FVA BEARING WORLD: 5th International Conference for Rolling and Plain Bearings!


25–26 June, 2024 in Würzburg, Germany

Experience the latest bearing trends at the 5th international BEARING WORLD conference, 25 – 26 June, 2024 in Würzburg, Germany. This premier event is an excellent opportunity to foster collaboration and the exchange of knowledge between leading universities and industry experts.

Conference topics

BEARING WORLD focuses on all aspects of bearings and associated components, with a special emphasis on rolling bearings.

The program features renowned speakers discussing current issues on the following key topics:

  • Smart bearings
  • Electric effects
  • Materials engineering and manufacturing processes
  • Model-based systems engineering and efficiency
  • Rolling contact fatigue
  • Wind turbine bearings
  • Bearing damage
  • Lubrication
  • Rolling bearing creep and test rig development
  • Efficiency

BEARING WORLD kicks off on June 25, 2024 with opening remarks from Prof. Gerhard Poll of Leibniz University Hannover and Prof. Bernd Sauer of the University of Kaiserslautern-Landau.

This will be followed by keynote speeches by Dr. Michael Pausch of Schaeffler Technologies and Freddy Hernandéz of SKF. Their presentations will explore the topics: “Let’s build the future: smarter, cleaner, safer” and “Leading the change: How AI and digitalization are shaping the future of bearings & sustainability.”

For more information on the presentations, please refer to the conference program.

Trade exhibition

Present your company to a professional audience from research and industry. Secure your spot at the accompanying trade exhibition along with sponsors SKF and Schaeffler, as well as many other well-known companies.

Contact us for more information on the exhibition: Exhibition – BEARING WORLD.

Be a part of the conference

Industrial research and science in dialogue with practice – this is what makes the international FVA BEARING WORLD conference a special event you won’t want to miss.

Secure your ticket today and be a part of the conference at: Tickets – BEARING WORLD!

See you in Würzburg!

Conference location

Congress-Centrum Würzburg (MARITIM Hotel)
Pleichertorstraße 5, 97070 Würzburg, Germany

Technical sponsor:

Forschungsvereinigung Antriebstechnik e.V. (FVA)
Lyoner Strasse 18, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany


FVA GmbH, Lyoner Strasse 18, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Conference organization:

Dirk Arnold
T +49.69.6603-1632
[email protected]

Michelle Broller
T +49.69.6603-1189
[email protected]


Media partner:


More information at bearingworld.org


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