April 30- May 2, 2018
Detroit, MI

Main Conference Day 2

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

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

  • 48V is available now.
  • It can solve (or be a critical part of the solution) to the immediate problems as a bridge to the next generation of mobility.
  • It can also play a critical role at that point – system redundancy, high power loads etc. 

Phil Shaw

Director Product Line for Advanced Battery
Johnson Controls

9:45 am - 10:30 am TIER1 viewpoint on the changing market dynamics

Jim Harkins - Director, Engineering, DENSO International America, Inc
·         Analyze the shift in market to better understand the dynamics involving electrification.
·         Upcoming market trends and their effect on electrification
·         Enhance the role that Tier 1 plays on low voltage electrification

Jim Harkins

Director, Engineering
DENSO International America, Inc

10:30 am - 11:15 am Networking Break

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies in Future Mobility

Erika Gupta - Operations Supervisor, EERE's Fuel Cells Technologies Office (FCTO), U.S. Department of Energy
  • Overview of current status of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) technology
  • Update on U.S. Department of Energy funded research and development
  • Key Challenges in the development of FCEVs

Erika Gupta

Operations Supervisor, EERE's Fuel Cells Technologies Office (FCTO)
U.S. Department of Energy

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Analyzing Infrastructure Change Due to Increase of Vehicle Electrification

Jim Saber - Vice President, Business & Technology Development, NextEnergy
• Simplifying charging capacity in city infrastructure
• Integrating charging capacity into city grids without increasing cost of systems and living
• Smart grid operations and dynamics for electrical vehicle components

Jim Saber

Vice President, Business & Technology Development

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Networking Break

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Enhancing components of transmissions in electrified propulsion systems vehicle longevity

·         Maintaining driving range at highest capacity for HV/EV
·         Architectural changes in propulsion system for better connectivity
·         Determining battery type for most accurate torque speed and minimal vehicle power requirements