Program

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CONFERENCE DAY 1CONFERENCE DAY 2CONFERENCE DAY 3
8.00

Business reception – register and network in the exhibition area
Bring plenty of business cards and find out who is who right from the start!
Look for your match at our matching wall
Visit of the automotive glazing exhibition

8.45

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

REGULATIONS – SAFETY

9.00

SAE J3097TM / ANSI Z26.1 – 2019, the benefits of the new standard for safety glazing materials for motor vehicles

  • New american automotive safety glazing standard just developed by SAE

Joseph Poley

9.30

Safety Issues in glass repair and replacement

  • Understanding safety issues involved with glass replacement and repair
  • How ADAS affects auto glass repair and replacement
  • Assuring proper auto glass replacements
  • Issues that affect car manufacturers and the aftermarket glass industry

Debra Levy, President, Auto Glass Safety Council

Glass is an integral part of the safety systems of any vehicle. Insuring quality replacement of glass is a major safety issues.
10.00

Reflections on regulations – Conflict between US regulatory landscape and future automotive glazing Technologies (smart panels)

  • Future automotive glazing technologies slowed by regulatory landscape based on simple glazing
  • US congress‘ current ”laissez-faire“ approach to federal autonomous vehicle regulation

Eric Rogers, IP Counsel & Market Strategy Leader, AGC Automotive Americas

10.30

Q & A with speakers

11.00

Networking break in the exhibition area

11.30

Panel discussion – Evolution of regulations

  • How will regional and global regulations evolve of next gen mobility
  • OEM/Tier coordination with regulatory bodies
  • Input from users – general population

Joe Poley, Debra Levy, Eric Rodgers

INSURANCE TRENDS

12.15

Impact of collision avoidance systems on insurance glass losses

  • Trends in insurance glass losses
  • Glass losses for vehicles with cameras behind the windshield
  • Repair vs replacement rate of windshields with and without cameras

Kay Wakeman, Director of Insurance Outreach, Highway Loss Data Institute

There are higher glass claim severities for vehicles with camera-based front crash prevention systems compared to those without the systems.
12.45

Q & A with speakers

1.00

Networking lunch in the exhibition area

NEW REQUIREMENTS OF OEMS – QUALITY AND MESSUREMENTS

2.00

Quality issues in automotive glass – Understanding, identifying and measuring their origins instead of just sorting out the final product

  • How different float glass quality aspects influence automotive glass
  • Metrology (systems) for transmitted distortion, reflected distortion and waviness
  • Influence on quality requirements due to new features like ADAS or HUD

Stefan Tasse, Senior Research Scientist, ISRA Surface Vision GmbH

The quality requirements of automotive glass in general are increasing. Understanding, identifying and measuring quality-relevant glass properties as early in the process as possible is essential to yield preservation.
2.30

Messurement on glazing
tbc

3.00

Q & A with speakers

3.30

Networking break in the exhibition area

NEW WINDSHIELD TECHNOLOGY

4.00

Mechanisms of windshield breakage and designs to improve durability

  • Review of the dominant breakage mechanisms
  • Impact tests to replicate these mechanisms
  • Effect of laminate designs on performance

Thomas Cleary, Research Manager – Reliability Science, Corning Inc.

4.30

Essence of innovative low-cost highest speed & worldwide quality: glass windshield project

  • Innovative low cost – glass windshield product, initially Idea applied in 3W deep bend market and grabbed 50% market share in the globe
  • The machine fixing
  • Conventional major machine‘s elimination
  • Delighting benefit approach
  • Focused processes for machines cost & product cost reduction

Pankaj Srivastava, Business Head & President, Luminaz Safety Glass Pvt Limited, A Laxmi Group Company Aurangabad

5.00

Panel Discussion – Vision for next gen mobility

  • Challenges
  • Need for Enabling Innovations
  • Industrialization of solutions

Tom Cleary, Corning
Dimitris Katsamberis, Five Star Coatings Group
Ted Ladewski, Ford Motor Company

5.30

End of day 1

8.00

Business reception and
visit of the automotive glazing exhibition

8.15

Opening of day 2 of the conference by the chairman
Joseph Poley, President, Poley Technology LLC

INTERIOUR DESIGN AND SMART PANELS

8.30

Polarized light: How it affects road surface visibility for you and your car‘s vision system

  • How road surfaces polarize light and why it matters
  • Your windshield: The polarizing filter you didn‘t know was there
  • The effects of polarized light on camera image quality

Ted Ladewski, Optical Engineer, Ford Motor Company

As the industry adopts ADAS, OEMs need a good understanding of polarized light‘s impact on camera image quality.
9.00

