Developments in Thermal Management and Plastic Powertrain Components 2021 – Call for Speakers

New Date: September 29 and 30, 2021

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

Technical presentations are now being solicited for The ITB Group’s Developments in Thermal Management and Plastic Powertrain Components event. Plan now to present and take part in this important event which provides a forum for considering issues facing the global automotive industry.  The event provides excellent exposure to 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:

  • Component advancements for reducing thermal losses and variability
  • Improvements in vehicle thermal control systems and mechatronics
  • Developments for reducing thermal system costs
    • System and component integration
    • Innovation to eliminate components
    • Innovations to downsize thermal systems
  • Innovations for electrified vehicle thermal management
    • Electrical Energy Storage
      • Battery cell thermal improvements
      • Battery pack thermal system developments
      • Battery pack electrical and thermal control
      • Supercapacitor applications for thermal loss reduction
      • Thermal developments to reduce charging time
    • Electric Machines
    • Power Electronics
  • Passenger comfort improvements
    • Heat pumps
    • Refrigerant cycle improvements
    • Localized heating and cooling
  • Advancements in thermal energy recovery, storage, and reuse
  • Global regulatory changes
  • Materials developments to improve or inhibit heat transfer
  • Plastic powertrain components – key overall design drivers and packaging of components
  • Electrified powertrains
    • Housings for batteries, power electronics
    • Approaches for EMC performance
    • Thermal management tube architectures and constructions
  • High performance materials
    • Flame retardancy including halogen-free
    • High comparative tracking resistance
    • Superior coolant resistance
  • 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)

Become a Presenter:

Abstracts for proposed presentations are currently being solicited and should be submitted by July 16, 2021. Click the link on the right to submit an abstract or contact:

Mr. Bryan Eldredge, Senior 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: The safety of our clients is The ITB Group’s number one priority. ITB will continue to monitor the global pandemic and adhere to state and government mandates to provide a safe meeting environment at our 2021 conferences.  Plans to meet in person are subject to change.

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.