Electrified Vehicle Thermal Management and Engine Air/Cooling Systems 2019

Development, technologies and components

Date: June 13 and 14, 2019

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

The ITB Group is organizing its revamped 2019 Electrified Vehicle Thermal Management and Engine Air/Cooling Systems conference which will focus on developments and innovations for powertrain and passenger comfort advancements (day 1) and engine air induction systems/components, boosting including e-boosting, engine cooling, EGR and material/process developments (day 2).  We once again welcome industry leaders into two-day open forum where leading presentations will explore key issues related to systems, components, and materials, development processes and techniques. Participating companies will also have the opportunity to showcase their latest products and innovations in the adjacent exhibit hall and ballroom foyer.

The conference caters to global component and material suppliers, as well OEM leadership with participants finding excellent value in the presentation content, business development opportunities, and face to face discussions with industry experts.  Plan now to participate and become part of the program agenda and join your colleagues for an insightful event to learn more about how these powertrain technologies and the value chain are changing.

Opportunities to present, sponsor and/or exhibit are available and we welcome leading companies to take part in our event. Click the links on the right for complete details.

Contact Mr. Bryan Eldredge, Program Manager, The ITB Group if you have any questions.

Tel: +1 (248) 380-6310 • Email: beldredge@itbgroup.com


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Sean Osborne
Director - The ITB Group
Dr. Joel Kopinsky
Managing 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 a Master’s degree in Engineering and Management from MIT and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from General Motors Institute.


Dr. Joel Kopinsky

Dr. Kopinsky (Ph.D. Chemical Engineering and MBA) is responsible for The ITB Group’s consulting assignments in energy storage, vehicle emissions, plastic engine parts and glazing systems. Over the past 25 years he has completed a variety of strategic and technical feasibility consulting projects for leading suppliers, OEMs and investment banks in North America, Europe and Asia. In addition, he has completed numerous multiclient reports concerned with energy storage, glazing and powertrain technologies. In the 1980’s, Dr. Kopinsky worked at the General Motors Research Labs followed by the completion of his MBA at Columbia University. On the side, Dr. Kopinsky is an avid clarinetist and long-haul hiker.