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05: Heavy Impact of Lightweight Design

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As a cross-sectional technology, lightweight design is a strong field in the (Upper) Austrian industry. The technological and manufacturing opportunities are opening up completely new areas of application for products and processes. Lightweight design deals with the amalgamation of different approaches, independent of the materials and across industries: multi-material mix and “hybrid materials” play as much a role as connection technology. The research focuses on producing and connecting different materials as well as on structural lightweight construction and material development.

Deputy State Governor, State of Upper Austria, Linz
Deputy Governor, State of Upper Austria, Linz
Bridge Builder and Technology Ponderer, Munich
Corporate Strategy and Business Development, voestalpine Edelstahl GmbH, Linz
Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Rinspeed AG, Zumikon
Professor and Head, Institute of Constructional Lightweight Design, Johannes Kepler University Linz
Professor and Head, Chair of Composite Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern
Head, Cluster Lightweight Body Construction, BMW Group, Munich
Executive Board Member, voestalpine Metal Forming GmbH, Krems
Manager, Investor Relations and Location Management, Business Upper Austria - OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH, Linz

Mag. Thomas STELZER

Deputy State Governor, State of Upper Austria, Linz

Degree in Law at the Johannes Kepler University Linz Raiffeisen Landesbank Member of the council of Linz Member of the state parliament of Upper Austria Managing director of the ÖVP Upper Austria Chairman of the ÖVP Parliamentary Group Austria
1990
1990
1991-1997
since 1997
2001-2009
2009-2015

Mag. Dr. MBA Michael STRUGL

Deputy Governor, State of Upper Austria, Linz

Diplomstudium der Rechtswissenschaften, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz LIMAK General Management Program, Linz, Emory University/Atlanta Studium "International Finance", Graduierung zum MBA, University of Toronto Doktoratsstudium der Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz ÖVP Pressereferent Landesparteileitung Oberösterreich ÖVP Wahlkampfleiter OÖ Landtagswahl, Landesparteileitung Oberösterreich Creativ-Direktor, Werbeagentur Zoffel-Hoff & Partner, Wiesbaden Wahlkampfleiter Nationalratswahl, Österreichische Volkspartei Stv. Landesgeschäftsführer, ÖVP Landesparteileitung Oberösterreich, Mitglied des Bundesrates Entwicklung und Betreuung der Wahlkampagnen für Dr. Christoph Leitl und KommR Viktor Sigl, Abgeordneter zum OÖ. Landtag Landesgeschäftsführer, ÖVP Landesparteileitung Oberösterreich Wahlkampfleiter OÖ Landtagswahl, ÖVP Landesparteileitung Oberösterreich Klubobmann, ÖVP Landtagsklub Wahlkampfleiter OÖ Landtagswahl, ÖVP Landesparteileitung Oberösterreich Landesrat für Wirtschaft, Arbeit, Tourismus, Raumordnung Regionalentwicklung, Europa und Sport, Land OÖ Landesrat für Wirtschaft, Arbeit, Energie, Tourismus, Sport, Raumordnung, Regionalentwicklung und Europa
1982-1991
1998-1999
2000-2001
  während des Studiums: IMAS-Meinungsforschungsinstitut Linz
2005-2013
1987-1995
1997
1998
1999
1995-2001
1997-2001
  Wirtschaftskammerwahl Österreich/Oberösterreich
2000
2001-2013
2001-2013
2003
2003-2009
2009
seit 2013
seit 2015

Dr. Patrick KIM

Bridge Builder and Technology Ponderer, Munich

Manager, New Structural Technologies, Production Strategy Cabs, DaimlerChrysler Vice-President, Materials Engineering, Corporate Risk Mgt, Raw Materials, Renault Vice-President, Research & Development, Member of the Board, Benteler Automotive
1999-2006
2006-2011
2012-2014

Array Esther LIND

Corporate Strategy and Business Development, voestalpine Edelstahl GmbH, Linz

Graduate in Mechanical Engineering & Economics from Technical University Graz Associate of Research & Development, Böhler Schmiedetechnik GmbH & CoKG, Kapfenberg Product Devemolpment Manager - Aerospace,Böhler Schmiedetechnik GmbH & CoKG, Kapfenberg Global Key Account Manager  Aero Engines, Böhler Schmiedetechnik GmbH & CoKG, Kapfenberg
2005
2006-2010
2010-2011
2011-2015

