PROGRAMME 22-23 November 2017

Programme details will be updated and more speakers are to be confirmed. Please check the website for updates.

Invited keynote speakers
ANDREAS GRAICHEN
Group Manager Additive Manufacturing Centre of Competence
Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB, Sweden

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

ÅSA LIDÉN
Material and Innovation Leader for Metal
IKEA of Sweden, Sweden

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

Wednesday 22 November – Day 1

10.00                                  Registration for the AGM

10.30 – 12.00                     Annual General Meeting (Årsstämma) 2017
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11.30 – 12.00                     Registration for LIGHTer International Conference    

12.00 – 13.00                     Lunch

13.00 – 13.20                      Welcome and conference introduction
                                            The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation and Vinnova

13.20 – 13.50                      Increased Competitiveness through the use of Lattice Structure within  the Gas Turbine Industry
                                            Andreas Graichen, Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB, Sweden
                                            Keynote speaker connected to session A

13.50 – 14.20                      Efficient Integration of Lightweight Technologies in Complex Products
                                            Ola Isaksson, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
                                            Keynote speaker connected to session B                                                               

14.30 – 17.00                      Parallel sessions: session A and session B, see below
                                            Including break for coffee/tea and networking in Lounge

Session A 50 % lighter with lower costs
Moderator Kerstin Hindrum, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden  

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

Aluminium - Made by Norway
Jon Sandvik, SINTEF Raufoss, 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
Moderator Patrik Fernberg, Swerea SICOMP, Sweden

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

16.40 – 17.10                     Break and time to visit the exhibition and poster display                                 

17.10 – 17.40                     From Stone Axes to Space Elevators: New Challenges for Carbon-Based Materials
                                           Vincenzo Palermo, Vice-director of the Graphene Flagship 

Approx 17.45                     Summary and end of conference day 1           

19.00                                  Drink followed by conference dinner

Thursday 23 November – Day 2

08.30                                   Welcome to conference day 2

08.40 – 09.10                      Lightweight Using Mixed Materials, a Success Factor in Past, Present and Future                            
                                            Åsa Lidén, Ikea of Sweden
                                            Keynote speaker connected to session C

09.10 – 09.40                      Emerging Multifunctional Technologies Studied for Future Aircraft Generations
                                            Peter Linde, Airbus Operations GmbH, Germany
                                            Keynote speaker connected to session D                      

09.50 – 12.00                      Parallel sessions: session C and session D, please see below
                                            Including break for coffee/tea and networking  

Session C 50 % lighter using mixed material
Moderator Elisabeth Sagström-Bäck, Swerea IVF, Sweden               

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

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
Moderator Prof Leif Asp, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

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                    

12.10 – 12.30                     Open Innovation Test Beds, Nanotech and Advanced Materials
                                           Søren Bøwadt, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission DG Research & Innovation Advanced                                                                   Materials and Nanotechnology

12.30 – 12.45                     Summary and conclusion of the conference

13.00 – 14.00                     Lunch

14.00 – 16.00                    Your choice of activity:

  • Field trip - only for preregistered - Tour of the Brand Experience Centre at Volvo Car
  • Coaching for possible national and European funding