CWIEME Chicago 2017

September 17-18, 2019
DESCC Chicago

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CWIEME Americas 2019 - Launch Event

  • Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
  • Thursday 15th November 2018
  • 3 – 7pm
  • Rooms: Plaza Room (A) and The Living Room Lounge
  • Refreshments, drinks and canapes will be served

CWIEME Mini-Program + Launch Event

Join us on 15 November to learn more about the re-launch of CWIEME Americas and how we can support your business in 2019. Plus, a series of short industry talks and discussions, providing you with expert guidance on the latest technology trends, business analysis and market developments, offering the North American electrical manufacturing sectors new opportunities for growth, development and collaboration. And an opportunity to network with key, specially invited clients.

The agenda for the day is set out below. Places are limited to 60 people and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register your interest today to make sure you secure a place. Maximum of 3 places per company.

Registration for this event has now closed - if you would still like to attend please email [email protected]


Welcome & Arrival – Coffee & Refreshments

3.15pm – 3.35pm

Who’s got the power? What are the key market drivers for transformer and power generation manufacturing?

Major utility-scale renewable roll outs, largescale T & D upgrades, digitization and the fast approaching need for a robust EV charging infrastructure, all offer significant business opportunities.

Leading analyst insight from Power Technology Research, will give you the latest intelligence on key market drivers for those in the transformer and power generation manufacturing sectors.

Saqib Saeed, Principal Analyst, Power Technology Research

3.35pm – 3.50pm

The Futures of Transportation: E-Viation and beyond

From E-Viation to the production of the Tesla Model 3 and the Hyperloops in-between, a selection of guest keynote speakers share their perspectives on how the demands of clean mobility are re-shaping the world of electric machine design and production.

Disrupting the Flightpath of the Future? Electric Aviation: Promises, prospects and delivery

As Tesla and Uber have done for electrifying and disrupting the automotive and mobility sectors, who will challenge the powerplay in the aerospace sector?

Zunum Aero promise to out-do what has already been done so far in e-automotive, disrupting the aviation industry’s state of play. With the backing of the FAA, we are delighted to host Zunum Aero’s CTO to the floor. Be one of the first to hear about how this company is revolutionising the aviation industry.

Daniel Saban, Chief Engineer, Zunum Aero

3.50pm – 4.10pm

Transforming CWIEME Americas Presentation

A detailed look at how we have reviewed the content and marketing strategies for CWIEME Americas. This is your opportunity to hear more on our plans and help shape the future of the event so that it meets your business needs more closely.


4.10pm – 4.25pm

Does the North American electric motor industry have what it takes to stay ahead of the game in the face of global e-mobility and electrification?

Whether it’s raw material supply and demand, new advances in energy storage, changing business models or the ever-greater drive for cost and lead time efficiencies, can the traditional supply chains of the North American electric motor and machines industries adapt in the face of global electric vehicle expansion and demand?

Anderson Pacheco, Staff Manufacturing Engineer, Tesla Inc.

4.25pm – 4.45pm.

Panel & Audience: Q & A

Have your say along with our expert panel on whether North America is staying up to speed with the global demand for electrification. 

- Manoj Karwa, VP, CleanWave Technologies
- Ghanshyam Shrestha, Senior Principal Scientist, ABB
- Steve Meier, Business Unit Director, Orchid Monroe
- Anderson Pacheco, Staff Manufacturing Engineer, Tesla Inc.

Moderator: Jared Kearby, Director & Principal Analyst, Power Technology Research

4.45pm – 5pm

Q & A

Your chance to ask questions on topics raised by speakers and the panel or have your say and ask questions about the re-launch of CWIEME Americas.

5pm – 7pm 

Networking, drinks & canapes in The Living Room

An informal opportunity to liaise with industry colleagues and further explore the plans for CWIEME Americas with the team. 
Registration for this event has now closed - if you would still like to attend please email [email protected]