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PMW Expo: Workshop guide

Always popular amongst visitors to the Professional MotorSport World Expo, the free-to-attend workshops offer insight to a variety of topics, from the perfect setup for the Nürburgring to chassis simulations for race motorcycles


Below is a comprehensive list of the english-language workshops, which take place over the course of the Expo 

AutoCoding – control strategy software toolchain
Robert Kirk, head of commercial - electronics, Cosworth, UK

Review of the most advanced steel solutions for lightweight powertrains
Franck Devilder, head of engineering and technical support, Aubert & Duval, FRANCE

Hydraulic actuations systems in Formula 1
Martin Jones, business development manager Europe - motorsport / niche markets, Moog, UK

Performance maximisation – optimising complex motorsport systems
Angus Lyon, director, Rockfort Engineering Ltd, UK

Optimisation of the steering mount for a formula car
Michael Suess, R&D engineer, Technical University Dresden, GERMANY

Additive manufacturing for race teams
Amos C Breyfogle, senior engineer, Stratasys Ltd, GERMANY

New, innovative products: seamless integration between additive manufacturing and machining
Arnaud François-Xavier Martin, COO, Poly-Shape MGN Motorsport, ITALY

How to win if the racing noise must be reduced?
Udo Wagner, sales director, Microtech Gefell GmbH, GERMANY

CREVENTIC – one organisation, two series: Presentation for teams and drivers
Peter Freij, events manager, Creventic BV, NETHERLANDS

Information on the latest dry sump technology and components
Gary Armstrong, president, ARE Dry Sump Systems/Spintric Technologies, USA

High-performance control systems and distributed electronics
Richard Hull, business development - motorsport, McLaren Applied Technologies, UK

The grid of the future
Ken Pendlebury, Director gasoline engines, Ricardo, UK

Polymer-coated bearings for race-car engines
Dr Dmitri Kopeliovich, director of research and development, King Engine Bearings Ltd, ISRAEL

Test solutions that make a difference in motorsport
Anton Bijmolt, solution development manager - test systems, Moog, NETHERLANDS

The transmission as the integrating technology in future vehicles
Adrian Moore, managing director, Xtrac Ltd, UK

Chassis simulations in today's race motorcycles
Reino Eskelinen, owner, Reino Race Consulting, GERMANY
Dr Thomas Freudenmann, CO-CEO, EDI GmbH, GERMANY

SLM Solutions is leading the evolution of metal-based selective laser melting (SLM) manufacturing from prototyping to production
Ralf Frohwerk, global head of business development, SLM Solutions GmbH, GERMANY

Lake Torrent – transforming 163 acres of clay pits into an international motorsport venue
Ben Willshire, managing director, Driven International Ltd, UK

Development of grassroots circuits
Dr Carsten Tilke, partner, Tilke GmbH & Co KG, GERMANY

Eight stages of circuit design
Jack Wheeler, design engineer, Apex Circuit Design, UK

Driving innovation in niche markets: lessons from F1 venues
Prof Graeme Larsen, professor, University of Reading, UK

Why flexibility is so important
Jochen Braunwarth, director motorsport, Geobrugg AG, SWITZERLAND
Normunds Lagzdins, manager, Bikernieku Sports Complex, LATVIA

Sponsorship: how to attract brands with digital marketing
Paolo Callea, free thinker, CalleaTechCenter, UK

Racetrack lighting systems for street circuits
Roberto Grilli, motorsport systems & sports lighting solutions, DZ Engineering Srl, ITALY

Motorsports circuits – maintain, upgrade, refine or new
Jarno Zaffelli, founder, Dromo Italian Applied Circuit Design, ITALY

In addition to the multiple motorsport presentations, Professional MotorSport World Expo will also be running several Technical Workshop Sessions, also presented in English, which include:

Simulating from nothing, and what you get out of it
Danny Nowlan, director, ChassisSim Technologies, AUSTRALIA

Suspension parameter measurement for race cars
David Dabbs, senior engineer, Horiba Mira Ltd, UK

Design, calculation and manufacturing homologation of a current LMP monocoque
Nicola Scimeca, managing director, Ycom, ITALY

Killing the gap between tyre on-track and simulated operating conditions
Giuseppe Callea, engineer - head of BhaiTech Technology, BhaiTech Srl, ITALY

Maximising your tyre performance; are you going round in circles?
James Shingleton, business development director, Bf1systems, UK

Evolution of motorsport telemetry: from point-to-point links to a fully connected track
Riccardo De Filippi, head of development, Magneti Marelli SpA - Motorsport, ITALY

Achieving zero simulator-induced latency for motorsport simulators
Edwin de Vries, senior modelling and simulation engineer, Cruden BV, NETHERLANDS

The scale and scope of simulation in Formula 1
Dr Mark Catherall, co-founder, Canopy Simulations, UK

Jet lag and human performance
Richard Hull, business development - motorsport, McLaren Applied Technologies, UK

How to drive the fastest VLN race lap recorded on the Nürburgring
Nico Verdonck, VLN race lap record holder for the Nürburgring, BELGIUM

A synopsis of each workshop event, as well as timings can be found here.


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