International Conference on Automotive in the Euregio
29-11-2018 :: Alden Biesen, Limburg, Belgium

Organizer: UHasselt

UHasselt School of Expert Education wants to invite companies that are active within the Euregio in the automotive sector. During this evening session, a number of companies, researchers and organizations will briefly explain the highlights of their activities. And above all, UHasselt wants to give companies the opportunity to meet each other in a targeted manner.

International Conference on Automotive in the Euregio: Strengthen your network


17:30 - Registration and sandwich lunch

18:30 - Welcome by Prof. Dr Luc De Schepper | Rector UHasselt

18:45 - Keynotes & Presentations by Prof. Dr An Hardy | UHasselt

  • Materials research for electrochemical energy storage
  • Involving synthesis, advanced characterization, modelling, cell architectures and new battery concepts
  • Technologies currently researched include Lion batteries, Sodium ion batteries, Lithium sulphur batteries. Special focus on solid state batteries.
  • Infrastructure including battery pilot line

 Mr Wouter Leten - Technology & Innovation Manager | Melexis

  • Application: IC’s for the Electric Powertrain

 Mr Karel Vergote – Manager Rechearch Technology & Advanced Development | Punch Powertrain

  • The first silent switched reluctance electric motor (SRM)

 Mr Dr Ing. Adrian Zlocki | FKA Aachen

  • Automated driving - safety gain or risk?

 Mr Luc Renson, Project Manager - Interreg Project Coordinator, ULiege Interface-Entreprises, BE

  • BuSyBee: driving further cross-border Innovation

Prof. Dr Markus Fredebeul-Krein | FH Aachen

  • OpenBordersMBA as a leverage for experienced managers in the Euregio

20:25 - Closing by Mr Ralf Bruns | VUV Aachen

  • Mrs Elke Buelens | VKW Limburg

20:30 - Reception

22:00 - End


Practical information



29th of November 2018, 17:30 – 22:00


Alden Biesen Castle

Kasteelstraat 6, 3740 Bilzen




Participation is free but online registration is mandatory.

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