Smart panels
(to be confirmed)

9.30

Enabling 3D shape infotainment modules using polycarbonate
Dhiraj Uikey, Global Technology Automotive – Smart Panels and Lighting, Sabic

10.00

Q & A with speakers

10.30

Networking break in the exhibition area

11.00

Beyond distortion: A more comprehensive optical characterization for automotive glazing qualification in ADAS applications
Stephane Baldo, CTO, SYNERGX Technologies Inc. Canada

11.30

Transparent window displays for next generation vehicles
Kazuhiro Tomura, Senior Marketing Engineer, SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD and
Sam Martin, Otical Systems Engineer, Texas Instruments

12.00

Resistance of tempered automotive safety glass with interior surface printed with ceramic paint obscuration bands
John Hickey, Business Manager North America – Digital Glass. Dip-Tech, A Ferro Company, Digital Ceramic Glass Printing

12.30

Q & A with speakers

1.00

Networking lunch in the exhibition area

INTERIOUR TECHNOLOGY FOR THE GLAZING OF THE FUTURE

2.00

Using special window glazing for AI for voice technology for the automotive industry
Adam Emfield, Senior Manager of UX, Head of DRIVE Lab, Cerence

2.30

Scalable, multi-axis flex, circuitry solution to companies looking to develop electronics in highmotion areas or across curved surfaces
Maxey Madison, Founder and CEO, Loomia (to be confirmed)

3.00

Q & A with speakers

3.30

Networking break in the exhibition area

ROUNDTABLE SESSION WITH TOPICS TO CHOOSE

4.00

Introduction of the Roundtables

4.45

The Future of glass – will be glass, polycarbonate, another substrate and how does that impact the future landscape etc.

Host     

REGULATIONS
Joe Poley and
Eric Rogers, AGC Automotive Americas

INFOTAINMENT
Dhiraj Uikey, Sabic

ADAS AND THE IMPACT ON WINFSHIELDS
Tom Cleary, Corning
Ted Ladewski, Ford Motor Company

Coatings for future glass
Dimitris Katsamberis, Technology Leader, Five Star Coatings Group

5.20

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

6.00

End of day 2

8.30

Business reception –
Network in the exhibition area

9.00

Opening of day 3 of the conference by the chairman
Joseph Poley, President, Poley Technology LLC

NEW METHODS AND TECHNOLOGY

9.00

Process optimization for part application to laminated and tempered glass

  • Introduction to a different bonding method to glass
  • Technical profile of the structural bonding tape
  • Application integration with process optimization

N.N., 3M

LIGHT WEIGHT SOLUTIONS

9.30

Enabling the growth of safety and convenience features in response to automotive light weighting trends
N.N., Antaya Technologies

10.00

Low weight for high challenges – feathery TPE for automotive application

  • New TPE innovation with lowest density of 0,72 g/cm³ without foaming
  • Weight reduction possiblity of soft plastic automotive applications like glass encapsulation, glass run channels, window sealings
  • 50 % weight reduction in comparison to PVC
  • Superior compression set and sealing behavior

Matthias Michl, Expert Window-Encapsulation / Cappings- Cover-Pillar, Head of Team Automotive Application Development, KRAIBURG TPE GmbH & Co. KG

10.30

Q & A with speakers

11.00

Networking break in the exhibition area

NEW POLYCARBONATE TRENDS

11.30

Multi-shot injection compression molding for optically clear polycarbonate components – simulation validation
Dhiraj Uikey, Senior Business Manager – Industry Marketing and Strategy, Sabic

12.00

Atmospheric pressure plasma deposition applied to coatings for polycarbonate glazing

  • New, high performing coatings for polycarbonate, including UV-cured and thermally-cured
  • Advancements in deposition of coatings using atmospheric pressure plasma, an established manufacturing process
  • Durability improvements from application of atmospheric pressure plasma to single-layer wet coatings

Dr. Mary Gilliam, Associate Professor
Dr. Yuta Goto, Shin-Etsu Chemical Company, Ltd.
Dr. Kohei Masuda, Shin-Etsu Chemical Company, Ltd.
Dr. Koichi Higuchi, Shin-Etsu Chemical Company, Ltd.

12.30

New Structure of polymer multi-layer polycarbonate glazing for light-weight auto-glazing solutions

  • Old technology with a new approach
  • Diversity of applications
  • Distinguished properties for auto-glazing

Dr. David Wang, CEO, Enflex Corporation

1.00

Q & A with speakers

1.15

Networking lunch in the exhibition area

2.00

End of the international CTI Glazing USA conference