01 April - 02 April 2020
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Integer Emission Summit & ARLA 32 Forum Brazil

  • 08:15
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  • 09:00
  • Registration
  • 09:00
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  • 09:15
  • Chairman opening remarks Fabricio Cardoso - Manager, Consulting – Emissions Control, Argus
  • 09:15
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  • 09:45
  • Keynote address Stephan Blumrich - President of Council, AFEEVAS (Association of Manufacturers of Vehicle Emission Control Equipment in South America)
  • 09:45
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  • 10:15
  • Economists’ perspective: a forecast of Brazil’s automotive industry Alessandra Ribeiro - Director of Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis, Tendencias Consultoria
  • How has the political and economic downturn affected the Brazilian automotive sector?
  • Examining the relationship with South American countries as trade partners from a Brazilian perspective
  • The forecast for the automotive import and export market
  • 10:15
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  • 10:45
  • Opportunities Proconve P-8 will provide Brazil’s local and export automotive market
  • How will the Brazilian market’s updated vehicle specifications offer new commercial opportunities for the industry?
  • What is required for the Brazilian market to realise its potential as a global automotive exporter?
  • In what way will Brazil’s capability as a strong local market create an opportunity for foreign investment?
  • 10:45
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  • 11:30
  • Morning networking break
  • 11:30
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  • 12:15
  • Panel: Euro VI: how will Brazil’s environmental differences and fuel quality standards impact the market’s ability to comply with Euro VI?
  • Lessons learnt on enacting emission standards regulations
  • How will implementing Euro VI standards in Brazil affect the homologation process?
  • What processes need to be established to ensure requirements are made as clear as possible to the local market?

 

Confirmed Moderator:

Elcio Luiz Farah, Executive Director, AFEEVAS (Association of Manufacturers of Vehicle Emission Control Equipment in South America)

 
Confirmed Panellists:

Carolina Mariani, Director of Environmental Quality, IBAMA (Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources)

Paulo Jorge Santo Antonio, Heavy Duty Vehicle Emissions and Consumption DirectorAEA (Brazilian Association Automotive Engineering)

Mateus Dal Piccol, Head of Homologation Brazil, IDIADA (Institute for Applied Automobile Research)

Rafael Manfredi, Powertrain Coordinator, IAV do Brasil

  • 12:15
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  • 13:00
  • Workshop: the application of remote sensing to detect NOx emission on heavy duty trucks in Brazil
  • Exploring the existing problem of tampering with the trucks
  • How can remote sensing prove to be the solution to increased NOx emissions?
  • How the police can take advantage of an enhanced detection of tampered vehicles?

 

Confirmed Speakers:

Gabriel Branco, Managing Partner, EnvironMentality

Fabio Branco, Director and Co-founder, EnvironMentality

  • 13:00
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  • 14:00
  • Lunch
  • 14:00
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  • 14:30
  • Freeing up the diesel market for a more competitive commercial landscape Pietro Mendes - Advisor to the Director General, ANP (Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels)
  • A look at the current market dynamics between the diesel industry’s biggest players
  • How can a free enterprise aid the effort to attract foreign investment?
  • How will this impact the automotive market in Brazil?
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • The influx of foreign competition and the impact on the local Brazilian electric bus market Gianni Ramirez - Director, Centro Mario Molina Chile
  • Understanding the potential of this developing market for vehicle manufacturers
  • How are Chinese automotive companies capitalising on this to capitalise on Brazil’s local manufacturing market?
  • What are the implications of foreign competition on Brazilian Tier 1 and OEM companies?
  • 15:00
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  • 15:30
  • Afternoon networking break
  • 15:30
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  • 16:30
  • Rota 2030: How has it impacted research and development projects for emissions technology? Erwin Franieck - Director of Powertrain R&D Engineering, Bosch Brazil
  • How has the industry responded to this programme?
  • Why has the target enrolment for this incentive not yet been achieved?
  • What future initiatives are needed to drive Rota 2030 forward?
  • 16:30
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  • 17:00
  • MAR-1 and homologation: the relationship between the original off-road regulation and the certification proces Daniel Zacher - Founder and Managing Director, Tekter Consultoria
  • Exploring the effect MAR-1 will have on the homologation process
  • How can companies ensure they adhere to the new regulations?
  • What is the future for homologation in the off-road market?
  • 17:00
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  • 17:45
  • Roundtable discussions

How will Brazil’s application of Proconve P-8 impact the Southern Common Market?

  • Exploring the possible effects of Brazil’s tightened regulations on the South American trade bloc
  • Expectations for future emissions standards for member states in Mercosur
  • What will this mean for the future of the emissions control market?

