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Registration now open for EuroBrake 2018 featuring experts in auto and rail technology

7 February 2018

FISITA, the international membership organisation for the automotive and mobility engineering profession, today opens delegate registration for EuroBrake 2018, which takes place at the World Forum in The Hague, the Netherlands from 22-24 May 2018.

Delegates can register at

Some of the key topics to be discussed will include brake emissions and brake disc technology; and for the first time, parallel to other sessions, an entire day of the conference will be dedicated to rail braking technology. Opening speakers and panel members include:

  • Dr. Wolfgang Bernhart, Senior Partner Automotive, Roland Berger GmbH
  • Dr. Ralf Leiter, Director ABS/ESC, Mando Corporation
  • Prof. Dr. Arno Kwade, CEO, Institute for Particle Technology
  • Mr. Rolf Härdi, Chief Technology Officer, Deutsche Bahn AG
  • Mr. Keir Fitch, Head of General Mobility and Transport Unit, European Commission

The EuroBrake Student Opportunities Programme (ESOP) also returns to EuroBrake 2018, offering students the chance to attend via sponsored passes, allowing them to network with experienced industry professionals and gain career advice. Further information for students and sponsors is available at

Chris Mason, FISITA CEO, said: “EuroBrake is now firmly established as the world’s largest event in braking technology and as we continue to see rapid progress within this sector, our high-quality Technical Programme is crucial to those at the heart of the profession.

“We are delighted to be heading to The Hague for the first time – a location that offers a rich culture, political history and technical prestige. The World Forum is the perfect venue for our compelling agenda featuring some of the world’s leading baking and mobility experts.”

Following six years of growth, EuroBrake has become established as the world’s largest technical event of its kind, attended by more than 1,000 delegates, with a significant technical programme of 140 technical presentations and attracting over 100 international organisations to the exhibition.

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