WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Meet Senior Decision Makers From International OEMs With The Following Job Titles:


Directors, Chiefs, Heads of, Supervisor, Managers And Specialists In The Following Areas:

  •     Lightweighting
  •     Lightweight Design
  •     CAE
  •     Virtual Design
  •     Staff Researcher
  •     Material Scientist        
  •     Technical Specialist
  •     Technical Lead
  •     Structural Analysis
  •     Simulation
  •     Modeling
  •     Mechanical Design
  •     R&D
  •     Materials
  •     Crashworthiness
  •     Vehicle Safety
  •     Simulation Technical
  •     FEA
  •     Metallic Materials
  •     Safety Performance
  •     Vehicle Engineering
  •     Concept Development
  •     Durability
  •     NVH
  •     Virtual Simulation
  •     Data Scientist
  •     CAE Modeling
  •     Crash Safety
  •     Advanced Vehicle
  •     Group Engineering
  •     Body Structures
  •     Lightweight Construction 
  •     Vehicle Weight
  •     Composites
  •     Polymers and Fluids
  •     Materials Concepts
  •     Lifecycle Assessment
  •     Sustainability

2017 CONFERENCE AGENDA

Day 1: Improve The Accuracy Of Modeling And Simulation Of Lightweight Composites And Adhesive Joining

Chaired By Dr. Salman Kahn, CAE Lead, Faraday Future

8.50 Chair Opening Remarks

OPENING KEYNOTE PANEL SESSION FEATURING STRATEGIC LEVEL DECISION MAKERS FROM LEADING OEMS

9.00 Strategic-Level Perspectives On Methodologies For Modeling Composites And Adhesive Bonding Joints Whilst Reducing The Number Of Tests: What Are The Optimal Strategies? How Do You Model Variability?

This Keynote Panel Will Discuss The Current Landscape Of Modelling And Simulation For Composite Materials And Adhesive Bonding Joints With The View To Answer Important Questions:

  • Where are the current high costs for processing simulation testing and result?
  • What are the best strategies for reducing prototype test costs and create the most efficient modeling and simulation results?
  • How enhanced modeling and simulation techniques can contribute to the efficiency of overall manufacturing process?

Panelist: Fred Walker, CAE Lead Engineer, Aston Martin

Panelist: Jose Luis Galaviz, Tech Lead, FCA US LLC

Panelist: Dr Kathy Wang, CAE Lead, General Motors

Moderated by: Dr Salman Kahn, CAE Lead, Faraday Future

9.20 Question and Answer Session

OEM CASE STUDIES: MODELING AND SIMULATION OF ADHESIVE JOINT

Delegates will benefit from a series of OEMs case studies on methodologies for modeling adhesive joints to better predict failure rates

CASE STUDY: HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY MODEL ADHESIVE BONDING JOINTS

9.30 Addressing Complex Challenges And Predicting Future Development Of Modeling Adhesive Joints

  • What are the steps to successfully model a mixed-material joint using adhesive?
  • Understanding industry best practise for application of adhesive bonding to create a simulation model
  • How to accurately simulate adhesive bonding strength in a simulation

Dr Reza Bihamta, CAE Expert, General Motors

10.00 Questions and Answer Session

10.10 Networking Break In Exhibition Area

CASE STUDY: ADHESIVE BONDING JOINTS FOR COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND ALUMINIUM

10.40 Solutions For Tackling The Complexity Of Modeling And Simulating Adhesive Bonding Between Composites And Aluminium Components

  • Analyse factor influencing the result of composite to aluminium adhesive joints
  • Examine the characteristics of aluminium and composites after adhesive bonding
  • How to test for durability and fatigue in the joint
  • Simulate the effect of corrosion after adhesive bonding

Dr. Salman Kahn, CAE Lead, Faraday Future

11.10 Questions and Answer Session

CASE STUDY: ADHESIVE JOINTS FOR COMPOSITES TO UHSS

11.20 Develop New Techniques And Processes for Modeling Adhesive Joints Between UHSS And Composites

  • Seek out durability and fatigue of adhesive bonding joints in a high load setup
  • Model UHSS & composite characteristics following the use of adhesive bonding
  • Determine how corrosion can affect the adhesive joint in a simulation
  • Evaluate the modelling of composite to UHSS

Mohammed Omer, CAE Crash And Safety Engineer, Ford Motors Company 

11.50 Questions and Answer Session

12.00 Networking Lunch In Exhibition Showcase Area

PREDICTIVE SIMULATION OF ADHESIVE JOINT IN A CRASH SCENARIO

13.00 Assessing How Adhesive Bonding Joints React In High Speed/High Load Environments To Reduce Processing Time

  • Predicting the loads that an adhesive joint can withstand.
  • Discover the latest simulation technique to accurately predict sheer and tension
  • Unearth best practise examples for modeling adhesive bonding joints that will provide accurate information on your testing sample.

