Agenda Day 1

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Registration and welcome coffee


Sivakumar Palanivelu

Assistant General Manager, Engineering Research Center
Tata Motors

9:40 AM - 10:20 AM CO₂ regulations for light and heavy duty vehicles

Georgios Fontaras, Senior Researcher, Science Policy Officer, European Commission
  • Commissions’ strategy focuses on curbing road transport CO2
  • WLTP introduction & CO2 emissions, the CO2MPAS tool
  • A new certification process for HDV CO2, the VECTO tool


Georgios Fontaras

Senior Researcher, Science Policy Officer
European Commission

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM Speed Networking: Who are you? Why are you here? What business opportunity are you chasing?

Maximise your time at this event by participating in these fast paced 1-to-1 meetings. Get to know the other attendees and exchange your business cards. Have your business cards ready!

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM Morning refreshments and networking

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM ORC: Expansion machines for engine waste heat recovery Rankine cycle systems: state of the art

Vincent Lemort, Assistant Professor, Head of Energy Systems Lab - ‎Thermodynamics Laboratory, University of Liège
  • Description of the expansion machines technologies (displacement machines, turbines)
  • Comparison of all technologies (pros and cons, technical limits, etc.)
  • Experimental characterization of prototypes


Vincent Lemort

Assistant Professor, Head of Energy Systems Lab - ‎Thermodynamics Laboratory
University of Liège

12:00 PM - 12:40 PM Exhaust Heat Recovery: Optimization of instant exhaust heat recovery combined with heat storage unit for internal combustion and hybrid electric vehicle fuel efficiency improvement

Guillaume Hébert, R&D Manager EGR & Exhaust Thermal Management, Hanon Systems
  • Unique solution developed which combines both instant heat recovery and storage functions
  • Full vehicle energy balance versus possible energy to be recovered: trade-off leading to packageable size versus utilization of the energy recovered through simulation
  • Improvement in cabin heating, fuel economy & emissions
  • Battery thermal management through exhaust heat recovery


Guillaume Hébert

R&D Manager EGR & Exhaust Thermal Management
Hanon Systems

12:40 PM - 2:10 PM Networking luncheon

2:10 PM - 2:50 PM Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) for off-highway vehicles

Lorenzo Tocci, Mechanical Engineer, Entropea Labs
  • Challenges in down scaling the ORC technology
  • On board ORCs: challenges and opportunities
  • Development of a 20 kWe ORC test rig


Lorenzo Tocci

Mechanical Engineer
Entropea Labs

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM High Inertia Radiator for LT loop thermal management optimization

Amrid Mammeri, Research Engineer, Components Advanced Engineering, Valeo
  • Context and objectives
  • Innovative component description
  • Component model validation
  • System Optimization


Amrid Mammeri

Research Engineer, Components Advanced Engineering

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon refreshments and networking

4:00 PM - 4:40 PM Design and experimental performance of waste-heat recuperation for long-haul trucks

Chris Criens, Research Engineer, Flanders Make Maximilian Hombsch, Systems Engineer, Dana N.V.
  • Cost based design method
  • Dynamic evaluation with controls
  • Experimental validation


Chris Criens

Research Engineer
Flanders Make

Maximilian Hombsch

Systems Engineer
Dana N.V.
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Sivakumar Palanivelu

Assistant General Manager, Engineering Research Center
Tata Motors


Sivakumar Palanivelu

Assistant General Manager, Engineering Research Center
Tata Motors

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Evening Get-Together

Enjoy a relaxing get-together for rounding up the first conference day. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet the other attendees and make new business contacts.