Main Conference Day 1

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

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

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Driving performance progress through new resources to reduce costs of batteries

· Evaluate possibility of mass production of new batteries- Lithium Ion Batteries
· Outlining possible refurbishing or re-purposing options for end of battery life span
  • Accessing new materials to create batteries as cost fluctuates based on market.

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

· Investigating battery efficiency and technology in low voltage vehicles
· Enhancing safety requirements of new battery technology
· Integrating new batteries into vehicle components

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Networking Break

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Fuel Cell technology in battery support for future mobility

· Fuel Cell technology and its effect on battery production and vehicle enhancement
· Investigating the difficulties with mass production of fuel cell technology in battery enhancement
· Stability of market with and future implementation of fuel cell technology.

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM 48V Vehicle Subsystem Migration Case Studies

· 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.

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH

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

· 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.

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Panel: Tackling Challenges to greater vehicle electrification in high volume production

· 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.

3:00 AM - 3:45 AM Afternoon Networking

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM Analyzing the key considerations in developing powertrain systems for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles

· Challenges in meeting tighter regulations while optimizing efficiency
· Overcoming disruptors in creating sustainable powertrain with accurate voltage capacity
  • Managing electronic control units in lightweight vehicles

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM Functional safety for electrified powertrains and thermal systems in HEV

· Analyze the improved performance and safety functionality for electrified powertrains
· Using simulation help to develop appropriate cooling systems including thermal management strategy
  • Determining ideal component size and the proper component matching