Participant information 2018


Participation fee: €1320.00 plus VAT
Participation fee VDI member: €1220.00 plus VAT

Location of conference

Congress Center Rosengarten
Rosengartenplatz 2
68161 Mannheim
Phone +49 (0) 621 41 06-0 (switchboard)

Office hours

Wednesday, March 14, 2018: 8.00 am to 6.30 pm
Thursday, March 15, 2018: 8.00 am to 3.00 pm

Automotive Night at the Manufaktur Mannheim

We invite you to Automotive Night, which is being held at the Manufaktur restaurant in Mannheim the evening before the conference begins. In a communicative and relaxed atmosphere, the get-together offers a good opportunity ahead of time to talk and network with other participants, speakers and exhibitors. Buses leave the Dorint Hotel Mannheim at 7.45 pm on March 13, 2018.

Room reservation

A limited number of rooms have been reserved for the conference participants.

For more hotels, please visit HRS.


Conference languages

German and English (with simultaneous interpreting)
Receivers will be distributed on the spot. Please have your visiting card ready.

Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2018 – Event-App

Make use of this full-service app for your visit of Plastics in Automotive Engineering.
You can not only plan your stay in Mannheim but also make use of the networking possibilities the app is offering you.


Digital congress program
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Organisational information
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Exhibition plan
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Service information
Here you can find general information about hotel bookings, parking and so on

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Evening reception in the exhibition on the first conference day

All attendees are cordially invited to a communicative get-together with a drink and buffet. Discuss the results of the first day of the conference with your colleagues and make new contacts. We very much look forward to seeing you!

Things to do in Mannheim

In Mannheim you will find all the sights close by – discover and experience the ‘City of the Squares’. 

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