March 13-15, 2018
at the University of Kaiserslautern
The Commercial Vehicle Technology Symposium is a two-day conference taking place at the campus of the University of Kaiserslautern.
The conference includes (approximately) 50 oral presentations and 15 poster presentations focusing international trends and technological developments of the commercial vehicle industry.
It will be accompanied by a technical exhibition and a special vehicle exhibition.
Review of the 4th CVT-Symposium 2016
Professionals and managers from industry and academia from the domains
A. Energy and Resource Efficiency
Energy- and resource-efficient product lifecycle
Innovative drives, alternative fuels
B. Safety, Reliability and Durability
Functional safety and software quality
Durability, failure safety and robustness
Usage variability, load data analysis and design load targets
Monitoring, diagnosis and testing
C. Assisted and automated driving and working
Driver assistance systems
Partially, highly and fully automated systems
Human-machine interaction / simulators
D. Simulation methods
Multi-domain system simulation and co-simulation
Real-time and hybrid simulation
Simulation of tires and soil tool interaction
E. Connected Services
Remote Diagnostics and Predictive Maintenance
Security and Data Privacy
Customer services / product services
F. Innovative development and manufacturing
Agile development methods
Efficient production technologies and processes
The conference languages are English and German. German presentations will be translated simultaneously into English.
The regularly updated program flyer of the symposium can be downloaded here.
As of February 06, 2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Welcome and opening of exhibition, refreshments
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Opening and welcome addresses by politicians
François Jaussi (Liebherr Machines Bulle SA)
Michael Fauser (StreetScooter GmbH)
Accompanying exhibition of industrial-booths, poster sessions and product presentations, coffee break
Accompanying exhibition of industrial-booths, poster sessions and product presentations
High-ranking managers and senior engineers are talking about new trends and innovations for commercial vehicles, busses, agricultural or construction machinery,
or special purpose vehicles
The Commercial Vehicle Technology Symposium will be accompanied by a special industry exhibition.
This is a great opportunity to present your company to an international audience of researchers and managers.
The exhibition will take place in parallel and in close proximity to the symposium held on the campus of the University of Kaiserslautern.
It is freely accessible for exhibitors and the symposium’s audience. The organizers will assist you in organizing your stand at the fair.
Manufacturers and suppliers of commercial vehicles
Logistics and service companies in the commercial vehicle industry
Engineering service and software companies
Your benefits as an exhibitor
Wide public presence (Announcement of the symposium in print and online media)
Presence at the symposium in the event program and on posters
Attention of more than 250 professionals and executives in the commercial vehicle industry
Karsten Berns, Klaus Dreßler, Patrick Fleischmann, Daniel Görges, Ralf Kalmar, Michael Kleer, Betina Knerr, Elke Lang,
Susanne Mörsdorf, Bernd Sauer, Michael Speckert, Nicole Stephan, Martin Thul, Caroline Wasser
Imprint and Contact
Commercial Vehicle Alliance
c/o Lehrstuhl für Konstruktion im Maschinen- und Apparatebau