Call for Presentations

Motor and Drive Systems 2021 is currently accepting presentation and panel abstracts. Being held January 19th-20th as a virtual conference, the 2021 event will explore the important topics impacting motor and drive systems including design consideration, emerging technologies, intelligent motion control systems, energy efficiency, safety issues, power modules, simulation and testing.


The conference provides an excellent forum for speakers to discuss case studies, ROI, market conditions and end-user requirements that are driving innovation, capabilities and features, application trends and performance improvements.

Attendees include top executives, technical managers and engineering professionals from original equipment manufacturers, system developers and integrators, dealers and component providers.


Speaking slots are not tied to sponsorships and speakers receive a complimentary pass to the conference, as well as to MAGNETICS 2021.

Call for Presentation deadline is September 3rd, 2020


Topics Include But Not Limited To:


All Motor Types Considering All Supply Modes and Movements:

  • AC (Induction, Permanent Magnet, Synchronous Electrically Excited, Synchronous Reluctance),

  • DC (Permanent Magnet, Electrically Excited),

  • Switched Reluctance

  • Rotational and linear movement

  • Radial and axial magnetic field

All Aspects in Motor Performance:

  • Design Analysis and Optimization

  • Fault and Diagnosis

  • Magnetic Materials

  • Losses and Heat Extraction Systems

  • OEM/End User Study Cases

  • Technology Comparison

Industry Trends

  • State of the Industry

  • Energy Efficiency

  • Smart Manufacturing/ Industry 4.0

  • Research Programs

  • Regulatory and Safety Issues

  • Standards and Programs


  • Sensors & Encoders

  • Building Smart Motion Control Systems

  • Advancements in Connectivity, Interfaces, Network Security and Safety

  • IIOT/Cloud Control

  • IC’s and Power Electronics

Drive Systems

All Drive Systems Including: DC Motor, Eddy Current, AC Motor

  • Retrofitting

  • Harmonic Mitigation

  • OEM/End User Case Studies

  • Pairing Motor & Drive Systems – Problems and Solutions

  • Automotive and EV/HEV Traction Drives including Passengers, Trucks, Motor Cycles, Farming/Gardening

  • AC/DC Power Supplies and Converters

  • Renewable Energy Conversion, Grid-tied Inverters, Solar and Wind Power Generation

  • Servo Systems and Robotics

Test and Simulation

  • Power Quality & Analytics

  • Software

  • Condition Monitoring

  • Testing Standards and Programs

EMCW Track

  • Coil Manufacturing, Winding and Assemblies

  • Motor Balancing

  • Product Quality and Test Equipment

  • Armature and Stator Manufacturing

  • Magnetic Components, Laminations, Ferrites

  • Supply Chain

  • Transformers

  • Electric Motors & e-Mobility

  • Insulation Materials

Types of Presentations

• Market/Industry Trends: Overviews, projections and forecasts for changes in core technologies, including new platforms, new industry applications and new methods of implementing solutions.

  • Research & Development: Updates on projects from government labs or universities.

  • Panel Discussions: Industry and thought leaders discussing and debating a range of industry and technology topics.

  • Industry Applications: Case studies of recent applications of motor and drive systems, including energy efficiency, ROI.

    Possible industries include:

  • Transportation (Auto/EV, Aerospace, Railway, Marine)

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Operations

  • Robotics

  • Automation

  • UAV/Drones

  • Aviation/Space

  • Renewables (wind, wave generators)

Submitting a Proposal

The basis of the proposal or the presentation may not be the promotion or marketing of a product. Send your proposal in the body of your email letter and include supporting material and complete presentations as attachments. **All submission guidelines must be included for abstract consideration.


Submit to Shannon Given.

The Speaking Proposal should include:

  • A title for the presentation

  • A summary of the presentation content (100 words)

  • Presenter(s) biography and high-resolution head-shot

  • Contact information: name, title, company, address, phone, email address and website

  • Desired Speaking Track

Contact Us

Program Director | Shannon Given | (720) 799-1463


Exhibitor & Sponsor Sales | Robert Schaudt | (720) 799-1464


Event Coordinator | Alice Wang | (212) 952-3842

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