15 June - 17 June 2021
Virtual event

Integer Vehicle Emissions Live - Virtual Conference

EDT agenda

A video recording of conference sessions will be available on-demand so you can watch what you have missed at a convenient time. Please note that all sessions on the Emissions Connect Day will not be recorded and available to view on-demand.

Emissions connect day

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  • Introduction
  • About the Emissions Connect Day

Connect with your community through a range of interactive workshops and roundtables. Join a networking group where your most pressing questions can be answered, whilst creating lasting relationships and impactful connections with old and new peers


Interactive workshops:

Join a group of 25-30 peers to delve deeper in specific subject matters. Led by industry experts you’ll have the opportunity to listen to a presentation followed by interactive face-to-face discussions during break-out sessions with the group. You’ll be working with peers with the same business strategy as you and the same industry challenges.

Workshop options

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  • 03:00 EDT
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  • 04:00 EDT
  • Workshop One: What is the future and cost analysis for e-fuels? - FEV Group, Neste
  • What do the fuels of the future look like including carbon, hydrogen?
  • What do the costs look like for e-fuels?
  • How might hydrogen enable operational flexibility to fleet?
  • How far along are companies with developing a catalyst for hydrogen?

Workshop leaders:

Thomas Körfer, Group Vice President, FEV Group

Mats Hultman, Head of OEM Partnerships, Neste

  • 08:00 EDT
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  • 09:00 EDT
  • Workshop Two: AdBlue/DEF trends and regulations shaping the role of the diesel combustion engine in a sustainable future - Argus
  • What’s the impact of diesel production for AdBlue/DEF production?
  • Exploring global emissions from Europe, North America, India and China
  • How do we see future trends of AdBlue/DEF – will we see an increase post-Covid?
  • Are the markets going more domestic or do we see future global trade flows?
  • 09:00 EDT
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  • 10:00 EDT
  • Workshop Three: New regulatory vehicle emission standards in Brazil and the road to lower emissions
  • Addressing timelines for Proconve P-8 and necessary steps for the vehicles market
  • Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on vehicle and engine development and truck sales
  • Advancements in monitoring, testing procedures and certification updates
  • How OEMs are improving the efficiency of the diesel engine and aftertreatment solutions
  • What is the future for advanced fuels for diesel engines?

This workshop will be run in Portuguese

Interactive roundtables

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  • 09:00 EDT
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  • 10:00 EDT
  • Interactive roundtables

Roundtable 1: The road ahead for e-mobility – how EV is it?

Roundtable 2: The future of diesel and off-highway vehicles

Roundtable 3: Powertrain development methods for Euro 7

Roundtable 5: Developments in aftertreatment sensor technology

Roundtable 6: TREM and emission standards for off-road vehicles in India

Workshop options

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  • 10:00 EDT
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  • 11:00 EDT
  • Workshop Four: Quality certification and compliance for DEF/AdBlue
  • Are ISO standards and compliance set to change and when can the industry expect these?
  • Exploring the role of additives in increasing quality and what new solutions are there?
  • How to ensure quality is met throughout the supply chain
  • Key certification and licensing programmes

Driving new standards across Asia

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  • 11:30 EDT
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  • 00:30 EDT
  • Keynote regulatory panel: What are the next steps for emission standards across Asia? - National Highway Authority of India

Hear from governments and regulatory bodies as they explore the next steps in vehicle emissions. Learn what the new thresholds are for NOx and heavy-duty CO2, country-wide scrappage policy plans and what the industry can expect for Real Driving Emissions (RDE) emission limits

  • How do we expect a market shift once BS VI-2 has been implemented in India?
  • How advanced are we in China 7 standards for light and heavy-duty vehicles?
  • What are the new emission legislations for agricultural machines?


Akhilesh Kumar Srivastava, Chief General Manager, National Highway Authority of India

OEM strategies to meet emission targets

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  • 00:50 EDT
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  • 01:30 EDT
  • OEM on-road stakeholder panel: How regulations are being met whilst keeping solutions cost effective - SIAM, Tata Motors

Join this panel to delve into the main strategies for manufacturers and the current challenges faced. Explore what new machines are being launched into the market, how these meet consumer needs and emission targets whilst remaining cost effective. Learn what drives forward R&D for passenger cars and understand the main bottlenecks including supply chain issues for sourcing parts

  • How far have OEMs gone in running vehicles through the RDE cycle to meet CO2 targets?
  • What are the strategies for hybrid and alternative fuels and benefits for downsizing the engine?
  • How can manufactures produce cost effective after-treatment systems including for agricultural machines?

Prashant K Banerjee, Executive Director, Technical, SIAM

Abhilash Savidhan, Head Fuel & EV System, Chassis Engineering, Tata Motors
  • 01:40 EDT
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  • 02:40 EDT
  • OEM off-road stakeholder panel: Working towards changing amendments and strategies to reduce NOx emissions - Volvo Penta
  • What best practices are we seeing for applications including; agriculture, machinery, marine and mining?
  • Service monitoring for off-road vehicles – how are OEMs gearing up for this change?
  • What does the future look like for zero emission transportation across various off-road categories?


