WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Meet Decision Makers From


  • Automotive OEMs - Electric, Autonomous and Hybrid Vehicles
  • Engineering Consultancies
  • Tier 1 and Tier 2 Suppliers in EV
  
  • Electrified Powertrain Systems and Component Suppliers
  • Thermal Systems and Related Component Manufacturers
  • High Voltage Systems and Power Semiconductor Suppliers
  • Testing and Crash Safety Engineering Services
 Lightweight Material Suppliers
  • EV CAE Software and Modeling Suppliers
  • Battery and Fuel Cell Manufacturers
  • Battery Management Systems Suppliers
  Components, Switchers, Controllers and Inverter Suppliers
  • Charging Infrastructure
  • Benchmarking Engineering Services Providers
  • National Laboratories and Government Technology Offices
With Following Job Titles:
  • CEO / Vice President / General Manager from EV OEMs

  • Chief Engineer - Battery Electric & Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles
  • Chief Engineer, Electrified Propulsion Systems

  • Chief Engineer, Electrical Systems

  • Head, EV Engineering Systems
  • Head of Vehicle Electrification Technology
  • Head of Hybrid and EV Battery Systems

  • Chief Scientist, Energy and Systems
Head of Vehicle Architecture
  • Head of Systems and Control Engineering
  • Electrification Project Engineer
  • Head of Research, Materials and Manufacturing
  •  Group Product Director Hybrid and Electric Systems
  • Lead Engineer, Electrical Systems Engineering

  • Lead Engineer, Electrified Powertrains

  • Head of Body Structures / Body in White
  • Battery Electric Vehicle Global Lead Engineer
  • Global Battery Systems Engineering
  • Battery Research Engineer
    Technical Manager - Innovation Management
  • Innovation & Technology Development Manager
  • Chief Engineer & Technical Leader - Energy Storage & Systems

Day One: Tuesday 5 May 2020

07:30 Coffee And Registration

09:00 Chair's Welcome And Introduction

EVALUATE COSTS, BENEFITS & TRADE OFFS DRIVING DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO BATTERY INTEGRATION

What Are The Key Lessons For Cost Reduction & Performance Optimisation?

COMPARING DEDICATED B.E.V. ARCHITECTURES VS. FLEXIBLE, CONVERSION PLATFORMS

KEYNOTE PANEL: B.E.V. PLATFORM STRATEGY

09:10 Evaluate Costs, Benefits & Trade Offs Driving Diverse Approaches To Battery & Body Structure Integration To Maximise Safety & Optimise Performance

Comparing Dedicated B.E.V. Architectures Vs. Flexible, Conversion Platforms To

Identify The Key Drivers And Compromises For Each Approach

Mini-Case Study 1:

Engineering Solutions For Cost Effectively Developing A Dedicated B.E.V. Architecture For Mass Market Scale Up

Mini-Case Study 2:

Cost Optimized Battery Integration Solution For Flexible Platforms Configurable For BEV, PHEV, And ICEV.

Espen Kvalvik, CTO & CEO, Fresco Motors

Tilo Schweers, VP Full Vehicle, e.GO MOOVE

Extended Audience Q&A

COST-OPTIMISED STRATEGY ON BATTERY INTEGRATION INTO THE BODY-IN-WHITE

BATTERY PACK INTEGREATION

10:00 Strategy And Technology To Optimize Battery Pack Integration Into The Body Structure - Examine Costs, Technical Benefits (Including Stiffness) & Trade Offs

*    Efficient Solution In Combining technologies together in the structure to save cost. EMI shielding together with cooling.

*    Powertrain architecture and components

*    High voltage architecture, electronics and control modules

*    Design of crash-safe structures that are integrated with metal structures

John H Yan, Executive Expert of CAE Technology & Vehicle Engineering & Integration,NIO

10:25 Evaluate Trade-Off's Audience Q&A

INTEGRATION PROCESS MONITORING

10:30 3D Inspection & Process Control for Adhesive, Sealant and Thermal Paste Beads

*    Correct volume and location of adhesive, sealant, and thermal paste
beads to avoid leaks and corrosion

*    Structural integrity assurance and achieving desired thermal management

*    Robust real-time 3D inspection and process control solution to reduce process variation, minimize production down time and improve product quality

Christian Schauer, Strategic Sales & Business Development Manager,Coherix
Europe GmbH

10:50 Question and Answer Session

11:00 Networking Coffee Break In Exhibition Area

BATTERY ENCLOSURE SIMULATION

11:30 Best Practice Integration & Attachment Of The Battery Structure To The Body-In-White

*    Monocoque - A unique architecture

*    Shape of the battery-pack - CoG, Passive-Safety, Liability

*    Structural performances at vehicle level - crash, stiffness, strength

Daniele Giachi, Director of Vehicle Engineering, C_Two Chief-Engineer, Rimac Automobili

11:55 Question and Answer Session

COST-EFFECTIVE BATTERY PROTECTION

12:00 Evaluate Advanced Material Requirements For Battery Packaging &  Lower The Costs

*    Material selection in reducing weight while taking care of cooling, high voltage effect and safety, including fire containing.

*    Evaluate usage of metal and plastics in battery packaging to reach high performance with lower costs.

