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VERSAILLES PARIS CONCORDE

LAFAYETTE

HOTEL CONCORDE LAFAYETTE

3 place du Général Koening - 75017 PARIS

Tél. 01 40 68 50 68 - Métro Porte Maillot

OUR SPONSORS

SNFR - Catherine LARROQUE - Tel. 01 47 17 64 12 - Email : clarroque@snfr-france.com

European Spring Federation

6 TH

International

ESF Congress

of Spring

P R O G R A M

PARIS

September 23 rd 2011


Thursday, September 22 rd, 2011

7.00 pm

Friday, September 23 rd, 2011

9.00 am

HOTEL CONCORDE LAFAYETTE

3 place du Général Koening - 75017 PARIS

Tél. 01 40 68 50 68 - Métro Porte Maillot

CONGRESS

PROGRAM

9.30 am Welcome to participants « Salon Auteuil » (1st floor)

By Jean Masselin - SNFR Président

And Dr. Ing. Rudolf Muhr, ESF Président (European Spring Federation)

Presentation of ESF activities and future of ESF

10.00 am

11.00 am

11.40 am

12.20 pm

12.40 pm

2.15 pm

2.40 pm

3.10 pm

3.30 pm

3.50 pm

4.40 pm

7.00 pm

Welcome dinner (restaurant La Fayette - ground floor)

Registration in Hotel Hall (ground floor)

The future of the spring industry worldwide

(Dr. Ing. Rudolf Muhr / MUBEA)

New developments in spring production technologies

- Machinery (Dr. Ing Christoph Müller-Mederer / WAFIOS)

- Material (Peter Lindgren / SANDVIK)

Coffee break

Vision Systems and their applications (Maria Affri / EASYDUR)

New activities in spring grinding (OMD)

Fatigue strength of helical compression springs at very high

number of cycles (Prof. Dr. Brita Pyttel / Université de Darmstadt)

Lunch at the Hotel Concorde Lafayette

« Salon Grande Etoile d’Or » (1st floor)

National and european standardization for springs

(H.D. Dannert / ESF Secretary)

International ISO standardization for springs

(Shigeo Aiba / ISO TC 227 Secretary

Optimisation of springs designs : recent technological advances

(Mark Hayes / Institute of Spring Technology / IST)

Global sourcing for spring wire

(David Thureborn / Suzuki Garphyttan)

Coffee break

Host for the day: Jean Masselin

Panel discussion of international trade in springs

Closing of the Congress (Jean Masselin)

Dinner cruise on the « Seine » (transfer by bus from the hotel)

This program may be modified if necessary

TOURISM &

DISCOVERY

Friday, September 23 rd, 2011

A day to discover Paris…

P A R T N E R T O U R

10.00 am Depart hotel for a guided tour of Montmartre

The village of Montmartre is built on a hill 130 meters, you reach the top by cable

car or via a staircase of 222 steps. You will discover during this walking tour,

Montmartre Secrets, legendary district of Paris. Accompanied by a guide, you'll

know all about this mythical village: its history, its artists, cultural sites ... You can

stroll along the streets of Montmartre, to appreciate its mills, taverns, artist studios,

amazing works of art!

The tour will take you: the Sacré Coeur, Place du Tertre, Montmartre Vineyards,

The wall of "Je t’aime", exceptional views of Paris ... Our guide will also discuss the

neighborhood of Amelie Poulain and painters Renoir, Picasso, Utrillo, ... and many

other surprises, fully explained by a tour guide.

Lunch in a typical Parisian restaurant, decorated with paintings “Belle Epoque”,

located on the “Place du Tertre” in the heart of old Montmartre. .

Departure for a bus tour of Paris

During this tour, you will discover the top 50 tourist sites and monuments of Paris:

from the Louvre to the Eiffel Tower through the Champs Elysees and Arc de

Triomphe, Notre Dame, Invalides, Pont Alexandre III...

You will be charmed by this city rich in history and beauty.

5.00 pm Arrival at hotel

7.00 pm Dinner cruise on the « Seine » (transfer by bus from the hotel)

GUIDED VISIT TO THE PALACE OF VERSAILLES

(FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS)

Saturday, September 24 rd, 2011

10.00 am Depart hotel by bus

The Palace of Versailles, home of the “Sun King”, is one of the most famous

monuments in french history and is the finest and most complete realization of life

in the seventeenth century. This guided visit will allow you to appreciate: the Grand

Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, the King's and queen’s Chambers...

You are then free to wander in the beautiful gardens, and you will see the

spectacle of the great fountains. Your visit will be accompanied by a guide or audio

guide to explain the history of king Louis XIV and his successors who made this

place a marvel of architecture and decoration.

Lunch near the Palace of Versailles

4.00 pm Arrival at hotel

This program may be modified if necessary

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