Main Summit Day 1

7:00 AM - NaN:NaN AM Energize Your Morning: Yoga, Breathing Exercises, & Meditation

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Start: Refreshments & Registration

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Chairperson’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM Assessment Of Auto Manufacturers’ Transition Towards Greater Electrification: Strategy, Focuses, and Components

Denis Ulicny, Senior Industry Analyst, WardsAuto


Denis Ulicny

Senior Industry Analyst

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Steps Toward Hybridization: Shifting To 48V Through Implementation of Dual Power Supply Systems

10:15 AM - NaN:NaN AM Brake Time: Morning Networking & Refreshments

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Exploring Packaging Configurations of 48V Systems Within Powertrain Architecture To Optimize Performance And Efficiency

Matti Vint, Engineering R&D Director, Powertrain Systems, Valeo


Matti Vint

Engineering R&D Director, Powertrain Systems


Paul Nicastri

Retired Technical Leader, Electrical Distribution System Components
Ford Motor Company

Mark Rychlinski

Technical Fellow, Electric Power
General Motors

Anson Lee

Technical Manager, Advanced E/E Engineering
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Recharge Your Energy: Networking Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Energy Impact Of Component Technologies And Real World Driving Cycles On Start-Stop Technologies

Aymeric Rousseau, Systems Modeling and Control Group Manage, Argonne National Laboratory


Aymeric Rousseau

Systems Modeling and Control Group Manage
Argonne National Laboratory

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Consumer Perception/Market Outlook Of Higher Fuel Efficiency And Adoption Of Advanced Powertrain Technologies

Brandon Schoettle, Project Leader, Sustainable Worldwide Transportation, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute


Brandon Schoettle

Project Leader, Sustainable Worldwide Transportation
University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Brake Time: Afternoon Networking & Refreshments

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Real World Impact of Low Voltage Systems Implementation: Customer Satisfaction, Cost, And Fuel Economy

Margaret Brach, Vehicle Integration Responsible, Low Voltage Systems, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles


Margaret Brach

Vehicle Integration Responsible, Low Voltage Systems
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles


Shannon Baker-Branstetter

Policy Counsel, Energy and Environment
Consumers Union

Bruce Belzowski

Managing Director, Automotive Futures Group
University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

Siddiq Khan

Senior Transportation Researcher
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Stop: End of Main Day 1