Array Frank M. RINDERKNECHT

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Rinspeed AG, Zumikon

College with bachelor degree /1976 Stay in Los Angeles, California Technikcal University in Zürich Beginning of import activities of sunroofs from the U.S.
1975
1975
1976
1977

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Martin SCHAGERL

Professor and Head, Institute of Constructional Lightweight Design, Johannes Kepler University Linz

University Assistant, TU Vienna, Austria Max-Kade Fellow, University of Maryland, College Park, USA Development Engineer, Airbus Germany GmbH, Hamburg Head of Methods and Technologies, Domain Structure Analysis, Airbus Germany GmbH, Hamburg Head of Institute for Constructional Lightweight Design, JKU Linz, Austria
1995-2002
2000-2001
2002-2007
2007-2009
since 2009

Dr.-Ing. Alois K. SCHLARB

Professor and Head, Chair of Composite Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern

Research Assistant, Institut fuer Werkstofftechnik, University of Kassel, Germany Chief Engineer, Institut fuer Werkstofftechnik (Polymer Materials), University of Kassel, Germany Materials Scientist and Project Manager, Polymer Research Lab, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany Head of Development, Sulo Streuber & Lohmann GmbH & Co KG, Herford, Germany Head of Research and Development, Medical Division, B. Braun Medical AG, Switzerland Vice President and Head of Marketing, Research and Development, Hospital Care Division, B. Braun Medical AG, Switzerland Executive Director/Research Director of Institut fuer Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH, Kaiserslautern, Germany Full Professor (C4) Composite Engineering  University of Kaiserslautern
1984-1989
1988-1989
1989-1995
1995-1997
1998-2000
2001-2002
2002-2008
since 2002

Dr. Johannes STAEVES

Head, Cluster Lightweight Body Construction, BMW Group, Munich

 Studies of mechanical engineering, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany.
 Doctor's degree at the institute for production technologies and forming machines at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany.
 Head of the the department for metals and coatings, at the BMW Group.
 Project manager hybrid lightweight construction.
 Cluster manager lightweight design body and trim.

MBA Peter BERNSCHER

Executive Board Member, voestalpine Metal Forming GmbH, Krems

Sales, flat steel products, Scandinavia & Switzerland, voestalpine Stahl GmbH, Linz Representive, voestalpine Stahl GmbH, Authorised Officer Metalservice S.P.A., Italy Executive Board Director-Managing Director, Metalservice S.P.A., Veneta Nastri S.R.L., Cosivi S.R.L., Italy Managing Director, voestalpine Stahl Service Center GmbH Chairman of the Executive Board, voestalpine Polynorm NV Director of new formed Business Unit Automotive Body Parts, voestalpine Metal Forming GmbH, Linz
1986-1991
1992-1995
1995-2003
2003-2007
2007-2012
2012-2013

Mag. MBA Anke MERKL-RACHBAUER

Manager, Investor Relations and Location Management, Business Upper Austria - OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH, Linz

 Since 1996, Mrs. Anke Merkl-Rachbauer has been working as for the Upper Austrian Business Development Agency and is head of the department location development.marketing.communication . This she has almost 20 years of experience in the fields of regional economic and innovation development and cluster-policy.
 
 Anke is responsible for location development and branding of the region of Upper Austria. Prior she was responsible for the coordination of the strategic economic and research programme for Upper Austria, named "Innovative Upper Austria 2010plus". Between 2005 and 2011 she headed the project "Plastics Location Upper Austria", building up strategically the educational & research infrastructure in Upper Austria, accompanied by place branding measures for the plastics location Upper Austria. Placed Branding being defined as an uttermost important topic to attract talented people into the region, she is currently working on a strategy for Upper Austria.

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11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 01: Innovation by Making: Paradigm Shifts and New Innovation Cultures Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 05: Heavy Impact of Lightweight Design Breakout
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