Miron Thoms, Vice President & Head of Volvo Penta India, Volvo Penta

Understanding future regulation in Europe and what it means for industry

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  • 03:30 EDT
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  • 04:30 EDT
  • Harmful emissions regulatory stakeholder panel: What can we expect from the upcoming Euro 7/VII regulations for diesel combustion engines 2021-2030? - Transport & Environment

Join this panel to learn how new regulations will be shaped and what this means for the on-road and off-road industry

  • How will emissions be regulated and what will the new standards mean for the industry?
  • What will the focus on controlling emissions whilst in the real-world environment look like?
  • What are the improvements and potential changes to customers purchasing behaviour?


Anna Krajinska, Emission Engineer, Transport & Environment

  • 04.50 EDT
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  • 05:50 EDT
  • CO2 regulatory stakeholder panel: Future goals and visions for mobility concepts - Transport & Environment, Department for Transport UK

Explore government plans for mobility over the next decade. What vehicles can we expect on the roads and what will be the ratio of internal-combustion-engine vehicles (ICEVs) versus electric vehicles (EVs). You’ll gain a better understanding of future targets on harmful and CO2 emissions

  • What vehicle types on the market do governments envision by 2030?
  • How is the focus shifting towards tighter CO2 standards and the impact on OEMs?
  • What are the incentives for zero emissions and how are these driving electric vehicles sales?
  • What regulations are creating a requirement for sensor solutions in the end-user market?


Lucien Mathieu, Manager, Road Vehicles and Emobility Analysis, Transport & Environment
Senior Representative, Department for Transport, UK

Making decisions about the future design of the engine

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  • 07:30 EDT
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  • 08:30 EDT
  • Keynote OEM stakeholder panel: Finding new ways to improve the efficiency of diesel technologies

Explore how OEMs are fine tuning and optimising all parts of the diesel powertrain to reduce the overall environmental impact. Hybridisation, blending components are being developed to power the mature diesel engine with fuels of the future, and in a cost-efficient way for the buyer

  • What are the customer cost considerations for diesel and e-mobility?
  • How does optimising the diesel engine compare to producing zero emission vehicles?
  • Trends towards diesel and electric engine hybridisation – what are the benefits including fuel efficiency?

  • 08:30 EDT
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  • 09:10 EDT
  • OEM case study: Designing a new engine that meets both future emission standards and CO2 targets in light vehicles
  • Creating a complex new engine that meets regulatory requirements
  • Investing in new filters and catalysts including ammonia and a NOx absorber
  • Converting the engines to make a hybrid engine for low pressure
  • Use of a mile hybrid in LCVs to recover energy from breaking and reduce the CO2 footprint

North America and Europe: Reducing emissions through new technologies and the use of additives

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  • 09:20 EDT
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  • 10:00 EDT
  • Fireside chat: Improving fuel economy through compact EAT systems in NRMM applications
  • What are the current challenges faced including fuel economy and legislative trends?
  • How does the compact system tailor and fit seamlessly to applications?
  • What are the new innovations technology and stage V compliant mixer types?
  • 10:00 EDT
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  • 10:30 EDT
  • Case study: Investigating the use of lubricant additives in reducing diesel emissions and improving fuel economy
  • Reducing emissions whilst increasing the longevity of internal combustion engine vehicles
  • Enabling fuel efficiency in vehicles through reducing friction and fuel consumption
  • Examining lubricant technology on ultrafine particulate emissions
  • 10:00 EDT
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  • 11:00 EDT
  • Panel debate: Tampering and sensory monitoring for heavy and light duty vehicles - Færdselsstyrelsen - Danish Road Traffic Authority, Department for Transport
  • What are the new regulations against tampering and sensory solutions?
  • What emission control systems can be used with pre-heated SCR?
  • How has tampering impacted the AdBlue market and expected consumption?


Rene Jensen, Team Leader, Færdselsstyrelsen - Danish Road Traffic Authority

Signe Shim, Specialist, Færdselsstyrelsen - Danish Road Traffic Authority

Serena Collins, Head of Vehicle Standards Compliance, Department for Transport

David Miles, Head of Vehicle Environment Team, Department for Transport


Regulatory developments in North America

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  • 13:30 EDT
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  • 14:30 EDT
  • Regulatory panel discussion: The future for environmentally friendly and cleaner diesel engines and the framework ahead - California Air Resources Board, EPA, MECA
  • What are the cleaner truck initiatives and the impact on the diesel combustion engine?
  • What are the targets for achieving NOx and particulate matter emission levels?
  • What are do the increasing targets look like for the penetration of zero emission vehicles?


