Program - Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Digital Summit

Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Digital Summit

Online & On-Demand
September 22-23, 2020

Today’s Most Cutting-Edge Powertrain and Fuels Technologies

Technical experts and business leaders from around the globe connect at the PF&L Digital Summit to explore the latest in combustion technology, fuels, engine downsizing, hybrid powertrains, and more.

Executive panel discussions, leading keynotes, and state-of-the-art technology presentations will cover both established and cutting-edge powertrain, fuels, and lubricants related technologies—from pressure boosting and emissions, to powertrain advancements and sustainability.

Featured Technology Topics

  • Emissions control for the light, medium-, and heavy-duty segments
  • Trends in boosting related to air-handling technologies
  • Sustainable mobility solutions
  • Hybrid/electric vehicle powertrains
  • Advanced fuel cell/battery technologies
  • Engine combustion
  • Future engine developments
  • Alternative/advanced fuel and additive effects on engine systems
  • General powertrain development, modeling, and testing

Live Program-at-a-Glance

Tuesday
September 22

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. EDT
Tuesday Morning Keynote Presenter

Future Perspective of the Internal Combustion Engine
Stefan Pischinger, FEV

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9:00 - 9:30 a.m. EDT
Break
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. EDT
Executive Panel Discussion: Fuels & Lubricants

The industry continues to work on understanding the interactions of fuels and lubricants with engine hardware to improve CO2 emission, vehicle efficiency, durability, and performance. Applications span ICEs to electric vehicles. Plan to attend and listen to these expert panelists.

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10:30 - 11:00 a.m. EDT
Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT
Tuesday Afternoon Keynote Presenter

Staffan Lundgren, Volvo

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Wednesday
September 23

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. EDT
Wednesday Keynote Presenter

Piotr Szymanski, Joint Research Center

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9:00 - 9:30 a.m. EDT
Break
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. EDT
Executive Panel Discussion: General Powertrains

Research continues on improving the efficiencies and emissions of the internal combustion engine for applications in the next decade and beyond. What are the findings of current research and what are the next steps? Panelists will share their recent experiences and predictions on when or if there is an end of life to the internal combustion engine.

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10:30 - 11:00 a.m. EDT
Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT
Executive Panel Discussion: Electrified Powertrains

Where is the industry in the transition from internal combustion engines to electrified vehicles? What is the state of hybrids, batteries, and fuel cells? When will the proper infrastructure exist to excel customer acceptance of these new vehicles and the needed fueling methods? Attend this panel and gain new perspectives from those closest to answering the questions.

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The Digital Summit will feature over 200+ on-demand technical presentations on the following topics:

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