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WMS 19 Programme

DAY ONE: Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

 

Theme of the day: Touring Cars and new engines, GT and Balance of Power,

F1’s sustainability programme, and robot cars

 

9.00 – 9.15

Opening and welcome by WILLIAM KIMBERLEY

Editor in Chief, RACE TECH Magazine 

 

9.15 – 9.45

Welcome to the World Motorsport Symposium by the Chairmen

ULRICH BARETZKY & JOHN ILEY

Director Audi Motorsport Engine Development, Audi AG & Founder & Director, Iley Design Ltd

 

9.45 – 9.55

WELCOME by NIGEL FINE

CEO, Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)

 

9.55 – 10.15

KEYNOTE speech by LUCAS DI GRASSI

Formula E Champion, Chairman, Roborace and Environmental Ambassador to the UN

Keeping motorsport relevant

10.30 – 10.45 COFFEE BREAK

 

10.45 – 11.05

Presentation by ULRICH BARETZKY

Director Audi Motorsport Engine Development, Audi AG

The DTM is entering a new era in 2019. What does the new concept of the popular touring car series with turbo instead of naturally aspirated engines promise?

 

11.05 – 11.45

Panel session: The new-look DTM cars and what it means for Touring Cars

Cabinet members:

Dr Mark Ellis, Managing Director, Advanced Engine Research (AER)

David Floury, Technical Director, ORECA

Marc Hilbert, Team Lead, Machine Learning in Engineering and Production Technologies, Volkswagen AG

Steve Sapsford, Managing Director, SCE

Willem Toet, Senior Sales Manager & Aerodynamicist, Sauber Aerodynamics

11.45 – 12.05

Presentation by NICOLAS AUBOURG 

Head of Performance & Simulation, FIA

Technical Approach to BoP (Balance of Performance) in GT championships

 

12.05 – 12.45

Panel session: Technical Approach to BoP in GT championships

Cabinet members:

Tim Malyon, Head of Research, FIA

Rodi Basso, Motorsport Director, McLaren Applied Technology

Vincent Beaumesnil, Sport Director, ACO

Matthias Dank, Global Business Segment Manager Racing, AVL

Thomas Kraemer, Director Motorsport Quality Manager, Porsche Motorsport

Dialma Zinelli, Head of Aerodynamics, DallaraM

12.45 – 13.00

TECH TALK by AVL

Matthias Dank, Global Business Segment Manager Racing

Powertrain efficiency - the next step

13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH

14.00 – 14.20

Presentation by PAT SYMONDS 

Technical Director, Formula 1®
The F1 sustainability programme

 

14.20 – 15.00

Panel session: The F1 sustainability programme

Cabinet Members

Nicolas Aubourg, Head of Performance & Simulation, FIA

Andy Cowell, Managing Director, Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains

Stefan Dreyer, Head of Powertrain Motorsport, Audi AG

Lucas Di Grassi, Formula E driver & Chairman, Roborace

Jean Cadu, Downstream Strategy, Fuels, Shell

Jason Somerville, Head of Aerodynamics, F1

15.00 – 15.30 – COFFEE BREAK

15.30 – 15.50

Presentation by VINCENT BEAUMESNIL & ROMAIN AUBRY

Sports Director, ACO & Technical Manager, Total Motorsport Division

CO2 and emissions in motorsport. Are hybrid technology alternative fuels and hydrogen technology the answer to the long-term future of powertrains, and what role can motorsport play in A. developing them and B. marketing them?

 

15.50 - 16.30

Panel session: Are biofuels, synthetic fuels and hybrid technology the answer to the long-term future of the IC engine, and what role can motorsport play in A. developing them and B. marketing them?

Cabinet members

Bryn Balcombe, Chief Strategy Officer, Roborace

Jean Cadu, Downstream Strategy, Fuels, Shell

Nicolas Aubourg, Head of Performance & Simulation, FIA

David Salters,Chief Engineer, Honda Performance Development

Pat Symonds, Chief Technical Officer, F1

Pascal Vasselon, Technical Director, Toyota Motorsport GmbH

16.30 – 16.45

Resume of the day

Wrap-up from ULRICH BARETKZY and JOHN ILEY on conclusions from both morning and afternoon sessions

The Davos of Motorsport Engineering

NETWORK | DEBATE | DISCUSS | IMPROVE

Wednesday 4th December 2019

Theme of the day: New motorsport road map, alternative fuels and hydrogen fuel cell technology, CFD post processing and the application of machine learning in motorsport

 

