POWERTRAIN DETROIT

March 15, 2018 @ The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan

150+ experts joined Powertrain Detroit to network, share ideas and learn about the technologies and trends that are shaping the fuel-efficient and zero-emission cars of tomorrow

Schedule

We work closely with our expert speakers to develop a schedule that offers delegates a glimpse into the future.

Live Q&A

John German, Senior Fellow / US Co-Lead, ICCT

Powertrain evolution and the future of mobility (panel discussion)

Leading experts discuss the evolution of light vehicle powertrain technology as we enter into a brave new world of tougher emissions standards, connected cars and shared mobility services.
Moderated by Martin Kahl, Editor, Automotive World
Matti Vint, Valeo North America | Ron Frawley Magna | Chi La, IAV | Brett Smith, Center for Automotive Research (CAR)

Session 1: ICE

Moderated by Brett Smith, Assistant Director, Manufacturing, Engineering & Technology Group, CAR

GHG - MY2016 status report and outlook to 2025

Steven Sherman, Senior Engineer, Energy & Environment, Novation Analytics

Advancements in turbocharging

Geoff Duff, Director Applications Engineering - North America, Honeywell Transportation Systems

Benefits of injection-molded SCR tank systems

James Moss, Product Manager – Fluids Components and Systems, Röchling Automotive

Powertrain in emerging markets: challenges and opportunities

Faiz Ahmad, Sr. VP & Global Business Head, and Sriprakash DB, Chief Engineer – Powertrain Engineering, Hinduja Tech

Session 2: Hybridization

Moderated by Ann Schlenker, Director - Center for Transportation Research, Argonne National Laboratory

Optimization of the powertrain with hybrid drives

Patrick Lindemann, Vice President, Transmission Systems, Schaeffler

48V Mild Hybrid System for Best Fuel Economy

Thomas Huettner, Chief Engineer - Engines, AVL

Electrified future of mobility

Madhura Medikeri, Team Leader, Hybrid Controls and E-mobility, FEV

Session 3: Electrification

Moderated by Michelle Andersen, Partner & Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group

EV charging: Transitioning from the gas station model

Rebecca Shelby, Manager - Electrification Infrastructure Strategy and Standards, Ford Motor Company

Advances and challenges in solid state batteries for EV applications

Venkat Anandan, Research Scientist, Ford Motor Company

Laboratory performance and safety test results of the Hyundai 7.0 kW WPT system

Rakan Chabaan, Senior Engineer, HATCI

Partners

We'd like to thank our partners for helping us to connect and inform the global powertrain community.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

dlhBOWLES
FEV

Moderators

Argonne National Laboratory
Automotive World
The Boston Consulting Group
Center for Automotive Research

Media Partners

Automotive World
AutoHarvest

Speakers

Our hand-picked lineup of more than 30 expert speakers makes POWERTRAIN DETROIT an unmissable learning opportunity.

John German

Senior Fellow / US Co-Lead, ICCT

Rebecca Shelby

Manager - Electrification Infrastructure Strategy and Standards, Ford Motor Company

Venkat Anandan

Research Scientist, Ford Motor Company

Rakan Chabaan

Senior Engineer, HATCI

Matti Vint

Engineering R&D Director, Powertrain Systems, Valeo North America

Chi La

Business Unit Director, Powertrain Controls and Calibration, IAV

Ron Frawley

Director, Strategic Planning & Corporate Development, Magna Powertrain

Steven Sherman

Senior Engineer, Energy & Environment, Novation Analytics

Geoff Duff

Director Applications Engineering - North America, Honeywell Transportation Systems

James Moss

Product Manager – Fluids Components and Systems, Röchling Automotive

Faiz Ahmad

Sr. VP & Global Business Head, Hinduja Tech

Sriprakash DB

Chief Engineer – Powertrain Engineering, Hinduja Tech

Patrick Lindemann

Vice President, Transmission Systems, Schaeffler

Thomas Huettner

Chief Engineer - Engines, AVL

Madhura Medikeri

Team Leader, Hybrid Controls and E-mobility, FEV

Michelle Andersen

Partner & Managing Director, Detroit, The Boston Consulting Group

Martin Kahl

Editor, Automotive World

Ann Schlenker

Director - Center for Transportation Research, Argonne National Library

Brett Smith

Assistant Director, Manufacturing, Engineering & Technology Group, Center for Automotive Research

 

Delegates

The following industry stakeholders attended Powertrain Detroit

Aptiv - Global Market Analyst

Argonne National Laboratory - Director - Center for Transportation Research

ARKEMA - Business Development Engineer

Audi - Benchmark Engineer

Audi - Tech. Benchmark Sr. Engineer

AVL - Chief Engineer - Engines

Big River Steel - Technical Service Engineer

BorgWarner - Senior Sales Account Manager

BorgWarner - Snr. Tech. Specialist

BP - Technology Director

Center for Automotive Research - Assistant Director, Manufacturing, Engineering & Technology Group

