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5th Automotive Advanced Suspension & Chassis Systems Summit

  • 15th – 16th October 2020
  • Germany flag Germany Düsseldorf

We look forward to welcoming you to Düsseldorf at this year's edition of Automotive Advanced Suspension & Chassis Systems Summit.

Embrace the opportunity to connect and advance your skills and knowledge. Our speakers will provide you with comprehensive presentations that will ignite real discussions and solutions. Be part of lively panels from top suspension, chassis, and vehicle dynamics professionals.

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About

Real discussions, interactive sessions, cognitive presentations and lively panels from top suspension, chassis and vehicle dynamics professionals. This Summit will focus on OEM insights into the latest suspension trends including active, fully active, passive, semi-active, air, electromagnetic and electronic suspension systems. The Summit will also discuss the diversity of practical approaches to autonomous driving, sensors and ADAS, and its correlation with suspension modifications. Innovations in dampers, shock absorbers, springs and other components, as well as materials advances, will be discussed by practitioners from top-ranked companies. We look forward to welcoming you in Düsseldorf this October!

Who Should Attend?  

Directors, VPs, Managers, Engineers, Department Heads and Experts and all professionals dealing with:

  • Suspension Systems
  • Suspension Components
  • Autonomous Driving
  • Vehicle Dynamics Engineering
  • Simulation & Virtualisation 
  • Damping
  • Sensors & Electronics
  • ADAS
  • Smart & Lightweight Materials
  • Chassis
  • Wheels
  • Powertrain Suspension
  • Steering & Suspension
  • HEVs/EVs
  • R&D & Technology Innovation
  • New Technology
  • Research Centre
  • Research Leaders/Research Associates
  • Component Supply
  • Automotive Design/Architecture
  • Consultancies
  • Chassis Vehicle Parts

BOOK YOUR SEAT NOW

The Early Bird Offer expires in 24 days!

REQUEST A BROCHURE

To request an agenda for this Summit, please complete the details below. We will send you the agenda via email.

Key Practical Learning Points

  • Active, semi-active, air, wheel suspension systems
  • Sensors, autonomous driving, ADAS and suspension
  • Control system improvements for suspension systems
  • Suspension solutions for passenger car powertrains
  • Enchasing comfort with new suspension system architecture
  • Suspension and vehicle dynamics from the view of OEMs
  • Virtualised environments and suspension
  • New suspension and chassis materials innovations: smart and lightweight solutions
  • Dampers and shock absorbers, springs and other suspension components
  • Chassis and suspension system platforms innovations
  • Market trends, peculiarities of HEVS and EVs suspension
  • NVH improvements: suspension and chassis

BOOK YOUR SEAT NOW

The Early Bird Offer expires in 24 days!

Miguel Dhaens, BE

Engineering Manager, Advanced Engineering / Global Ride Control

DRiV™

Miguel Dhaens, engineering manager of advanced engineering and global ride control, is responsible for defining the research road map and coordinating the global research activities of Tenneco’s ride control business, which includes vehicle dynamics (advanced sensing, autonomy and emotional intelligence), damping solutions, mechatronics, material science, manufacturing technolo­gies and predictive tools. In this role, he chairs a team of 11 engineers and eight PhD scientists and liaises with universities and knowledge centres. Be­fore joining Tenneco, Miguel worked as an R&D manager at Flanders Drive, a strategic research centre in Lommel, Belgium, and before that he was man­ager for the Formula 1 engine racing team, test team and advanced strategies at Toyota Motorsport in Cologne, Germany. Miguel started his career as a project engineer at Ilmor Engineering, Northampton, U.K., working in F1 and with Champ Car racing engines. He has an MSc in electro-mechanical engi­neering from KIH Ostend, part of the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

Dr. Navid Samadi, DE

Deputy General Manager - Design & Engineering / Technical Centre Munich & Engineering Office Europe

KYB

Navid Samadi received a diploma in automotive engineering (2004), a mas­ter‘s in vehicle and aeronautic engineering (2006) at the University of Ap­plied- Sciences, Hamburg and a PhD in mechanical engineering (2009) at Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg. In 2009, he joined Mercedes-Benz cars development as lead engineer for chassis durability, responsible for front and rear chassis components of C-E-Class platform. Later, he became assistant to the director of chassis, where he developed the future strategy for the busi­ness unit. As manager for steering systems, he was responsible for supplier nomination of a €2 billion project and development of next generation EPS certified for autonomous driving SAEL4. In 2018, he joined KYB Europe as deputy general manager at the Technical Centre Munich for Design and Engi­neering and for the KYB Engineering Office Europe.

Dr. Johan Paulides, NL

Electromagnetic Suspension Engineering

AE-Group NL

J.J.H. Paulides received his MPhil and PhD from the University of Sheffield, UK, in 2000 and 2005, respectively. His research interests span all facets of electrical machines and actuators, with an emphasis on how these devices en­able sustainability and their uniqueness in terms of multidisciplinary research. He is a program/technical member of various conferences related to electro­magnetism and more electric applications. He is the CEO of the AE-Group, a specialised company manufacturing special electric machines and magnetic assemblies within the Netherlands. This company is able to deliver active sus­pension systems commercially for application at OEMs looking for the ultimate ride quality and handling performance.

Prof. Sergio Savaresi, IT

Chair of the System & Control Group/Head of the Move Research Team

Politecnico di Milano

Sergio M. Savaresi received a master’s in electrical engineering (Politecnico di Milano, 1992), a PhD in systems and control engineering (Politecnico di Milano, 1996), and a master’s in applied mathematics (Catholic University, Brescia, 2000). After his PhD, he worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co in Milan. He has been a full professor of automatic control at Politecnico di Milano since 2006. He is also the deputy director and chair of the systems and control section of the department of electronics and computer sciences, Po­litecnico di Milano. He is the associate editor of the publications IEEE Transac­tions on Control System Technology, European Journal of Control and Control Engineering Practice, and he has authored more than 500 scientific articles. His main interests are in the areas of vehicle control, automotive systems, data analysis and system identification, nonlinear control theory and control applica­tions. He is the co-founder and partner of seven different spin-off companies.

Miguel Dhaens, BE

Engineering Manager, Advanced Engineering / Global Ride Control

DRiV™

Dr. Navid Samadi, DE

Deputy General Manager - Design & Engineering / Technical Centre Munich & Engineering Office Europe

KYB

Dr. Johan Paulides, NL

Electromagnetic Suspension Engineering

AE-Group NL

Prof. Sergio Savaresi, IT

Chair of the System & Control Group/Head of the Move Research Team

Politecnico di Milano

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"It is always a pleasure to assist in the suspension discussion"

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Johannes Paulides

Electromagnetic Suspension Engineering AE-GROUP

"Conference is improving every year - congratulations!"

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Prof. Sergio Savaresi

Politecnico di Milano

Glad to speak at the Vonlanthen Group conference. Good networking.

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Pasquale de Luca

Maserati