April 30- May 2, 2018
Detroit, MI

Main Conference Day 2

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

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

9:00 am - 9:45 am 48 Volt: Driving What’s Next

  • 48V is available now.
  • It can solve (or be a critical part of the solution) to the immediate problems as a bridge to the next generation of mobility.
  • It can also play a critical role at that point – system redundancy, high power loads etc. 
Phil Shaw, Director Product Line for Advanced Battery at Johnson Controls

Phil Shaw

Director Product Line for Advanced Battery
Johnson Controls

9:45 am - 10:30 am TIER1 viewpoint on the changing market dynamics

·         Analyze the shift in market to better understand the dynamics involving electrification.
·         Upcoming market trends and their effect on electrification
·         Enhance the role that Tier 1 plays on low voltage electrification
Jim Harkins, Director, Engineering at DENSO International America, Inc

Jim Harkins

Director, Engineering
DENSO International America, Inc

10:30 am - 11:15 am Networking Break

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies in Future Mobility

  • Overview of current status of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) technology
  • Update on U.S. Department of Energy funded research and development
  • Key Challenges in the development of FCEVs
Erika Gupta, Operations Supervisor, EERE's Fuel Cells Technologies Office (FCTO) at U.S. Department of Energy

Erika Gupta

Operations Supervisor, EERE's Fuel Cells Technologies Office (FCTO)
U.S. Department of Energy

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Analyzing Infrastructure Change Due to Increase of Vehicle Electrification

• Simplifying charging capacity in city infrastructure
• Integrating charging capacity into city grids without increasing cost of systems and living
• Smart grid operations and dynamics for electrical vehicle components
Jim Saber, Vice President, Business & Technology Development at NextEnergy

Jim Saber

Vice President, Business & Technology Development

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Networking Break

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Enhancing components of transmissions in electrified propulsion systems vehicle longevity

·         Maintaining driving range at highest capacity for HV/EV
·         Architectural changes in propulsion system for better connectivity
·         Determining battery type for most accurate torque speed and minimal vehicle power requirements