SEMINAR PROGRAMME

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Registration Open

60mins

Dr Matthias Wellers / Dr Greg Offer

Welcome

10mins

Dr Matthias Wellers / Dr Greg Offer

Refreshment Break & Networking

30mins

Dr Ralph Clague, ETI Group

Session 1 – Fuel Cells & Hydrogen

Speaker
Jon Morgado - University College London - Development of Manufacturing Techniques for the Flexi-Planar Fuel Cell
Adam Chase - E4 Tech - Hydrogen & Fuel cells – From current reality to 2025 and beyond Download
Dr Mohsine Zahid- ElringKlinger AG - PEMFC Stack and component technology for future mass markets
Chris Evans- Ceres Power - Solid Oxide Fuel Cells in automotive applications

90mins

Dr Ralph Clague, ETI Group

Lunch & Networking

75mins

Steve Gill, Director, Powertrain Engineering, Ford Motor Company

Keynote Speaker: Making People’s Lives Better by Changing the way the World Moves

30mins

Steve Gill, Director, Powertrain Engineering, Ford Motor Company

Steve Faulkner, Caterpillar

Session 3 – Off-Road & Heavy Duty Vehicles

Speakers
Vinicius Pedrozo - Brunel University - Advanced Ethanol-Diesel Dual-Fuel Combustion for Heavy-Duty Engines
Steve Hughes - Torotrak Group - Flywheel-based Hybrid and Power Boosting Systems for Off-highway and Industrial Applications
Dr Ed Long - Loughborough UniversityInsight into heavy-duty Diesel engine combustion and flow processes
Dr Thanos Alexakis - AVID Technology & Dr Ramin Salemi - Caterpillar - Joint Presentation - Electrification of Engine Ancillaries for Improved Thermal Management and Reduced Parasitic Losses

90mins

Steve Faulkner, Caterpillar

Refreshment Break & Networking

30mins

Dr Peter Lamp, BMW AG

Keynote Speaker: Next generation automotive batteries – challenges in research & application

30mins

Dr Peter Lamp, BMW AG

Jon Caine, Ford

Session 5 – Emissions, Drive Cycles & After-Treatment

Speaker
Nick Molden - Emission AnalyticsLatest insights from the largest real-world emissions test programme Download
Phil Stones - Millbrook Proving Ground - Impact of vehicle route profile and time of day on vehicle emissions and fuel economy operating in a major city environment.
Simon Williams - MAHLE Powertrain - Challenges for high specific output engines to achieve Real Driving Emissions Download
Jonathan Stewart - Catagen - Aftertreatment testing equipment that replicates real-world transient exhaust gas conditions

90mins

Jon Caine, Ford

CATAGEN

Evening Network

Time Intinerary
17:00 Drinks Reception AVL Powertrain UK & Imperial College would like to invite you to join them for a Drinks Reception in the Compton Suite.
18:20 Evening Network Event – Delegates move to Ballacraine Suite *Bar Open*
18:30 Welcome & Introduction by CATAGEN
18:40 Presentation of Poster Competition Winners by Catagen
19:00 Buffet Served
19:45 Keynote Speaker – Professor Dave Greenwood, Warwick Manufacturing Group - Future Battery Technologies
20:15 Networking & Table Magician – Daniel Reed
22:00 Event Closes
The Motorcycle Museum will remain open until 6.30 pm  For free entry, please show your Delegate Badge.

5 Hours

CATAGEN

Dr Alastair McGibbon, NMI

Session 2 – Power Electronics & Electrical Machines

Speakers
Ahad Ahmed Buksh - IHS - Developments of Powertrain electronics in conventional, hybrid and electric vehicles
Dr Martin Bruell - Continental Corporation - Bidirectional Charge- and Traction System
David Meek - Intertek Transportation Technologies - Challenges of Precision Testing of EV Drives Download
Professor Phil Mawby - University of Warwick - Quantifying the benefits of silicon carbide technologies for automotive applications

