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The latest, interdisciplinary and practice-oriented knowledge is the key to success for companies. But not just being able to keep up with topics such as Industry 4.0, digitalization, autonomous vehicles and energy transition, but being able to shape and develop these technologies is what puts companies ahead of its competition.

The VDI Wissensforum offers a large range of events where you acquire the knowledge you need to take the next step. 

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Advanced FAST – a support of innovation in theory and practice

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Advanced FAST – a support of innovation in theory and practice

The workshop will deliver a practical knowledge and capability for using Function Analysis System Technique (FAST). The workshop includes basic to advanced team exercises to learn from practicing the application of the function modeling techniques. Basics will be covered for first-time attendees....

  • 09.05.2017 in St. Georgen
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Value Management Practice 2017 Drive for Future - Experience moves Innovation

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Value Management Practice 2017 Drive for Future - Experience moves Innovation

The "Value Management Practice 2017" Conference offers you the unique opportunity to exchange ideas with international experts in the field of value analysis. The event is based on the motto: “Drive for Future – Experience moves innovation”.

  • 10.05. - 11.05.2017 in St. Georgen
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14th International Conference Commercial Vehicles Truck, Bus, Van, Trailer

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14th International Conference Commercial Vehicles Truck, Bus, Van, Trailer

The "Commercial Vehicles 2017" conference brings you closer to the transport solutions of the future. New customer demands as well as market and regulatory requirements that vary regionally and internationally present the industry with challenges.

  • 16.05. - 17.05.2017 in Friedrichshafen
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International VDI Workshop - Urban Mining

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International VDI Workshop - Urban Mining

The international VDI-workshop "Urban Mining" provides you with a comprehensive overview of the possibilities and opportunities of raw materials recovery and recycling in urban areas. On the basis of case studies, the workshop shows how Urban Mining solutions can be implemented on both a large and...

  • 16.05.2017 in Copenhagen
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International VDI Conference - Sewage Sludge Treatment 2017

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International VDI Conference - Sewage Sludge Treatment 2017

The "Sewage Sludge Treatment" conference provides you with an overview of the currently customary methods as well as future strategies and markets. Learn about innovative methods of sewage sludge treatment as well as the recovery of phosphorus. The conference also addresses the controversial topic...

  • 17.05. - 18.05.2017 in Copenhagen
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4. International VDI Conference - Energy and Materials from Waste 2017

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4. International VDI Conference - Energy and Materials from Waste 2017

2017 the "Energy and Materials from Waste" conference is held for the 4th time. Use the event to discuss the innovations of BREF WI, innovative technologies and markets, current developments in the Waste-to-Energy sector and the concept of "Circular Economy" with other experts.

  • 17.05. - 18.05.2017 in Copenhagen
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International VDI Conference - Networking Pump Systems 2017 Optimization with Digital Technology

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International VDI Conference - Networking Pump Systems 2017 Optimization with Digital Technology

At the “Networking Pump Systems” conference learn how to network your pumping systems to each other and equip them with sensors in order to ensure continuous monitoring. You will also learn which data the sensors collect and what information you need to pay attention to. Topics include how to...

  • 21.06. - 22.06.2017 in Düsseldorf
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Creating the Ultimate Parking Experience – A Design Thinking Approach

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Creating the Ultimate Parking Experience – A Design Thinking Approach

Parking in cities is a hassle. It takes a lot of time, money and nerves and is a disaster for the environment. The VDI workshop “Creating the Ultimate Parking Experience – A Design Thinking Approach” is intended for an audience interested on the last mile experience in a connected and automated car...

  • 04.07.2017 in Berlin
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Impact of highly Automated Driving on Mobility Demand and Energy Consumption

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Impact of highly Automated Driving on Mobility Demand and Energy Consumption

The world of transport is currently experiencing a rapid transformation driven by disruptive technologies and trends: One of them is Autonomous Driving. While emerging megacities like Delhi or Beijing need to solve major issues around pollution, congestion and rapid urbanization, developed cities,...

  • 04.07.2017 in Berlin
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International VDI Workshop - Trustable Connected Vehicles

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International VDI Workshop - Trustable Connected Vehicles

Smart cars have become vital already and their usage will even further increase in the near future. Cars are not only connected to other vehicles but also to infrastructure and to the internet offering new services and enabling new functions. As a matter of fact, these new options evoke new security...

  • 04.07.2017 in Berlin
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3. International VDI Conference - IT Security for Vehicles 2017

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3. International VDI Conference - IT Security for Vehicles 2017

In regard to the future of vehicles we cannot miss the fact that it is all about connectivity and new mobility solutions. Unfortunately huge amounts of data and the enormous complexity give room to hackers with sinister intent. At our Conference IT Security for vehicles the best protective measures...

  • 05.07. - 06.07.2017 in Berlin
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Control Solutions for Transmissions 2017

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Control Solutions for Transmissions 2017

Transmission experts from Germany and abroad will meet at the “Control solutions for transmissions” Conference to discuss current trends in this area. Join us, discuss current topics and learn about practical developments and innovations in the control and regulation of transmissions. Book the...

  • 05.07. - 06.07.2017 in Bonn
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International VDI Conference - Digital Infrastructure & Automotive Mobility

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International VDI Conference - Digital Infrastructure & Automotive Mobility

Digitization has swept across the automotive industry over the last few years like a giant wave. The sector has been thrown into a whole new world where new rules and challenges have to be faced.

