June 27 - 28 2019 Hôtel Majestic Barrière - Cannes - France

2019 Congress Program

Day 1Thursday June 27

Registration Reception

In partnership with

  • FANUC

Welcome and Introductions

  • Bin Wu - INFOPRO DIGITAL

    SURCAR Event Manager

SURCAR European Committee President’s Welcome Remarks

  • Louis David - PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN

    Ex-Chief Expert Materials and Processes

SURCAR Congress President’s Opening Address

  • Anne-Catherine BASSET - RENAULT NISSAN MITSUBISHI

    Paint and Plastics Process Engineering - General Manager

KEYNOTE Address:
What car does the End Customer Want?

  • Jean-Luc Brossard - LA PLATEFORME AUTOMOBILE

    Technical Director

Paintshop of the Future

New PSA Paintshop 4.0: what we wish, what we can? 

  • Daniel Pasch - OPEL AUTOMOBILE

    Paint Engineering Manager

  • Guillaume Basquin - PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN

    Paint Engineering Manager

Project LEAPP- future development of Low Energy Automotive Paint Process

  • David Fenn - PPG

    Senior Scientist

  • Luigi Franzese - FERRARI

    Paintshop Manager

Factory 202X – The ideal Paintshop for Alliance

  • Raphael Draber - RENAULT NISSAN MITSUBISHI

    Paint Deputy General Manager

  • Takeshi GOTO - NISSAN MOTOR CORPORATION

    Director Engineering

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND EXHIBITION TOUR

Reduced Overspray Painting Process 

  • Jose Rodrigues - ABB

    Paint Technology Manager

Scan 3D Plant: E-coat Digitalization and Body volume check for modifications 

  • Christophe Mineur - RENAULT NISSAN MITSUBISHI

    Upstream startegy fonction team leader for Painting Facilities

Flexibility matters – Paint shop innovations for the EV industry and special demands in Sustainability, Health and Security

  • Bruno Welsch - DÜRR SYSTEMS

    Member of the Board

Q&A Session

Paintshop of the Future - Panel Discussion 

Panelists:

  • Daniel Pasch - OPEL AUTOMOBILE

    Paint Engineering Manager

  • Guillaume Basquin - PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN

    Paint Engineering Manager

  • Luigi Franzese - FERRARI

    Paintshop Manager

  • Raphael Draber - RENAULT NISSAN MITSUBISHI

    Paint Deputy General Manager

  • Takeshi GOTO - NISSAN MOTOR CORPORATION

    Director Engineering

LUNCH AND ANNIVERSARY QUIZ ANNOUNCEMENT

EXHIBITORS PITCH SESSION

  • Tim HAYES - DÜRR SYSTEMS

    Ex-Global Customer Director, Delegate of the Board

LUNCH BREAK AND EXHIBITION TOUR

In partnership with

  • ABB

Future Mobility and E-Mobility

Nitrogen Paint Technologies for Premium Segment

  • Ewa Skonecka - FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES

    Manufacturing Paint Materials Manager

  • Giovanni Sala - Nitro System Coating Technologies

    Technical Manager

Thermal Efficiency and VOC Reduction in relation with Paintshop Sealers 

  • Jean-Marc Pinel - PPG REVOCOAT

    Technical Director

  • Ke Chen - Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroën Automobiles

    Vice President Paint

The Future of Mobility – Functional coatings enabling the mobility revolution

  • Peter Votruba-Drzal - PPG

    Technical Director Mobility

The hidden champion: How Surface Treatment enables Electro-Mobility

  • Peter Kuhm - HENKEL 

    Director Portfolio Management

Q&A Session

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND EXHIBITION TOUR

Radar requirement from ADAS to Autonomous Driving

  • Ingo Weber - BMW

    Group leader Radar Development

  • Michaela Liese - BASF COATINGS

    Head of Color Center Europe

Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electric Car – Case Study

  • Ayako Iwakoshi - NIPPON PAINT AUTOMOTIVE COATINGS

    Division Manager

The role of automotive exterior coatings in autonomous vehicle sensor detection

  • Kevin O'Connor - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS

    Director Global Product Management

Future Mobility and E-Mobility - Panel Discussion 

Panelists:

  • Ayako Iwakoshi - NIPPON PAINT AUTOMOTIVE COATINGS

    Division Manager

  • Ingo Weber - BMW

    Group leader Radar Development

  • Kevin O'Connor - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS

    Director Global Product Management

  • Michaela Liese - BASF COATINGS

    Head of Color Center Europe

End of the day

VIP RECEPTION (Invitation only)

