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  • Automotive OEMs - Electric, Autonomous and Hybrid Vehicles
  • Engineering Consultancies
  • Tier 1 and Tier 2 Suppliers in EV
  • Electrified Powertrain Systems and Component Suppliers
  • Thermal Systems and Related Component Manufacturers
  • High Voltage Systems and Power Semiconductor Suppliers
  • Testing and Crash Safety Engineering Services
  • Lightweight Material Suppliers
  • EV CAE Software and Modelling Suppliers
  • Battery and Fuel Cell Manufacturers
  • Battery Management Systems Suppliers
  • Components, Switchers, Controllers and Inverter Suppliers
  • Charging Infrastructure
  • Benchmarking Engineering Services Providers
  • National Laboratories and Government Technology Offices

With Following Job Titles:

  • CEO / Vice President / General Manager from EV OEMs
  • Chief Engineer - Battery Electric & Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles
  • Chief Engineer, Electrified Propulsion Systems
  • Chief Engineer, Electrical Systems
  • Head, EV Engineering Systems
  • Head of Vehicle Electrification Technology
  • Head of Hybrid and EV Battery Systems
  • Chief Scientist, Energy and Systems
  • Head of Vehicle Architecture
  • Head of Systems and Control Engineering
  • Electrification Project Engineer
  • Head of Research, Materials and Manufacturing
  •  Group Product Director Hybrid and Electric Systems
  • Lead Engineer, Electrical Systems Engineering
  • Lead Engineer, Electrified Powertrains
  • Head of Body Structures / Body in White
  • Battery Electric Vehicle Global Lead Engineer
  • Global Battery Systems Engineering
  • Battery Research Engineer
  • Technical Manager - Innovation Management
  • Innovation & Technology Development Manager
  • Chief Engineer & Technical Leader - Energy Storage & Systems


Ivan Dogan

Ivan DoganBattery Module Manager

Rimac Technology


I joined Rimac 6 years ago, in a Battery Systems Engineering department. Since then, I have been working on battery module research and development. As the company grew, I soon became a team lead and after that a manager of the battery development. Leading 20 people in battery development covering structural, thermal, system and robustness engineering. Leading the Uni module platform development.

Manuel Kainz

Manuel KainzTechnical Project Leader Cell / Cell Module for BMW Neue Klasse


Vibin Jacob

Vibin JacobManager - Thermal Management, Vehicle Development, Testing and EV thermal

Force Motors Ltd


  • A competent professional with 14 years of experience in Vehicle Development, Hybrid & Electrical Vehicles thermal system, HV Battery Cooling, MCU Cooling, EV Motor Cooling, Engine Cooling, HVAC and BSVI.
  • Accomplished at managing project activities from conceptualization to execution including technical specifications, stage inspections, progress monitoring and manpower planning.
  • Extensive exposure in product development, testing and validation of systems in the Automobile industry; proficiency in vehicle homologation and certification - HVAC and vehicle ( vehicle performance, defrost & demist performance and heater performance )
  • Expertise in development of robust test processes to execute HVAC/Thermal System performance validations as well as steering the creation of conceptual & schematic designs including plans & layout
  • Possess honed presentation, problem-solving & analytical skills with the capa
Zafer Ozdestici

Zafer OzdesticiBattery Manufacturing Engineering Leader

Ford Otosan

Zafer Özdestici is the Battery Manufacturing Engineering Leader at Ford Otosan, Turkey, where he is responsible for battery tray and pack manufacturing operations, manufacturing digital pre-assessments, facility design & preparation and launch activities.

Dr Lei Shi

Dr Lei ShiChief Technology Officer

Nuola Auto

Ph.D., in Automobile Engineering, from the University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiaotong University. ASME/SAE Member. He had worked on the core technology research and product development at Ford Global Research and Innovation Center in North American and Great Motor R&D in China, mainly responsible for vehicle integration, virtual digital prototype, vehicle lightweight and architecture development etc. He has published more than 20 research papers and has been invited as a keynote speaker more than 30 times to present at home and abroad in cross-disciplinary fields of automotive industry and mechanical engineering communities. He served as reviewer of the internationally renowned journal SAE WORLD CONGRESS/ENG. OPTIMIZ/STRUCT. MULTIDISCIP. OPTIMIZ/INT.J CRASHWOETHINESS etc., won the SAE International Technical Awards several times, obtained the technology achievement award of “Reliability-based technology for vehicle lightweight design” in Ford Motor Global Research and Innovation Center and award for “Excellent Mentor” in R&D center of Great Wall Motor. Additionally, he has published two books: “Vehicle Materials and Lightweight Trend” and “Vehicle Safety Simulation and Design Optimization”.

