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Theme: “2025 Engine Emissions and Fuel Economy”

June 3rd and 4th, 2015
1800 Engineering Hall Building,
1415 Engineering Drive, Madison WI 53706

Program Agenda

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First Day Morning Program (June 3rd):

7:30 AM Continental Breakfast – Open Registration
8:15 AM Welcoming Address - Susan C. Hagness, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs College of Engineering, Univ of Wisconsin – Madison
8:30 AM Session I - LIGHT DUTY ENGINES - Session Chair – Professor Jaal B. Ghandhi
KeynotePowertrain Innovations for Future Vehicles - an ARPA-E Perspective” (45 min) - Chris Atkinson, Program Director, ARPA-E
Progress (and Challenges) along the path to 2025” (30 min) - Ronald A. Reese, II, Manager Advanced Combustion Systems, FCA US LLC
Future Powertrain Direction” (30 min) - Michael O. Harpster, Director Propulsion Systems Research Laboratory, General Motors Global Research and Development
10:15 AM Refreshment Break (30 minutes)
Mazda’s Approach for Developing Engines from a Perspective of Environmental Improvement” (30 min) - Mitsuo Hitomi, Managing Executive, Powertrain Development and Electric Drive System Development, Mazda Motor Corporation
Toyota's High Efficiency Diesel Combustion Concept” (30 min) - Takeshi Hashizume, Project Manager, Advanced Unit Management System Development Division, Toyota Motor Corporation
Panel Discussion: “Light Duty Engine Research Needs Beyond 2025” (30 min) - All, Moderator Professor Jaal B. Ghandhi
12:15 PM Lunch (60 minutes) - Atrium of Engineering Centers Building

First Day Afternoon Program (June 3rd):

1:15 PM Session II – MEDIUM and HEAVY DUTY ENGINES - Session Chair – Professor Chris J. Rutland
Keynote “Off-Road Mobile Machinery Fuel Efficiency - a Total Systems Perspective” (45 min) - Lou Balmer-Millar, Director of Research & Advanced Engineering, Caterpillar Inc.
Engine System Technologies to Meet Future Greenhouse Gas Regulations in Commercial Vehicle Applications” (30 min) - Gary C. Salemme, Director, Advanced Engineering Systems Integration, Cummins Inc.
Heavy Duty Powertrain Integration: Trends and Opportunities” (30 min) - Carl Hergart, Advanced Powertrain Technology, PACCAR Inc.
3:00 PM Refreshment Break (30 minutes)
Efficiency and Emission Improvements for Future Off-road Engines” (30 min) - Richard E. Winsor, Senior Staff Engineer, John Deere Power Systems
Emissions and GHG from a Full-Line Manufacturer’s Perspective” (30 min) - Eric E. Kurtz, Diesel Combustion Technical Expert, Research and Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company
Panel Discussion: “Medium and Heavy Duty Engine Research Needs Beyond 2025” (30 min) - All, Moderator Professor Chris J. Rutland
6:00 PM Evening - SYMPOSIUM SOCIAL/DINNER – Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery - 330 North Orchard St., Next to UW- Madison, sponsored by ACS

Second Day Morning Program (June 4th):

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Session III – FUELS and EMISSIONS - Session Chair – Associate Professor David A. Rothamer
KeynoteFuel/Engine Interactions: Potential for Emissions and Efficiency Benefits” (45 min) - Paul C. Miles, Manager Engine Combustion Research, Sandia National Laboratory
Engine Efficiency and Emissions Trends” (30 min) - Timothy V. Johnson, Director - Emerging Technologies and Regulations Corning Environmental Technologies
“Transportation Fuels and Engine Technology Opportunities” (30 min) - David J. Cleary, Director Detroit Research Center, Saudi Aramco
10:15 AM Refreshment Break (30 minutes)
EPA/NHTSA Update on Phase II GHG and Fuel Efficiency Rules for Medium and Heavy Duty Vehicle” (30 min) - Houshun Zhang, Senior Staff Engineer, Assessment & Standards Div., US EPA Office of Transportation & Air Quality
ERC Research on Advanced Fueling Strategies for High Efficiency, Low Emission Engines” (30 min) - Rolf D. Reitz, Director Engine Research Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Panel Discussion: ”Fuels and Emissions Research Needs Beyond 2025“ (30 min) - All, Moderator Associate Professor David A. Rothamer
12:15 PM DISCUSSION – Concluding Remarks - Professor Rolf D. Reitz, Director Engine Research Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison
12:30 PM Box Lunch
1:30 PM LAB TOURS – Engine Research Center - Michael J. Andrie, Direct-injection Engine Research Consortium, Program Manager, University of Wisconsin - Madison