SCAP - Stuttgart Conference on Automotive Production

Welcome to the International Stuttgart Conference on Automotive Production

The series of SCAP events covers topics such as robotics, automation, production logistics and innovative production technologies for the manufacturing environments of our mobile future. The organiser is ARENA2036. This is a unique research platform for collaborative cooperation between industry and applied research that offers an ideal framework for providing a deeper insight into new topics that will become highly relevant in the future.

On September 26, the “Stuttgart Conference on the Future of Automotive Production” took place for the first time. It was organized and held by the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA.

This year, on November 9 and 10, the conference will take place again. With the new name “SCAP - Stuttgart Conference on Automotive Production”, it offers a unique platform for your research topics related to current technology trends and developments in automotive production. Just like last year, we are anticipating interesting lectures from research and industry. By means of keynote speeches and talks by experts held in parallel, current issues and requirements regarding automotive value creation in the context of transformation will be highlighted.

We are looking forward to welcoming you!

Target groups

The event is aimed at all areas of business connected to the automotive industry, as well as participating research institutions which would like to find out more about the latest topics and developments.

Experts from practice and science will be talking about their experiences, as well as reporting on tried and tested procedures and development trends related to the future of automotive production. The focus in the first year is on “Montage ohne Band und Takt” (assembly without assembly lines or cycle times) The research campus ARENA2036 is an ideal place for people from different industries to discuss their manufacturing engineering experiences. It also gives them the opportunity to take a look at innovative production concepts and start-ups.

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Call for Abstracts

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Scientific Committee

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Book of Abstracts, presentations and more impressions from last years „Stuttgarter Tagung zur Zukunft der Automobilproduktion“.