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Conference & Exhibition Venue

Schwabenlandhalle Event & Congress Centre
Tainer Straße 7
D-70734 Fellbach, Stuttgart
Germany

28 & 29 June

Registration from 7:30am

Conference starts 8:30am

Gala Awards Dinner Venue

Stuttgarter Ratskeller
Marktplatz 1
D-70173 Stuttgart
Germany

28 June

Coach from Classic Congress Hotel 7:00pm

Awards Dinner begins 7:30pm

Coach returns to the Hotel 9:45pm

Masterclasses Venue

(next door to Schwabenlandhalle)
Classic Congress Hotel
Tainer Straße 9
D-70734 Fellbach, Stuttgart
Germany

27 & 30 June

Registration for
Masterclass 1 & 3
8:30am

Masterclass 1 & 3 start 9:00am

Registration for
Masterclass 2, 4 & 5
2:00pm

Masterclass 2, 4 & 5 start 2:15pm
Info All timings are subject to change, please refer to noticeboards and chairman's announcements for updated information.
 

Masterclasses

All your questions will be answered at our interactive optional Masterclasses, intended for audience participation and discussion - effectively interactive consultancy sessions, providing impartial analysis and comment.

The expert-led Masterclasses will provide you with in depth knowledge of the subject and attendees will have the opportunity to take away printed copies of presentations. These sessions will ensure you get the most from the conference.

Company tours will be arranged for Masterclass attendees to nearby facilities where you will have the opportunity to see Electric Vehicles in action.

morning
 
27 June, 2011
Registration: 8:30am - 9:00am
Morning: 9:00am - 12:15pm

1

Electric Vehicle Needs, Markets, Solutions - Land, Sea and Air
Coffee: 10:15am - 10:30am
  Lunch: 12:15pm - 12:45pm
  Tours: 12:45pm - 2:15pm
morning
Registration: 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Afternoon: 2:15pm - 5:30pm

2

Introduction to Electric Vehicle Technologies
Coffee: 3:45pm - 4:00pm

 

morning
 
30 June, 2011
Registration: 8:30am - 9:00am
Morning: 9:00am - 12:15pm

3

Energy Storage Solutions for Electric Vehicles
Coffee: 10:15am - 10:30am
  Lunch: 12:15pm - 12:45pm
  Tours: 12:45pm - 2:15pm
morning
Registration: 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Afternoon: 2:15pm - 5:30pm

4

Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensors for Electric Vehicles
Coffee: 3:45pm - 4:00pm
 
1
 

Monday December 6 | Morning
Electric Vehicle Needs, Markets, Solutions - Land, Sea & Air

Leader

Dr.Peter Harrop
Chairman
IDTechEx Ltd

Speakers

Speaker
Speaker
 

Leader

Dr.Harry Zervos
Technology Analyst
IDTechEx Ltd

This non-technical Masterclass explains why people and organisations buy EVs for land, sea and air and how the technology is modernising more and more vehicles, creating new EV markets. It looks at the markets by continent and by applicational type, showing how preferences hugely differ across the world. Which government support works and which does not? Learn how the greying of the population "the demographic timebomb" affects several of the markets. Hear of the radically new concepts such as flying submarines and autonomous underwater robots with their own decision making are now a realistic possibility. Which sectors are highly competitive and oversupplied and which niches look promising? Who makes a profit and why? Learn what vehicles are needed over the coming decade. We even give an opinion about winning and losing vehicle and component manufacturers and their strategies.