William Robertson, Vehicle Program Specialist, California Air Resources Board

Brian Nelson, Director, Heavy-Duty Onroad and Nonroad Center, EPA

Rasto Brezny, Executive Director, MECA

The future of diesel and the diesel combustion engine

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  • 14.40 EDT
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  • 15.40 EDT
  • Off-road spotlight: Exploring technical, strategic and regulatory changes for off-road applications - AGCO
  • 15:50 EDT
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  • 16:50 EDT
  • OEM stakeholder panel: The road ahead: Forward looking strategies to comply with environmental standards

Join this session to explore the strategies and views from OEMs across North America. Gain a picture on how the diesel engine will continue to improve, the rise of EVs and new concepts surrounding infrastructure installations that pair with ZEV offerings

  • What considerations are there when launching new engines onto the market?
  • What pressures are OEMs under due to the increasing use of trucks on roads?
  • When will we start to see a saturation of electric trucks - is that on the horizon?

AdBlue supply across Asia

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  • 11:30 EDT
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  • 00:30 EDT
  • Supply keynote panel: Exploring AdBlue and urea production and areas of growth
  • How much global production do we expect of AdBlue and urea in the next 2-5 years?
  • Is China ramping up production and will it be used for the domestic market?
  • How is the market designed for more international supply of AdBlue?


Nicholas Yang, CEO and President, NOVAX

  • 00:20 EDT
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  • 01:20 EDT
  • Regional spotlight: Reviewing national specifications in India and examining urea quality

Hear from government officials and industry players on the importance of quality and current issues faced. With new suppliers emerging in the market, hear how companies are maintaining the quality of their products

  • What are the current challenges we are currently seeing with AdBlue quality of supply?
  • Exploring the current quality standards of urea supply across India
  • What certificates are required to prove urea meets standards and regulations?
  • Providing safe and reliable transport of AdBlue

Exploring the European AdBlue supply and demand landscape

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  • 03:30 EDT
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  • 04:30 EDT
  • Panel discussion: Sustainability of AdBlue production and supply over the next 10 years - Yara International

Join this panel to explore production levels of urea and AdBlue. Understand how Covid-19 has had an impact on production including consolidation of retail stations

  • How much AdBlue production is required and what is the export capacity?
  • Where in Europe do we see pockets of AdBlue growth of production and supply?
  • What are the upcoming trends in imports and exports of automotive grade urea?


Sigurd Jørgensen, Global Product Manager, Yara International 

  • 05:00 EDT
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  • 06:00 EDT
  • Spotlight panel: New opportunities for AdBlue: where do we see growing demand? - Stellantis
  • What is the demand for AdBlue from maritime and vessels – is this an upcoming market?
  • What are the expectations going forward for off-road demand, including agriculture and machinery?
  • Will there be future opportunities for SCR technologies in gasoline engines?


Ignacio García-Lorenzana, PSA Specialist SCR/AdBlue Systems, Stellantis


Dispensing and infrastructure

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  • 07:30 EDT
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  • 08:10 EDT
  • A retailer’s perspective: Creating infrastructure and supply of AdBlue for passenger cars Stefan Saliger - Retail Fuels Supply Chain Coordinator Europe / South Africa, Shell
  • Meeting customer needs for dispensing and refilling AdBlue
  • Demand for an effective AdBlue supply infrastructure for passenger cars in Europe
  • Examining AdBlue passenger car pump infrastructure
  • 08:20 EDT
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  • 09:20 EDT
  • Retail stations panel: Best future practice for dispensing AdBlue for passenger cars - Shell, Stellantis, BP Europa

Understand retail trends for AdBlue. Learn what the best practices are for dispensing AdBlue at the right price, including canisters, IBCs or drums and whether they’ll still be pumps in the future

  • What are the retail trends and current volumes of AdBlue at petrol stations?
  • How are gas stations making AdBlue pumps visible to their customers?
  • How to position the pump and replenish in a cost-effective manner?


Stefan Saliger, Retail Fuels Supply Chain Coordinator Europe / South Africa, Shell 

Ignacio García-Lorenzana, PSA Specialist SCR/AdBlue Systems, Stellantis

Peter Wilke
, European Category Manager Car Wash & Automotive, BP Europa 

Looking at DEF consumption growth across the Americas market

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  • 10:00 EDT
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  • 11:00 EDT
  • Keynote stakeholder panel: Exploring the Americas DEF supply landscape

Join this panel to unravel the major market changes in North, Central and South America

  • What does the current urea and AdBlue supply market look like?
  • Will North America reach production capacity and how will the gap be filled?
  • How are distributors diversifying across the supply chain to meet future demand?

  • 13:00 CEST
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  • 14:00 CEST
  • Panel discussion: Growing demand and new opportunities including the on-road and off-road vehicles market
  • How much of an influence has Covid-19 had on the limited growth in the market?
  • What are the demand trends for marine, agricultural and construction?
  • How do we expect the demand curve to change post 2021?
  • 13:00 EDT
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  • 13:40 EDT
  • Case study: Optimising nitrogen at manufacturing plants and increasing flexibility between product lines
  • Increasing the reliability of supply to customers
  • Where does DEF sit in this change?
  • What pressures do we see on DEF prices and what does that means for future strategy?

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