Paul Ledoux, Technical Specialist in Luxury Automobile,Former OEM Engineering Manager

12:25 Question and Answer Session

COOLING SYSTEM INTERATION

12:30 Integrating Cooling Systems Into Mechanical Structures Considering The Efficiency & Weight Reduction Of Different Advanced Materials

*    Strategy in assembling cooling system into mechanical structure to reduce weight and increase cooling efficiency to enable better range

*    Future strategy for design of lightweight cooling system and integration.

Francesco Maltoni, Research Associate at Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components,RWTH Aachen University

12: 50 Question and Answer Session

13:00 Networking Lunch In Exhibition Area

DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT OF LIGHTWEIGHT B.E.V. STRUCTURES FOR REDUCED COST THAT MEET COMPLEX SAFETY REGULATIONS & PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

ADVANCED MATERIAL SELECTION STRATEGIES FOR BATTERY PACK WEIGHT REDUCTION AND TO MAXIMISE SAFETY AND ENSURE STIFFNESS

SENIOR ENGINEERING DIRECTOR PANEL SESSION

14:00 Selection Of Advanced Lightweight Materials For Whole Vehicle Integration - Experiences And Best Practices In Design And Development - Considerations Relative To Chassis, Electrical Systems, Battery And Body Structure

*    Application of design considerations and safety requirements for whole vehicle systems integration

*    Lightweight materials selection which Achieves Electromagnetic Shielding Requirements.

*    Right Material Selection For Cooling Of Different Vehicle

Tilo Schweers, VP Full Vehicle,e.GO MOOVE

John H Yan, Executive Expert of CAE Technology & Vehicle Engineering & Integration,NIO

14:40 Question and Answer Session

COST-EFFECTIVE BATTERY INTEGRATION

14:50 Integration of HV battery to achieve vehicle performance: Lightweight materials and cost reduction design

*    Influence and contribution of HV battery on vehicle performances

*    Design concept selection of battery focusing on lightweight materials

*    Cost improvements and interaction with the vehicle

15:20 Question and Answer Session

15:30 Networking Coffee Break In Exhibition Area

BATTERY PACK WEIGHT REDUCTION

16:00 Application Of Applicable Components & Advanced Materials To Reduce The Weight Of The Battery Pack Including Cells, Cooling Systems & Housing

*    Methodology to reduce the weight of battery cells, cooling systems and housing in a cost-effective way

*    Technologies to apply lightweight materials and composites into battery

*    Remain good performance and range while reducing the weight of battery

Francesco Maltoni, Research Associate at Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components,RWTH Aachen University

16:25 Question and Answer Session

OPTIMIZING NVH PANEL

16:30 Overcoming NVH Suppression Challenges And Optimise Safety Of Sports Cars - Impacts On Multi-Material Choices And Engineering Approach

*    Key vehicle attributes and impact of electrification including range, cost,
Safety, dynamics and thermal management

*    The need to design for damping vibration and impacts of material
Stiffness

*    Environmental conditions

*    Engineering approaches to optimise NVH and safety

17:15 Question and Answer Session

BATTERY ENCLOSURE LIGHTWEIGHT DESIGN

17:20 Implementation Of High Energy Scan In Advanced R&D And Optimisation In The Design Of Lightweight Sheet Aluminium Battery Enclosure

*    The latest Digital Twin Technology and its implementation in automotive

*    How did this technology accelerate automotive design?

*    Advanced benchmarking, design and analysis

*    Experience in efficiently developing an optimised-design lightweight aluminium battery enclosure

Prideep Subramaniam, Director of Sales,Caresoft Global
Fyodor Hermann Jacob, Business Analyst, Caresoft Global

17:40 Chair's Closing Remarks - Followed By Networking Drinks Reception For All Attendees

SEB

LEARNING BENEFITS

See OEM Case Studies And Technical Presentations On:

Build EV Supply Chain & Improve EV Competitiveness: Understand Challenges OEMs Are Facing When Developing The Next Generation Of EVs And Investigate Opportunities With Providing Targeted Solutions

Safety Regulations & Crashworthiness For EVs: Understand Safety Regulations Specific To EVs And Explore The Best Practices And Solutions To Help Meet Safety & Crashworthiness Requirements

Whole Vehicle Design Concepts And Technical Breakthroughs: Hear About The Latest Ideas And Techniques For Protecting The Battery And Delivering Safety At Higher Standards

Optimal Architecture & Battery Placement For EVs:

  • Compare The Pros And Cons Of Different Battery Integration Solutions Including:
  • Inside The Battery Pack, Cells & Modules
  • Outside The Battery Case Including Power Electronics Components
  • High Voltage Electric Systems
  • Low Voltage Electronics Systems
  • Drivetrain Including Motor And Transmission

Balancing Trade-Offs In EV Systems: Hear How To Balance The Trade-offs Between Range, Cost, Weight And Customer Needs

Strategies For Battery System Integration Into Body In White: Hear About Integration Strategies For Both New Build And Adapting Conventional Vehicle Platforms 

Thermal Performance Optimisation And System Integration: Explore Advanced Solutions To Optimise Thermal Performance Of EV Systems

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