March 9, 2021
Seminar: Maximizing Metalworking Fluid Performance and Service Life
March 10, 2021
Panel Discussion: “2020- The Year That Wasn’t: The Pandemic’s Lasting Effect on our Industry”
Moderator: Dr. Edward P. Becker, President & Founder, Friction & Wear Solutions, LLC
Dr. Z. George Zhang, CLS, OMA I, Senior Director, Technology, Valvoline Inc.
Desmond Tang, Managing Director, Vanderbilt Asia Pacific Ltd.
How a Specialty Base Oil Refiner Looks at Security of Supply: What it Takes to Stay in the Game
Mary Ann Abney, Global Technical Marketing Manager, Process Oils, R&M Technology, Ergon, Inc.
New Challenges for Lubricants in EV Technology
Huifang Shao, Senior Research and Development Scientist, Afton Chemical Corporation
Investigation into Performance Test Methods and Lubricating Oils Suited for Hybrid Electric Vehicles
March 11, 2021
Panel Discussion: “Sustainable Mobility – Fuels & Lubricants Developments”
Juha Lehtonen, Research Professor, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
Robert L. Freerks, Ph.D., Consultant, RLF Enterprises
Getting Ready for Euro 5/V and B20 Implementation in Thailand
Ching Mei Ang, Regional Technology Deployment Manager for Asia, Lubrizol Southeast Asia (Pte) Ltd
Consideration of Market Gasoline Quality and Standards
Aruto Hayashi, Assistant Chief Engineer, Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
March 12, 2021
Panel Discussion: “Is There a Need for New Lubricant & Grease Standards?”
Moderator: Gary Parsons, Consultant
Angela Willis, Chairperson, ASTM D02 Subcommittee B Passenger Car Engine Oil Class Panel
Jeremy Styer, Global OEM Liaison Manager, Vanderbilt Chemicals, LLC
Disruption and Changing Dynamics Facing the Lubricants Industry in Asia
Paul Nai, Director, Product Management, Lubrizol Additives, SEA & Australia, Lubrizol Southeast Asia (Pte) Ltd
Improving the Benefit of Molybdenum Containing Friction Modifiers in Low Viscosity Oils
David Boudreau, Research & Development Advisor, Vanderbilt Chemicals
Impact on Fuel Efficiency and Diesel Engine Oil Performance by Reducing the Viscosity and Various Friction Modifiers – Evaluation of Diesel Engine Oil Using JASO Engine Test Methods
Taiki Hattori, Product Development, Automotive Engine Oil Team, Technology Center, Chevron Japan Ltd Oronite
New Perspectives on Driveline Lubricants on Copper Corrosion for Electric Vehicles
Alex Wang, Driveline Technology Manager, Lubrizol China