BASF has a presence at many of the major automotive industry events and activities taking place. In the coming months, BASF will be attending the following events.

Upcoming Events

Jan. 28 - Jan. 30 2020
TAE International Colloquium Tribology

The 22nd International Colloquium Tribology provides an international exchange forum for the industry and the academia. Leading university researchers present their latest findings, and representatives of the industry inspire scientists to develop new solutions. Discussions and cooperations enable attendees to meet current tribological challenges. One of the main topics is the forthcoming e-mobility technology, its various aspects and its consequences for the lubrication and tribology community.

Past Events

Oct. 28 - Oct. 31 2019
North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2019

NACV Show 2019 is the most comprehensive commercial vehicle trade show in North America, targeting fleets, products, and services. It’s the show where major brands release their latest advancements and innovations before they hit the market.

Oct. 22 - Oct. 24 2019
Automotive Interiors Expo 2019

Automotive Interiors Expo is about quality, color, texture, touch, feel and innovation. Specialty finishes are a strong theme of the expo, with some companies offering plastic compounding and masterbatching, metalized plastics and chrome-look plastics, and others presenting hot foil stamping and film insert molding.

The show is a must-visit for Tier 1 suppliers as well as for interior design teams from car manufacturers wanting to keep up with the rapidly changing world of materials, finishes and technologies that contribute to ‘touch and feel’.

BASF will be exhibiting at Booth #A526.

Sep. 4 - Sep. 6 2019
SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Expo (ACCE)

The Automotive and Composites Divisions of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) jointly produce the ACCE to educate the industry about the benefits of composites in automotive, light and heavy-duty truck, off-highway vehicles, and other ground transportation applications. ACCE features around 80 technical presentations, two-three panel discussions, and over 100 sponsors with around 80 exhibiting advances in materials, processes, and equipment for both thermoset and thermoplastic composites in a wide variety of transportation applications.

BASF will be exhibiting at Booth #P24.

Gulay Serhatkulu, Senior Vice President, Performance Materials North America, is a keynote speaker and will present Chemistry-Driven Composite Innovation – the Future is Now.

Jun. 13 - Jun. 14 2019
2019 Electrified Vehicle Thermal Management and Engine Air/Cooling Systems Conference

The ITB Group’s 2019 Electrified Vehicle Thermal Management and Engine Air/Cooling Systems conference focuses on developments and innovations for powertrain and passenger comfort advancements and engine air induction systems/components, e-boosting, engine cooling and material/process developments.

BASF will be exhibiting at this event. Mark Minnichelli, Director, Technical Development, Performance Materials, will also be a keynote speaker on Day 2.

Jun. 11 - Jun. 12 2019
SURCAR North America

SURCAR 1st International Conference on Automotive Body Finishing in North America

In 2019, the new format event DETROIT SURCAR #CONNECT will be the Ultimate Networking Event with enjoyable activities that strengthen the Paint Community and support Detroit local causes.

BASF Coatings will be presenting at this event.

Jun. 10 - Jun. 13 2019
SAE 2019 Noise and Vibration Conference & Exhibition

The SAE 2019 Noise and Vibration Conference and Exhibition is the premier technical event dedicated to mobility noise, vibration, and harshness. Held biennially, this conference serves as a forum for leading automotive, commercial vehicle, and aerospace professionals to share the latest technologies surrounding NVH and sound quality.

BASF will be exhibiting at Booth #524.

May. 21 - May. 24 2019
Chinaplas 2019

Chinaplas is the world's leading exhibition on plastics and rubber industries.

BASF will be exhibiting at Booth 11.2A41.

May. 19 - May. 23 2019
STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition

The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) Annual Meeting and Exhibition is the lubricants industry’s most respected venue for technical information, professional development and international networking opportunities. Each year STLE’s five-day conference showcases some 500 technical presentations, application-based case studies, best practice reports and discussion panels on technical or market trends.

BASF will be exhibiting at Booths #608-10.

May. 14 - May. 15 2019
ASTM May 2019 Committee Week

ASTM Committee D15 on Engine Coolants and Related Fluids meets twice a year with approximately 50 members attending two days of technical meetings.