Professor Duane Cronin, Executive Director, Waterloo Center for Automotive Research

13.30 Questions and Answer Session

BEST PRACTISE FROM AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

13.40 Best Practises For Modeling And Simulation Of Adhesive Joints From The Aerospace Industry

  • Understand adhesive joint models used in simulation of Aerospace structures
  • Evaluate simulation method practised in Aerospace for application to automobile manufacture
  • Practical examples of adhesive joining simulation in an extreme temperature stress environment

14.10 Questions and Answer Session

COMPOSITE MATERIALS

This section examines composite material models to better understand changes in material properties in a dynamic impact simulation scenario  

TESTING CAMPAIGNS FOR MATERIAL CARDS

14.20 Developing Innovative Methods In Building Composite Material Testing Cards For Simulation

  • Comprehending effective layouts and configuration for testing of composite material cards
  • Understand methodology for effective test campaigns to build material cards
  • How to accurately create material cards including weight dependency
  • How to spot signs of micro-cracking during material testing

14.50 Questions and Answer Session

15.00 Networking Break In Exhibition Showcase Area

CASE STUDY: OEM METHODOLOGY ON HOW TO MODEL COMPOSITE MATERIAL

15.30 Streamlining The Complexity of Composite Material Modeling To Cut Turnaround Time For Simulation And Testing

  • Finite Element Analysis (FEM) of composite material trends
  • How to model shattering behaviour of composite material
  • Compare various failure modes of composite material and how to predict it in a CAE environment
  • Understand how to achieve reliable, consistent material failure result

Snehan Peshin, Product Engineer/Manager (Material), Ford Motor Company

16.00 Questions and Answer Session

CASE STUDY: COMPLEX SIMULATION OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS

16:10 Methodologies For Shortening Simulation Run Time Of Composite Material

  • Understanding what simulation model are available to capture effects of composite material in different models of casting
  • Stochastic correlation examination of composite material full capability from non-elastic fixture to accurate non-reversible energy absorption
  • Discovering material failure feature in simulation

16.40 Questions and Answer Session

OEM ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: MICROCRACKING

16.50 Improve Predictions For Micro-cracking To Optimize Composite Material Selection For Vehicle Design

  • Discuss the effects of micro-cracking in composite material cards
  • Identify what is the drop in properties of material
  • Uncover simulation of micro cracking without compromising the cost of several testing campaigns.

Moderated by Dr Salman Kahn, CAE Lead, Faraday Future

17.20 Questions and Answer Session

17:30 Chair's Closing Remarks

17:40 - 18:10 Networking Drinks Reception In Exhibition Area

Day 2: Prediction Accuracy Optimisation For Failures In Metallic Material & Eliminate External Factors Affecting Simulation Data Of Welding And Fasteners

Chaired By Fred Walker, CAE Lead Engineer, Aston Martin

8.50 Chair's Opening Remarks

CASE STUDY: DESIGN AND AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING OF COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, AN AEROSPACE PERSPECTIVE

09:00 Non conventional Laminate Design for High Performance Composites

  • Understand evolution of design and manufacturing methodologies for advanced CFRP composites
  • Learn about nonconventional laminate design and automated manufacturing
  • Compare conventional and nonconventional laminate designs
  • Observe failure characteristics of nonconventional composites
  • Learn about new trends in additive manufacturing of CFRP via 3D printing

Dr Zafer Gurdal, Chair Holder, McNair Center For Aerospace Innovation & Research

09.30 Questions and Answer Session

SIMULATION OF NOISE VIBERATION HARSHNESS (NVH) ON COMPOSITE MATERIAL

09.40 OEM Panel Session: Eliminate NVH To Achieve Accurate Composite Material Simulation Results

  • Evaluate the vibration performance of material model
  • Understand impact of NVH on both metallic and composite structures
  • How NVH is impacting both external and internal sections of a vehicle
  • Discover high frequency NVH test on lightweight material

