Schedule

*Schedule subject to change.

# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Registration & Coffee ..... 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Palazzo della Gran Guardia
2 Tabletop Exhibition Opens ..... 8:30 AM - TBA Palazzo della Gran Guardia
3 Opening Remarks ..... 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM TBA
4 Thermo-mechanical and Air Patenting in Modern Rolling: Characteristics and Advantages Gianbruno Luvarà , Claudio Zaccomer 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM Ferrous Track
5 Structural Consolidation in Machines Manufacturing as Key Factor in Improving Global Service and Support to Customers in the Wire and Cable Business Lapo Vivarelli Colonna 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM Nonferrous Track
6 Cathodic Plasma Electrolysis: A Novel Metal-Coating Deposition Technique Mirko Magni, Stefano P. Trasatti, Mariola Ceka 10:25 AM - 10:50 AM Ferrous Track
7 Overview of the Global Insulated Wire & Cable Markets Chenfei Wang 10:25 AM - 10:50 AM Nonferrous Track
8 Technological Progresses in the Coating and Lubrication of Wire Rod and a New Type of Tungsten Carbide Dies by a New Experimental Equipment Simulating Wire-Drawing Dr. Thomas Morge, Dr. Eng. Lorena Emanuelli 10:50 AM - 11:15 AM Ferrous Track
9 Recent and Upcoming Innovations to Support the Transition to Industry 4.0 for Customer’s Satisfaction Giovanni Pirovano 10:50 AM - 11:15 AM Nonferrous Track
10 Coffee Break Sponsored by Niehoff ..... 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
11 Trends and Challenges in Steel Wire Technologies Walther Van Raemdonck 11:45 AM - 12:10 PM Ferrous Track
12 Why Buy New Equipment – If Existing Machines Are Still Running (and Are Written Off)? Bernd Lohmüller, Markus Gilch 11:45 AM - 12:10 PM Nonferrous Track
13 Eco-Friendly Rod Preparation Nicola Corti , Alberto Visconti , Dr. Ulrich Jüptner 12:10 PM - 12:35 PM Ferrous Track
14 Innovative Optical Instrument for the Non-Contact Measurement of the Diameter of Moving Wires Antonio Spizzamiglio 12:10 PM - 12:35 PM Nonferrous Track
15 Role of High-Carbon Cold Drawn Unalloyed Steel Wire Properties on Variations in Dimensions of Helical Compression Springs During Coiling Operation Amit Agarwal , Satish Kadu 12:35 PM - 13:00 PM Ferrous Track
16 New Challenges for Extrusion Andrea de Carolis 12:35 PM - 13:00 PM Nonferrous Track
17 Lunch ..... 13:00 PM - 14:30 PM Palazzo della Gran Guardia
18 From Quality Control to Process Control Through the Application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine-Learning Carmelo Crea , Mauro Stefanoni , Gabriele Bomba 14:30 PM - 14:55 PM Ferrous Track
19 Anglia Metal Ltd.: A Case History in Copper Wire Production Dimitri Cordublas 14:30 PM - 14:55 PM Nonferrous Track
20 Study of Factors Affecting Steel Cord Fatigue Endurance T.A. Akhmetov 14:55 PM - 15:20 PM Ferrous Track
21 Thinking Industry Further! Digitalization for Manufacturing Giuseppe Biffi 14:55 PM - 15:20 PM Nonferrous Track
22 Nonferrous Break ..... 15:20 PM - 15:50 PM Nonferrous Track
23 One-Step Bonderite L-FM FL Polymer-Based Coating Process Changes the Game in Metal Pretreatment for Demanding Automotive Bolts Emilio Bucci 15:20 PM - 15:45 PM Ferrous Track
24 Ductility Improvement of Drawn Aluminum Wire for Automotive Wiring Harness Kazunari Yoshida, Chihiro Takuma 15:50 PM - 16:15 PM Nonferrous Track
25 Ferrous Break ..... 15:45 PM - 16:15 PM Ferrous Track
26 Nail Production in Industry 4.0 Perspective Jan Sørige 16:15 PM - 16:40 PM Ferrous Track
27 The function and selection of plasticizers for Wires and Cables Didier Naert 16:15 PM - 16:40 PM Nonferrous Track
28 Wire 4.0 Joakim Larsson, Lars Pejryd, Anton Jansson 16:40 PM - 17:05 PM Ferrous Track
29 Reception ..... 19:15 PM - 20:00 PM Palazzo Verita
30 Gala Dinner ..... 20:00 PM - TBA Palazzo Verita Poeta
# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Tour Group Check-in ..... 8:30 AM - Lobby TBA
2 Tour Electrical ..... 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Mondini Cavi
3 Tour Ferrous ..... 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Acciaierie di Verona