Metal Stamping and Tool & Die Conference

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

9:15 a.m.              

Keynote – Industry 4.0 – Smart Manufacturing Initiatives at Ford Motor Company

Jason Ryska
Chief Engineer - Global Stamping, Ford Motor Company View the Presentation

10:30 a.m.


Hyunok Kim, P.E., Ph.D.,
Technical Director, Edison Welding Institute View the Presentation

1:00 p.m.

Dynamics Considerations for Optimized CNC Milling Parameter Selection

Tony Schmitz, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Tennessee Knoxville View the Presentation

2:15 p.m.

Additive Manufacturing Applications for Metal Stamping Processes & Dies

Andrej Nycz, Ph.D.
R&D Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Mark Noakes, Ph.D.
Senior R&D Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory View the Presentation

3:30 p.m.

Welding Tool Steel Effectively

Berth Nilsson
Welding R&D, Uddeholm AB, Hagsfor, Sweden View the Presentation

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

9:00 a.m.

Keynote – Tool & Die Industry Update & Forecast

Laurie Harbour
President, Harbour Results View the Presentation

10:15 a.m.

History of Aluminum Autobody Sheet Metal

Laurent Chappuis
President, Light Metals Consultants View the Presentation


11:30 a.m.

Track 1: “Trog-Die” Transfer Systems

Bob Gunst
President, Jacar Systems LLC View the Presentation

11:30 a.m.

Track 2: Effect of Edge Condition on an In-Plane Expanding Hole of Aluminum Sheet

Hunter Cestoni
Applications Engineer, Novelis Inc. View the Presentation


1:30 p.m.

Track 1: Transfer Die Simulation & Optimization

Corey Chamberlain
Owner/Developer, T-Sim Solutions View the Presentation

1:30 p.m.

Track 2: Advances & Applications in Friction Stir Welding

Mike Spodar
Senior Welding Engineer, Lincoln Electric Automation - Coldwater Machine View the Presentation

2:45 p.m.

Mistaken Identity – Are You Your Job?

Adam Argullin
Speaker/Trainer/ Drummer, Adam Argullin Mallets View the Presentation