Affichage des articles du septembre, 2012

CESA 2012 updated programme now on line

The full programme is now on line !

As we told you already, the 2012 edition of the congress has chosen a top level roundtable discussion format, enhanced by more in depth sessions, detailed presentations and discussions of technical papers.

8 topics will be covered:
- Market of Automotive Electronics
- New mobility for Everyone
- Driver Assistance Systems
- Energy Management
- Smart infotainment
- Electrification & Mechatronics
- Vehicule Systems and Architecture Approach for New Mobility
- New Materials

Here is the link :

ESG new automotive boss to come at CESA 2012

Executive Vice President for the Automotive Division, Hans-Georg Frischkorn will be one of the speakers of CESA 2012. He will participate to the panel session "Vehicle systems and architecture, approach for a new mobility", on december 5th in the afternoon.
Expert in technology, with high-level jobs at BMW and GM, he joined ESG in January 2012 and is a member of the Executive Board.
This is his resume :
- Diplom Informatiker (Computer Science), University of Stuttgart
- 1978-1994 IBM Corp. (Product development, systems engineering, business development, IBM management consulting)
- 1995-1996 McKinsey and Company
- 1997-2005 BMW (Project leader of the vehicle project Z4, Senior VP Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Senior VP Architecture and Systems Integration) - 2006-2009 General Motors Executive Director Global Electrical Systems, Controls, and Vehicle Software - 2010-2011 Managing Director for Technology and Environmental Affairs in the Verband der Automobilindustrudie …


Chief Executive Officer of CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers, Jean-Marc Gales will make a keynote speech at CESA 2012 on day 2.
After studying at Imperial College London and the University of Karlsruhe, Jean-Marc joined BMW in 1990 and held various positions in strategic planning, group co-ordination and organisation.
Following executive positions at Rolls Royce and Volkswagen, Jean-Marc took up the position of Managing Director, Light Commercial Vehicles at General Motors and this was followed by Managing Director, Sales, Marketing and Customer Service, Central Europe for Opel and Saab.
Between 2006 and 2009 Jean-Marc was Global Sales Director, Mercedes Benz.
In April 2009 he became Member of the Managing Board of PSA Peugeot Citroën and Executive Vice President, Citroën.
In June 2009 Jean-Marc became Member of the Managing Board of PSA Peugeot Citroën and Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing, Aftersales.
In April 2012 Jean-Marc joined CLEPA as Chief Exec…

Dual voltage power supply system with 48 volts (BMW presentation)

As convened, here is a snapshot of Ottmar Sirch's presentation on 48 volt. This paper is scheduled during CESA 2012.
As an introduction, our expert from BMW reminds that the continuous increase of functionality for comfort, safety, driver assistance and infotainment systems as well as the insertion of innovations raise the requirements. In combination with the electrification of powertrain functions and ancillary units for CO2 reductions these requirements drive today´s vehicle power supply to its limits.

Ottmar Sirch (BMW) to discuss 48 volt at CESA 2012

CESA speaker

Top expert from BMW, Ottmar Sirch will make a presentation on 48 volt in Paris, during CESA 2012. He's focusing on dual voltage as the responsible for the Predevelopment of Vehicle Electrical Power Supply Systems.
In Munich, the predevelopment projects cover all subjects of electrical power supply in vehicles with combustion engines as well as Hybrid and Electric vehicles.
Mr Sirch came to SIA office in Suresnes, near Paris to share his vision for 48 v, a few days ago.

CESA 2012 exhibitors revealed

During the last programme committee meeting, the organisers of the congress have revealed the names of the exhibitors.
Next to to the conference room, in Newport room, CESA 2012 will welcome Valeo, Continental, Bosch, STMicroelectronics, TE Connectivity, Vector, as well as the Austrian Embassy (special guest).
There is another exhition floor, in Beach room, with dSpace, Mathworks, NXP, as well as Advancy, Idiada, IPG and Method Park.
 A very few booths are still available. If you're interested, you should book very quickly.

CESA speeds up with a programme meeting

Back to business after holidays... CESA programme committee has set up a meeting today in order to fill the blanks and to discuss in depth about round tables (that will have a lot of speakers). An updated version will be available soon on SIA web site.
Around Jochen Langheim, Chairman of CESA 2012 and from ST, we could see Jérome Perrin (VeDeCom and Renault), Daniel Pfrimmer and Pauline Senis (SIA), Eric Della Vecchia (Bosch), Michel Valette (NXP), Pierre-Yves Geels (AVL), Thierry Seynaeve (ESG France), Andy Toulemonde (Infineon), Igor Demay (PSA), as well as Nelly Dimey (STMicroelectronics).
On phone were Hans-Gerd Krekels (TRW), Gilles Zeppa (Delphi), Khamis Kadiri (PSA) and Emilie Bonnet (SIA).
 For sure, CESA 2012 will be a successful edition with a high level programme.