Agenda Day 1

8:00 am - 8:50 am Registration

8:50 am - 9:00 am Opening remarks by the conference chairman, Dr. Dirk Neumeister

9:00 am - 9:40 am A full vehicle simulation approach to optimize energy management of EVs

Dr. Jean-Michel Fiard - Expert Thermal Physics and Innovation, Renault
• Simulation methods for small LCV including physical system and control strategies
• Finding the optimal architecture, strategy and control to satisfy all requirements
• Application to battery thermal management, cabin comfort and a case study for shuttles
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Dr. Jean-Michel Fiard

Expert Thermal Physics and Innovation
Renault

10:30 am - 11:00 am Meet and Complete

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Dr. Volker Null

Technology Manager Thermal Fluids
Shell Global Solutions (Deutschland) GmbH

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Dr. Jean-Michel Fiard

Expert Thermal Physics and Innovation
Renault

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Christoph Baumgaertner

Expert Refrigeration & Heat Supply
Continental

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Dr. Dirk Neumeister

Head of Concepts and Systems
MAHLE International GmbH

11:00 am - 11:30 am Coffee break and networking

11:30 am - 12:10 pm Holistic thermal management for alternative powertrains

Tom Werner - Manager System Development Thermal Management, Schaeffler Technologies
• Thermal management trends for internal combustion engines
• Solutions for electric powertrains
• Challenges and approaches for powertrain integration in hybrid electric vehicles
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Tom Werner

Manager System Development Thermal Management
Schaeffler Technologies

12:10 pm - 12:50 pm Thermally conductive material solutions for the reliable assembly of control units and battery systems

Dr. Eric Vanlathem - Senior Application Engineer, Dow Silicones Belgium sprl
Dow, as a leading chemical company, is providing since many years Tier 1 customers with reliable
materials for the assembly of all kind of control units. With the event of EVs, new challenges need
to be met in view of the high volumes targeted. This presentation will review Dow solutions that
aim to address past, present and future needs in thermal management.
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Dr. Eric Vanlathem

Senior Application Engineer
Dow Silicones Belgium sprl

12:50 pm - 2:20 pm Networking Luncheon

2:20 pm - 3:00 pm High-performance cooling solutions for complex electronics systems

Giovanni Boldrini - Certified Mechanical Design Engineer, Aavid, Thermal Division of Boyd Corporation
Design practices and materials to achieve efficient packaging
• Thermal management solutions, from aluminum and steel liquid cold plates to heat pipes, vapor
chambers, and encapsulated APG
• Polyimide foam technology from NASA for robust packaging that resists flames, damps noise,
contains thermal runaway, and provides isolation from the environment
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Giovanni Boldrini

Certified Mechanical Design Engineer
Aavid, Thermal Division of Boyd Corporation

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm Potentials for waste heat usage in electric vehicles

Christian Rathberger - Senior Manager Thermal & Manufacturing Solutions, Magna Powertrain
• Potentials and limitations for heat pumps in electric vehicles
• Waste heat usage and latent heat storage
• The best of both worlds: Combining heat pumps and phase change materials

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Christian Rathberger

Senior Manager Thermal & Manufacturing Solutions
Magna Powertrain

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm Afternoon coffee break

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm Modeling and validation of fast charge thermal problem for vehicle-ready battery module (remote streaming session)

Dr. Aditya Velivelli - Senior Thermal Applications Engineer, SERES EV
A complete 3D model is built from the CAD of a vehicle-ready battery module.
• Different charge and discharge loads including fast charge are simulated through the model.
• The simulation results are compared with experiment to validate the 3D model.
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Dr. Aditya Velivelli

Senior Thermal Applications Engineer
SERES EV

Round Table Sessions

Table A

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm Advantages and trade-offs of various battery cooling technologies for ultra-fast charging
Bastien Jovet - Battery thermal management system expert, Valeo
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Bastien Jovet

Battery thermal management system expert
Valeo

Table B

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm Innovative modeling and simulation methods for powertrain thermal management
Leila Sharifian - Manager Advanced Powertrain Research, Toyota Motor Europe Technical Center
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Leila Sharifian

Manager Advanced Powertrain Research
Toyota Motor Europe Technical Center

Table C

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm The impact of thermal management on battery aging
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Marco Aimo Boot

Commercial Vehicles – Product Development Alternative Traction & Electrification Manager
Iveco