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

Dr. Ing. Fouad el Khaldi

Industry Strategy & Innovation - General Manager

ESI Group

Dr. Fouad el Khaldi joined ESI Group (ESI) in 1988 and is currently, General Manager of Industry Strategy & Innovation, with special focus on co-creation innovation projects. With over 35 years of experience in the CAE industry Fouad has undertaken several different roles of increasing responsibility at ESI including the role of Senior Consultant for a Joint Venture created by IBM Japan and ESI in Tokyo where he was in charge of developing a new solution for sheet metal forming simulation in collaboration with the Japanese Automotive Industry. After the conclusion of that project Fouad established PAM-STAMP as an industrial simulation software product and the Virtual Manufacturing Product line at ESI. In 2000 he was a key contributor to the success of ESI's initial public offering and its associated business transformation. In 2004 he was appointed Manager of the Virtual Prototyping Software Branch which included significant M&A activity.

Dr. el Khaldi has authored and co-authored numerous technical papers on CAE innovation and applications in the virtual manufacturing process and prototyping. He also holds several patents in this field and is active in several industry associations Dr. el Khaldi is a member of the board of directors of Systematic - France where his special focus is on numerical simulation, virtual prototyping, and virtual product engineering.

Dr. el Khaldi holds a Civil Engineering Degree from AUB in Beirut, Lebanon and obtained his Ph.D. in Numerical Simulation from INSA in Lyon, France.

Fouad El Khaldi

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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