Developments in Thermal Management and Plastic Powertrain Components 2020 – Call for Speakers


Conference Date: September 22 and 23, 2020

Venue: The Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel. 21111 Haggery rd., Novi, MI 48377

Technical presentations are now being solicited for The ITB Group’s Developments in Thermal Management and Plastic Powertrain Components conference. Plan now to present and take part in this important event which provides a forum for considering issues facing the global automotive industry.  The conference provides excellent exposure and networking opportunities with participants from throughout the value chain from regulators to key suppliers and OEMs. Leverage the opportunity to deliver your message to targeted thermal management and powertrain experts and gain valuable exposure to current and potential customers.

Proposed Conference Topics Include:

  • High value solutions for reducing thermal losses
  • Improvements in vehicle thermal control systems and mechatronics
  • Innovations for electrified vehicle thermal management
    • Electrical Energy Storage and Charging Systems
    • Electric Machines
    • Power Electronics
  • Advancements in thermal energy recovery and storage
  • Global regulatory changes
  • Materials developments to improve or inhibit heat transfer
  • Plastic powertrain components – key overall design drivers and packaging of components
  • Air induction component developments: intake manifolds, throttle bodies, mass airflow sensing, ducts, filters
  • Turbocharging, supercharging, e-turbos, charge air cooling
  • Engine cooling system developments including smart systems (variable speed pumps, electronic thermostats and advanced thermal control components)
  • Electrified systems – opportunities for plastics – housings, tubes, electrical components etc

Submit an Abstract

Abstracts for proposed presentations are currently being solicited and should be submitted by July 31, 2020. Click the link on the right to submit an abstract or contact:

Mr. Bryan Eldredge, Program Manager, The ITB Group

Abstracts – Proposed abstracts should include the following:

  • Presentation title
  • Speaker name and job title
  • A short paragraph (three or four sentences) describing the proposed presentation

Presentations – If accepted into the program agenda, presentations:

  • Will be approximately 25 minutes in length
  • In PowerPoint format

Please note that there are no fees to present and no written papers are required. Subsequent to the conference, electronic copies of the presentations will be available to conference attendees when provided permission from the speaker.

Note: ITB will photograph the conference for promotional purposes. By participating in the conference you grant ITB permission to use your likeness in any/all conference related promotions.

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