EuroBrake EU7 Panel Speakers Confirmed

STANSTEAD, U.K. – The upcoming Euro 7 emission standards will be a prime topic throughout EuroBrake 23 beginning with the event’s keynote address, then moving to the recently confirmed strategy panel on “Effects of the EU7 regulation on brake system development and homologation.”

EuroBrake, the annual gathering of the leading brake-industry individuals and organizations, sponsored by FISITA, runs from Sept. 12-14, 2023, in Barcelona. The aforementioned-plenary keynote presentation is scheduled for 9:10-9:45 a.m. Sept. 12th.

The new Euro 7 standards rules will be the first worldwide emission standards to move beyond regulating exhaust pipe emissions and set additional limits for particulate emissions from brakes and rules on microplastic emissions from tires. These rules will apply to all vehicles, including electric ones.

The panel will be moderated by Jan Münchhoff, AUDI AG and George-Peter Ostermeyer, TU Braunschweig. The panel topics and speaker lineup:

Panel topics and speaker line-up

  • Overview of EU7 – Sebastian Gramstat, AUDI AG
  • What are the challenges for OEMs – Florian Guckeisen, Volkswagen AG and Tomasz Gonet, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR)
  • Planned procedure for the homologation of new vehicles – Fabio Squadrani, Applus+ IDIADA
  • Necessary contributions to the solution – the suppliers’ perspective – Guido Perricone, Brembo and Agusti Sin, ITT
  • Next steps in regulation worldwide: globalization (Asia and USA); harmonization testing and limits; aftermarket situation and commercial vehicles – Carlos Agudelo, Link Engineering


EuroBrake is the world’s largest annual brake technology conference. Contributors and attendees gather from the major brake industry stakeholders, including passenger car and commercial vehicle component suppliers and manufacturers, raw material suppliers, and leading brands in rail, aerospace, and academia.

Mike Geylin
Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Editor-in-Chief at Hagman Media. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.