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The conference will address Industry 4.0 challenges and gather academia, researchers and professionals of the automotive cluster.

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The auto industry is facing tremendous challenges, not only brought by the crescent rise of electric powertrains and massive use of driving assisting systems progressing towards autonomous driving systems, but also in the factory floor, by the upcoming fourth industrial revolution (“Industrie 4.0”), the impact of digital technology on the value chain, and disruptive technologies such as 3D printing.

The two-days conference will explore these challenges bringing together car and car-part manufacturers, universities and research institutions, to sharing knowledge, discovering solutions and building relationships within the automotive cluster.

The program is organized in four thematic sessions, structured around four keynote presentations given by national and international experts from the industry and the scientific community, who will bring the state of the art in the diverse aspects related with the future of car industry, advanced materials and manufacturing processes and paradigms of mobility, including environmental concerns.

A space will be provided, around the technical sessions, for all those wanting to exhibit their most recent findings or to demonstrate innovative projects.

During the event we will give visibility, in the exhibition space, to the diverse projects carried out by the students and their sponsors as contributors for the academic formation, in the context of innovative learning methodologies.

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DAY I – THE FUTURE OF AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

09:00 – Opening

09:15 – Introduction

09:30 – Keynote I: THE FUTURE OF AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

10:30 – Coffee break

11:00-13:00 – Materials and Processes: Industry Drivers and R&D Needs (Part I)

11:00 – Invited Talk: Digital Transformation Trends in Manufacturing

11:30 – Panel Discussion

  • Driving Innovation
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Implementation of Industry 4.0 in Car Manufacturing
  • Industrial Robotics

13:00 – Lunch

14:00-16:00 – Materials and Processes: Industry Drivers and R&D Needs (Part II)

14:00 – Invited Talk “New Materials are Shaping the Future of the Auto-Industry”

14:30 – Panel Discussion

  • Innovative Products
  • Car Body Design Engineering
  • Vehicle Integration Design
  • Joining by Forming

16:00 – Visit to the Exhibition

DAY II – RESEARCH INTO THE FUTURE OF VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY

09:00 – Welcome

09:15 – Introduction

09:30 – Keynote II: SHAPING THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY IN THE EU

10:30 – Coffee break

11:00-13:00 – The Challenges of Electrification

11:00 – Invited Talk: Opportunities of Electrified Commercial Vehicles

11:30 – Panel Discussion

  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology
  • Challenges of Battery-Electric Trucks
  • End-of-life of batteries
  • Alternative Vehicle Technologies and Energy Sources

13:00 – Lunch

14:00-16:00 – The future Driving Machine

14:00 – Invited Talk: The Opportunities and threats of Artificial Inteligence

14:30 – Panel Discussion

  • Future Driving Machine
  • Digital Transformation
  • Autonomous Driving Systems
  • Connected Mobility

16:00 – Closure

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