Advanced Thermal Management 2017

Thermal management development, technologies and components

Date: April 27, 2017

Venue: The Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel. 21111 Haggerty Rd., Novi, MI 48375

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The ITB Group’s 2017 Advanced Thermal Management conference welcomed industry leaders into a one-day technical forum dedicated to developments and innovations for powertrain and passenger comfort advancements. The program agenda included four sessions with a total of 15 presentations that focused on key issues related to vehicle systems, regulations, materials/process innovations and component developments.

140 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.

Conference feedback has been very positive and planning for the 2018 conference has already begun. Click the link on the right to view the 2017 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 27, 2017

7:15

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Sean Osborne, Director - The ITB Group (U.S.A.)
Vehicle Thermal Management: Systems and Regulations

8:30

Midterm Evaluation of the 2022-2025 LD GHG Standards: Review of Technical Assessment and Role of Off-Cycle Credits
Office of Transportation and Air Quality - US Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.A.)

9:00

Vehicle Thermal Management System for Electric Vehicles
Head of Thermal Management Laboratory - Hutchinson (France)

9:30

Promise and Frustration of Off-Cycle Credits
Senior Fellow - The International Council on Clean Transportation (U.S.A.)

9:50

Networking Break

10:40

Thermal Management Economics
Sean Osborne, Director - The ITB Group (U.S.A.)
Thermal Components for CO2 Reduction

11:00

Fuel Operated Heaters: Supporting Future Mobility
Vice President, Research & Development, Climate Control Systems - Eberspächer Climate Control Systems (Germany)

11:30

Active Grill Shutter Actuator Torque Requirements
Senior Product Development Engineer - Ford Motor Company (U.S.A.)

12:00

Brushless DC/Stepper Motor and Through Shaft Position Sensor Technologies for Ultra-Slim Actuators
Business Development Manager - North America - Moving Magnet Technologies (U.S.A.)

12:30

Lunch

1:50

Fluid Management Innovations for Efficient Powertrain Thermal Performance
Product Manager, Product Line Fluid Components & Systems - Röchling Automotive (Italy)
Material and Processing Innovations

2:20

Future Trends in High Performance Materials for Thermal Management Modules
Director Business Development - Toray Resin Company (U.S.A.)

2:40

High Performance Molding with the Technology and Innovation of Multitube® and Multi-Process Plastic Injection Molds
North American Operations Manager - Georges Pernoud North America (U.S.A.)

3:00

Latest Welding Techniques for PPS Resins
Business Development Manager, PPS - DIC / Sun Chemical (U.S.A.)

3:20

Networking Break

3:40

Material Innovations for Demanding Thermal Management Applications
Business Development Manager - DSM Engineering Plastics (U.S.A.)
Heat Management for Improved Efficiency

4:00

Enhancing Thermal Stability and Performance of Lithium-ion Batteries using Latent Heat Storage (LHS) Materials
Senior Scientist - Outlast Technologies (U.S.A.)

4:30

Optimization of Instant Exhaust Heat Recovery Combined with Heat Storage Unit for Internal Combustion Engine and Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Senior Product Engineer - Hanon Systems (Czech Republic)

5:00

Use of Phase Change Materials for Automotive Thermal Management: Focus on Electrical Battery and Low Temperature Loops
Head of Advanced Engineering - Valeo (France)

5:30

Closing Remarks, Cocktail Reception
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Program Agenda


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Exhibitors

Arkema

Ascend Performance Materials

DIC / Sun Chemical

DSM Engineering Plastics

Eberspächer Climate Control Systems

Röchling Automotive

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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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