Every two years, the ERC organizes and hosts a symposium that focuses on special topics that are current and relevant to people involved in the transportation and combustion fields. Presentations are given by a range of experts providing perspectives on technical, strategic planning, policy and regulatory issues. The meetings have traditionally been well attended with 100-150 people from engine, automotive, truck, and energy companies.
Registration for the 2022 symposium is now open!
Details and agenda in the fold below.
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2022 Low Net-GHG Fuel and Engine Technologies
June 15-16th, 2022
The University of Wisconsin Madison Engine Research Center (ERC) invites you to join us for the 2022 ERC Symposium titled “Low Net-GHG Fuel and Engine Technologies”. The symposium will focus on three areas: ‘Low-GHG Fuels’, ‘Engine/System Technologies’, and ‘Energy, Economic, and Lifecycle Analysis’.
- Learn what low carbon fuels are likely to be used in current and future engines around the world.
- Hear about the latest efficiency-boosting combustion and engine system technologies.
- Discover where research on fuel efficiency and emissions aftertreatment is headed.
- Network with leading researchers, technologists, and design engineers.
The 2022 ERC symposium is an in-person event. All necessary precautions will be taken to ensure safety following UW-Madison COVID-19 policies. We understand that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic introduces uncertainty in planning travel to events. If you are unable to attend in person, we will have a virtual option available.
A draft agenda is available.
Includes lunch both days and evening banquet 6/15
|Early registration (by May 13th)||$349|
|Student Fee (by May 13th)||$149||Contact UW Registration with your ID|
The Symposium will be June 15 and 16th in Room 1800 Engineering Hall Building, 1415 Engineering Drive, University of Wisconsin – Madison.
There is parking in lot 17 next to the conference room and the ERC, $12 for the day and $7 for a half day, pay at entrance. Note that parking at this lot is limited due to other activities at the University, other options are listed on the map or by checking the real-time availability website https://transportation.wisc.edu/parking-lots/lot-occupancy-count/. It is highly recommend taking the shuttle or purchasing parking tickets in advance by June 3rd by calling 608-262-8683 or at http://transportation.wisc.edu/forms/visitorAdvance2.aspx.
If you need hotel accommodations, which include conference shuttle, pool and exercise room, you may make reservations by contacting either of the following:
The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club, (www.concoursehotel.com)
One W. Dayton St, Madison, WI
To reserve a room ($149 per night), call 800-356-8293 or 608-257-6000 and indicate you will be attending the ERC Symposium (group code ERC Symposium 2022). Room requests after May 26th are subject to availability.
Direct URL for Attendee Registration (If this URL is used, no login for attendee is needed):
The Best Western InnTowner, (www.inntowner.com)
2424 University Ave., Madison, WI.
To reserve a room ($149 per night w/breakfast and parking), call 800-258-8321 or 608-233-8778 and indicate you will be attending the ERC Symposium (group code: 1908-1). Room requests after May 26th are subject to availability. Direct URL for Attendee Registration (If this URL is used, no login for attendee is needed): https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.50082.html?groupId=8P4BJ4T2
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Michael Andrie at 608/263-1615, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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