During Advanced Engineering, Volvo Car offers you to visit their production site in Ghent.
After an introduction, a guide takes you to the welding factory and the assembly line. You will get a view how Volvo manufactures the Volvo XC40.
In the afternoon you can join a VIP lunch at the fair and follow sessions about smart vehicles, cobots, artificial intelligence and product lifecycle management.
08.00 - 08.30: Reception with coffee
There will be a reception at Advanced Engineering where you can drink a coffee with cake.
08.30 - 09.00: Departure with bus
A bus will take you to Volvo Car Gent.
09.00 - 09.30: Presentation Volvo
A presentation will be given by Volvo before the guiding tour takes place.
09.30 - 11.30: Tour in the welding factory & the final assembly
Volvo was the first European car manufacturer to introduce laser welding in the main line of the body shop with the start of production (SOP) of the "850" model in the Gent plant in Belgium in autumn 1991. You will get a tour to learn more about all the practical details of the laser welding & final assembly.
11.30 - 12.30: Bus to Advanced Engineering
A bus will take you back to the Advanced Engineering show.
12.30 - 14.00: VIP-Lunch with captains of industry
14.00 - 16.00: In-depth sessions - 17/05 afternoon - choose one out of five