June 2021 Hôtel Majestic Barrière - Cannes - France 30ème journées internationales d’études sur la finition des carrosseries automobiles

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 GROUPE

    Ex-Chief Expert Materials and Processes

SURCAR Congress President’s Opening Address

  • Anne-Catherine Basset - RENAULT

    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

Session chairperson: Kenny White - GENERAL MOTORS

Session Chairman Welcome note

  • Kenny White - GENERAL MOTORS

    Director, Vehicle Systems Global Paint GMNA Paint Execution

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

  • Daniel Pasch - OPEL AUTOMOBILE

    Paint Engineering Manager

  • Guillaume Basquin - PSA GROUPE

    Paint Engineering Manager

Project LEAPP- future development of Low Energy Automotive Paint Process

  • Cecilia Casadei - FERRARI

    Paintshop Line Manager

  • David Fenn - PPG

    Senior Scientist

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

  • Audrée ANDERSEN - BASF COATINGS

    Director Development E-Coat & New Technologies EMEA

  • Roberta Pecoraro - FCA

    Manufacturing Paint Methods Senior Manager

Reduced Overspray Painting Process 

  • Jose Rodrigues - ABB

    Paint Technology Manager

  • Takahiro Tawata - ABB

    R&D Engineer

Q&A Session

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND EXHIBITION TOUR

Factory 202X – The ideal Paintshop for Alliance

  • Raphael Draber - RENAULT NISSAN MITSUBISHI

    Paint Deputy General Manager

  • Takeshi Goto - NISSAN MOTOR CORPORATION

    Director Engineering

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

Paintshop of the Future - Panel Discussion 

Panelists:

  • Cecilia Casadei - FERRARI

    Paintshop Line Manager

  • Daniel Pasch - OPEL AUTOMOBILE

    Paint Engineering Manager

  • Guillaume Basquin - PSA GROUPE

    Paint Engineering 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 - SURCAR

    International President

LUNCH BREAK AND EXHIBITION TOUR

In partnership with

  • ABB

Future Mobility and E-Mobility

Session chairperson: Christophe Gruat - PSA GROUPE

Session Chairman Welcome note

  • Christophe Gruat - PSA GROUPE

    Paint Materials and Process Director

Thermal Efficiency and VOC Reduction in relation with Paintshop Sealers 

  • Jean-Marc Pinel - PPG REVOCOAT

    Technical Director

  • Jianping Xu - Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroën Automobiles

    Senior Manager

The Future of Mobility – Functional coatings enabling the mobility revolution

  • Peter Votruba-Drzal - PPG

    Technical Director Mobility

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

The hidden champion: How Surface Treatment enables Electro-Mobility

  • Frank Wingerter - HENKEL 

    Global Market Manager Surface Treatment

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

  • Karl-Heinz Joost - NIPPON PAINT AUTOMOTIVE COATINGS

    Division Manager Strategic R&D

  • Pierre Batocchi - NIPPON PAINT AUTOMOTIVE COATINGS

    Head of Innovation

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:

  • Bruno Welsch - DÜRR SYSTEMS

    Member of the Board

  • Frank Wingerter - HENKEL 

    Global Market Manager Surface Treatment

  • Ingo Weber - BMW

    Group leader Radar Development

  • Karl-Heinz Joost - NIPPON PAINT AUTOMOTIVE COATINGS

    Division Manager Strategic R&D

  • Kevin O'Connor - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS

    Director Global Product Management

  • Michaela Liese - BASF COATINGS

    Head of Color Center Europe

  • Peter Votruba-Drzal - PPG

    Technical Director Mobility

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

    Paint and Plastics Process Engineering - General Manager

Keynote Address – Style expectations on Color Developement and on customer perceived Quality

  • Isabelle Marchand - RENAULT

    Expert Leader Perceived Quality

Paint Quality and Attractiveness

Session chairperson: Thomas Heusser - AUDI

Session Chairmen Welcome note

  • André Thierig - FORD

    Supervisor European Paint Engineering

  • Thomas Heusser - AUDI

    Head of Technology Development Materials and Process Engineering

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 Havard - BASF COATINGS

    Senior Manager

  • Pascal Lambert - PSA GROUPE

    Paint Manufacturing Manager

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

  • Pierre Morandi - RHOPOINT INSTRUMENT

    Technology Leader Appearance Products

Nitrogen Paint Technologies for Premium Segment

  • Ewa Skonecka - FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES

    Manufacturing Paint Materials Manager

  • Giovanni Sala - Nitro System Coating Technologies

    Technical 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

Q&A session

Paint Quality and Attractiveness - Panel Discussion

Session chairperson: André Thierig - FORD

Panelists:

  • Akira Nishimura - TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

    Project Manager

  • Silvio Licitra - FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES

    Head of Manufacturing Engineering Paint

  • Thomas Heusser - AUDI

    Head of Technology Development Materials and Process Engineering

LUNCH AND ANNIVERSARY LUCKY DRAW

LUNCH BREAK AND EXHIBITION TOUR

In partnership with

  • ABB

Paint Efficiency

Session chairperson: Ahmet Dogan - TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE

Session Chairman Welcome note

  • Ahmet Dogan - TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE

    General Manager Material Engineering Division

Volkswagen Poznan fully robotized interior painting application

  • Frederic Charnoz - SAMES-KREMLIN

    Global Account Manager

  • Maciej Laufer - VOLKSWAGEN

    Paintshop Technical Manager

The LeanDip System: a new generation of conveyors to meet OEM’s needs for flexibility and efficiency in the Paintshop

  • Antonio Zaza - GEICO TAIKISHA

    Senior Executive Director Sales & Global Key Account

  • Marc Michel - MAN

    Vice President

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

Q&A session

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND EXHIBITION TOUR

Nissan Motors UK new EC Paintshop: Application challenges 

  • Ben Weetmann - NISSAN UK

    Application Engineer

  • Sebastien Salze - SAMES-KREMLIN

    Automotive Market Manager

Total VOC down – holistic approaches to regulatory compliance

  • Lars Friedrich - DÜRR SYSTEMS

    President & CEO

New Paintshop in Kenitra Morocco – Cost control challenges

  • Dominique Bonnet - PSA GROUPE

    Paint Process Expert

  • Remy Prevosteau - PSA GROUPE

    Paint Engineering Expert

Q&A Session

Paint Efficiency - Panel Discussion

Panelists:

  • Dominique Bonnet - PSA GROUPE

    Paint Process Expert

  • Heike Marhofer - DAIMLER

    Technical development of seam sealing materials

  • Maciej Laufer - VOLKSWAGEN

    Paintshop Technical Manager

  • Marc Michel - MAN

    Vice President

  • Remy Prevosteau - PSA GROUPE

    Paint Engineering Expert

  • Shinya Otake - TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

    Assistant Manager

SURCAR Congress President’s Closing Remarks

  • Anne-Catherine Basset - RENAULT

    Paint and Plastics Process Engineering - General Manager

CONGRESS AWARDS CEREMONY

In partnership with

  • DÜRR SYSTEMS

GALA DINNER

In partnership with

  • GEICO TAIKISHA