Program 2019

CONFERENCE DAY 1CONFERENCE DAY 2

Monday, 13 May 2019

8.00 – 8.30

Business Reception – register and network in the exhibition area
Bring plenty of business cards and find out who is who right from the start!

8.30 – 9.00

Welcome address by CTI and opening of the conference by the chairman
Joseph Poley, President, Poley Technology LLC

Regulations and insurance

9.00 – 9.30

Regulations and Standards and Laws, Oh My!
The History and Organization of Worldwide Automotive Glazing Homologation
Joseph Poley, President, Poley Technology LLC

9.30 – 10.00

Glass insurance losses

  • Costs and frequency trends
  • Panoramic roofs
  • Windshield cost
  • Repair rates

Kay Wakeman, Research Analyst, Highway Loss Data Institute

10.00 – 10.30

Q&A with speakers

10.30 – 11.00

Networking break in the exhibition area

ADAS

11.00 – 11.30

ADAS recalibration risks, responsibilities, liability and safety

  • Understanding current and future ADAS technology being introduced by vehicle manufacturers
  • The pitfalls and risks that come with advancing technologies
  • Liability when technology fails after glass replacement
  • What the options are for ADAS recalibration: comparing aftermarket solutions with the vehicle manufacturer preferred solution

Rupert Armitage, Managing Director, Auto Windscreens

11.30 – 12.00

How dynamic (variable tint) glass can help electric and ICE vehicles run more efficiently, drive farther, and make occupants safer and more comfortable

  • Improving the passenger experience in vehicles through the use of dynamic glass: Lessons from the real world
  • Increasing driving range of electric vehicles through the intelligent use of dynamic glass
  • How the intelligent use of glass can reduce emissions in internal combustion engines to help meet the coming standards in Europe

Joseph M. Harary, President and CEO, Research Frontiers Inc.

12.00 – 12.30

Trends in Automotive Laminated Glazing:

  • Current applications of laminated glazing
  • Market needs for laminated glass
  • Kuraray’s innovation programs

Dr. Uwe Keller, OEM Business Development Manager, Kuraray Europe and Charles Butler, Budiness Development Consultant, Kuraray America

12.30 – 1.00

Q&A with speakers

1.00 – 2.00

Networking lunch in the exhibition area

Windshields

2.00 – 2.30

Automotive windshield metrology and quality control using optical technologies

  • Thickness and thickness uniformity of glass and interlayers
  • Pre-lamination air gap assessment.
  • Specialty coatings and layers, acoustic, IR filters.
  • Wedge angle measurements (point-by-point and single-shot)
  • Optical quality for through-the-glass assisted and autonomous driving sensors

Filipp Ignatovich, PhD., Chief Technical Officer, Lumetrics, Inc.

2.30 – 3.00

Windshield re-glazing with high modulus and low conductivity solution

  • Overview
  • Re-glazing technologies in the vehicle repair and maintenance
  • Lightweight approach with direct glazing adhesives

Gustavo Reyes, Global Technology and Segment Head VRM, Henkel Corporation

3.00 – 3.30

Dynamic Glazing: Overcoming design constraints for roof glazing in Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV)

  • Head room constraints in BEV
  • Roof glazing considerations in electric vehicles
  • Elimination of roller shades using dynamic glazing in roof systems
  • Photochromic/electrochromic dynamic glazing solutions for sunroof applications

Ryan Gibson, Lead Applications Engineer, SWITCH Materials

3.30 – 4.00

Q&A with speakers

4.00 – 4.30

Networking break in the exhibition area

4.30 – 5.30

World Café Session
Explore questions that matter

  • Contribute your ideas and perspectives
  • Listen to the ideas of colleagues and competitors
  • Pay attention to themes, patterns and insights
  • Take the opportunity to move between tables
  • Exchange perspectives, greatly enriching the possibility for surprising new insights
  • Share collective discoveries

Topics of the roundtables:

  • Regulations
  • ADAS/Augmented reality
  • Polycarbonatetrends
5.30 – 6.00

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

6.00

End of the first conference day

7.00

Get together
At the end of the first conference day CTI invites you to take the opportunity to expand and strengthen your network in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy the evening with a barbeque and cold drinks.

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

8.00 – 8.30

Business reception and visit of the automotive glazing exhibition

8.30 – 9.00

Opening of day 2 of the conference by the chairman

New technologies

9.00 – 9.30

Stress field measurement on automotive glazing

  • Depth wise stress field area scan with scattered light polariscope
  • Stresses around the glued rear view mirror mount
  • Stresses near the edge of glass, the “tension bubble”

Johan Anton, CEO, GlasStress LTD

9.30 – 10.00

Innovations for on-glass soldering techniques and technologies for current & future automotive requirements

  • Industry trends for the automotive glass market and increase in laminated front wind screen connections
  • Antaya Technologies proprietary lead-free solder alloys
  • Meeting with testing standards (USCAR40 and AK2.1)
  • New generation soldering equipment
  • Typical failure modes
  • New technologies requiring innovative soldering solutions

Hugo A. Perez, Engineering in Industrial Chemistry, Antaya Technologies Corporation

10.00 – 10.30

Polycarbonate glazing vs. glass: power consumption for heating and cooling

  • Energy implications of using PC glazing vs. glass for the heating and cooling of a vehicle’s interior cabin
  • Results from computational fluid dynamic (CFD) simulations
  • Thermal insulation benefits possible with PC-based windows

Dhiraj Uikey, Glazing Manager, SABIC

10.30 – 11.00

Defrosting and deicing glazing with heated micro-wire technology

  • Manufacturing of interlayers and glazing with embedded wire technology
  • Automotive applications with heated wire technology
  • Benefits of heated glazing with heated wire technology

Hernán Gil, VP of Business Development, Hotlineglass USA (and/or)
Jeff Campbell, Operations Manager, Hotlineglass USA

11.00 – 11.30

Q&A with speakers

11.30 – 12.00

Networking break in the exhibition area

12.00 – 12.30

Novel Glass Laminates for Improved Acoustic Performance
Michael Ulizio, R&D Engineer, Vitro (to be confirmed)
DeWitt Lampman, Senior R&D Engineer, Vitro(to be confirmed)

12.30 – 1.00

Assembly Line Glazing Cell – One Vision System

  • Integrated vision system for the glazing cell with Bead inspection to determine the width, height, position and presents/absence of the bead on the glass prior of the decking process
    • Robot mounted sensor
    • Stationary sensor
  • Installation decking concepts for windshield, backlite and quarter glass
    • Gripper mounted sensors
    • Measuring robot
    • Stationary sensors

Ingo Wiedenhues, Vice President, ISRA Vision

1.00 – 1.30

Q&A with speakers

1.30 – 2.30

Networking lunch in the exhibition area

2.30 – 3.00

Surface #2 Coating for Automotive Glass

  • Obscuration Bands
  • Improving
  • process costs
  • Efficiencies

Chris Fronsoe, Global Sales Manager, ICD High Performance Coatings

3.00 – 3.30

Topic and speaker to be confirmed

3.30 – 4.00

Panel Discussion: What are the challenges all parts of the glazing involved companies are facing?
Sean O’Malley, Senior Test Coordinator, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
And Speakers of the conference

4.00 – 4.30

Q&A with speakers

4.30

End of the International Conference Automotive Glazing USA