5 Can’t-Miss Sessions at The Future of Electrification Virtual Conference 2023

The upcoming online conference The Future of Electrification will feature more than 30 speakers and 20 sessions over two days.

Attendees can expect informative presentations and panel discussions covering a wide range of topics, including case studies on electrification, breakthrough technologies, cutting-edge research, best practices for managing change, and insightful debates on the return on investment for sustainability initiatives.

The Future of Electrification Virtual Conference – May 9 & 10 2023

The Future of Electrification Virtual Conference is two days of educational presentations and panel discussions covering case studies of electrification, new technology, emerging research, examples of managing transformation, and discussions about the ROI of sustainability.

To help you make the most of your time at this virtual event, we have highlighted five sessions that you simply can’t afford to miss.

Power Sources Transition in Material Handling

Tuesday 9 May 2:00 PM (CEST)

Felix Farrad
Market Product Manager at Fenwick-Linde

What drives a vehicle? Felix Garrad, Market Energy Product Manager at Fenwick-Linde, tackles this essential question.

Garrad will discuss the different energy sources in the material handling market, from lead acid and lithium batteries, to hydrogen and internal combustion. He will cover the advantages and disadvantages of each type and will provide real-world application examples.

Don’t miss this foundational session to get a solid grounding in the technology which drives automated vehicles.

The Importance of Sustainable Supply Chains

Tuesday 9 May 4:00 PM (CEST)

Sue Fortunato-Esbach
Regulatory and Sustainability
Expert at Assent

Stephen Borchuk
Regional Director at Assent

Sustainable supply chain is more than a buzzword. In this session, join Regulatory and Sustainability Expert Sue Fortunato-Esbach, and Regional Director at Assent, Stephen Borchuk, to better understand how the supply chain can support an organisation in becoming more sustainable. Their work at Assent focuses on supply chain transparency and regulatory compliance.

In this session Fortunato-Esbach and Borchuk will discuss:

  • Why ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and supply chain sustainability matter
  • Advantages of a sustainable supply chain
  • How to build a supply chain sustainability programme

…and more. Have your questions at the ready: this session will be followed by Q&As with the speakers.

The Future of AGVs

Wednesday 10 May 2:00 PM (CEST)

Dr Nicola Tomatis
CEO at BlueBotics

Matt Wade
VP of Marketing at BlueBotics

There’s no doubt that AGVs (and AMRs, and automated forklifts…) have transformed manufacturing, logistics and more.

But what comes next?

In this session, the CEO of BlueBotics, Dr Nicola Tomatis, will be joined by subject matter expert and VP of Marketing at BlueBotics, Matt Wade. Together they will define the current state of AGVs, and then discuss what comes next. Look out for some big predictions!

Keynote Address: The Power of Electrification

Wednesday 10 May 4:00 PM (CEST)

Alex Edmans
Professor of Finance at London Business School

Eileen Huster Director, Marketing Strategy at Bemoved Media

Electrification is the future – but why is the future so slow in coming?

Join Professor of Finance at London Business School, Alex Edmans, for his keynote address on the power of electrification.

In this talk, Edmans will highlight the power of innovation in electrification – and how purpose can lead to profitability. Get inspired with real-life examples backed up by rigorous evidence. Then put the tips into action by following three practical steps to move from vision to reality.

Power Semiconductors: Empowering a World of Unlimited Green Energy

Wednesday 10 May 6:00 PM (CEST)

Andrea Piccioni
Senior Engineer at Infineon

Join Infineon Senior Engineer Andrea Piccioni as he discusses what the potential – and the reality – of unlimited green energy.

In this talk, Piccioni will provide an overview and discuss the practical application of transformative technology. He’ll explain how power semiconductors can both increase efficiency and reduce energy loss – and do so throughout the entire energy conversion chain.

Join for a discussion of the pioneering products, solutions and services used for smart and efficient energy generation, transmission, storage, and use.

Register for the Future of Electrification conference now

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Rachel Rayner

Marketing & digital content manager | BlueBotics I'm a fan of cutting-edge technology, and love sharing the latest tech with the world.
BlueBotics mini lite is an AGV robot.

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