Keynotes & Panels - Program - WCX™ Digital Summit
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On-Demand Keynotes and Executive Panels

The WCX Digital Summit features six can't-miss keynote addresses that cover the latest technical advancements and a lineup of technical panel discussions featuring industry leaders that will challenge and inspire your thinking on today's most critical mobility issues. Don't miss out on hearing these important industry discussions. Get immediate access to over 20 hours of these pre-recorded presentations for just $65. Start streaming today!

 

Advanced Propulsion / Powertrain

 

This panel focuses on technologies that have potential for improving the efficiency of internal combustion engines, specifically down-sized boosted gasoline engines with dilute advanced combustion and four-stroke spark-ignited boosted engines.

This session covers key research relating to “2020-01-0654: Vehicle Emission Solutions for China 6b and Euro 7" and “2020-01-0379: RDE-Compliant PEMS Testing of a Gasoline Euro 6d-TEMP Passenger Car at Two Ambient Temperatures with a Focus on the Cold Start Effect” papers.

By using onboard sensing and external connectivity such as Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V), Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) and Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X), communication, new opportunities emerge to further improve the powertrain control systems of individual vehicles for fuel economy, performance, or emissions. Autonomous applications will be specifically addressed.

This session focuses on advanced battery technologies, including, but not limited to: advanced materials and cell chemistries, battery management systems and controls, modeling, testing, diagnosis and health monitoring, safety, reliability, durability, battery charging, battery economics/cost reduction, and system integration/optimization.

This panel is devoted to experimental and computational work in the area of fuel injection systems and sprays. Topics include: spray characterization, cavitation, multi-phase jet modeling, CFD models for spray processes, wall films and impingement, hydraulic circuit analysis, and dissolved gas effects.

Automotive Electronics / Connectivity / IOT / Smart City

 

This Panel addresses general domains such as market trend, consumer acceptance, standards, as well as emerging topics in automated vehicle systems such as End-to-End automated driving using machine learning, cooperative connected and AVS, sensor data sharing and vehicle’s intention prediction.

This panel focus on technologies and processes for ADAS and AVS vehicle behavior description such as path planning, driver interface, user acceptance study, modeling and simulation for verification and implementation purpose.

This session will explore the challenges and future prospects for vehicle communication networks and protocols. Topics include the areas of network design, protocol design, network-enabled vehicle functions, network integration, network and protocol testing, network bus technology, CAN, CAN-FD, J1939, Ethernet, and FlexRay.

This panel focus on technologies and processes for ADAS and AVS vehicle localization such as GPS and map-based solutions, perception such as camera, lidar and multi-sensor-based solutions.

This Panel discusses key innovations using data shared between vehicles and others (V2X) in an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS).

This presentation provides an overview of the evolution of big data techniques to promote prognostic development and shows some case studies for the next generation of prognostics development.

Body / Chassis / Occupant and Pedestrian Safety / Structure

 

For novel seating compartments of the future, the rear seats will be the foremost front-facing seats. Implications for rear passenger safety now and in the future will be discussed.

This panel will discuss the modern techniques that analysts use to extract useful information from photographs and video, and will include a discussion on combining photogrammetry techniques with Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS, or drones) to map accident sites and traffic patterns.

The goal of the session is to provide the audience with a clearer understanding of ADAS so help evaluating its influence in a given crash.

This panel will discuss Thermal Comfort, Body Pressure Distribution Simulation and Correlation as well as Lateral Containment Measurement and Characterization.

The automotive-crash injury picture is changing related to increased availability of improved safety systems. What are the current and anticipated benefits associated with specific systems as deployment expands? What safety research areas are emerging as being the most important to address? Topics associated with near-term predictions and advances will be discussed.

 

Design and Manufacturing / Materials and Lightweighting

 

The question now more than ever becomes how manufacturers ensure that they have a clear vision of the road ahead. Join as industry experts weigh in on how to ensure business continuity and enterprise resilience today to six months from now and beyond.

This session will review many different ways that graphene nanomaterials can be used to enhance automotive application performance--sensors, coatings, composites, energy storage, EMI shielding, and more.

This session will discuss the ongoing digitalization and reconfiguration of the automotive interior, which is heavily influenced by autonomous vehicles, VIOT (Vehicle Internet of Things), infotainment and navigation systems.

Various design, manufacturing, and materials development techniques are being employed across the industry to decrease weight in automobiles in an effort to improve fuel economy. A panel of experts share the various developments and strategies they have employed to reduce weight in vehicles.

This session will provide a review of the many different ways that graphene nanomaterials can be used to enhance automotive application performance from the tires on up. It can be used for sensors, coatings, composites, energy storage, EMI shielding and more.

Emissions / Environment / Sustainability / Thermal Management

 

This session covers key research relating to “2020-01-1319: A Case Study of a Cu-SSZ-13 SCR Catalyst Poisoned by Real-World High Sulfur Diesel Fuel " and “2020-01-0358: A Fast Modeling Approach for the Numerical Prediction of Urea Deposit Formation” papers.

This session covers key research relating to “2020-01-0391: How Well Can mPEMS Measure Particulate Matter Motor Vehicle Exhaust Emissions?" and Fuel Property Effects on Mixing Control Compression Ignition Engine Performance and Emissions papers.

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