A symposium is organized by IBN Composieten/Agoria, Sirris/SLC and KU Leuven with support of the Design Museum Gent. Venues: Oude Vismijn, Veerleplein 9000 Ghent, near to Design Museum Gent, Jan Breydelstraat 5, 9000 Ghent.

How will composites materials support the future of mobility, and what can we learn from current trends and innovations? Join the Symposium on 30th of January 2019 in Ghent!

Programme Part 1

o 09.30: Welcome, coffee & sandwiches
o 10.00: Opening address on behalf of Agoria by Wouter Geurts (Agoria)
o 10.05: Intro "Composites in Sustainable mobility" and "Fibre Fixed" by Ignaas Verpoest (KU Leuven)
o 10.20: Vision on Sustainable Mobility by Ichiro Taketa, Toray; Shpresa Kotaji, Huntsman; Ludovic Odoni, Solvay
o 12.00: The "Eco-calculator" (EUCIA)

o 12.15: Lunch

Programme Part 2: Case studies
o 13.10: Robert Boehm, TU Dresden: "Lightweight solutions for tomorrow's urban mobility: FiF, InEco, trace
o 13.30: Willem T'Hooft, Formula Electric Belgium (KULeuven) on "Formula Electric Belgium: Green innovation meets performance"
o 13.50: Michel Perraudin (Univ. Genève, Switzerland) on "Designing the Biobike and (b)mobile"
o 14.10: Peter Cosyn (Delair, Belgium) on "The development of the UX5 drone"
coffee break till 15.10 - Programme Part 3:
o 15.10: Jan Kroon, FiberCore, NL on "Composites in bridges"
o 15.30: Dries Glorieux, Maximilian Segl (Ottobock, Germany) on "Composites in prostheses/ortheses"
o 15.50: Jan Verhaeghe (VDL) on "Composites in buses, trailers and containers"
o 16.10: Stijn Schouwenaars (Arcadis Belgium): "Future vision on ultra-light personal mobility
o 16.30: Jean-Marc Timmermans, Agoria, on "Vision on mobility in the future"
o 16.50: Concluding remarks, Linde De Vriese (Sirris/SLC)

Programme Part 4:
o 17.00 Visit to EXHIBITION 'Fibre Fixed, Composites in Design' and subsequent networking drink, Design Museum Ghent, Jan Breydelstraat 5, 9000 Ghent

Participation: Free(*) for members of IBN Composieten, Agoria incl. Clubs, SIRRIS, KULeuven. Others and 'No-Show-Fee'(*): 75 EUR.



woensdag 30 januari 2019, 09:30 - 19:30

Separate Registration for Symposium, Oude Vismijn part (1-3) and Part (4) (17h: visit to Design Museum Gent + networking drink)


Oude Vismijn, Rekelingenstraat 5, 9000 Ghent (Symposium). As from 17h (part 4): Design Museum Ghent, Jan Breydelstraat 5, 9000 Gent.



Meer info

Non-member/No-show fee: 75 EUR.
IBN Composieten members: Free
Agoria-members: Free
Sirris-members: Free
KULeuven: Free

Dit evenement is afgelopen.