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Powertrains and Energy Systems of Tomorrow 2023

28-03-2023 – 29-03-2023 – Berlin, Germany

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Call for Papers

In the shift of energy and mobility systems towards solutions based on renewable electricity, raw material and value chains must be restructured and the CO2 footprint must be evaluated comprehensively and the economic consequences and social aspects in a global context must be taken into consideration.

Where do we currently find ourselves in the development of regenerative-based power generation and grid infrastructure? Do electric vehicles gain market volume quickly enough? What are the main technologies emerging? How do infrastructure expansion and volume growth affect the CO2 balance? What role will hydrogen play in passenger cars and commercial vehicles?

The discussion of technology between leading representatives of the automotive industry, energy producers and grid operators, as well as political representatives, will be the essential questions in this congress.

I would like to invite you to play an active role in the 17th International MTZ Congress “Powertrains and Energy Systems of Tomorrow” by presenting a paper.
Details on submitting your paper can be found below in this Call for Papers.

After the congress, your paper will be published as part of the congress proceedings at Springer Vieweg and on the online platforms Springer Link and Springer Professional.

On behalf of the Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Peter Gutzmer
Editor-in-Charge ATZ | MTZ Group, Springer Nature

Main subject areas

Innovative Powertrain Systems

  • Mild hybrid powertrains
  • Hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains
  • Battery-electric powertrains
  • Fuel cell powertrains
  • Transmissions in electrified powertrains

Traction Batteries

  • Level of maturity
  • Production and availability
  • Additives
  • Calibration
  • Raw materials
  • Efficiency
  • Recycling
  • Second Life

Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technologies

  • Level of maturity
  • Production and availability
  • Additives
  • Calibration
  • Storage inside and outside the vehicle

Energy and Thermal management

  • Efficiency improvements and emission reduction
  • Operating strategies in connected drivetrains
  • Waste heat utilization
  • Heat protection
  • Battery management

Infrastructure and Markets for Electricity an Hydrogen

  • Business models
  • National and international framework conditions in politics and business

Grid Integration for Electricity and Hydrogen

  • Political framework conditions
  • Generation, transmission, distribution
  • Sector coupling
  • Charging and refueling infrastructure – expansion and standardization
  • Utilization of flexibilities
  • Data services, data transmission, data security

Technology for Electricity and Hydrogen Infrastructure

  • Requirements for components and systems
  • Energy storage systems
  • Charging and refueling systems
  • Energy and thermal management

Production Technologies, Value Chains and Sustainability

  • Production Technologies
  • Value Chains
  • Sustainability

Are you interested in presenting a paper on one of these subjects on the Congress “Powertrains and Energy Systems of Tomorrow 2023”?

We are pleased that you would like to submit a proposal online via this portal. After registration, you will be asked to provide the following data:

  • The title of the paper in german and english
  • The name of the speaker with job title, company address, telephone number and e-mail address
  • The name of any co-authors with company address
  • The main points and a brief summary of the paper’s contents (abstract)
  • Brief summary of the innovative value of the work
    (please submit documents in PDF)
  • Classification under one of the main subject areas

On the basis of the short version of the paper, the Scientific Advisory Board for the Congress will decide whether to accept it.

Please register and use our online proposal submission form.

Submit a proposal online

Information on the Conference

The time allowed for presentation is 20 - 25 minutes with a subsequent discussion. The registration fee will be waived for one speaker per paper presented. The language of the manuscripts and slides is English.

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Gabriele Bozsa

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Deadline for submission proposals:
20 October 2022

Notification of the authors:
December 2022

Submission of final manuscripts:
10 February 2023

The final congress program will be published in January 2023.

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Scientific Director and Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Peter Gutzmer
Editor-in-Charge ATZ | MTZ Group, Springer Nature

A scientific advisory board made up of outstanding personalities from each of the fields involved supports our congress in terms of planning and finding topics.