2022 PSMA Vehicle Electrification Workshop Agenda

– The Latest Trends and Technologies –

Dates: September 13 and September 20 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM CDT (2:00 - 7:30 PM GMT)

Preliminary Agenda, Subject to change

Day 1

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM         Opening Remarks 

9:30 AM - 11:45 AM         Session I

  • Keynote: Evolution of EV Market; Steve Kosowski, Kia Motors
  • Battery Environmental Testing - Technologies and Chemistries; Matt Kaiser, NREL
  • The Tortoise, the Hare, and the DCFC Arms Race: Rethinking how we approach EV charging; Pamposh Zutshi, WiTricity
  • Transformerless Charging; Matthias Preindl, IEEE 

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM       Break

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM   Session II 

  • Supercaps for Boost Power - Passing; Rene Kalbitz, Wurth Elektronik
  • Summary of Expected Trends for DC/DC Converters across the Automotive Industry; Mark Scott, Miami University
  • EV Fast Charging - Infrastructure needs; TBA
  • Survey Results of Power Modules for SiC, Si Drivetrains; Alberto Adan, LTEC

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM   Roundtable Discussion 

Day 2

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM         Opening Remarks 

9:30 AM - 11:45 AM         Session I

  • Keynote: Overview of Current EV Charging Projects Supported by the Department of Energy; Fernando Slacedo, Department of Energy
  • National Lab trends - Materials to help battery life. Recycling, Trends in testing - All chemistries; Ilias Belharouak, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Battery Management Systems / Safety J2929 vs. Management - Hardware vs. Software; TBA
  • Hi Voltage / High EMI /  What to do; Alex Latham, Allegro MicroSystems
  • DC high power charging, up to 200kW - not on board; Joseph Gottlieb, Rhombus Energy Solutions

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM       Break

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM   Session II 

  • Comparison of ISO DC/DC Converter, for Onboard Chargers; Mark Scott, Miami University
  • Overview of Wireless EV Charging (WEVC) Market; Dinesh Kithany; Wired and Wireless Technologies (WAWT)
  • Opportunity Charging for Large Vehicles; Bob Kacergis, Momentum Dynamic

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM   Roundtable Discussion