April 30- May 2, 2018
Detroit, MI

Main Conference Day 1

8:00 am - 8:45 am Coffee & Registration

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairperson Opening Remarks

• Updating energy storage systems beyond fossil fuel technologies
• Designing optimum storage architecture using lithium ion technologies
• The role of Fuel cell technologies in determining energy storage solutions in the future of vehicles
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George Crabtree

Director, Joint Center for Energy Storage Research
Argonne National Laboratory

9:45 am - 10:30 am Aspects of Advanced Automotive Low Voltage Battery Technology

Tobias Glossman - Senior Engineer, Mercedes Benz
·         Investigating battery  efficiency and technology in low voltage vehicles
·         Enhancing safety requirements of new battery technology
·         Integrating new batteries into vehicle components
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Tobias Glossman

Senior Engineer
Mercedes Benz

10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking Break

11:00 am - 11:45 am Split Micro-Hybrid Boosting Enabling Highly Diluted Combustion

Jason Siegel - Assistant Research Professor; Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
• Eliminating the slow air-path dynamics associated with turbocharge inertia and high exhaust gas recirculation
• Outlining opportunities in combining low voltage vehicles and advanced combustion
• Predicting and prioritizing the benefits of using electric energy for assisting the engine by accelerating its breathing time
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Jason Siegel

Assistant Research Professor; Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan

·         Cost analysis and cost benefit integration of 48V systems
·         Enhancing real world testing and methodologies for better vehicle improvement
·         Analyzing the impact of rollout on automakers to meet regulations on tight time frame.
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Anson Lee

Chairman
United States Council for Automotive Research – Electrical Power Systems Working Group

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Determining and designing the optimum 48V energy storage system

Dave Rich - BFO-BOM Family Owner 12V-48V Vehicle Electrification and Tech Development, General Motors
·         Enhancing  battery technology development  focused on low-volume, high-voltage applications like HEV, PHEV and EV’s
·         Investigating alternative chemistry and system configurations in mass-market vehicles
·         Configuring battery system architectures and development to increase vehicle efficiency.
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Dave Rich

BFO-BOM Family Owner 12V-48V Vehicle Electrification and Tech Development
General Motors

·         Regulating design and innovation of different electric machines to meet the needs of powertrain and drivetrain performances.
·         Assessing time limitation with quality specification
·         Evaluating cost reduction, improving quality, and guaranteeing safety to meet standards.
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Paul Nicastri

Retired Technical Leader, Electrical Distribution System Components
Ford Motor Company

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Anson Lee

Chairman
United States Council for Automotive Research – Electrical Power Systems Working Group

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Tobias Glossman

Senior Engineer
Mercedes Benz

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Afternoon Networking

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm 48V Architecture Implications on Power Semiconductor Solutions

Deres Eshete - BU Leadership – Automotive, Power Solutions Group, ON Semiconductor
·         Finding the correct voltage and conversion capacity
·         Correcting the imbalance to simplify charging capacity
  • Expanding the safety and procedures for hacking
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Deres Eshete

BU Leadership – Automotive, Power Solutions Group
ON Semiconductor

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm SHIFTING TO 48V THROUGH DUAL SUPPLY SYSTEMS