October 1 & 2, 2024 – Chicago, USA •

Conference

Theme: Developments in Digitalization & Decarbonization

The 2024 Summit will include a range of subjects such as: 

• Operations with electrical/fuel cell vehicles & equipment
• Making new engine technologies cleaner and more efficient
• Fuel cell applications
• New fuels for combustion engines
• What you need to know about electric motors
• Advances in hydrogen technology

Our 2024 speakers

Keynote Speaker

Executive Director, Powertrain Engineering, Cummins

Topic: The role of data & AI in facilitating power system optimization and lifecycles

Keynote Speaker

Senior Vice President, Electrification & Energy Solutions, Caterpillar

Topic: How OEMs can facilitate the transition to electrified worksites

Product Manager, Power Generation, Hatz Americas

Topic: The role of the hybrid system in the decarbonization equation

Consulting Partner, Pickering Energy Partners

Topic: A practical vs. political approach to emissions reduction

Chief Marketing Officer, The Fetis Group

Topic: How to move from proof–of–concept research projects to viable products

Senior vice president of Engineering, AGCO

Topic: How engine suppliers are solving customer challenges in the energy transition

Off-Highway Conference Speakers

Managing Director,
Off-Highway Research

Topic: Global and regional equipment markets

Vice President,
RB Global

Topic: The North American used equipment market

Managing Director,
Knibb Gormezano Partners

Topic: The alternative fuels roadmap for off-highway equipment

Senior Partner Roland Berger LP

Topic: How electrification and autonomy in commercial vehicles will transform transportation

Partner Roland Berger LP

Topic: How electrification and autonomy in commercial vehicles will transform transportation

FREE REPORT

Published twice a year, Global Construction Equipment Markets, is a popular report from Off-Highway Research which gives an overview of construction equipment markets around the world, looking at market sizes, key drivers and providing five-year forecasts.

Normally priced at US$300, this report is included in the ticket price and delegates will receive the September 2024 edition following the conference.

Schedule

Monday, September 30

6:30 – 8:00 pm

Welcome networking drinks reception

Tuesday, October 1

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Registration  

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Networking lunch

1:00 – 1:05 pm

Welcome
Julian Buckley, Power Progress International editor and conference chair

1:05 – 1:30 pm

Keynote: Brad Sutton, Executive Director – Powertrain Engineering, Cummins
The role of data & AI in facilitating power system optimization and lifecycles

1:30 – 1:55 pm 

Oliver Lythgoe, chief marketing officer, The Fetis Group
How to move from proof-of-concept research projects to viable products

1:55 – 2:20 pm

Alexandre Esgolminhead of driveline technology, North America, ZF Group Electrification and the entire system: A whole machine approach 

2:20 – 3:10 pm

Networking coffee break

3:10 – 3:35 pm 

Kelvin Bennett, senior vice president of Engineering, AGCO
How engine suppliers are solving customer challenges in the energy transition

3:35 – 4:05 pm 

Ben Froland, product manager, Power Generation, Hatz Americas
The role of the hybrid system in the decarbonization equation

4:05 – 4:55 pm

Dan Romito, consulting partner, Pickering Energy Partners
A practical vs. political approach to emissions reduction

4:55 – 5:00 pm 

Closing remarks   

5:00 – 6:30 pm 

Drinks Reception

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Awards

Wednesday, October 2 

7:30 – 8:30 am 

Networking coffee & light breakfast

8:30 – 8:35 am 

Welcome Julian Buckley, Power Progress International editor and conference chair

8:35 – 9:00 am

Chris Sleight, managing director, Off-Highway Research
Global and regional equipment markets

9:00 – 9:25 am 

Tara Stryker, vice president, RB Global
The North American used equipment market

9:25 – 9:50 am 

Alex Woodrow, managing director, Knibb Gormezano Partners
The alternative fuels roadmap for off-highway equipment

9:50 – 10:15 pm 

Dr. Wilfried Aulbur, Senior Partner, Roland Berger LP and
Giovanni Schelfi, Partner, Roland Berger LP
How electrification and autonomy in commercial vehicles will transform transportation

10:15 – 11:00 am

Networking coffee break

11:00– 11:25 am 

Keynote: Rod Shurman, senior vice president, Electrification & Energy Solutions, Caterpillar
How OEMs can facilitate the transition to electrified worksites

11:25 – 11:50 am

Hydrogen in mobile machines: advances & potential applications
Southwest Research Institute (Speaker TBA)

11:50 am – 12:40 pm

Roundtable: Maintaining the OEM customer relationship on the path to decarbonization (Speakers TBA)

12:40 – 12:50 pm 

Closing remarks

12:50 – 2:30 pm 

Networking lunch

If you have any questions regarding the speakers or program, please contact:

Becky Schultz

VP - Content - KHL Power Division

Telephone: +1 (480) 408-9774
becky.schultz@khl.com

Chad Elmore

Managing Editor - Power Progress

chad.elmore@khl.com

Julian Buckley

Editor - Power Progress International

Telephone: +44 (0)1892 784088
Cell: +44 (0)7710096684
 julian.buckley@khl.com

Roberta Prandi

Sales Manager

Telephone: +39 0464 014421
roberta.prandi@khl.com