Jeremy Parkes

Jeremy ParkesHead of Electric Vehicles Venture


Jeremy Parkes is Head of Electric Vehicles Venture in DNV. He is responsible for defining and developing DNV’s services in the EV sector to cement the company’s role as a leader in this fast-developing market. He is also lead author for one of DNV’s companion reports to the Energy Transition Outlook Jeremy has over 20 years’ experience in the transport and renewables industries, beginning his career at Rolls Royce before moving into renewables as head of forecasting and later asset management at DNV and Belltown Power. He has a Masters Engineering Degree from University of Bristol and is a Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council in the UK.

Raynard du Preez

Raynard du PreezBattery High Voltage Architecture Manager

Rimac Technology

Cemre Sila Atiglan

Cemre Sila AtiglanSustainable Product Development Engineer 

Ford Otosan


-Responsible for Component/Product/Vehicle Life Cycle Assessment projects
-Scopes 3 Purchasing goods & EoL carbon emission calculation, verification and report
-Responsible for EU founded projects about LCA, circular economy and sustainability materials
(member of EU Horizon PEACOC and BATRAW project)
- Assist preparing of a decarbonized and carbon neutral future by assessing their current ESG impacts, creating Science-Based Targets, and engaging effectively with key stakeholders
- Assist Sustainability Report, Carbon Disclosure Project Integration & Preparation & Share
-Dow Jones Sustainability Index Product Development Question Set preparation & data collection
-Carry out secondary life and recycling applications of end of life EV batteries
-Carry out industry benchmarking and advise on new materials, circular economy, ESG best practices, production processes, emerging trends and innovation

Marcus Paleti

Marcus PaletiCEO

Laureti Motors

Habib Gürel

Habib GürelBattery Pack & Assembly Manufacturing Engineer, Yeniköy Plant

Ford Otosan

Habib is interested in Data Science, Data Visualization, Collaborative Robots, Archeology and History


Ravi Garg

Ravi GargManager Battery Thermal Management

Mahindra Group

Experienced HVAC professional with a demonstrated history of working in the automobile & consumer goods industry. Skilled in HVAC system designing, FEA etc. Strong engineering professional with a Master of Technology (MTech) focused on Thermal Engineering (HVAC specialization) from Malaviya National Insitute of Technology.

Nir Kahn

Nir KahnDirector of Design


Uwe Likar

Uwe LikarProduct Manager Europe

Aiways Automobile Europe GmbH

Uwe Likar studied Economics and Production Technology at the University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt. After working at an international components supply company he started at Mitsubishi Motors Europe as a Product Planner. Later he joined the Development Planning Group. In 2004 he become a Manager, Advanced Engineering planning at the Mitsubishi Europe R&D section and in 2007 as a Senior Manager he became responsible for the field of Electric Vehicles- Alternative Power trains. Since 2021 he is working at AIWAYS Automobile Europe as a Product Manager. Here he is responsible for the Product Panning domain the homologation and related European R&D activities. He is also the European window person to the Planning and R&D sections in China.

 AIWAYS Automobile Europe GmbH

Founded in 2017, Aiways is a Shanghai-based personal mobility provider with its European HQ in Munich, Germany. It was the first Chinese start-up to introduce an electric vehicle to the European market with the launch of the U5 in 2020 – a battery-electric SUV with impressive range, style, and quality. Aiways is rapidly continuing its expansion in Europe and beyond: order books are open in Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, France, Israel, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Sweden – with more markets to follow. The U5 SUV is produced at Aiways smart production facility in Shangrao – one of the most modern car production facilities in China. The IT- controlled processes with challenging quality gates follow the standards of Industry 4.0. With an initial production capacity of 150,000 units per annum, Aiways can increase this number to 300,000 units when global EV demand rises. Aiways’ next model for Europe will be the battery-electric U6 SUV-Coupé. With a focus on sophisticated aerodynamics, highly connected driving, safety technology, and a sporty design, the U6 SUV-Coupé is just the next chapter of Aiways’ promising future.

