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Keynote speakers

Group Manager Additive Manufacturing Centre of Competence
Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB, Sweden

Systems Engineering and Engineering Design
Department of Industrial and Materials Science
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Material and Innovation Leader for Metal
IKEA of Sweden, Sweden

Research and Technology Engineer, Non-Specific
Airframe Architecture & Integration
Airbus Operations GmbH, Germany


Session A 50 % lighter with lower costs

The Significance of Lightweight Design within Shipping
Henrik Nordhammar, Stena Teknik, Sweden

X-Shell : Volume Production of Shell Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites
Anders Holmkvist, INXIDE, Sweden

Fiber Composite Sandwich Instead of Concrete when Using Prefabricated House Modules
Tord Gustafsson, Podcomp AB, Sweden

Aluminium - Made by Norway
Jon Sandvik, Sintef Raufoss Manufacturing AS, Norway

Results from the ROBUST project – Automated Handling and Forming of Prepreg, and a New Test Opportunity for Pressformed Materials
Marie Jonsson, Swerea SICOMP, Sweden

Session B 50 % lighter with shorter development times

How Virtual Prototyping can Support Optimal Lightweight Design Based on Multi-material Component 
Sebastian Müller, ESI Software, Germany

Computationally Efficient Modelling of Failure in Laminated Composites by Utilising Adaptive Shell Elements
Martin Fagerström, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Design Guidelines 2.0 to Support Design Process of Fibre-reinforced Plastics
Viktoriia Butenko, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Process Design for Manufacturing of Lightweight High Performance Cast Components
Mohsin Raza, TPC, Sweden

An Integrated Computational Materials Engineering Approach to the Design of Alloys for Additive Manufacturing
Ida Berglund, QuesTek Europe AB

Session C 50 % lighter using mixed material

Light Weight Design for Trucks
Johan Lindqvist, Volvo Group Trucks Technology, Sweden

Multi Material at Open Hybrid Lab Factory in Wolfsburg
Jens Geißmann-Fuchs
Open Hybrid LabFactory, Germany

Adhesively Bonded Joints in Mixed Material Lightweight Vehicle Structures – Simulation and Experimental Evaluation
Joakim Albrektsson, RISE, Sweden

Hybrid Joining of Mixed Materials in Automotive 
Andreas Kiefer, Atlas Copco Industrial Assembly Solutions Division, Germany

Quality Assured Adhesive Bonding with Dry Pretreatment for Multimaterial and Lightweight design
Åsa Lundevall, Swerea IVF, Sweden    

Session D 50 % lighter using improved properties and innovative solutions

Nanostructured Fibres and Fabrics for Structural Super Capacitors
Juan José Vilatela, IMDEA Materials, Spain

Mechanical and Electrochemical Properties of Structural Batteries 
Wilhelm Johannisson, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Recent Advances and Future Issues in the Development of Multifunctional Structural Power Composites
Emile S. Greenhalgh, Imperial College London, UK

TeXtreme® – Reduced Weight and Increased Performance – An Aircraft Seat Case Study
Florence Rinn, Oxeon, Sweden     

Multi-functionalized Carbon Nanotubes Based Hybrid Nanowires for Flexible Electronics Application
Nan Wang, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden           

Inspirational speakers

From Stone Axes to Space Elevators: New Challenges for Carbon-Based Materials 
Vincenzo Palermo, Vice-director of the Graphene Flagship 

Lightweight Challenges in CAM2 – Competence Centre for Additive Manufacturing of Metals
Lars Nyborg, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Coaching for possible national and European funding