Francisco Posada, Senior Researcher, ICCT (International Council on Clean Transportation)

  • 15:30
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  • 16:30
  • The power of planning: how investment in the quality of ARLA can be commercially beneficial Achille Liambos - Managing Director, GreenChem B.V.
  • Why has lack of investment caused an issue for the ARLA supply chain and how can these challenges be overcome?
  • Realising commercial success by investing in a developing high quality ARLA
  • What can be done to ensure adequate investment in the future quality of ARLA?
  • 16:30
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  • 17:00
  • ARLA and Proconve 8: how will Brazil’s new legislation impact the ARLA market?
  • How could Proconve P-8 drive growth in the market?
  • As more trucks will require SCR technology, how is the use of ARLA expected to increase?
  • How will P-8 work with diesel: will ARLA quality need to change to suit a more advanced SCR system?
  • 17:00
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  • 17:45
  • Roundtable discussion

Tackling the issue of unfair competition of urea supply

Cesar Ribeiro, Senior Industrial Sales Manager, Yara

 

Are the resources in the Euro VI package sufficient to ensure that fraud against ARLA 32 will be less common?

Elcio Luiz Farah, Executive Director, AFEEVAS (Association of Manufacturers of Vehicle Emission Control Equipment in South America)

 

Exploring the experience of ARLA certification and the market troubles originated by irregular sourcing of urea

Mariano Bacellar Netto, Specialist Engineer, INNAC (National Institute for Conformity Assessment of Products)

  • 09:00
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  • 09:30
  • Morning refreshments
  • 09:30
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  • 10:00
  • Chairman’s opening remarks & ARLA market forecast Fabricio Cardoso - Manager, Consulting – Emissions Control, AdBlue/DEF
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • The EU and Mercosur trade deal: how would a trade deal impact development of the Brazilian automotive market? Marco Barcelos - Account Relationship Director (Automotive), KPMG
  • How will the deal incentivise the implementation of P-8?
  • Opportunities for import and export with Europe as Brazil becomes more competitive in the global market
  • How will this impact the development of Brazilian automotive business?
  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • Morning networking break
  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • What are the implications of Proconve P-8 regulated technology on Brazil’s B15 diesel blending? Mario Bittencourt - Director of Combustion and Aftertreatment Systems, Volvo Trucks
  • What are the effects of mineral content from biodiesel on the aftertreatment system and the powertrain of the vehicle?
  • What are the ramifications for future systems? How can these challenges be solved?
  • How will the requirement to travel with a higher blend percentage affect the fuel economy?
  • 11:30
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  • 12:15
  • Panel: Looking to the future: is HVO a feasible alternative to crop-based biodiesels?
  • The uses and risks of crop-based biodiesels: How could advanced biodiesels offer a solution to Tier 1 suppliers and OEMs?
  • What are the limitations of HVO?
  • Could there be an economically viable HVO market in the future?

 

Confirmed Moderator:

Amance Boutin, Latin America Biofuels Editor, Argus

 

Confirmed Panellists:

Christian Wahnfried, Diesel & Biodiesel Technical Committee Coordinator, AEA (Brazilian Association Automotive Engineering)

Erasmo Battistella, President, BSBIOS Indústria e Comércio de Biodiesel Sul Brasil S/A

Pietro Mendes, Advisor to the Director General, ANP (Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels)

  • 12:15
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  • 12:45
  • Introduction to In-Service Conformity (ISC): what will this mean for the Brazilian automotive industry? Carolina Mariani - Director of Environmental Quality, IBAMA
  • Understanding how ISC will be implemented and adapted to suit Brazil’s specific environment
  • How can businesses prepare for Euro 6 to adhere with ISC?
  • What information should be provided to customers to adhere to emissions standards for the future?
  • 12:45
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  • 13:45
  • Lunch
  • 13:45
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  • 14:15
  • How can fuel storage handling impact aftertreatment and powertrain performance?
  • Understanding the impact of local low-quality fuel to the body of the vehicle and subsequent increase in NOx levels
  • What precautions have been put in place to limit this?
  • How can OEMs respond to this and support the preservation of high-quality fuel?
  • 14:14
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  • 14:45
  • Re-establishing the prohibition of emulator use Paulo Demarchi - Environmental Inspection Instructor, PRF (Federal Highway Police)
  • How does the inadequate use of ARLA affect emissions levels?
  • How is inadequate use of ARLA impacting the overall safety of the vehicle?
  • What is expected from automobile users consuming ARLA in Brazil?
  • 14:45
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  • 15:15
  • How can foreign urea importers seize opportunities in the Brazilian ARLA market?
  • What is the forecast for urea import?
  • Opportunities this will offer for the overall growth of the ARLA market