Thermal Management Systems and Materials 2022

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Date: June 16, 2022

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

Format: In-Person

Sponsored by:

ITB’s next in-person automotive thermal conference for 2022 showcases innovations in thermal solutions including electrified drive and battery systems, passenger cabin comfort and safety systems, and conventional powertrain heating and cooling technologies.  In one day you will meet OEMs with engineering challenges, and companies throughout the supply chain with improved technologies and solutions. This annual conference promotes exchanging ideas and setting the stage for future meetings, discussions, and business collaborations.

Register now to attend to take part in valuable business discussions, hear 18 leading presentations including a keynote address by Visteco, connect with customers, and discover key technologies and developments shaping the future for thermal management components and systems in the exhibit hall.

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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 guidelines to provide a safe meeting environment at our 2022 conferences.  Plans to meet in person are subject to change.

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7:30 a.m.

Registration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast

8:10 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Sean Osborne, Vice President – The ITB Group

Vehicle Thermal Systems

8:25 a.m.

Introduction of a Lightweight and Compact Exhaust Heat Recovery System

Matt Longsdorf, Manager, Sales/NM Purchasing/Engineering – YUTAKA GIKEN

8:55 a.m.

Heating Technologies and Systems for Vehicle Applications

Stefano Zanella Global Technical Director – Zoppas Industries

9:25 a.m.

The Future of Vehicle Thermal Management Systems

Marco Barbolini, Product Manager Thermal Management & AIS Global – Röchling Automotive

9:55 a.m.

Networking Break

10:40 a.m.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Effective BEV Thermal Management with Flow Control Modules

Darren Berger, Head of Sensing & Actuation, Fluid Control Systems, and Paul Siciliano, Head of Product Line Actuators – Vitesco

11:10 a.m.

High-Power-Density Thermal Management for Electric Vehicles

Issam Mudawar, Professor, Lab Director and Devahdhanush V.S., Ph.D. candidate – Purdue University

Materials for Electrified Vehicle Thermal Systems and Components

11:40 a.m.

Friction Stir Welded Liquid Cooled Heatsinks: A High Efficiency, Low-Cost Solution

Laurent Dubourg CEO – Stirweld

12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Thermoplastic Refrigerant Lines for A/C & Heat Pump Applications

Matt Stieber, Advanced Technology Manager – TI Fluid Systems

1:30 p.m.

New Cost-Efficient Plastic Multilayer Tubing Solutions for XEV Thermal Management

Jennifer Haßelberg, Marketing Manager Thermal Management – Evonik

1:50 p.m.

World-Class Materials for Complex Thermal Management Systems

Doug Thornhill, Application Development Engineer – EMS-GRIVORY

2:10 p.m.

Performance of DIC.PPS for ICE and Electric Drive System Thermal Management

Richard Stanley, Commercial Director, Advanced Materials and Furkan Akdemir, Business Development Manager – PPS, Advanced Materials – Sun Chemical Corporation

2:30 p.m.

PPS Development for Laser Welding in Thermal Management and HVAC Applications

Greg Poterala, Transportation Marketing Manager – Solvay Materials

2:50 p.m.

Networking Break

3:20 p.m.

Improving a HVAC Duct's Thermal Performance

Chris Durand, Engineering Manager and Karthik Jayakumar, Project Leader – Grammer

3:40 p.m.

Advanced Bio-Circular Materials for EV Thermal Management and Power Distribution

Desiree Maurer, Business Development Engineer – Arkema

Battery Thermal Solutions

4:00 p.m.

How Cell Monitoring with Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) Extends Battery Life and Prevents Thermal Runaway

Florian Hammerschmidt, Exec. Director, Product Line Management, Battery Performance Solutions – Gentherm

4:30 p.m.

Battery Thermal Propagation Control Strategies and their Impact on Battery Performance

Bret Trimmer, Applications Engineering Manager – NeoGraf Solutions

4:50 p.m.

Compatibility of Elastomer Sealing Materials in Dielectric e-Fluids

Andrew Mittermiller, Senior Applications Development Chemist – Zeon Chemicals

5:10 p.m.

Two-phase High-Performance Thermal Management : Direct Evaporative Immersion Technology

Eldad Caspi, Vice President Business Development – Carrar

5:40 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Cocktail Reception
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Sponsor and Exhibit Options

Exhibitors To-Date:



Ascend Performance Materials




Kayser Automotive Systems


Sun Chemical

TI Fluid Systems


Zoppas Industries

Hotel Reservations

Key 2021 Event Metrics

Related Research Reports

Evolving Thermal Systems for Electrified Vehicles

Thermoplastic Use in ICE and E-Powertrain Systems

Fluid Control Advancements for Conventional and Electrified Vehicles