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

9:40 am - 10:30 am Panel discussion | Developments in active and semi-active suspension systems

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

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

12:10 pm - 12:50 pm Active chassis system design in driving simulator

Stavros Angelis, Function Developer, Wheel Suspension Mechatronic System, Volvo Cars, Sweden

12:50 pm - 1:20 pm MagneRide 4.0: a new generation active damper

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

1:20 pm - 2:50 pm Networking luncheon

Afternoon Session

2:40 pm - 3:20 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

3:20 pm - 4:00 pm Multi-chamber air-suspensions control

Prof. Sergio M. Savaresi, Full Professor, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Coffee break and networking

4:30 pm - 5:10 pm Skyhook and CRONE semi-active suspensions : A comparative study

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

5:10 pm - 5:50 pm MEMS inertial sensors for active suspension systems

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