Program 2017


Tuesday June 20, 2017Wednesday June 21, 2017
9.00
Business Reception – Register and network in the exhibition area
Bring plenty of business cards and find out who is who right from the start!

9.30
Welcome address by CTI and the chairman and opening of the conference

9.45
Introduction speech by the chairman
Joseph E. Poley, President, Poley Technology LLC

10.00
Better cars:
The benefits of lightweight glazing

  • Lightweighting
  • Roof toughness
  • Impact resistance
  • Stability
Thomas Cleary, Manager of Reliability for Auto Glass Solutions, Corning Incorporated
David Allen, Exterior Systems Engineering Core Global Glazing, Ford Motor Company

10.30
Better Cars: Enabling an enhanced driving experience

  • Optical attributes
  • Visibility
  • Dynamic tinting
  • System-level NVH
Dr. Vikram Bhatia, Director Product and Process Development, Corning Automotive Glass, Corning Incorporated

11.00
Use of Exposed Low-e Coatings to Improve Cabin Thermal Energy/Vehicle Efficiency

  • Automotive Application of Exposed Low-e Coatings
  • Passenger Comfort
  • Improve TTS
  • Reduce CAFE credits
Timothy McKittrick, Global Capability Manager, Pilkington NA

11.30
Q & A with speakers

11.45
Networking break in the exhibition area

12.15
Next Generation Acoustic Interlayer

  • Acoustic interlayer to facilitate lightweight glazing
  • Improved acoustic performance in the wind noise range
Dr. Jun Lu, Technology Fellow, Eastman Chemical Company

12.15
Advanced simulation of complex optics of HUD systems using human perception

  • Design and simulate the complex optical systems that make up the HUD system using optical simulation tools
  • Utilize virtual reality to evaluate all parts of your HUD system in vehicle context
Kishor Ramaswamy, Senior Application Engineer, OPTIS

1.15
Q & A with speakers

1.30
Networking lunch in the exhibition area

3.00
Round Table Session
Join in the discussions at hosted themed tables. Write, draw or sketch your thoughts and ideas. Switch between themed tables – take your ideas to the next level’!
INTERACTIVE +++
get involved and discuss topical issues with your peers’
CREATIVE +++
new ideas and approaches – sharing knowledge for a wider perspective
INNOVATIVE +++
the future at a glance – developing ideas with other experts

3.45
Presenting the results of the table discussion in front of the plenary

4.00
FLEXFLOW® – New technology for the creation of high-quality large polymer optics in the injection molding process

  • FLEXFLOW®: A new technology for the injection of high quality large PC surfaces
  • Effective warpage control on plastic sunroofs and sidelights through FLEXFLOW®
  • Warpage control and quality optimization in automotive plastic glazing
Dr. Roberto Fagarazzi, Lighting and Glazing Business unit Manager, Inglass Group

4.30
End of the first conference day

Get together!

At the end of the first conference day CTI invites you to extend and strengthen your network in an informal and relaxed setting. Enjoy the evening with a barbeque and cold drinks.

9.00
Windshield re-glazing with High Modulus and Low Conductivity solution
  • Glazing Technology from OEM to Repair market
  • Re-glazing technologies in the vehicle repair and maintenance
  • Lightweight approach with Direct Glazing adhesives
Gustavo Reyes, Technical Customer Service Manager, Henkel Corporation

9.30
Advancements in Adhesive Tapes for Bonding to Glass

  • New technologies in glass bonding adhesive tapes
  • Assessing the benefits of improved flexibility of epoxy structural adhesive tapes for component bonding
  • Understanding user benefits and comparing performance of primer bonded versus primerless adhesive tapes
Joseph Miglionico, Market Manager, Lohmann Corporation

10.00
Higher tenacity on structural bonding tapes for automotive glazing new SBT-87

  • Structural bonding tapes nowadays
  • New synthesize monomers for higher tenacity
  • Low thickness of new windscreens – How to eliminate fissures on glass
Jose Muñoz, Engineering Manager, Oribay Group

10.30
Q & A with the speakers

11.00
Networking break in the exhibition area

11.30 – PANEL DISCUSSION
ADAS to autonomous vehicles: The challenges and impact for glazing
Moderation:
Joseph Poley, Poley Technology LLC
Attendee:
David Allen,  Ford Motor Company

1.30
Two-shot (2K) polycarbonate glazing – recent developments

  • Mass production of a 2K polycarbonate glazing
  • 2K and glazing design as noise countermeasures

Dr Steven Gasworth, Scientist, SABIC

2.00
Discussion & final remarks

2.15
Networking lunch in the exhibition area

3.00
End of the International Conference Automotive Glazing USA