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Lasers in Automotive Symposium


Thursday, May 3, 2018

TRUMPF Automotive Symposium - Innovations for Lightweighting & eMobility

Join TRUMPF for a day of in-depth technical presentations and live demonstrations in our newly renovated Laser Application Center!

Symposium Agenda

8:00 – 8:30 amRegistration & continental breakfast
8:30 amWelcome
Ralf Kimmel, General Manager, TRUMPF Inc.
8:45 amLaser Material Processing Innovations within eMobility
Marc Kirchhoff, Manager – Automotive Industry Management, TRUMPF GmbH
9:30 amSystem Challenges & Solutions for Laser Processing of Automotive Batteries
David Guastaferri, Senior Account Manager - Technical Laser Sales, Wayne Trail
10:00 am Advanced Applications with Nanosecond Pulsed Lasers
Dr. Ken Dzurko, General Manager, SPI Lasers
10:30 – 11:00 amNetworking break
11:00 amLatest Innovations in Automotive Ultrafast Laser Material Processing
Florian Kiefer, Supervisor - Pulsed Laser Applications, TRUMPF Inc.
11:30 amDesign and Materials for Lightweighting in Automotive
Dan Gatti, Technical Manager - Advanced Product Development, Shape Corporation
12:00 pmeMobility & Lightweighting Trends within Magna
Dr. Rob Mueller, Sr. Laser Applications Specialist, Magna Cosma Tooling & Automation
12:30 pmLaser Enabled Additive Manufacturing for Automotive Applications
Dr. David Saint John, Director of Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing, Linamar Corporation
1:00 - 2:30 pmLunch and Live Demonstrations

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