PIAE 2019 is planning to present itself in a new guise. The traditional VDI Plastics Congress will present its completely new, revised event concept from 3rd to 4th April 2019 in Mannheim, bringing more content, interactive program items and modern entertainment.
Relying on proven traditions, opening up new space for innovations and new products - The international VDI Plastics Congress has experienced, accompanied and addressed numerous changes in the automobile in its more than fourty-year history. In order to take current developments into account and always stay up to date, the VDI Wissensforum has fundamentally redesigned the structure of the congress in Mannheim.
The basis for the renewal was a detailed survey of the participants. With the new title, the foundation for the increasingly international orientation was already laid in 2018. Now follows the encompassing 'makeover'.
Thus, the program committee and a biennial panel of experts will ensure the quality of the presentations. Prolonged lecture slots and this year's special topic ‘Asia’, with a focus on China, provide intensive insights into specific topics. Workshops, World Cafés, Jobwall and the central meeting area promote interaction and communication between participants and experts.
A new spatial design as well as a modern designed exhibition area with prototypes and research projects round off the innovative appearance of the traditional event.
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Simultaneous translation will be offered for all presentations held in German language.
The new program will be available on 1st December.