SIAT 2019 offers colourful opportunity for all participants across the globe. More than 30 eminent Keynote speakers will enlighten the delegates with the latest trends in various automotive domains.

Additionally, SIAT 2019 will have the privilege of hosting policymakers, industry leaders and academicians in two plenary sessions on 16th & 17th January 2019. These sessions will provide an insight into the quickly changing trends in the auto industry and our preparedness meeting for the change.

SIAT 2019 will also hold a Panel Discussion with experts from Government and Auto Industry on Friday, 18th January 2019. The session will be a good motivation to technocrats to take up challenges and meet the demand of the society by “Empowering mobility - The Safe & Intelligent Way”.


Plenary Speakers
Plenary Day 1 (16th January 2019)
Plenary Speaker Name Designation Organization Topic
Prof. Dr. Uwe Dieter Grebe Prof. Dr. Uwe Dieter Grebe Executive Vice President AVL Future Mobility – Sustainable & Connected
Mr. C. V. Raman Mr. C. V. Raman Senior Executive Director - Engineering Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. Changing India, Changing Mobility
Dr. Hiroyuki Hagino Dr. Hiroyuki Hagino Senior Researcher JARI Brake / Tire Wear Particle Emission Measurement; Current Status and Challenges
Mr. Mark Garrett Mr. Mark Garrett Chief Operating Officer Ricardo plc Intelligent Mobility for Future City Sustainability
Dr. Roland Welter Dr. Roland Welter President Business Unit Clutch Systems Schaeffler Power Train Solutions for Future Mobility
Mr. Michael Hog Mr. Michael Hog Group Vice President Vehicles FEV SVEN - The ultimate BEV for future shared mobility
Plenary Day 2 (17th January 2019)
Plenary Speaker Name Designation Organization Topic
Mr. Peter Kronberg Mr. Peter Kronberg Safety Director VOLVO (Sweden) Active & Passice Safety
Mr. Greg Harris Mr. Greg Harris Global Electrification Services leader, MIRA UK MIRA (UK) The Growth of Vehicle Electrification and Safety Implications
Dr. Prabhakar Patil Dr. Prabhakar Patil LG Chem Materials & Manufacturing related topic
Dr. Ajay Mathur Dr. Ajay Mathur Director General TERI Advanced Mobility Solutions and their effect on Climate Change
Mr. Jay Nagley Mr. Jay Nagley OLEV (UK) UK Electric Vehicle policy framework
Keynote Speakers
Photo Name Organization Country Topic
Volker Blandow Mr. Volker Blandow TUV-SUD Germany E- Mobility
Mr. Ruediger Heim Mr. Ruediger Heim Fraunhofer Institute Germany Beyond BEV: Alternative Future Mobility Outlook
Dr. Irene Begsteiger Dr. Irene Begsteiger IBIDEN Germany Analysis & Design of Specifically Tailored Solutions of Extruded Titania – Vanadia SCR Catalysts for Non Road Applications
Mr. Ravindra Kharul Mr. Ravindra Kharul Endurance Technologies Pvt Ltd. India Testing & Evaluation Techniques
Dr. Milind Ambardekar Dr. Milind Ambardekar Tata Motors Ltd India Global Noise Pollution and Challenges before Automotive Industries
Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni Ohio State University USA Smart mobility: Electric Vehicles and the path towards Autonomous Vehicles
Dr. Anshuman Tripathi Dr. Anshuman Tripathi Nanyang Technological University Singapore Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
Mr. Jochen Feese Mr. Jochen Feese Mercedes Benz Cars Germany Paradigm Shifts in Automotive Industry and their Impact on Accident Research – A Journey from the Past towards the Future
Mr. Steven N Ernest Mr. Steven N Ernest Jacobs Vehicle Systems, Inc. USA High Power Density Engine Braking
Dr. Thomas Dieckmann Dr. Thomas Dieckmann WABCO USA Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
