June 17 - 20, 2019 | The Westin Southfield Detroit, Southfield, MI

Conference Day One

Opening

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration and welcome coffee

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening remarks by chairman

Farhad Bolourchi, Manager - ADAS and Controls at Nexteer

Farhad Bolourchi

Manager - ADAS and Controls
Nexteer

9:10 am - 9:50 am Scene Setting | How New Mobility direction drives steering and braking technologies

James Carter, Principal Consultant at Vision Mobility

James Carter

Principal Consultant
Vision Mobility

9:50 am - 10:30 am Speed Networking

Maximise your networking outcome at this event by participating in these fast-paced 1-to-1 meetings. Get to know the other attendees and exchange your business cards.

10:30 am - 11:00 am Coffee Break

Legal & technical progress

11:00 am - 11:40 am Latest developments in future mobility regulations

Collin Castle, ITS Program Manager at Michigan Department of Transportation

Collin Castle

ITS Program Manager
Michigan Department of Transportation

11:40 am - 12:20 pm Assessment of EPS Polymer Materials for Developing System Requirements

Malcolm Fox, R&D Manager at Nylacast Automotive

Malcolm Fox

R&D Manager
Nylacast Automotive

12:20 pm - 1:50 pm Ntework Luncheon

Safe steering systems

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm Architecture for highly available steering systems

Rudy Audi, Senior Manager – Software & Safety at Robert Bosch Automotive Steering

Rudy Audi

Senior Manager – Software & Safety
Robert Bosch Automotive Steering

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm Development of Evaluation methods for Steering Loss of Assist – SAE publication 2019-01-1236

Rich Krentz, Chassis Systems Specialist – Fuel and Power Steering at General Motors

Rich Krentz

Chassis Systems Specialist – Fuel and Power Steering
General Motors

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Refreshment beak and networking

Holistic view on the impact of new steering technology to chassis system

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm Less weight, more space, meeting emission goals - New material possibilities

Ramakrishna Kamath Vijayakumar, Product Engineer, Steering systems at General Motors

Ramakrishna Kamath Vijayakumar

Product Engineer, Steering systems
General Motors

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm From Hydraulic to Electric Power Steering to Steer-by-Wire – Insights from disruptive technology cycles

Joe Klesing, Executive Director-Autonomous Steering & Comfort at Nexteer Automotive

Joe Klesing

Executive Director-Autonomous Steering & Comfort
Nexteer Automotive

TABLE 1 | The impact of new steering technology on other chassis systems
(suspensions, braking, chassis)
TABLE 2 | Wanted: Integrated chassis control
TABLE 3 | Brake by steering and steer by braking – cross redundancies and safety goals
TABLE 4 | Power requirements for brake-by-wire systems
TABLE 5 | How interplay between brakes, steering and suspensions impacts vehicle dynamics
TABLE 6 | ARAS peculiarities and implications for on-road safety, taking car into account
Dan Gabor, Supervisor - Autonomous Brake Systems at Ford

Dan Gabor

Supervisor - Autonomous Brake Systems
Ford

Rajendra Abhange, Senior Director at Gabriel India Limited, India

Rajendra Abhange

Senior Director
Gabriel India Limited, India

Ed Bedner

Principal Engineer, Vehicle Dynamics
Zenuity

Joe Klesing, Executive Director-Autonomous Steering & Comfort at Nexteer Automotive

Joe Klesing

Executive Director-Autonomous Steering & Comfort
Nexteer Automotive

Closing & Evening

6:00 pm - 6:10 pm Closing remarks by the chairman, and end of conference day 1

Farhad Bolourchi, Manager - ADAS and Controls at Nexteer

Farhad Bolourchi

Manager - ADAS and Controls
Nexteer

6:10 pm - 8:10 pm Evening Event

Join us for an informal evening get-together! This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet the other attendees and make new business contacts.