Moderated by: Fred Walker, CAE Lead Engineer, Aston Martin

10.10 Questions and Answer Session

10.20 Networking Break In Exhibition Showcase Area

METALIC MATERIAL

This section examines metallic material, UHSS, Aluminium and Magnesium to improve existing modeling and simulation outcome

MODELLING UHSS STRUCTURE FAILURE

10.50 Systematic Approach to develop wheel separation strategy for IIHS small overlap through component simulation & testing while reducing full vehicle crash test numbers

  • Analyze UHSS structure failure in simulation
  • Examining controlled arm fracture and failure
  • Discover simulation and testing result for vehicle chassis in a full  crash simulation.

Michael Guerrero, Senior Research Engineer, Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center

11.20 Question and Answer Session

KEYNOTE CASE STUDY: ALUMINIUM MODELING

11.30 Addressing Industry Current Models To Increase Accuracy Of Metallic Material Simulation 

  • Identify heat treatment and different manufacturing process effect on aluminium in simulation
  • Determine the changing characteristics of aluminium material property in a high impact scenario
  • How to correctly aluminium model against load dependency, speed and weight

Fred Walker, CAE Lead Engineer, Aston Martin

12.00 Questions and Answer Session

12.10 Networking Lunch In Exhibition Showcase Area

ALUMINIUM FORMING LIMIT  

13.10 New Methodologies For Predicting The Forming Limit Of An Aluminium Part In A Simulation

  • Know how to predict the forming limit of an aluminium part in a simulation
  • Understand when an aluminium part is deformed beyond its maximum limit
  • Introducing state of art methodology on aluminium forming limit

Steven Sheng, Formability Engineer, General Motors

13.40 Questions and Answer Session

OEM ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: MODELLING AND SIMULATION OF MAGNESIUM

13.50 Streamline Processes For Magnesium Modeling To Achieve Cost Efficiency

  • Evaluate how to magnesium model behaviour to closely represent stress and strain and safeguard accuracy being represented to the physical test
  • Consider the different reactions to the material during impact and how it impacts the overall structure of the vehicle
  • Discuss magnesium model and simulation techniques with suppliers on how to improve overall industry methods

Moderated by Fred Walker, CAE Lead Engineer, Aston Martin

14.20 Questions and Answer Session

METALLIC METAL TO PLASTIC STRUCTURAL PARTS

14.30 Modeling conversion of metal structural parts to plastic based components

  • Methodology for the conversion of structural parts  to plastic components
  • Quantify the operational and functional load requirements to identify the basic mechanical properties required from an specific component
  • Examine the challenges in the modelling and simulation of plastic components

Natalia Navarrete, Technical Lead for CAE, FCA Mexico

15.00 Questions and Answer Session

15.10 Networking Break In Exhibition Showcase Area

MIXED MATERIAL JOINGING TECHNIQUES

This section will discuss the cost-benefits of industry's best solutions in modeling and simulation of mixed joining techniques to better predict fatigue and fails: Welding, SPRs, Fasteners and Bolts

SELF-PIERCING RIVIT SIMULATION

15.40 Modeling Impact Failures Of SPR's, Rivets And Bolts; From The Component Level To Full Car

  • Determine the features of SPRs and bolt in CAE
  • Closely examine the model structure of a rivets and bolts
  • Understand when the rivet or bolt will likely cause a deformity in a dynamic environment and how it impacts the overall structure of the car body.

16:10 Questions and Answer Session

OEM SPOT WELD PANEL SESSION

16:20 Solutions for predicting spot weld failure and material characterization in a simulation environmen t
Addressing industry important questions to increase confident in calculating likelihood of spot weld failure:

  • What are the challenges in a spot weld failure?
  • What is the the difference between failure and force impacting on spot weld during a dynamic crash scenario
  • How is thermo stress affecting the simulation result of a spot weld joint?
  • What are the changes in material properties being affected by spot weld simulation
  • What are the potential strategies to residual stress in the joint is accurately represented in CAE model and simulation?

Moderated by: Murbeen Ahmed, Concept Structures,Tesla Motors

16.50 Questions and Answer Session

17.00 Chair's Closing Remarks + Prize Draw

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