March 28th 2017 Print the programme MMT Tech Days companies
8:30Welcome, registration and picture session
9:00Introduction by Pierre GANDEL - Chief Executive Officer of Sonceboz SA and Stéphane BIWERSI, Chief Operating Officer of Moving Magnet Technologies SA
9:30 Deckers Mobility Consulting
Roger DECKERS, CEO & Owner
“RDE’s consequences for industry and end customers – a techno-economical challenge”
10:00 PSA Group
Dr. Ali ACHIR, Control Strategy Design Expert
“State feedback position control of brushless DC motor Sonceboz 5642 for variable valve lift application”
10:30Coffee break & networking
11:00 Sonceboz Automotive
Antoine FOUCAUT, R&D Manager Emission Control
“Strong, compact and reliable linear actuator concept: The new Sonceboz 848X”
11:30 Delphi
Jean BALLAND, Chief Engineer Engine Control & Diagnostic
“Use of a 48V e-charger on a Euro 6d light duty Diesel vehicle”
12:00Panel discussion: “Mechatronics for efficient powertrain: Vision for 2030…”
12:45Lunch break
14:15 DECET sas
Pr. Dr. Ing. Giovanni CIPOLLA, President & CTO
Schaeffler Group
Dr. Michael ELICKER, Manager Advance Development Engine System Division
“Scenario and opportunities for Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) application on ICE”
14:45 Hochschule Heilbronn
Prof. Dr. Karsten WITTEK and Franck GEIGER, Engineer in the Internal Combustion Engine Laboratory
“Actuation and control of a 2-stage VCR Conrod”
15:15 Moving Magnet Technologies
Damien LAFORGE, Deputy Manager Positioning Motors Innovation Unit
“How to boost torque density in mechatronic actuators”
15:45Coffee break & networking
16:15 Bitron Industrie S.p.A.
Emanuelle CAVALLO, Product Development Manager
“10 years of Ride By Wire technology on motorbikes: past, present and future scenarios”
16:45 Infineon Technologies AG
Leo AICHRIEDLER, Senior Manager System Engineering
“Advanced magnetic sensors for safety critical applications”
17:15Conclusions day 1
18:30Evening event


March 29th 2017
8:30 VEDECOM
Sébastien GLASER, Delegated Drive Vehicles Department Manager
“Autonomous vehicle : Future trends keeping human in the loop”
9:00 TT Electronics
Stefan RÜHL, Vice President R&D Transportation Sensing and Control
“Haptic accelerator pedal – Benefits in practice”
9:30 Moving Magnet Technologies S.A.
Dr. Didier FRACHON, Senior R&D Engineer – Position Sensor
“MMT’s Sensors for Steering: A Worldwide Standard… And what next?”
10:00Coffee break & networking
10:30 Sonceboz Automotive
Laurent KLOPFENSTEIN, Business Unit Manager BLDC Smart Actuator
”New compact actuator for commercial vehicle engines”
11:00 Drive System Design
Simon SHEPERD, Chief Engineer Control and Electronic Systems
“The Future of 48V Systems in the Transmission”
11:30 Vocis Ltd.
Andrew C.O. SMITH, Head of Electronic/Electrical Innovation
“Alternatives for driveline actuation technologies on EVs and hybrids”
12:00End of the conference - Conclusions
12:15Lunch break
13:45Bus transfer to MMT
Visit of MMT and demonstration of some applications in our laboratories
15:30Bus transfer to the hotel or the railway station