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5th Automotive Advanced Suspension & Chassis Systems Summit

  • 15th October 2020
  • Zoom flag Zoom
  • ONLINE

We look forward to welcoming Online 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 Virtually 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

Join us online!

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

Join us online!

Dr. Johan Paulides, NL

Electromagnetic Suspension Engineering / Owner

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.

Dr. Jason Zheng Jiang, UK

Senior Lecturer in Dynamics & Control, Academic Lead, Vibration Suppression Research Unit

University of Bristol

Jason Zheng Jiang received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical and electronic engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the Ph.D. degree in Control Theory from the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge. Dr Jiang joined the Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Bristol in 2013. He serves as the academic lead of the Vibration Suppression Research Unit, Dynamics and Control Group, and also an EPSRC Research Fellow on ‘Multidomain Vibration-Absorber Design’. Dr Jiang has long-standing research collaborations with industrial stakeholders from Automotive, Wind Energy, Rail and Civil sectors.

Alan Banks, UK

Lightweight Innovations Supervisor

Ford Motor Company

Alan Banks is the Lightweight Structures Supervisor at Ford Motor Company. He leads projects with light-weighting technologies and applications in design with mass production capability. This includes material choices from advanced steel to full composite and hybrid structures to produce the best value automotive applications. Alan has a First Class Honours Degree and an MSc from the University of Bradford in the UK. He is a Fellow and Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Engineering Technology and a Fellow of the Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange, as well as a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, is on the Board of The Welding Institute Research Committee and a Director of the Board for the Composites UK Trade Association.

 

Edward C. Knoy, DE

Owner

KNOY-CONSULTING

Edward Holweg, NL

Owner

AE-GROUP

Fredrik Sjögren, SE

Technical Specialist

MSC Software Sweden

Fredrik has been in the system dynamics simulation business for over 20 years, now working as a technical specialist with a focus on Adams. In the last few years, interesting topics include the connection of Adams to other codes such as CFD, non-linear FEA, and control codes. 

Dr. Ralf Leiter, DE

Consultant

Mazars/eQS

Dr. Ralf Leiter studied automotive engineering and electronics in Zwickau and Ilmenau. He joined Lucas in 1989 and held several positions. Lucas was then acquired by TRW - Ralf Leiter worked as chief engineer EPB. After working as director of advanced engineering in Meritor, he returned to TRW as chief engineer electronics. From 2014 Ralf worked for Mando Europe as Director ESC and later as Global Technical Advisor. Now he is employed by Mazars/eQS for consultancy in the automotive area.

Koen Reybrouck, BE

General Manager

REYCON

Founder and General Manager of REYCON Koen Reybrouck has more than 30 years of experience in the area of advanced suspension research and development. Leading the development of conventional, leveling, semi-active, and fully active suspension systems, he worked together with many of the largest OEM’s worldwide and is a speaker and chairman on numerous congresses and conferences in this area.

Dr. Johan Paulides, NL

Electromagnetic Suspension Engineering / Owner

AE-Group NL

Dr. Jason Zheng Jiang, UK

Senior Lecturer in Dynamics & Control, Academic Lead, Vibration Suppression Research Unit

University of Bristol

Alan Banks, UK

Lightweight Innovations Supervisor

Ford Motor Company

Edward C. Knoy, DE

Owner

KNOY-CONSULTING

Edward Holweg, NL

Owner

AE-GROUP

Fredrik Sjögren, SE

Technical Specialist

MSC Software Sweden

Dr. Ralf Leiter, DE

Consultant

Mazars/eQS

Koen Reybrouck, BE

General Manager

REYCON

What our
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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