Advanced Thermal Management 2016

Thermal management development, technologies and components

Date: April 15, 2016

Venue: The Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel. 27790 Novi Road, Novi, MI

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The ITB Group’s 2016 Advanced Thermal Management conference welcomed industry leaders into a one-day open forum where developments and innovations for powertrain and passenger comfort advancements, which reduce thermal losses for conventional and electrified vehicles, were discussed. 14 industry leading presentations explored key issues related to vehicle systems, materials and testing and thermal management component developments.

130 automotive professionals participated in the event and throughout the conference they took advantage of excellent networking and business development opportunities with high level decision makers from the OEMs, Tier and material suppliers. Companies also showcased their latest products and developments in the adjacent exhibit hall and ballroom foyer.

Conference feedback has been very positive and planning for the 2017 conference has already begun. Click the link on the right to view the 2016 program agenda and please contact Mr. Bryan Eldredge, Program Manager – Conferences if you have any questions. Tel: 248-380-6310 • Email: beldredge@itbgroup.com

CONFERENCE AGENDA - April 15, 2016

7:15

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Sean Osborne, Director – The ITB Group (U.S.A.)

Vehicle Thermal Management

8:30

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION - Vehicle Thermal Management

THS Research and Innovation Director – VALEO Thermal System (France)

9:00

Greenhouse Gas Regulations and Vehicle Technology Development

Senior Fellow / US Co-Lead – The International Council on Clean Transportation (U.S.A.)

9:30

A Framework for the Advancement of Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency

Vice President Product Development – Gentherm (U.S.A.)

10:00

Mid-Morning Break

10:30

Intelligent Under-Hood System Design

Senior Expert – VALEO Thermal System (U.S.A.)

Materials and Testing

11:00

High Performance Hydrolysis Solutions for Engine and Battery Cooling

Material Development Manager – Kuraray (Japan)

11:30

Thermally Conductive Plastics for Automotive Applications

Field Application Development and OEM Account Manager – Celanese (U.S.A.)

12:00

Lunch

1:15

Advancements in Thermal Management

Sean Osborne, Director – The ITB Group (U.S.A.)

1:30

Next Generation IR Technologies Solve Automotive Thermal Testing Challenges

Business Development Director and Senior Science Segment Engineer – FLIR Systems (U.S.A.)

2:00

Selecting the Optimal Material for Thermal Management Components

CAE Manager – Solvay Specialty Polymers (U.S.A.)

2:30

Material Science for Thermal Energy Storage

Expert Thermal Management Systems – Hutchinson (France)

3:00

Afternoon Break
Thermal Management Components

3:30

Controlled Flow Coolant Pumps

R&D Project Leader – NIDEC GPM (Germany)

4:00

Electromagnetic Brake for Active Valve Controls

Staff Engineer – LORD Corporation (U.S.A.)

4:30

Air Transmission Oil Cooler Issues in a Cold Environment

Expert, Cooling Systems – VALEO Thermal System (U.S.A.)

5:00

Advanced Closed Coupled Exhaust Gas Heat Recovery for Hybrid Passenger Car Applications

Product Manager and Advanced Engineering Manager – Bosal (U.S.A. and Belgium)

5:30

Closing Remarks and Cocktail Recpetion
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Program Agenda


 Exhibitors

Arkema

Ascend Performance Materials

Celanese

DIC International

Kuraray

Lord Corporation

Nidec GPM

Solvay

Sonceboz

Stant

Toray Resin Company

 

 

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CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Sean Osborne
Director, The ITB Group

Sean Osborne

Mr. Osborne leads the Thermal Management Practice at The ITB Group. He has been developing and implementing strategic visions as a technical executive in several organizations for over 15 years. Over the past 30 years he has accumulated extensive experience in automotive product development, including experience working in Europe and China as well as the United States. Two areas of his automotive specialization are thermal management and fuel systems. Mr. Osborne holds Masters Degrees in Engineering and Management from MIT and a BSEE from General Motors Institute.

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