This year's European
Lift Congress Heilbronn will deal with the
challenges and chances the lift
industry faces currently. It is held by the Technical Academy of Heilbronn
on October 11 and 12,
the congress is supported ideally by the
European Lift Association (ELA),
the two German manufacturer
associations VDMA and VFA and the
association of technical supervisers VdTÜV.
Professor Dr. Wolfram Vogel,
who took over the conception of the European Lift Congress, will open the
congress and introduce the specialist subjects.
• In the opening talk,
will speak about current and planned work in international standardisation in
CEN TC10, based on his own experience as its longstanding chairman.
• Dr. Roberto
Zappa - president of the ELA - will
present the global Initiative World Elevator and Escalator Federation (WEEF),
which is intended to promote common worldwide understanding and a method
Stoermer from TUV Austria Services will address the topic of
Testability of innovative technologies in safety quipment and responsibility
• Dr. Paula Casares from TKElevator Spain will
refer about Lifecycle assessment - environmental challenges.
• Lexiang Zhang
- president of the China Elevator Association - will report on the market
situation and image of the lift industry in China and on experience with
European EN and international ISO standards outside the European economic area.
Nyman from Motum SE Sweden will talk about The Nordic elevator
Project manager at the TUM Hyperloop program at the Technical University of Munich, will consider alternative passenger conveyance
technology. He will talk about the hyperloop, which is based on an idea
of Elon Musk about future means of transport: levitating vehicles, also
called pads, move through air-free tubes at almost the speed of sound
from A to B. Pads will be on display in Heilbronn.
Dr. Christian Studer
from Schindler AG will take
up the idea that a great many existing lifts have to be modernised. The
integration of these lifts in the process of digitalization and networking
Hoppenstedt from Ziehl-Abegg SE will
deal with the topic of functional safety in his talk. He will discuss
whether a new safety level can be achieved with functional safety.
• Götz Weinmann,
TO of Thinking Objects GmbH, will take the stand that an effective cyber
security strategy is based on three aspects: people, processes and
compliance. The importance of this interplay will be explained and demonstrated
• Matt Davies
from Avire Ltd will provide an overview of the currently available techniques
for lift monitoring and will map out the primary expectations of lift
monitoring related to the Internet of Things and predictive maintenance in
the lift industry.
Gorilovsky from LiftEye Ltd, in
cooperation with Stein, will demonstrate the visualisation of the outside
world, transported inside the car. Pictures of the surroundings will be
coupled with augmented reality approaches in real time.
• Dr. Nicola
Imbimbo from the Prismian Group will
show how a supposed small construction detail here the number of ropes influences
the performance parameters e.g. liftetime of machine roomless lifts (MRLs).
• Dr. Stefan Rohr from
ELGO Electronic will
deal with the LIMAXCP with an electro magnetic acting the savety device.
A brief summary and closing
discussion will complete the 9. European Lift
Register, please, with the form included in the flyer or via the website of
ELCH2022. If you have further questions, please, contact TAH (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or the chairman Prof. Vogel (email@example.com).