17th International VDI Congress with the Drivetrain for vehicles 2017 exhibition

For more than 30 years, the international VDI congress "Drivetrain in Vehicles" has stood for a high quality programme with technical depth. Show your expertise as a speaker and take an active role in the congress.

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These topics are on the agenda

The "Drivetrain in vehicles" VDI Congress offers you the following focuses:

  • Demands on drivetrains and drive systems
  • Drive systems (commercial vehicles and passenger cars)
  • Drivetrain concepts (commercial vehicles and passenger cars)
  • Drivetrain control 
  • Integration in the vehicle
  • Lightweight construction through materials and design
  • Drivetrain components
  • Drivetrain testing for conventional and electrified drives

Submit your professional papers

Are you very knowledgeable in one of our focus areas? We would like to give you the opportunity to participate actively in our "Drivetrain in vehicles" Congress with a lecture. You can do this by submitting an abstract of a maximum of one DIN-A4 page by 2 November 2016. This should include the following:

  • The title of your lecture
  • Your contact information as well as that of any possible co-authors
  • An abstract that summarises the key messages of your lecture
  • Information on other publications by you on the topic
  • A note on whether perhaps a peer review is desirable
  • Listing of the specific title and short presentation bullets for publication in the programme brochure in German and English (required)

You can hold your lecture in German or English and 20 minutes are at your disposal for the duration of the lecture followed by a discussion. The presentation and manuscript must be written in English. The short version will be used by the Programme Committee as a basis for the acceptance and inclusion in the congress program. If we accept your lecture topic, we will notify you in writing and you will receive information on the next steps. As a lecturer, you can attend the congress free-of-charge. As a participating lecturer, you agree to submit a 12-16 page manuscript. The manuscripts of all lectures will appear in a VDI report.

Submit your lecture proposal now