Ugur Sezgin

Ugur SezginVehicle Operation Manufacturing Engineering Leader

Ford Otosan

U─čur is responsible for Vehicle Manufacturing Operations at Ford Otosan including:

  • Manufacturing Digital Pre-Assessments
  • Facility, Layout, Process design & preparations
  • Launch activities
Erol Konuk

Erol KonukVehicle Operation Manufacturing Engineer

Ford Otosan


Erol is responsible for Vehicle Manufacturing Operations at Ford Otosan including:

  • Manufacturing Digital Pre-Assessments
  • Facility, Layout, Process design & preparations
  • Launch activities
Beyza Kartal

Beyza KartalVehicle Operation Manufacturing Engineer

Ford Otosan


Beyza is responsible for Vehicle Manufacturing Operations including:

  • Manufacturing Digital Pre-Assessments
  • Facility, Layout, Process design & preparations
  • Launch activities
Davood Yazdani

Davood YazdaniVice President of Product

Sakuú Corp.

Davood Yazdani is the Vice President of Product for batteries at Sakuu. Prior to joining Sakuu, Davood served as director of product marketing at Infineon Technologies, a world leader in semiconductor solutions for automotive, industrial and enterprise power. He previously ran multiple product lines at Renesas and Intersil and held multiple design engineering roles at Fairchild Semiconductor, OSRAM, ReDriven Power and ePOWER working on renewable energy conversion, LED lighting and DC-DC converters.

Davood holds a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University, Canada and is a senior member of IEEE. He has published more than 50 technical papers in IEEE journals and conferences in the field of power electronics and industrial electronics.

Dr. Daniela Werlich

Dr. Daniela WerlichCTO


After receiving her doctorate in chemistry in 2012, Daniela took over a position as project manager at a German cell manufacturer. Here she not only gained comprehensive insights into the process management of lithium-ion cell technology, but was also actively involved in the process during the ramp-up phase. Since 2016 Daniela has been responsible for the continuous development of our technology at CUSTOMCELLS® as CTO of the company in addition to her role as project manager. As a member of the management boards of the PROZELL and FESTBATT clusters and as a member of the board of KLIB, Daniela knows the latest developments in research and industry and can incorporate them into the CUSTOMCELLS® technology.

Arwed Niestroj

Arwed NiestrojSVP Customer Enablement

Sakuú Corp.


DAY 1 – Tomorrow's B.E.V. Architecture: Strategic Design Considerations

  • Developing A Strategy To Mass-Produce A Better, More Profitable Battery Electric Vehicle That Has Greater Range and Charges More Quickly Using Upcoming Design Concepts and Cutting-Edge Technology
  • Identifying the Next Wave of Potentially "Game-Changing" Technologies – In Battery Chemistry, New Packaging Concepts, Advanced BMS, and Thermal Optimization Innovations– What Does the Future Hold?
  • Utilise New Technologies to Increase Range and Allow for Faster Charging Speeds
  • Charging Interface Selection (e.g. Wireless vs. Battery Swop vs. Plug-in)
  • Vehicle Architecture Design That Allows for Repair, Serviceability, and Recycling

DAY 2 - Thermal Optimisation & Power Efficiency Technical Solutions

  • Solutions For Improving Thermal Management to Increase Battery Range, Performance, and Durability in Various Climates – Examine the most recent insulation, self-warming, and heat recovery technologies 
  • Options For Managing Thermal Runaway– Implementing New Technology To Manage Heat Transfer And Temperature Effects In Cells/Modules/Packaging/Cabin/Powertrain
  • Improving Powertrain & Transmission Efficiency To Manage Power More Effectively & Reduce The Size Of The Battery Pack 

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