
Discount on additional passes 20%
Promo materials (provided by sponsor) included in conference folder
Recognition on Vonlanthen Group’s SM channels
Ad placed in final conference program1/4 page
Recognition in chairman’s opening address
Speaking slot [10min]
Pop-up Stand (5 m²)
 
 
Gold Sponsorship
3 people attendance
Logo on conference website, program
Discount on additional passes 30%
Promo materials (provided by sponsor) included in conference folder
Recognition on Vonlanthen Group’s SM channels
Ad placed in final conference program1/2 page
Recognition in chairman’s opening address
Speaking slot [15min]
Pop-up Stand (5 m²)
 
 
Platinum Sponsorship
4 people attendance
Logo on conference website, program
Discount on additional passes 40%
Promo materials (provided by sponsor) included in conference folder
Recognition on Vonlanthen Group’s SM channels
Ad placed in final conference program full page
Recognition in chairman’s opening address
Speaking slot [20min]
Exhibition Booth with LCD monitor for video presentations (3 m²)
Host own seminar/workshop within the conference [40min]
Recognition in press release

SPONSORS

Our main Partners that already decided to join the efforts to bring the world an exclusive 2nd Annual Automotive Plastics Summits.

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