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Monday December 6 | Afternoon
Introduction to Electric Vehicle Technologies

Leader

Dr.Peter Harrop
Chairman
IDTechEx Ltd

Speakers

Thomas Behrmann - BIMAQ
 
 

A basic understanding of science and engineering is helpful to benefit fully from this technical Masterclass. It explains the types of hybrid electric vehicle and the types of pure electric vehicle with pros and cons and explains how they are converging in specification and what that means for batteries and other components such as ultracapacitors and supercabatteries. We look at other key components and the problems and opportunities posed by the way they behave. See how disruptive technologies are going to challenge the legacy thinking that a battery has to be a bulky lump of material with water cooling, because that shape overheats. See how the one big motor is also migrating to electric corner units and even in-wheel motors. Learn why circuit boards loaded with components will be replaced by printed electronics and electrics, including printed lighting and displays and fabric electronics. Question the legacy thinking that a hybrid has to have a conventional gasoline engine when monoblock custom mini ICE engines are leading to monoblock microturbines and learn the pros and cons. There will be a brief coverage of battery choices emerging and charging infrastructure from solar powered recharging stations to in-road inductive power transfer, electric cars becoming part of the super grid and other aspects. Biomimetics - copying nature - tells us to have solar panels opening like origami and the battery should be laminated over the whole vehicle - let us do some brainstorming together!

Thomas Behrman of BIMAQ will lead the second half of this Masterclass. He will address the EV in all-day life including the choice of EV and battery size in relation to the customers need and all the little details in all-day usage including:
• Cable usage
• Charging station
• Range
• EV breakdown
• Noise
• Garage
• Batteries in Summer and Winter
• Heating and cooling
• Communication to people


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3
 

Thursday December 9 | Morning
Energy Storage Solutions for Electric Vehicles

Leader

Dr.Harry Zervos
Technology Analyst
IDTechEx Ltd

Speakers

Mr Barrie Lawson - Electropaedia
 
 

This technical Masterclass examines the construction and pros and cons of batteries, flywheels, fuel cells, ultracapacitors, supercabatteries and other options, explaining how they work and what comes next. Because lithium batteries are going to be favorites for the next ten years we concentrate particularly on these. However, we do explain the problems of toxic materials, expensive materials and ones subject to price hikes for all popular forms of traction battery. We illustrate how some applications actually benefit from a heavy battery and some do not and we predict the market shares of the different battery technologies across the different types of vehicle. The increasingly popular geometries, chemistries etc are tracked.

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4
 

Thursday December 9 | Afternoon
Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensors for Electric Vehicles

Dr.Harry Zervos
Technology Analyst
IDTechEx Ltd

Speakers

Dr Emilia Motoasca - Eindhoven University of Technology
 
 

Electric vehicles need to be more efficient and self sufficient. Harvesting heat, light, ultra violet, infra red and motion and turning them into electricity are part of this - even using that electricity to make hydrogen to power a traction fuel cell. This Masterclass gives technical explanations and predictions, right down to the options for flexible photovoltaics including transparent versions. Then there are the pros and cons of piezoelectric, magnetostrictive, electrodynamic, thermoelectric and other harvesting including in automotive MEMS. Eliminating wiring will be beneficial and wireless sensors and actuators will be part of this with local energy harvesting to give long life and cost saving. The ultimate wireless sensors form mesh networks like the internet that are self organising and self healing. However, having many nodes act as both tag and interrogator calls for quite a lot of electricity. How is harvesting getting better and electronics becoming more frugal in electricity consumption? What is becoming possible? This masterclass deals with these technical questions and any allied issues raised by the attendees.

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Thursday December 9 | Afternoon
Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and Smart Grid

Leader

Dr.Peter Harrop
Chairman
IDTechEx Ltd

Leader Dr Peter Harrop author of the new IDTechEx report "Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure 2011-2021". This session is moderately technical. It covers the global progress with charging standards and installations of charging infrastructure. Solar powered charging stations, inductive charging - resonant and non-resonant - and other energy harvesting and power storage for charging stations are covered as well as battery swapping. The main focus is charging for cars which is by far the biggest market by value. However, charging other vehicles for land, water and air is also covered. Many of these niche markets are less competitive and more profitable for participants with the necessary specialist knowledge. Which wins - ac or dc charging? Slow, moderate or fast charging? Home charging or on the journey? Which companies are in the lead? Will the planned smart grid really take electricity from your car as well as charge it at optimal times and rates? The Masterclass has the answers.

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