Dr. Bian Jian Dr. Bian Jian Niobium Tech Asia Pte Ltd Singapore Application of Niobium Alloyed High Performance Steels in the Body Manufacturing of Modern Vehicles
Mr. Sandeep Joshi Mr. Sandeep Joshi John Deere India Agricultural Tractors
Mr. Rohit Vaidya Mr. Rohit Vaidya Tata Motors Ltd. India Engine Related Simulation & Modelling
Dr. Bachar Aljundi Dr. Bachar Aljundi Humanetics Innovative Solutions Inc. USA Latest Developments in Finite Element Model of Crash Test Dummies
Ms. Jeya Padmanaban Ms. Jeya Padmanaban JP Research USA The Power of Field Data
Mr. Erik Schnieder Mr. Erik Schnieder IAV GmbH Germany From Fleet Requirements to Future Electrified Powertrains
Dr. Nitin Labhsetwar Dr. Nitin Labhsetwar CSIR- NEERI India Sustainable Mobility in India: Need to Maximize Returns on Efforts
Mr. Hartmut Kovacs Mr. Hartmut Kovacs Merceds Benz - Technology Centre Germany Germany Harmonization of Regulations – Need of the Automotive World
Capt. N. S. Mohan Ram Capt. N. S. Mohan Ram TVS India ELV
Dr. Davide Caprioli Dr. Davide Caprioli Autoneum Management AG Switzerland Acoustic and Thermal Treatments of Electrified Passenger Vehicles: Trends and Fture Challenges
Dr. Akella Sarma Dr. Akella Sarma Mahindra & Mahindra India Safety related Simulation & Modelling
Mr. Suresh Arikapudi Mr. Suresh Arikapudi Tata Motors Ltd. India
Mr. E. S. Ranganathan Mr. E. S. Ranganathan Indraprastha Gas Ltd. India Natural Gas Scenario (CNG)
Dr. Rahul Walawalkar Dr. Rahul Walawalkar Customized Energy Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. India Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology
Mr. Mark Hartmann Mr. Mark Hartmann Outlast Technologies LLC Preventing Thermal Runaway of Li-ion Battery Cells
Dr. Ingo Steinberg Dr. Ingo Steinberg FEV Europe GmbH Germany Recommendations of Indian Market Dedicated Transmissions for Electric Vehicles
Mr. Fernando Rodriguez Martin Mr. Fernando Rodriguez Martin Tata Motors Ltd. India Testing & Evaluation Techniques
Mr. Kazuya Tsurumi Mr. Kazuya Tsurumi HORIBA Ltd. Japan Improving Efficiency of RDE-Based Development
Mr. Saurabh Dalela Mr. Saurabh Dalela JCB India Construction Equipment Vehicles
Mr. Anshum Jain Mr. Anshum Jain Wirtgen Group India Achieving Speed in Road Construction
Ms. Sujata Bandopadya Ms. Sujata Bandopadya ANSYS India Pervasive Simulations Using Reduced Order Modeling
Mr. Zhong Ma Mr. Zhong Ma Continental Tyres China Sustainability in Tire Technology: Production, Materials and Product Concepts
Dr. Arun Jaura Dr. Arun Jaura Michelin Tyres India Tires Solutions for Sustainable Mobility
Mr. Srinvas Kantheti Mr. Srinvas Kantheti Analog Devices India ADI Technologies Powering Smart – Safe – Green Cars
Dr. Zhong Chen Dr. Zhong Chen ETS-Lindgren Germany Advances in the Design of Anechoic Chambers for Today’s Modern Vehicles
Dr. Martin Kurreck Dr. Martin Kurreck MTU Gmbh Germany Innovation and Digitalization for Off-Highway Engines and Systems
Dr. K Balasubramanian NFTDC India Materials & Manufacturing
Dr. Manjusha Shelke Dr. Manjusha Shelke CSIR-NCL India Energy Storage Solutions for Electric Mobility: Perspective on Materials’ Development
Mr. Pascal Obringer Mr. Pascal Obringer Sika Automotive AG Germany Acoustic as an Element of Comfort
Mr. Panduranga Rao Chirala Mr. Panduranga Rao Chirala Altair India Simulation Driven Design – Current Trends
Mr. Guido Tosolin Mr. Guido Tosolin IDIADA Spain The Future Challenges of Vehicle Dynamics and How to Face Them Successfully
Mr. Velusamy.R Mr. Velusamy.R Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. India Overview of Future Vehicle Development