  • 05.07. - 06.07.2017 in Berlin
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Drivetrain for Vehicles

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Drivetrain for Vehicles

At the international VDI congress find out about the latest developments and trends in the section of transmission development for mobile applications and exchange views with experts of the industry.

  • 05.07. - 06.07.2017 in Bonn
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4. International VDI Conference - Automated Driving 2017

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4. International VDI Conference - Automated Driving 2017

Automated driving and autonomous vehicles represent a major disruptive innovation for the automotive industry as we know it and lead to new mobility concepts. Car OEMs are defining their strategic position on autonomous cars. However, other actors like automotive suppliers and software providers as...

  • 05.07. - 06.07.2017 in Berlin
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Transmissions in commercial vehicles

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Transmissions in commercial vehicles

Join us at the industry event for transmission experts of commercial vehicles. Attend the only conference in Europe with a focus on transmissions in commercial vehicles and learn hands-on about innovations and trends in this area. Book the conference and visit the presentations of the parallel...

  • 05.07. - 06.07.2017 in Bonn
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ConCarExpo 2017 Connected Car & Mobility Solutions

ConCarExpo 2017 Connected Car & Mobility Solutions

The vehicle of the future is connected. The opportunities offered by Car2Car and Car2X hold the potential to sustainably affect our future mobility in other words to save lives, time and resources and therefore increase convenience and efficiency. In a technological respect the connected car offers...

  • 05.07. - 06.07.2017 in Berlin
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4. International VDI Conference - Automotive HMI & Connectivity 2017

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4. International VDI Conference - Automotive HMI & Connectivity 2017

The Human-Machine-Interface is not only a communication bridge between the driver and the car itself, but it is also a principle connector between the driver and the outside world. Numerous manufacturers and research institutes are constantly developing new technologies to make the driving much...

  • 05.07. - 06.07.2017 in Berlin
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International Conference on Gears 2017

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International Conference on Gears 2017

The 7th International Conference on Gears 2017 will be held in Garching near Munich at the Gear Research Centre (FZG) of the Technical University of Munich from September 13th to 15th, 2017. Supported by national and international associations, the conference brings together over 600 leading experts...

  • 13.09. - 15.09.2017 in Garching bei München
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International VDI Conference on High Performance Plastic Gears 2017

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International VDI Conference on High Performance Plastic Gears 2017

During our 2nd international conference on high performance plastic gears we talk about reasons why plastic gears are continuing to displace metal gears in a widening area of application. Experts and professionals provide answers regarding the current state of industry, the production, application...

  • 13.09. - 14.09.2017 in Garching bei München
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International VDI Conference - Automation & Digitization of Cranes

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International VDI Conference - Automation & Digitization of Cranes

The VDI Conference ‚Automation & Digitization of Cranes‘ offers a detailed overview of future and cross-industry developments in automation and digitization of harbor and industrial cranes. Enhance your knowledge on how to automate existing cranes and find out how your facility can benefit of...

  • 19.09. - 20.09.2017 in Rotterdam
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cryogenics - basics and working methods, development status and trends, applications

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cryogenics - basics and working methods, development status and trends, applications

Discover the fundamentals of cryogenics and its applications in this forum. You will learn how to generate low temperature environments with various refrigeration systems and refrigerants. After this advanced training, you will be familiar with the current state of the art of cryogenics and know how...

  • 27.09. - 29.09.2017 in Karlsruhe
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ELIV 2017

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ELIV 2017

Meet the community of automotive electronics at "ELIV 2017". Discover more about trending topics such as electromobility or autonomic driving and exchange views with experts of these fields.

  • 18.10. - 19.10.2017 in Bonn
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75. Intern. Conference on Agricultural Engineering LAND.TECHNIK 2017

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75. Intern. Conference on Agricultural Engineering LAND.TECHNIK 2017

At the "International Conference on Agricultural Engineering" Land.Technik AgEng, experts meet in Hanover every 2 years to discuss current developments in agricultural technology. This year the focus is on innovative technologies, machines and processes. Help shape the Conference as a speaker and...

  • 10.11. - 11.11.2017 in Hannover
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International VDI Conference -Artificial Intelligence

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International VDI Conference -Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most exciting topics in the industry at the moment. At the international VDI Conference Artificial Intelligence, you can learn more about what AI can do, where the limits of technology are and how companies already use AI profitably. The interactive event...

  • 28.11. - 29.11.2017 in Berlin
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2. International VDI Congress - CESIS Global IoT

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2. International VDI Congress - CESIS Global IoT

CESIS 2018, the Congress for Exchange of Strategies, Innovations and Solutions, is the top-of-the-line VDI congress addressing business strategies and visions related to Internet of Things and Industrial Internet of Things. Key topics of this two-track international event include cross industry...

  • 20.02. - 21.02.2018 in Munich
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Casting Chassis and Bodywork Components

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Casting Chassis and Bodywork Components

The international VDI conference „Casting of chassis and bodywork components in 2018“ is the central event in the German-speaking space, the experts from the foundry branch and the automobile industry from the home and foreign countries brings together. Here leading scientists and executives of the...

  • 21.02. - 22.02.2018 in Esslingen
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5th International Engine Congress Engine Technology in the Vehicle

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5th International Engine Congress Engine Technology in the Vehicle

Meet at the 5. International Engine Congress the opinion leaders of the industry. Get to know the latest trends about the development of combustion engines and discover new solutions for fuel.

  • 27.02. - 28.02.2018 in Baden-Baden
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