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12-06-2018 – 13-06-2018 – Munich, Germany

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Experts from industry and science talk about the topics of their presentations with you.

Four congresses in one event

Speakers and moderators in alphabetical order

KEY = Keynote Speaker

Masaya Akita

Department General Manager Chassis Engineering, Lexus International (Toyota Motor Corporation), Japan

Manuel Armbrüster

Computation Engineer Engineering Rolling Chassis Structural Simulation, MAN Truck & Bus AG, Germany

Seda Aydogdu

Project Engineer, MdynamiX AG, Germany

Klaus Baltruschat

Senior Account Manager, TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH, Germany

Eric Begenau

Development Chassis Roll Stabilization Systems, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Germany

Johannes Betz

Research Associate, Chair of Automotive Technology, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Albert Biermann

President, Head of Performance Development & High Performance Vehicle Division, Hyundai Motor Group, South Korea

Dr. Christoph Bittner

Manager Development Steering Systems and Steering Column, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Germany

Thilo Bitzer

Senior Vice President Steering Engineering, ZF Group

Mattia Bruschetta

Automation Engineer, Research Fellow, Department of Information Engineering, University of Padua, Italy

Stefan Büchner

PhD Candidate, BMW Group, Germany

Gerd Burk

Manager Development Wheels, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Germany

Francesco Calabrese

Tire and Vehicle Simulation Engineer, Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM), Germany

Xabier Carrera Akutain Ph.D.

Technical Manager Vehicle Dynamics and Model Based Development, Toyota Motor Europe, Belgium

Ronnie Dessort

Simulation Consultant, TESIS DYNAware Technische Simulation Dynamischer Systeme GmbH

Stefan Dittmar

Team Leader Wheels, Business Unit Tires/Wheels, TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH, Germany

Ralf Duning

Vice President Global Engineering, Maxion Wheels EAAP Holding GmbH, Germany

Dario Düsterloh

PhD Student in the Steering Development, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Germany

Dr. Christoph Elbers

Vice President Car Chassis Technology Development, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Germany

Ricardo Ficca

Vehicle Dynamics and Decoupled Steering Perception Lead, Jaguar Land Rover Limited, United Kingdom

Dr. Uwe Folchert

Head of Competence Center Air Supply Units & Project Leader CAirS, Continental Chassis & Safety, Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG, Germany

Martin Förster

Research Assistant, Automotive Engineering, Munich University of Applied Sciences (MUAS), Germany

Alexander Gaedke

Vice President Engineering, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH, Germany

Dr. Sebastian Gramstat

NVH Project Engineer, AUDI AG, Germany

Roland Greul

Director Advanced Engineering, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH, Germany

Urs Gunzert

Senior Department Manager Vehicle Concepts, MAN Truck & Bus AG, Germany

Dr. Falk Hecker

VP Technology – Driver Assistance and Automated Driving, Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH, Germany

Dr. Alexander Heintzel

Editor-in-Chief ATZ | MTZ | ATZelektronik |

Dr. Thomas W. Heitz

Head of Advanced Engineering Steering Column, thyssenKrupp Presta AG, Liechtenstein

Dr. Veit Held

Senior Manager Advanced Engineering Chassis and Chassis Control Systems, Opel Automobile GmbH, Germany

David Hesse

Scientific Staff, Department of Automotive Engineering, TU Ilmenau, Germany

Dr. Thorsten Hestermeyer

Supervisor – Global Core Steering and Suspension Controls, Ford-Werke GmbH, Germany

Dr. Andree Hohm

Head of Self Driving Car Project, Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG, Germany

Axel Honisch

Head of Vehicle Test and Development Dept., Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH, Germany

Yuriy Kandinov

Senior Manager Global NVH, ZF Group – TRW Automotive GmbH, Germany

Etsuo Katsuyama

Project Manager, Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan

Dr. Holger Klein

Head of Chassis Technology Division, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Germany

Joe Klesing

Executive Director Autonomous Steering & Comfort, Nexteer Automotive Corp., United States

Dr. Lars König

Senior Expert Vehicle Dynamics Control, Bosch Engineering GmbH, Germany

Jan-Dominik Korus

Motion Control, BMW Group, Germany

Dr. Alisa Lindner

User Experience Designerin, Systems Engineering, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH, Germany

Per Magnusson

Project Manager, NIRA Dynamics AB, Sweden

Thomas Maur

EPS System Integration & System Qualification, ZF Group

Mathias Metzler

PhD Candidate in Advanced Vehicle Engineering, Centre for Automotive Engineering, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Dr. Gerd Müller

Senior Engineer, Department of Vehicle Engineering, TU Berlin, Germany

Dr. Eckehard Münch

Development Engineer Mechatronic Chassis Systems, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Germany

Jan Münchhoff

Head of Project Management Chassis A6/A7/A8, AUDI AG, Germany

Stefano Murgia

Specialist Engineer, Vehicle Dynamics Competence Center, FCA Italy S.p.A., Italy

Lars Netsch

Deputy Head of Technical Service, TÜV SÜD Auto Service GmbH, Germany

Donatus Neudeck

Director Development Brake Systems, Hydraulics and Actuations, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Germany

Prof. Dr. Andreas Nevoigt

Prorector for Research and Technology Transfer, Laboratory for Suspension Systems, South Westfalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Maciej Obszarny

Team Manager EPS SW & System Testing, ZF Group

Lutz Pander

Academic & Research Staff, Vehicle System Design, TU Chemnitz

Prof. Dr. Peter E. Pfeffer

Automotive Engineering, Munich University of Applied Sciences (MUAS), Germany

Stefan Randak

Director & Head of Business Unit Automotive, Atreus GmbH, Germany

Maximilian Georg Reisner

PhD Candidate Development Rear Axle, Chair of Automotive Engineering, TU Dresden

Stefan Resch

Corporate Strategy & Innovation, TÜV SÜD AG, Germany

Frieder Riedel

PhD Student Durability Chassis, Daimler AG, Germany

Oswin Röder

Team Manager Application Chassis Characteristics Driving Dynamics/-Comfort, AUDI AG, Germany

Steve Sattler

Project Manager Lightweight Tractor, MAN Truck & Bus AG, Germany

Prof. Bernhard Schick

Research ADAS/AD, Kempten University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Michael Schmidt

Research Assistant, Chair of Automotive Technology, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Martin Schwarz

Process Responsible Driving Dynamics, BMW Group, Germany

Beniamin Szewczyk

Innovation Projects Manager, BREMBO S.p.A., Italy

Johan Theunissen

Principal Research Engineer, Tenneco Automotive Europe bvba, Belgium

Dr. Martin Treimer

Development Driving Dynamics – Simulation Longitudinal Dynamics, BMW AG, Germany

Dr. Vasilis Tsinias

Senior Tire Performance Engineer, Renault Sport Racing Limited, United Kingdom

Daisuke Umetsu

Staff Manager, Mazda Motor Corporation, Japan

Victor Underberg

Head of Application Chassis Characteristics, AUDI AG, Germany

Edwin Van der Stad

Head of OEMs Advanced Technologies & Solutions, Bridgestone EMEA, Germany

Christian Vey

Test Engineer Test Advanced Engineering, Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG, Germany

Daniel Walser

Technical Design Manager for Acorus Technology, Michelin Recherche et Technique SA, Switzerland

Dr. Michael Wein

Project Manager All-Wheel Drive Control Systems, AUDI AG, Germany

Alexander Zech

PhD Candidate, BMW Group, Germany

Thomas Zehelein

Research Assistant, Chair of Automotive Technology, TU Munich