9.00 - 9.05

Opening statement and welcome by WILLIAM KIMBERLEY

Editor in Chief, RACE TECH Magazine

 

09.05 - 9.30

Welcome to day two of the World Motorsport Symposium by the Chairmen

ULRICH BARETZKY & JOHN ILEY

Director Audi Motorsport Engine Development, Audi AG & Founder & Director, Iley Design Ltd

 

9.30-9.50

Presentation by STEVE SAPSFORD

Managing Director, SCE

New motorsport roadmap, including IC engine efficiency and low carbon fuels

 

9.50-10.30

Panel session: The future direction of motorsport

Cabinet Members

Vincent Beaumesnil, Sport Director, ACO

Andy Cowell, Managing Director, Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains

Stefan Dreyer, Head of Powertrain Motorsport, Audi AG

Lucas Di Grassi, Formula E driver & CEO, Roborace

Thomas Kraemer, Director Motorsport Quality Manager, Porsche Motorsport

Matthias Dank, Global Business Segment Manager Racing, AVL

10.30 – 11.00 – COFFEE BREAK

 

11.00 – 11.20

Presentation by BRYN BALCOMBE

Chief Strategy Officer, Roborace

Robots that want to race: Mainstream or Minority?

 

11.20 - 12.00

Panel session: Does the conventional racing car face an uncertain future? Will mainstream motorsport go the way of horse racing over the next 20 years due to revolutionary concepts like Roborace and other AI series coming into mainstream motorsport?

Cabinet members

Nicolas Aubourg, Head of Performance & Simulation, FIA

Rodi Basso, Motorsport Director, McLaren Applied Technology

Lucas Di Grassi, Formula E driver & CEO, Roborace

Pascal Vasselon, Technical Director, Toyota Motorsport GmbH

David Salters, Cheif Engineer, Honda Performance Development 

Marc Hilbert, Team Lead, Machine Learning in Engineering and Production Technologies, Volkswagen AG

12.00 - 12.15

TECH TALK by Bcomp

Christian Fischer, CEO & Founder

Sustainable lightweighting for motorsport – driving technology for road relevance 
 

12.15 – 13.15 – LUNCH

 

13.15 13.35

Presentation by JASON SOMERVILLE

Head of Aerodynamics, Formula 1®
 

2021 F1 Aerodynamic Regulations

 

13.35 - 14.15

Panel session: 2021 F1 Aerodynamic Regulations

Cabinet members

Pat Symonds, Chief Technical Officer, F1

Bryn Balcombe, Chief Strategy Officer, Roborace

David Floury, Technical Director, ORECA

Dialma Zinelli, Head of Aerodynamics, Dallara

Steve Sapsford, Managing Director, SCE

Willem Toet, Professor, Aerodynamics Specialist & Senior Sales Manager, Sauber Aerodynamik A

 

14.15 - 14.35

Presentation by WILLEM TOET

Professor, Aerodynamics Specialist & Senior Sales Manager at Sauber Aerodynamik AG

CFD Post Processing

 

14.35 – 15.10

Panel session: The importance of understanding just what you are seeing when it comes to aero analysis and how it can be applied practically to a physical model

Cabinet members

Nicolas Aubourg, Head of Performance & Simulation, FIA

Bryn Balcombe, Chief Strategy Officer, Roborace

David Floury, Technical Director, ORECA

Marc Hilbert, Team Lead, Machine Learning in Engineering and Production Technologies, Volkswagen AG

Pascal Vasselon, Technical Director, Toyota Motorsport GmbH

Jason Somerville, Head of Aerodynamics, F1

 

15.10 - 15.40 – COFFEE BREAK

 

15.40 - 16.00

Presentation by MARC HILBERT,

Team Lead: Machine Learning in Engineering and Production Technologies, Volkswagen AG

The application of machine learning in assisting the race driver in managing more and more complex drivesystems – development, limits and test experience.

16.00 – 16.30

Panel session: The application of machine learning in motorsport

Cabinet members

Nicolas Aubourg, Head of Performance & Simulation, FIA

Bryn Balcombe, Chief Strategy Officer, Roborace

Rodi Basso, Motorsport Director, McLaren Applied Technology

Matthias Dank, Global Business Segment Manager Racing, AVL

Dr Mark Ellis, Managing Director, AER

Pat Symonds, Chief Technical Officer, F1

 

16.30 - 17.00 Resume of the day

Wrap-up from ULRICH BARETZKY and JOHN ILEY on conclusions from both morning and afternoon sessions


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