ELIV-MarketPlace 2020

  • Don’t miss out on the benefits of this globally leading congress focused on electronic applications in passenger cars and commercial / off-highway vehicles
  • Pick from a variety of some 60 expert lectures incorporated in a framework of five sessions that are held in parallel. Make this congress your personal congress and listen only to those talks that really interest you
  • Join in the conversation with a number of top experts from the community
  • Attend the large trade exhibition where you can keep abreast with leading-edge products and hear about those issues currently fueling the debate in mobile machinery electrics and electronics

Since 2004 the ELIV MarketPlace Baden-Baden (long known as the “Baden-Baden Spezial“) has taken place on a rotating basis with the International VDI-Electronic Congress “ELIV“. This is where some 450 specialists meet who have devoted themselves to current trends and developments in electronics in mobile applications. Here the focus is placed on realisation and implementation.

Sessions and Hot Topics 2018 :

Session 1 – E/E in the Passenger Car: The Path to fully Automated Driving

Session 2 – E/E in the Passenger Car: Software – Safety – Security

Session 3 – E/E in the Passenger Car: Mechatronics from 1,2 V to 1.200 V

Session 4 – E/E in the Commercial Vehicle

Session 5 – E/E in Mobile Machinery

AI – Machine Learning – HAV & VAF: Requirements, Realisation, Validation – disruptive Cooperation – Hard- and Software Architectures – Privacy – Security – Blockchain in the Automobile– 48 V-Applications – Semiconductors – Power Electronics – EV-Charging – Electrification of Commercial Vehicles – Automation of Commercial Vehicles – E/E-Architectures in the Commercial Vehicle – Autonomous Work in off-highway Machinery – Methods / agile Development and Tools in Agricultural and Construction Machinery – Digitization and electric Drives in Mobile Machinery

ELIV MarketPlace – E/E in Passenger and Commercial Vehicles and Mobile Machinery

The ELIV-Marketplace is the venue where three top-class conferences are combined under one roof: “E/E in the Passenger Vehicle“, “E/E in the Commercial Vehicle “ and “E/E in Mobile Machinery “. You can switch between lectures anytime. Head of the conference is Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Runge, formerly ZF Lenksysteme, currently also chairing the Passenger Vehicle Programme. Technical Director of the Commercial Vehicle Programme is Dr.-Ing. Hans Welfers, who used to work for MAN. Dipl.-Ing. Peter Hieronymus from CLAAS is the Technical Director of the agenda covering Electronics in Mobile Machinery. The programme committee made up of specialists of the electronics community with a proven track record have been our inspiration for the Congress Programme. And finally the VDI-Fachgesellschaft Fahrzeug- und Verkehrstechnik (FVT) is the technical sponsor.

The ELIV MarketPlace never ceases to amaze - this year we offer an even broader programme: A number of keynote lectures given by high-ranking industry experts, five sessions with some 60 scheduled expert talks and for the very first time moderated discussion groups, so-called World Cafés, where there’s ongoing debate about E/E in mobility. The electronics community will be gathering for the evening do at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden. A comprehensive trade exhibition makes the whole package complete (find more details here.)

Participants at the ELIV MarketPlace 2018

The ELIV-Marketplace is aimed at professional and managerial staff who work in the electronic, software and hardware development division of manufacturers and suppliers in the passenger and commercial vehicle and mobile machinery sector (agricultural and construction machinery as well as special purpose vehicles), electronics companies, soft- and hardware makers, service providers or universities and research institutes.

It’s time to book your seat

You would like to learn more about the key issues that are dominating the field of vehicle electronics? And are you keen on sharing your views and likewise expanding your network with fellow experts from the field of passenger / commercial vehicles or mobile machinery? Then it’s time to book your ticket for the ELIV-MarketPlace 2018 and make this year’s programme your own personal agenda.

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Advisory Board

 Reinhold BeckDipl.-Ing. Reinhold Beck Daimler AG / Sindelfingen

 Alexander FlaigDr. Alexander Flaig Bosch Rexroth AG / Elchingen

 Simon Fürst Simon Fürst BMW AG / Unterschleißheim

 Joakim Gimholt Joakim Gimholt TRATON AB / Södertälje

 Steffen Glemser Steffen Glemser NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH / Böblingen

 Klaus HarmsDr.-Ing. Klaus Harms Robert Bosch GmbH / Schwieberdingen

 Falk HeckerDr. Falk Hecker Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH / Schwieberdingen

 Peter HieronymusDipl.-Ing. Peter Hieronymus Claas E-Systems GmbH / Dissen

 Roman Hofmann Roman Hofmann Liebherr-International Deutschland GmbH / Lindau

 Jürgen H. HollsteinDipl.-Ing. Jürgen H. Hollstein John Deere GmbH & Co. KG John Deere Werk Mannheim / Mannheim

 Franz KraussDr.-Ing. Franz Krauss ZF Friedrichshafen AG / Friedrichshafen

Prof. Dr. Leon Laine Volvo Group Trucks Technology CAMP-X / Göteborg

 Ralf LeinenbachDipl.-Ing. Ralf Leinenbach Hydac Electronic GmbH / Saarbrücken

 Gilles MabireDipl.-Ing. Gilles Mabire Continental Automotive GmbH / Villingen-Schwenningen

 Rainer Müller-FinkeldeiDr. Rainer Müller-Finkeldei Daimler AG / Stuttgart

 Michael RufDr. Michael Ruf KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH / München

 Martin SchleicherDipl.-Inf. Martin Schleicher Elektrobit Automotive GmbH / Erlangen

 Stefan TeuchertDipl.-Ing. Stefan Teuchert MAN Truck & Bus SE / München

 Matthias ThiemannDipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt.Ing. Matthias Thiemann HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co. / Lippstadt

 Hans WelfersDr. Hans Welfers Wegberg

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