Keynote Speakers

(in alphabetical order, confirmed to-date)

Dorel Banabic, Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania
Advances in assessing of sheet metal formability (in honor of Prof. Marciniak’s 100-year anniversary)
Bart Carleer, Autoform, Germany
Simulation Efficiency along the stamping process chain
James Dykeman, Honda R&D Americas, USA
Evolving Test Methods for Sheet Material Fracture Characterization and Prediction
Pavel Hora, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Advanced failure prediction methods for combined detection of necking and cracking phenomena in complex sheet metal forming processes
Mathias Liewald, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
Adaptive control strategies for deep drawing high performance sheet materials
Marion Merklein, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Hot forming of steel and aluminum sheet metals – from fundamentals to industrial applications
Tim Skszek, Magna International, Corporate R&D, USA
Focus on the Future, A synthesis of design, lightweight materials and forming processes
Thomas Stoughton, GM R&D Center, USA
Novel Use of DIC Technology to Improve Characterization of Metal Deformation

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