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For Attendees

The exclusive, intimate Learning Lab gives you a close look at the latest innovations from major global manufacturers. The intimate venue provides an opportunity for you to ask questions and, in some cases, experience a hands-on demonstration.

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For Exhibitors

This forum is the venue for showcasing your latest solutions through a technical presentation, a new product launch, and a Q&A with attendees. Attendees receive regular updates on presentations in announcements in the exhibit hall, social media tactics, video walls, and on the WCX mobile app.

April 10, 2018 April 11, 2018 April 12, 2018
10:00 a.m. Cost-Effective CO2 Reduction with 12V/48V Mild Hybrid Solutions

Juergen Schneider, SEG Automotive

The FCA Innovation Mind-set

Joe Savalle, FCA

Evolution of Crash Testing

Douglas J. Stein, Autoliv ASP

10:30 a.m. Making Smart Mobility Smarter, Faster

Aymeric Rousseau, ANL

Building and Deploying Sustainable Trust Anchors and Authentication

Dan Timpson, DigiCert

The History of the Future: The Auto World from Slow to Supersonic

David Cole, Mobility History Committee

11:00 a.m. Acura’s All-New 2019 RDX Body: Pano Roof, Lighter, Better Performance and World’s First Technology

Joe Riggsby, Honda R&D Americas Inc.

Connecting Autonomy

Huzefa Bharmal, TE Connectivity

The History of the Future: The Road to Autonomy

Erika Anden, Mobility History Committee

11:30 a.m. Why Acura’s All-New 2019 RDX Drives So Well
Jed Aston, Honda R&D Americas Inc. and Aaron Alexander, Honda R&D
Safety & Security: An Unbreakable Bond for Connected Cars
Peter Brown, Wind River
Software Over-the-Air Updates/Security
Hurley Davis, Elektrobit
Noon Gasoline Fuel Injection Systems for Future Emission Standards

Dominic Dalo, Delphi Technologies

Career Central Skillshop Light Weighting Using Optimized (Geometry & Materials) Fastenters

Mario Braun, KAMAX

12:30 p.m. Real Time Vehicle Dynamics with Hardware-in-the-loop simulation

Yijun Fan, MSC Software

1:00 p.m. Specifying Microstructure to Assure Aluminum Extruded Part Performance

Mark Butterfield, AEC

U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions: Impacts & Opportunities

Trevor Crain and Lucas Shoults, ANL

1:30 p.m. Advancing Passenger Safety Through the Use of Human Body Models

Matthew Davis, Elemance

The Collision of Safety and Security on the Road to ISO 26262

Chris Clark, Synopsys

2:00 p.m. Building the Consolidated Cockpit for the Next-Generation Vehicle

Gautam Mani, Wind River

Cost Effective CO2 Reduction with 12V/48V Mild Hybrid Solutions

Juergen Schneider, SEG Automotive

2:30 p.m. Human Body Model-Based Vehicle Development

John Combest, GHBMC

A Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Approach in Selecting Assembly Lubricants

Tom McGuckin, International Products Corp.

3:00 p.m. Design: The New Business Intangible
Terrence Bergin, Catalyst Design & Development
eGlass Core Technologies and the Future of Automotive Glazing

David Foster, AGP eGlass


Winners of the GAMIC Challenge from the four categories of innovation will present their products.

3:30 p.m. Advanced Power Electronics: Today and Tomorrow

Harry L. Husted, Delphi Technologies

Health-Ready Components Enable Companies to Successfully Implement IVHM Technology

Luis Hernandez, Global Strategic Solutions

4:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
5:15 p.m. Announcement of the four GAMIC winners