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8:30Welcome and registration
9:00 Introduction by Pierre Gandel (Sonceboz CEO) and Stéphane Biwersi (MMT COO)
9:30Electricfil Automotive - Mr Jean Baptiste Yvon
(Corporate Vice President Business Development)
Reliability of a mechatronic system in harsh environment
10:00Mikuni Corporation– Mr Taku Ishii
(Managing Director)
Mikuni's solutions for EV, HEV and Eco‐drive
10:30Coffee break
11:00Delphi Powertrain Systems – Mr Sebastien Mafrica
(Engineering Manager Valve Train & EGR – Europe)
The Delphi electric Variable Cam Phaser
11:30Sonceboz Automotive SA – Mr Gaël Andrieux
(Innovation & Business Development Manager)
A new generation of BLDC motor for variable valve lift application
12:00Q&A to close the morning session
12:15Lunch
13:30Daido Electronic Corporation – Dr Hitomi Yamada
(Manager Development Team Leader R&D Dept)
Heat Resistivity Dy Free REFeB ‐ Hot‐Formed Radially Oriented Ring Magnet
14:00Mektec France SAS. – Mr Gilles Strubel
(Key Account Manager)
Advantages of FPC Modules for Powertrain Applications
14:30Melexis – Mr Vincent Hiligsmann
(Product Line Manager)
CMOS Sensing Technologies Surfing the Powertrain Green Wave
15:00Coffee break
15:45Aeristech Ltd. - Mr Ritish Tejpal
(Head of Electrical Engineering)
Full electric turbocharging application
16:15Moving Magnet Technologies SA – Mr Stéphane Tavernier
(R&D Manager Electric Motors)
Design and characterization of an electric compressor with an optimized high speed permanent magnet motor
16:45Panel discussion
17:30End of Day 1
18:30Bus transfer to the Cultural event and Dinner


April 26th 2012
8:30Norgren – Mr Mark Sealy
(Engineering Director, Commercial Vehicle Sector)
Brushless actuation for truck inlet throttles, exhaust throttles and soon for Waste Heat Recovery valves
9:00Fachhochschule Südwestfalen – Prof.‐Dr. Bernhard Kirsch
Integration of BLDC motors and metering pumps for media with low viscosity
9:30Sonceboz Automotive SA – Mr Stéphane Cremer
(Deputy Business Unit Manager – Linear Motion Control)
Mechatronic solutions for innovative thermal management applications
10:00Coffee break
10:45AB Elektronik GmbH – Mr Stefan Rühl
(Head of electronic development department)
Low cost through metal sensing – a next generation approach
11:15Moving Magnet Technologies SA – Mr Michael Delbaere
(Sensors and Actuators Unit Manager)
All gear detection sensor for transmissions
11:45Q&A to close the morning session ‐ Conclusion
12:15Lunch
13:30Bus Transfer to MMT
Visit of MMT and demonstration of some applications in our laboratories
15:30Bus Transfer to the Hotel or the Railway Station