UMT Congress

UMT Congress

  • Tuesday, July 4, 2023
    09:00 Check-In/Ausstellungseröffnung
    09:30 Opening

    Dipl.-Ing. Edwin Leber, General Management, UNITI-Kraftstoff GmbH
    Welcome by: PURAGLOBE Germany GmbH (Day Sponsor)
    Greetings: Immo Kosel, Speaker UNITI Lubricant Committee, ROWE MINERALÖLWERK GMBH

    09:45 Plenary session: Future combustion engines for alternative fuels

    Dr.-Ing. Daniel Hrdina, Board member, Hydrogen Engine Alliance

    10:30 eFuels - More than gasoline for sports cars

    Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Karl Dums, Senior Manager,
    Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

    11:00 Networking Break


    11:30 Global fuel grades overview and challenges for modern engines

    Anke Konzack, Business Development Manager Fuel Surveys, SGS Germany GmbH

    12:00 E-Fuels, 2nd Generation Biofuels nad Low Carbon Fuels as possible and complementary Strategy to E-mobility

    Anton Wächter, Senior Engineer, FIE & Fuels
    Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH

    12:30 Impact of Russian sanctions on fuel, base oil and lubricants availability and prices

    Gabrielle Twining, Associate Editor Europe & Turkey, Argus Media Ltd.

    13:00 Lunch

    Sponsor: Wolf Oil Corporation NV

    14:15 Lubricant and fuel challenges & requirements for hybrid ICE passenger cars

    Dr. Mathew Robin, Technology Manager – Consumer Engine Lubricants, Lubrizol Limited

    14:45 EU PFAS Restriction- Impact and Challenges for Fuel & Lubricants compatible sealing materials

    Dr. Matthias Adler, Head of Global Material Development Oil Seal Industry,
    Freudenberg Sealing Technologies GmbH & Co. KG

    15:15 Future Fuels and Lubricants - New Challenges

    Josef Weisbeck, Manager Analytical Laboratory
    Timothy Hadaway, Senior Manager Powertrain Fluids
    APL Automobil-Prüftechnik Landau GmbH

    15:45 Networking Break

    Sponsor: Zeller+Gmelin GmbH & Co. KG

    16:15 Re-Refined Base Oils – Market Development and Opportunities for Sustainable Lubricants

    Nathalie Brühn, Team Leader Product Management
    AVISTA Oil Deutschland GmbH

    16:45 Joining forces for sustainability in the lubricants industry - the UEIL Sustainability Committee

    Markus Garb, Vice President Sustainability, FUCHS PETROLUB SE

    17:15 Novel approaches for gas engine oil developments

    Andrea Ghionzoli, Strategic Marketing Manager - Marine and Large Engine, Infineum International Ltd.

    17:45 ´After-work´-Drink

    Sponsor: Chevron Base Oils

    19:15 Get-together

    Sponsor: Lubrizol Deutschland GmbH

    22:30 END
  • Wednesday July 5, 2023
    09:00 Greetings 2nd day

    Dipl.-Ing. Edwin Leber, General Management, UNITI-Kraftstoff GmbH

    9:05 The Impact of E-mobility in the PCMO and MWF Demand

    Gabriel Tarle, Senior Consultant, Kline Europe

    09:35 The lubricant market over the cours of time

    Dr. Lutz Lindemann, Member of the Executive Board (CTO), FUCHS PETROLUB SE

    10:05 Same engine, less CO2 – Lubricant solutions to maximize fuel economy without compromizing oil consumption

    Michael Seemann, OEM Relation Manager, Evonik Operations GmbH

    10:35 Networking Break


    11:00 Global Specifications for Engine Oils and E-Fluids – Status of the International Fluids Consortium (IFC) – Next ACEA LD Oil sequence, Challenges and Opportunities

    Michael Kunselman, Program Administrator, International Fluids Consortium (IFC)
    Paul Decker-Brentano, Group Leader System Power Train Engineering, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Europe GmbH

    11:40 Examining the correlation between rheological profiles with fuel economy performance of low-viscosity oils for heavy-duty vehicle fleets

    Patrice Estoueig, Global Segment Manager Automotive Engine Oil Additives, Chevron Oronite

    12:10 Influence of Vehicle Electrification on Future Automotive Greases

    Udo Röhrs, Technology Manager Industrial Additives, Lubrizol Deutschland GmbH

    12:40 Lunch


    13:30 Bosch Rexroth Fluid Rating - motivation and requirements

    Martin Wahl, Sales Product Management Axial Piston Units Industry, Bosch Rexroth AG

    14:00 Engaging the Gears – Road to sustainable high performance industrial gear lubricants

    Dr. Marcel Harhausen, Technical Service Manager Fuel & Lubricant Solutions, BASF SE

    14:35 Networking Break
    15:00 Potential of synthetic esters for the formulation of high-quality industrial lubricants

    Dr. Tobias Platen, Global Manager New Business Development & Innovation Management, Zschimmer & Schwarz Chemie GmbH

    15:30 New Basestock Technology for Lubricants and Greases

    Dr. Najib Aragrag, Global Base Stocks Technical Advisor, ExxonMobil Chemical Europe Inc

    16:00 Closing
As of May 2023. Both errors and programs are subject to change.