Continental Automotive - Market and Strategy

Deloitte - Managing Director

dlhBOWLES - Account Manager

dlhBOWLES - Director of Business Development

dlhBOWLES - Marketing Associate

dlhBOWLES - Marketing Manager

dlhBOWLES - Sales Manager

dlhBOWLES - Vice President of Engineering

DSM - Director, Commercial NA Automotive

EFI AUTOMOTIVE - PLM

Elektrobit - Marketing Manager North America

EWI - Director, Marketing & Product Management

EWI - Technology Fellow

FCA - External Affairs

FCA - Propulsion Planning Manager

FEV - Business Development Manager

FEV - Director, NVH, Powertrain & Engineering

FEV - Team Leader, Hybrid Controls and E-mobility

Ford Motor Company - Advanced Manufacturing Representative

Ford Motor Company - Advanced Truck Product Marketing

Ford Motor Company - Analyst Scientist

Ford Motor Company - Battery Research Engineer

Ford Motor Company - BEV/HEV Service Commodity Mgr.

Ford Motor Company - Business Engagement Manager

Ford Motor Company - Business Relationship Manager

Ford Motor Company - Connected Vehicle Product Owner

Ford Motor Company - Cost Estimating

Ford Motor Company - Data Scientist

Ford Motor Company - Econometrician / Supervisor

Ford Motor Company - Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Engineer - Powertrain Systems Architecture

Ford Motor Company - Engrg. Consultant

Ford Motor Company - EV Calibration and Analysis Supervisor

Ford Motor Company - Forecasting Strategist

Ford Motor Company - Information Specialist - Research

Ford Motor Company - IT Portfolio Manager

Ford Motor Company - Manager, Electrification Infrastructure Strategy and Standards

Ford Motor Company - Manager, Product and Sustainability Analytics

Ford Motor Company - Metrologist

Ford Motor Company - N. American Fuel Economy Planning Mgr.

Ford Motor Company - Powertrain NVH Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Powertrain Program Manager

Ford Motor Company - Powertrain Systems Architecture Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Powertrain Systems Integration

Ford Motor Company - Product Design Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Product Development Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Product Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Product Environmental Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Product Planning Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Program Control Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Program Control Manager

Ford Motor Company - Program Management

Ford Motor Company - PT NVH PAT Lead

Ford Motor Company - PTSI Integration

Ford Motor Company - Purchasing Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Regulatory Planning

Ford Motor Company - Research Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Research Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Sr. Engineer, Powertrain Systems Architecture

Ford Motor Company - System Dynamics Core Methods

Ford Motor Company - Technical Expert

Ford Motor Company - Truck Fuel Economy Planner

Ford Motor Company - Vehicle Architecture

Freelance Journalist - Freelance Journalist

General Motors - Benchmarking Engineer

General Motors - CI Manager

General Motors - Competitive Intel Analyst

General Motors - Global Leader - CO2 Competitiveness

General Motors - Industry Analysis Manager

General Motors - Lead Engineer

General Motors - Manager

General Motors - Planning Analyst

General Motors - VPO - Global Energy Integration

HATCI - Senior Engineer

Henkel - Global Market Segment Manager

Hinduja Tech - General Manager Design & Engineering

Hinduja Tech - Sales Director

Hinduja Tech - Sr. VP & Global Business Head

Hinduja Tech - Vice President & Head of Sales

Honeywell - Director Applications Engineering - North America

Hyundai - Senior Manager

Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center - Economic Analyst

IAV - Director Gasoline Engine & Transmissions Business Unit

ICCT - Senior Fellow

ISUZU - System Integration Engineer

LHP Engineering Solutions - Chief Engineer

Magna - Director, Strategic Planning & Corporate Development

Magna - Sr. Manager

Mitsubishi Motors - Senior Researcher

Nissan - Senior Manager

NORMA Group - VP Business Development

Novation Analytics - Senior Engineer, Energy & Environment

Ricardo - Director Business Development

Röchling Automotive - Marketing Manager North America

Röchling Automotive - Product Manager – Fluids Components and Systems

RPK S. COOP. - International Business Development Manager

RPK S. COOP. - Managing Director

SAE International - Acquisitions Editor

Schaffler - Vice President, Transmission Systems

Schneider Electric - Ford Motor Company Account Manager

Sogefi Group - Director of Purchasing and Program Management

Sonceboz - VP Business Development

The Boston Consulting Group - Partner & Managing Director - Detroit

Toyota - Group Vice President

TRUMPF North America - Industry Manager: Automotive

UAW-Ford - Adv Mfg

Valeo - R&D Engineering Director

Valiant TMS - General Manager - Powertrain

VCST Powertrain Components Inc - Design Engineer

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