90mins

Dr Alastair McGibbon, NMI

Jon Horsley, DETC

Session 4 – Digital

Speakers
Simon Shepherd - Drive System Design - The Future for the Connected Drivetrain Systems
Jonathan Gibb - AVL Powertrain UK - On the Path to Autonomous Driving 
Hans-Leo Ross - Robert Bosch Challenges for Safety for E-Mobility and Automated Driving
Dr Christophe Bastien - Coventry University - An Application of Digital Technologies in Automotive Component Manufacture

90mins

Jon Horsley, DETC

Alex Burns, Millbrook

Session 6 – Battery Trends & Developments

Speaker
Prof Charles Monroe - University of Oxford - Challenges for Magnesium/Oxygen Batteries
Dr Richard Pearson - BP - Simulation of CO2 and Fuel Economy of Gasoline, Diesel, and Hybrid Vehicles over Legislative and Real Driving Cycles
Dr Monica Marinescu - Imperial College - Lithium sulfur batteries - Promise, challenges and solutions
Francisco Jose Carranza Sierra - Renault-Nissan Alliance - The use of end life electric vehicle batteries for stationary storage applications

90mins

Alex Burns, Millbrook

Registration Open

60mins

Dr Matthias Wellers, AVL Powertrain UK and Dr Greg Offer, Imperial College London

Welcome

10mins

Dr Matthias Wellers, AVL Powertrain UK and Dr Greg Offer, Imperial College London

Tony Harper, Head of Research & Advanced Systems Engineering, Jaguar Land Rover

Keynote Speaker: Future Powertrains as viewed from Future Mobility

20mins

Tony Harper, Head of Research & Advanced Systems Engineering, Jaguar Land Rover

Dr Byron Mason, Loughborough University

Session 7 – The Future of ICE

Speaker
Simon Jones - HiETA Technology - Additive Manufacturing and Novel Waste Heat Recovery Systems for Future Powertrains Download
Brian Cooper - Jaguar Land RoverWill the Internal Combustion Engine Become Extinct?
Dr Robert Morgan - University of Brighton - Pathways to the ultra-efficient powertrain – towards 60% efficiency
Dr Claus Görsmann - Johnson Matthey - Powertrain Options 2025-2050 Download

90mins

Dr Byron Mason, Loughborough University

Refreshments & Networking

30mins

Richard Bruges, Productiv

Session 9 – Markets & Business Models

Speaker
Dr Peter Harrop - ID TechEX - Structural Electronics: Powertrains Transformed
Christopher May - Advanced Propulsion Centre - Identifying and capitalising on low carbon technology-led disruptions to the future powertrain supply chain
Paul Gadd - Innovate UK - Government funding/support to low emission powertrain development Download
Professor Peter Wells - Cardiff Business School - The end of design redundancy: aligning business models with customer requirements and new powertrain configurations Download

90mins

Richard Bruges, Productiv

Mark Preston, TECHEETAH Formula E Racing Team

Keynote Speaker: Future Racing Strategy – A Business Perspective

25mins

Mark Preston, TECHEETAH Formula E Racing Team

Prof Matthias Wellers, Dr Greg Offer

Prof Matthias Wellers, Dr Greg Offer

5mins

Prof Matthias Wellers, Dr Greg Offer

Lunch & Networking

60mins

Marco Fracchia, Vocis Ltd

Session 8 – Hybrids & Transmissions

Speaker
Mike Dempsey - Claytex Ltd - MORSE: Reducing physical testing in the calibration of diagnostic and driveabilty features Download
Steve Nesbitt - Jaguar Land RoverTRANSCEND - A hybrid transmissions above and beyond all others
Phil Taylor - Millbrook Proving Ground - Study into KERS optimisation Download
Jeremy Bowman - Hypermotive - Energy storage for Hybrids: which technology will dominate?

90mins

Marco Fracchia, Vocis Ltd

Sally Leathers, Aston Martin

Session 10 – Electric Vehicles

Speaker
Dr Malte Jaensch - Porsche Engineering - Disruptive innovation and the future of the electric powertrain
Doug Campbell - Williams F1Challenges and Considerations for Future Battery Pack Design
Steve Doyle - Ricardo - The Future for Low Carbon Vehicles, Hybrids and Electric Vehicles Download

90mins

Sally Leathers, Aston Martin