In partnership with

  • HENKEL 

Day 2Friday June 28

Welcome Reception

In partnership with

  • FANUC

SURCAR Congress President’s opening Address

  • Anne-Catherine BASSET - RENAULT NISSAN MITSUBISHI

    Paint and Plastics Process Engineering - General Manager

Paint Quality and Attractiveness

Achieving outstanding silver color based on Toyota and Lexus Color Strategy

  • Akira Nishimura - TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

    Project Manager

  • Masahiro Omura - KANSAI PAINT

    Technical Manager

New trends for more wow colors policy

  • Maud Harvard - BASF COATINGS

    Senior Manager

  • Pascal Lambert - PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN

    Paint Manufacturing Manager

Total appearance measurement System – A new technology for assessing car appearance quality

  • Dirk Weissberg - VOLKSWAGEN

    PMP-L/C

  • Pierre Morandi - RHOPOINT INSTRUMENT

    Technology Leader Appearance Products

Development of Low Bake Paint Cycle for Topcoat process for High production volume plant

  • Mauro Antico - FCA

    Materials Engineering Manager

  • Roberta Pecoraro - FCA

    Manufacturing Paint Methods Senior Manager

Q&A Session

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND EXHIBITION TOUR

55 years of Surcar, 55 years of substrate, body design and metal pretreatment innovation

  • Peter Kuhm - HENKEL 

    Director Portfolio Management

  • Thomas HEUSSER - AUDI

    Head of Technology Development Materials and Process Engineering

Retrospective of 30 years of Steel performance and its Perspective in Automotive Industry

  • Cécile Pesci - ARCELORMITTAL

    Product Manager Automotive Coatings

Major types of automotive aluminum: the influence of Surface Treatment on the Corrosion Resistance

  • Diana Koschel - CONSTELLIUM

    Senior Expert in the Department Treatment and Corrosion

Paint Quality and Attractiveness - Panel Discussion

Panelists:

  • Akira Nishimura - TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

    Project Manager

  • Dirk Weissberg - VOLKSWAGEN

    PMP-L/C

  • Pascal Lambert - PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN

    Paint Manufacturing Manager

  • Silvio LICITRA - FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES

    Head of Manufacturing Engineering Paint

  • Thomas HEUSSER - AUDI

    Head of Technology Development Materials and Process Engineering

LUNCH AND ANNIVERARY LUCKY DRAW

LUNCH BREAK AND EXHIBITION TOUR

In partnership with

  • ABB

Paint Efficiency

Volkswagen Poznan fully robotized interior painting application

  • Frederic Charnoz - SAMES-KREMLIN

    Global Account Manager

  • Maciej Laufer - VOLKSWAGEN

    Paintshop Technical Manager

Presentation of the results of the validation of the new connected Atomizer RB1000i

  • Manuel Mildenberger - ABB

    Head of Process and Technology, LPG Paint Automation

  • Speaker TBC - BMW

Super High Transfer Efficiency Application for Body Coating

  • Shinya Otake - TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

    Assistant Manager

Blister optimized seam sealing by fast fusing 

  • Christel Martens - EFTEC

    Global R&D Manager

  • Heike Marhofer - DAIMLER

    Technical development of seam sealing materials

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND EXHIBITION TOUR

Nissan Motors UK new EC Paintshop: Application challenges 

  • Sebastien Salze - SAMES-KREMLIN

    Automotive Market Manager

  • Speaker TBC - RENAULT NISSAN MITSUBISHI

Total VOC down – holistic approaches to regulatory compliance

  • Johannes Grobe - DÜRR SYSTEMS

    Senior Vice President

New Paintshop in Kenitra Morocco – Cost control challenges

  • Dominique Bonnet - PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN

    Paint Process Expert

  • Remy Prevosteau - PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN

    Paint Engineering Expert

Technical Presentation (tbc)

  • Antonio Zaza - GEICO TAIKISHA

    Senior Executive Director Sales and Global Key Account

  • Speaker TBC - MAN

Q&A Session

Paint Efficiency - Panel Discussion

Panelists:

  • Dominique Bonnet - PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN

    Paint Process Expert

  • Heike Marhofer - DAIMLER

    Technical development of seam sealing materials

  • Maciej Laufer - VOLKSWAGEN

    Paintshop Technical Manager

  • Remy Prevosteau - PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN

    Paint Engineering Expert

  • Shinya Otake - TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

    Assistant Manager

SURCAR Congress President’s Closing Remarks

  • Anne-Catherine BASSET - RENAULT NISSAN MITSUBISHI

    Paint and Plastics Process Engineering - General Manager

CONGRESS AWARDS CEREMONY

GALA DINNER