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2022 Conference Program

7:00 AM

8:35 AM


9:30 AM

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

11:05 AM

11:40 AM

11:55 AM

12:10 PM

1:30 PM

2:05 PM

2:40 PM

3:10 PM

3:45 PM

4:20 PM

7:30 AM

8:15 AM

8:50 AM

9:25 AM

10:00 AM

10:20 AM

10:55 AM

11:30 AM

12:05 PM

Tuesday, February 8th

Registration/Badge Pickup & Breakfast Open

Welcome & Opening Address

Keynote Session: Low Voltage Motor & Drives Market – The Rising Demand for Predictive Maintenance

Blake Griffin, Senior Market Analyst, Interact Analysis

As predictive maintenance has begun gaining steam, it has become apparent that low voltage motors represent some of the lowest hanging fruit in terms of applications for the technology. In this presentation...Read More

How Intelligent Switched Reluctance Motor Systems are Unlocking Our Sustainable Future 

Piyush Desai, Co-Founder, Vice President of Motor Design, Turntide

Electric motors are the hidden drivers of climate change, consuming over 47% of the world’s electricity, more than heating, lighting, and electronics combined. Energy demand has been increasing faster than...Read More


Networking Break - Exhibits Open - 1x1 Meetings

Instruments on the Curiosity and Perseverance Mars Rovers powered by Ultra-High Reliable Piezo Motors and Stepper Motors

Dr. Michael Oldenburg, Product Marketing Manager Motorized Positioners, PI (Physik Instrumente)

Every new mission to our neighboring planet Mars requires components that are reliable and have virtually no risk of failure. The most recent Mars rovers Curiosity and Perseverance utilize...Read More

SynRA – Synchronous Reluctance Rotor with Aluminum Cage     
Kyle Mertens, Product Manager, Nidec Motor Corp.

Michael Detmering, Manager of Project Management, Nidec Motor Corp.

The SynRA, a new synchronous reluctance motor technology utilizing a synchronous reluctance rotor injected with an aluminum cage. The session will explain how utilizing an aluminum cage...Read More

Technology Demonstration: New Distributed High Density Winding Technology for Electric Motors - An Introduction and Data Review
Paolo Omenetti, Sales Manager Marsilli North America

Marsilli’s Distributed High Density (DHD) winding technology has been designed to be a more efficient alternative to the distributed motor winding technologies available on the market (mainly based on...Read More


Technology Demonstration: ECM's PCB Stator Technology: Impacting Speed of Prototyping and Solving Supply Chain Issues
Chris Fielding, VP of Applications Engineering, ECM

A brief introduction to ECMs technology and software, and a discussion about the ways that ECM is accelerating custom prototyping and solving supply chain issues by utilizing established printed circuit...Read More

Networking Lunch

Adjustable Speed Drive Control Methods: Creating a Flatter Motor Efficiency Curve for More Energy Savings
Dr. Allen Neciosup, Senior Applications Project Engineer, Motors & Drives Division, Toshiba

The need for higher operating efficiencies is being approached by new super energy efficient motors. For example, Super Premium Efficiency motors (IE4) have 20% less power loss than IE3 motors...Read More

A High-Efficiency Motor-Drive Architecture with Direct AC-AC Conversion
Somasundaram Essakiappan, R&D Engineering Manager, QM Power Inc.

A high-efficiency motor-drive architecture with direct ac-ac conversion has been developed for Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC), industrial drives, and commercial/residential applications...Read More

Networking Break - 1x1 Meetings


Dynamic Motor Drive – A Strategy Optimizing Electric Motor Efficiency        
Zhiqian Chen, Director, DMD Program Partners, Tula Technology, Inc.

Ram Subramanian, Principal Marketing Strategist, Tula Technology, Inc.

Improving the efficiency of battery-electric vehicle powertrains is a key to transportation electrification. Although the peak efficiencies of electric motors exceed 90%, practical drive cycles and powertrain...Read More

Permanent Magnet Motor Topologies – Selection Criteria and Considerations
David Coulson, Principal Electromagnetics Engineer, Celera Motion

There are multiple options for selecting permanent magnet motor topologies and it can sometimes be difficult to understand the benefits of one topology over another. This presentation will describe the...Read More

Cocktail Reception


Wednesday, February 9th

Registration/Badge Pickup & Breakfast Opens

Auto, Aero and Defense Electrification: Optimizing Induction and PM Motor Design for Manufacturing

Aaron Williams, Director of Strategic Technologies & Business Development, Arnold Magnetic Technologies

As the demand for electrification continues to grow globally, the automotive, aerospace, and defense markets face unprecedented challenges. New technologies are placing greater demands on motors in...Read More

Advanced Measurements of Soft and Hard Magnetic Materials Used in Electric Motors
Stefan Siebert, Managing Director, Dr. Brockhaus Messtechnik GmbH & Co.

Development and manufacturing of electric motors involves multi-stage analyses including, among others, selection of materials, electromagnetic and thermal modelling, quality control of stators...Read More

Design Performance Comparison of Surface and Interior Permanent Magnet Transverse Flux Motors
Lavanya Vadamodala, Senior Application Engineer, Altair Engineering, Inc.

Transverse Flux Permanent Magnet Machines (TFPMMs) are known for their capability to produce high power with high torque density but with a lower power factor. TFPMMs are gaining popularity in...Read More

Networking Break - 1x1 Meetings


Measuring Power Losses in Electric Motors and Inverters
Mitch Marks, Business Development – Electrification, HBK

One of the main drivers for improving battery life is minimizing losses in the power conversion. Power losses can have many sources, and it is often difficult to determine the exact source you need to identify...Read More

Simulation-Based Noise and Vibration Analysis of an Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor

Issah Ibrahim, EMaG Specialist, Maya HTT

This presentation investigates a combined electromagnetic, structural, and acoustic simulation-based process of an Interior Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Motor (IPMSM). Acoustic noise is a result of a...Read More

Peak Performance in Heat: High-Tech Adhesives for e-Motors

Timothy Froning, Regional Sales Engineer, DELO Industrial Adhesives LLC

Bonding technology is a key to improve the performance of e-motors. When it comes to harsh requirements with high temperatures and stress due to rotational forces, high-tech adhesives can protect...Read More

Conclusion of Conference


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