4th Automotive Painting & Advanced Coatings Summit
14-15

May 2020

Italy

Milan

Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel

Malpensa Terminal 1, Strada Statale 336, 21010

About

This fourth annual B2B event will enable the participants to learn about the latest market trends, applications and technologies in automotive paint, coating and surface innovations. This Summit brings together experts from varied professions, organisations and industries who have profound knowledge and experience in automotive paint and coating. Besides sharing best practices, this event offers a valuable opportunity for networking and partnering. The Summit covers a wide spectrum of topics, including emerging trends in automotive paint and c...

This fourth annual B2B event will enable the participants to learn about the latest market trends, applications and technologies in automotive paint, coating and surface innovations. This Summit brings together experts from varied professions, organisations and industries who have profound knowledge and experience in automotive paint and coating. Besides sharing best practices, this event offers a valuable opportunity for networking and partnering. The Summit covers a wide spectrum of topics, including emerging trends in automotive paint and coating, automotive paint systems, digitalisation, challenges in mechanical performance of automotive paint systems, critical performance factors, influence of paint material and thickness on ADAS and environmental aspects of automotive paint technologies. A special focus will be on Industry 4.0 and digitalisation. It is an honour and a privilege to invite you to participate in this Summit. We look forward to welcoming you in Milan this May!

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Who Should Attend

Chief Executives, Directors, Vice Presidents, Department Heads, Leaders and Managers, Researchers, Scientists, Engineers, Technologists, Chemists specialising in:

  • Research & Development
  • Chemical Research
  • Materials Development
  • Applied Technology
  • Technical Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Automotive OEMs
  • Coats & Paintings
  • Chemical Companies
  • Consultancies
  • Automotive Design
  • Innovations
  • Engineering
  • Product Development
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Applications
  • Development Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Business Development
  • Automotive Tiers
  • Digitalisation
  • Virtual Solutions
  • Quality Control
  • Robotics
  • Technology
  • Marketing
Key Practical Learning Points of the Summit

Emerging trends in automotive paint and coating
Automotive paint systems development and its challenges
Colour development, evaluation and quality control
Surface quality in styling and design
Industry 4.0 and digitalisation: key industry interests
How to improve the quality through the Industry 4.0 tools
AI and future 5.0
Pollution crisis in a painting process
Functional and smart coatings innovations and challenges
Adhesives, sealants, elastomers and anti-corrosion coatings
Paintings and corrosion protection systems
Influence of paint material and thickness on ADAS assistance systems
Improved LiDAR detection by intelligent pigment selection
Speakers
Dirk Michels, DE

Project Manager

Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering & Automation IPA

Patrick Magnier, FR

Paint Process Engineer – Senior Expert

Intelligent Exterior System. Plastic Omnium

Dr. Meiko Hecker, DE

Managing Director

AOM-Systems

Raquel Machado, FR

Smart Surfaces Engineer, Coatings & Films

Faurecia

Richard Caetano, FR

Paint Process Expert for Oven & Paint Booth

Groupe PSA

Hande Kilic, TR

Senior Corrosion Expert

MAN Truck & Bus

Jan Winterberg, DE

Engineer / Consultant

Allianz Center for Technology

Dr. Dietmar Chmielewski, DE

General Manager PC P&W

EFTEC AG

Dr. Paul Brown, CH

Global Innovation Manager – Organic Pigments

BASF Colors & Effects

Ralph Meier, DE

Head of Paint Shop Application Technology Europe

FANUC Europe GmbH

Daniel Pittaluga, USA

Senior Manager – Paint Group, Production Engineering

Toyota Motor North America

Andrea Anfuso, IT

Sales Executive - Information Solutions

Rockwell Automation

Dr. Carlos Vignolo, DE

Applied Colorimetric and Data Management

BASF Coatings

Phil Collins, UK

Director – Advanced R&D

Global Inkjet Systems

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