Global EV Advanced Materials & Thermal Management 2021

January 26 - 27, 2021 | Online Event

As batteries for electric vehicles become smaller and more performant, they also produce more heat which must be dissipated safely. With a myriad of companies developing best-in-class thermal interface materials that combine high thermal conductivity and low viscosity with the ability to maintain insulating properties, OEM interest in thermal management is burgeoning to new levels. The Global EV Advanced Materials & Thermal Management 2021, taking place online on 26 & 27 January 2021, is designed to focus on real application case studies led by Jaguar Land Rover, Ford Motor Company, Arrival and more, and solutions to optimize cost efficiency, driving range, battery health, and vehicle performance.


Examine the latest OEM and Technology perspectives on:

  • Strategies For Fully Integrating Thermal Management Systems In EV Platforms
  • Advanced Thermal Interface Materials To Protect EV Batteries/Battery Cells
  • Thermal Management For Solid-State & Beyond Li-Ion Batteries
  • Limit Thermal Runaway Events: Materials & Advance Cooling Systems
  • Manage The Impact Of Ultra-Rapid Charging On Thermal Management Of
    Battery Pack
  • Optimizing EV Battery Pack Safety And Reliability With Thermal Management And Sealing
  • Next-Generation Materials For Packaging The Battery & TMS
  • Powertrain Thermal Management



Real Application Presentations Delivered In An Efficient & Interactive Format

Free to attend for OEMs

Hear the latest OEM-led case studies from across the globe

No travel costs or time out of the office necessary

Access the content on-demand and watch in your own time

Assess the latest technological innovations 

DAY ONE: TUESDAY 26 JANUARY, 2021

9:00 EST
STRATEGIES FOR FULLY INTEGRATING THERMAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN EV PLATFORMS: KEYNOTE PANEL

So far, the industry has used accessory systems in the vehicle to cool components down. The approach now and moving forward with electric vehicles is going to be completely different cooling must be end-to-end and tailor-made for, and fully integrated in EV platform. Having holistic system integration for thermal management systems is going to be critically important for increasing driving range.

> Learn strategies to develop & integrate a holistic thermal management system for optimizing cost, driving range and vehicle performance

Fatih Kantas, Thermal Management Leader, 
Tata Motors European Technical Centre
Hakeem Dairo, Battery Storage Engineer, Jaguar Land Rover

10:00 EST
ADVANCED THERMAL INTERFACE MATERIALS TO PROTECT EV BATTERIES/BATTERY CELLS

Weight is becoming a primary element of overall Thermal Management Systems designs. Using lightweight thermal insulation materials such as silicone foams might have a higher cost than other traditional materials, but this offset by performance and safety in the long run. 

> Learn about the application of best in class thermal interface materials that combines high thermal conductivity and low viscosity
> Innovative thermal interface materials for EV Thermal Management
> Thermally conductive gap fillers to remove excess heat from battery pack cells
> Application of silicone materials to reduce weight in battery packs
> Limitations of silicone foams when responding to thermal conductivity

If you are interested in discussing speaking/sponsorship opportunities, contact Alishba Jan on +44 797 9122 589 or alishba.Jan@iqpc.co.uk

11:00 EST
THERMAL MANAGEMENT FOR SOLID-STATE & BEYOND LI-ION BATTERIES

With major companies commercialising solid-state batteries and batteries with higher energy storage capabilities, some promising driving ranges up to 500miles per charge, what remains to be seen is the impact of this technology roll-out on thermal management.

> This presentation explores the challenges and opportunities that the industry foresees with solid-state batteries

Asma Sharafi, Research EngineerFord Motor Company


12:00
LIMIT THERMAL RUNAWAY EVENTS: MATERIALS & ADVANCE COOLING SYSTEMS

> Learn how to implement advanced materials manage the risk and hazards related to thermal runaway
> Mitigate cell-to-cell thermal communication during thermal runaway events
> Evaluate materials and packaging solutions that are resistant to flames, noise, and provides thermal runaway isolation
> Know how to integrate new powerful thermal runaway approaches in your xEV battery designs
> Customise thermal management to meet exacting OEM and Tier specifications for performance and production efficiency
> Maintain optimal conditions and delay thermal runaway propagation in under-lid and between-cell xEV battery applications

Billy Wu, Senior Lecturer, Electrochemical Engineering
Imperial College, Dyson School of Engineering

DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY 27 JANUARY, 2021

9:00 EST
MANAGE THE IMPACT OF ULTRA-RAPID CHARGING ON THERMAL MANAGEMENT OF BATTERY PACK

With the arrival of ultra-rapid chargers, one of the most critical challenges facing EV developers is effectively managing the heat generated by a battery pack during charging. Thermal management is pivotal to EV fast-charging battery pack success.
> What are some of the most optimized systems, materials and softer approaches for cooling battery tech?
> What is the impact of fast charging on battery life?
> Localised thermal management to reduce energy consumption and increase range
> Innovations in battery cooling systems – including air, liquid, evaporative
> Approaches for balancing cost and safety when fulfilling vehicle’s cooling requirements

Dr André Schlott, Head of Business Unit Energy and Thermal Management, 
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology 

10:00 EST
OPTIMIZING EV BATTERY PACK SAFETY AND RELIABILITY WITH THERMAL MANAGEMENT 

> Learn capabilities that can be achieved with thermal interface materials in EV battery packs
> Key methods to determine thermal conductivity
> New fire-resistant materials to help protect battery packs and sensitive electronics

If you are interested in discussing speaking/sponsorship opportunities, contact Alishba Jan on +44 797 9122 589 or alishba.Jan@iqpc.co.uk

11:00 EST
THERMAL INTERFACE MATERIALS FOR PACKAGING THE BATTERY & TMS
> Key consideration when selecting thermal interface materials for specific applications
> High-performance cooling solutions for complex electronic systems

> Case studies demonstrating the application of a broad range of thermal interface materials (e.g. thermal gap pads, thermally conductive adhesives) to improve battery pack performance and reliability

12:00 EST
POWERTRAIN THERMAL MANAGEMENT - CLOSING KEYNOTE CASE STUDY

> Strategies to optimise thermal management in the design & simulation process as well as in advance and production development 
> Optimise range and cabin comfort by managing thermal energy while keeping under control the temperature  
> Conclusions on how a better powertrain energy efficiency helps reduce fuel consumption and emissions

Who is this event designed for & who should attend? 

  • Electric, Autonomous and Hybrid Vehicles Manufacturers
  • Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers in the EV space, including:
  • Battery and Fuel Cell Manufacturers
  • Battery Management Systems Suppliers

  • Lithium-Ion/Li-Ion Battery Companies
  • Solid-State Batteries Companies
  • Electrified Powertrain Systems and Component Suppliers
  • Thermal/Cooling Systems and Related Component Manufacturers
  • eMobility/Charging Infrastructure Companies
  • High Voltage Systems and Power Semiconductor Suppliers
  • CAE Software and Modelling Suppliers
  • Benchmarking Engineering Services Providers
  • Engineering Consultancies

With Job titles including but not limited to:
  • CEOs, VPs, Directors, Heads of, Technical Leads, Managers, Engineers, Scientists of:
  • BEV, Hybrids and Mild-Hybrid
  • Electrification
  • Batteries
  • Energy Storage
  • Cooling and Thermal Management
  • Materials
  • Research, Development & Innovation
  • eMobility & Charging Infrastructure
  • Powertrain Engineering & Propulsion
  • Systems & Control Engineering
  • Vehicle Architecture, Body Structure & BIW

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