May 29 - 31, 2019
Detroit

MAIN DAY TWO

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration & Coffee

9:00 am - 9:15 am Chairperson's Welcome & Opening Remarks

Frank Schwartz, Principal at Advanced Automotive Consulting Services (AACS)

Frank Schwartz

Principal
Advanced Automotive Consulting Services (AACS)

Interior and exterior lighting have both experienced sweeping changes over the past decade via the introduction of LED technologies. LEDs have quickly become the standard for automotive lighting, but the development of OLED may dethrone LEDs widespread integration.
 
- Defining use cases for OLED or LED integration: where is the best fit
- Current state of industry for OLED and LED technologies
- Design challenges associated with OLED lighting
Terrence Wilson, Research & Development Manager - Advanced Developments and New Technology Innovations at Magna International

Terrence Wilson

Research & Development Manager - Advanced Developments and New Technology Innovations
Magna International

10:00 am - 10:45 am Enabling Advanced Automotive Lighting Applications with Moldable Optical Silicones

- Unique material attributes of moldable optical silicones for automotive lighting
- Designing and manufacturing ADB lenses, light guides, and other automotive lighting parts with moldable optical silicones
- Performance of moldable optical silicones in automotive lighting applications
Jake Steinbrecher, Technical Service & Development Engineer for Lighting and Elastomers at Dow

Jake Steinbrecher

Technical Service & Development Engineer for Lighting and Elastomers
Dow

10:45 am - 11:15 am Networking & Refreshment Break

This session will provide an in depth look as to the ongoing development of exterior lighting technology road mapping and production, to include engineering challenges, and overall program management for efficient delivery of high-performing lighting systems.
 
-       Body lighting engineering initiatives of interest
-       Engineering challenges to expect as we move towards autonomous and MaaS
-       Establishing exterior lighting needs to meet customer specifications
Michael VanBelle, Engineering Manager at Ford Motor Company

Michael VanBelle

Engineering Manager
Ford Motor Company

Shannen Borngesser, Engineering Manager / Global Technology Team Leader - Exterior Lighting at General Motors

Shannen Borngesser

Engineering Manager / Global Technology Team Leader - Exterior Lighting
General Motors

Simon Baker, Lighting Subject Matter Expert at Rivian

Simon Baker

Lighting Subject Matter Expert
Rivian

Frank Schwartz, Principal at Advanced Automotive Consulting Services (AACS)

Frank Schwartz

Principal
Advanced Automotive Consulting Services (AACS)

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm United States Automotive Lighting Standard Development & Updates

This presentation provides an overview of the latest LED automotive lighting standard development in the U.S. It includes the work carried by SAE, IES, ANSI, and other organizations.

- LED source photometry measurements
- LED source lumen maintenance testing
- LED automotive lamp testing and requirements
- Chromaticity and LED binning
Jianzhong Jiao, Ph.D., Seminar Instructor at SAE International

Jianzhong Jiao, Ph.D.

Seminar Instructor
SAE International

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Networking Lunch

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Driving Optical Design Capabilities for Improved Vehicle Performance

Optical engineers play a critical role in the development of high-performing automotive headlights, signal lamps, and interior lighting. This session will provide an in-depth view point as to the future of optical design to include industry-wide R&D efforts, simulation challenges, and more.
 
- Challenges associated with simulating optical systems for headlamps and interior lighting
- Conducting technical feasibility studies  for delivery of high-performance products
- Current state of industry and its affect on future optical design concepts
Jose Miguel Mercado, Head of Optical Engineering North and South America at HELLA

Jose Miguel Mercado

Head of Optical Engineering North and South America
HELLA