CII (SR) is organizing its 4th Edition - Conference on Automotive Design & Engineering on 26th October 2018 at Hotel ITC Grand Chola, Chennai with the theme of “Current, Future trends & Innovations in Automotive Design & Engineering”.
This would be an initiative to discuss the current, future trends and Innovation in automotive design & engineering that will greatly influence the automotive market. This will offer an opportunity for stakeholders to establish synergy in the special area of interest.
The key objectives of the conference are to: Serve as a knowledge platform to discuss on the key design and engineering trends in automotive sector; Discuss modern technologies and tools that support in design and innovation; Understand innovative models and systems that catalyze growth in the automotive sector; Gain the attention of the key stakeholders for a design rich environment that ensures sustainability and profitability; Aid government agencies in development of effective policy and provisions for scope of design resources / infrastructure; Facilitate knowledge flow by working with international organizations through bi-lateral / multilateral cooperation mechanism. Address critical shortage of talent for supporting the explosive growth in automotive.
The proposed sessions for the conference is as follows:
Session I - Automotive Product Design and Engineering Cycle
Focus Area: Product Development Process; Design Strategies; Virtual & Integrated Product Development; Design of efficient components, products, sub-systems / systems; Cost Reduction strategies; need for localized design and engineering, design for India market, Innovations in designs; new product technology, DFM/DFA, Regulatory and Safety Compliance, CAE/CFD
Session II – Materials and Process technology – Lightweighting and Environmental Friendly
Focus Area: Automotive materials – Metals, plastics and composites, Advanced Materials in Design; Interface between aesthetics and engineering; Product Life Cycle Challenges; System engineering interaction, design for light weighting, design for recycling, biodegradable materials
Panel Discussion: Future Mobility - Visions & Challenges of Mobility Scenarios in Near Future
Session III – Tooling, prototyping and Testing for Automotive Products
Focus Area: Tooling design and engineering, Key challenges for tooling development in India, Prototyping – Tools /methods/strategies; Innovative tooling solutions; DVP&R planning, product testing and validation, explosive demand for local tooling capability development, Certified labs for testing
Session IV – Developing Critical Talent for Explosive Growth in Automotive Industry
Focus Area: Skill development in Automotive and component industry, Automotive Technology curriculum, Industry Academia Interface, Addressing critical talent shortage, leadership challenges, Education, Experience and Exposure
This conference is an ideal platform where industries and organizations can engage to discuss on robust methods, methodologies and models involved in the field of automotive design & engineering. The conference delegates will get the opportunity to understand the industry expectations and mechanism of design optimization. It will further help explore joint technology development, identify new business & technology areas, facilitate technology transfer, transfer commercially available off-the-shelf scalable technologies, actively collaborate with Institutes & Research labs for researches, cater knowledge exchange through Industry / Institute Exchange programs etc.
Key speakers from the automotive, Design, Engineering, ICT and allied sectors will be addressing in this conference and more than 250 senior management personnel from diverse industries all over India and abroad are expected to attend this conference.
The conference delegate fee is Rs. 4000 per participant for CII Member (Rs. 3200/- early bird: Payment by or on 26 September 2018); Rs. 5000 per participant for Non-member (Rs. 4000/- early bird: Payment by or on 26 September 2018) & Rs. 3000 per participant for Educational Institution (Rs. 2500/- early bird: Payment by or on 26 September 2018).
The conference would starts at morning 0900 Hrs (Registration starts at 0800 Hrs) and conclude at evening 1800 Hrs.
Please confirm your participation / nominations through online registration