Track 1: Material Science Innovation09.55 - 10.00 am EST
Welcome & Introduction
Lydia Swan Commercial Sales Director - Americas, DSM DSM
Track 1: Material Science Innovation10.00 - 10.30 am EST
Thermoplastic Material Solutions for Electric Vehicle Applications
EV power distribution systems must operate at higher voltage to deliver sufficient power to the vehicle, increasing the need for proper insulation and electromagnetic shielding. This presentation will share the impact on material selection.
Robert Janssen Principal Scientist DSM
Track 2: Innovation Insights10.00 - 10.30 am EST
Automotive Powertrain Trends in North America
Mike Fiske will share the latest powertrain trends and vehicle sales outlook for North America.
Mike Fiske Associate Director IHS Markit
Track 1: Material Science Innovation10.45 - 11.15 am EST
Measuring the Impact of Moisture in High-Temperature Polyamides
This presentation will explore a transport model for the description of moisture exchange and its effect on mechanical properties in high temperature resistant polyamides.
Alexander Stroeks Principal Scientist DSM
Track 2: Innovation Insights10.45 - 11.15 am EST
EV Charging Infrastructure Material Selection
This sesion will highlight highlight the market trends, requirements, and material solutions used to build EV charging infrastructure.
Abel Pot Application Development Engineer DSM
Track 1: Material Science Innovation11.30 am - 12.00 pm EST
Material Science for Hydrogen Fuel Cells
As hydrogen fuel cell technology continues to evolve, material science will play an increasingly important role in addressing key challenges such as ion leaching.
Yu Bin Global Advanced Engineering Manager, E-Mobility DSM
Track 2: Innovation Insights11.30 am - 12.00 pm EST
Improving Vehicle Air Management Performance
Even as vehicle electification accelerates, increasing the efficiency of the internal combustion engine will continue to play an important role as automakers seek to cut carbon emissions. This presentation will share how material science is improving efficiency and reducing the costs of air management systems.
Russell Bloomfield Senior Application Development Engineer DSM
Track 1: Material Science Innovation12.15 pm - 12.45 pm EST
Exploring PA66 Alternatives
When global supply chains tighten, capacity constraints can quickly impact popular materials such as PA66. This presentation will explore potential alternatives.
Angelika Schmidt Global R&T Manager, Performance Polymers DSM
Track 2: Innovation Insights12.15 pm - 12.45 pm EST
Insights and Trends in Water Contact Applications
Safe and sustainable water contact solutions are more important than ever. In this session the impact of regulatory changes and market trends on material choices will be discussed.
Pim Janssen Global System Expert DSM
Track 1: Material Science Innovation12.45 - 1.15 pm EST
Track 1: Material Science Innovation01.15 - 01.45 pm EST
Advancing the Circular Economy with Bio-Based or Recycled Materials
Learn more about DSM material solutions designed to make products more sustainable and support the circular economy.
Kim van Neer Sustainability Program Manager DSM
Track 2: Innovation Insights01.15 - 01.45 pm EST
Material Science for 5G Connectivity
This presentation will explore design trends and material challenges for 5G smart devices such as high-speed charging. I will also explain how high-speed wired/wireless data transfer will bring different challenges to materials used for mechanical parts structures and electronics components.
John Hsieh Global Marketing Manager, Electronics DSM
Track 1: Material Science Innovation02.00 - 02.30 pm EST
Towards Low carbon solutions @DSM Engineering Materials
Reducing our GHG emissions and carbon footprint and enabling the same for our customers. Insights on our efforts towards measuring and reducing our GHG emissions.
Neelima Kadirisani Sustainability Engineer DSM
Track 2: Innovation Insights02.00 - 02.30 pm EST
Sustainable Material Solutions for Medical Applications
Medical Device and Pharmaceutical companies are uniquely challenged to find cost-effective, sustainable materials that do not compromise patient safety. This talk will focus on connecting sustainability with medical-grade materials for seamless integration into medical device and pharmaceutical applications.
Mike Perillo-Gentile Market Development Manager Medical DSM
Track 1: Material Science Innovation02.45 - 03.15 pm EST
Advanced Modeling of Reinforced Thermoplastics
Widespread use of short-fiber reinforced thermoplastics in the automotive and electronics industry has increased the demand for reliable and fast prediction of mechanical properties (e.g., stress-strain curves, creep compliance, fatigue lifetime, etc.) as well as generating material cards for further analysis. This presentation will share how a physics-based models and data science can help achieve faster design optimization and shorter development cycles.
Leonid Pastukhov Material Science Expert DSM
Track 2: Innovation Insights02.45 - 03.15 pm EST
Optimizing Thermoplastic Gear Design
In the automotive industry there is an increasing need to reduce engine emissions (CO2, NOx, etc), resulting in a growing demand for engine management actuators. In this session, learn why these actuators often require high durability performance combined with a compact design in order to meet the under-the-hood application requirements. Find out what material solution meets both these requirements.
Adnan Hasanovic Global System Expert DSM
Track 1: Material Science Innovation03.30 - 04.00 pm EST
Advanced Tools for Color Development
As consumers expect brands to offer more choices for personalization, color is an increasingly important part of the design process. This presentation will share how DSM is developing new tools to enhance the precision of thermoplastic color matching.
Ellen van Hemelrijck Global Color Coordinator DSM
Track 2: Innovation Insights03.30 - 04.00 pm EST
Leveraging TPE Technology for Athleticwear & Footwear
Learn how DSM is using thermoplastic elastomer technology to enhance the performance of atheltic apparel and footwear, including solutions for Tour de France cyclists.
Jacy Leong Market Development Manager DSM
Track 1: Material Science Innovation04.00 pm - 04.05 pm EST
Lydia Swan Commercial Sales Director - Americas, DSM DSM