Conference Preview

We are delighted to share a sneak preview of our Conference Agenda for Lubricant Expo & The Bearing Show. The conference will consist of three stages where topics include sustainability, regulation, production, innovation for lubricant customers and much more. Stay tuned for our full conference release where we will be announcing more sessions and speakers soon!

Apu Gosalia

Sustainability Expert Adviser at Senator at Senate of Economy Partner at Fokus Zukunft

Steve Holland

Former Chairman of the Management Board & Chief Executive Officer at Brenntag

Tanja Illic

Managing Director at Nanol Technologies

Annie Jarquin

Director of Global Business Development at Kline’s Energy Management Consulting business

Dr. Manfred Jungk

Founder and Lubrication Technology Consultant at MJ Tribology

Prof. Thomas Norrby

Technical Manager – Lubricants at Nynas AB

Andreas Osbar

Vice President Transformation at Castrol Germany GmbH

Valentina Serra-Holm

Vice President at Perstop

Juergen Ulmer

Country Manager at Chevron Deutschland GmbH

Prof. Boris Zhmud

Head of Research & Development at BIZOL Germany GmbH

Track 1: A Changing Value Proposition for Lubricants

Track 2: Lubricants for Key End Industries

Track 3: Technical Presentations & Innovation Sessions

Tuesday 6th September, 2022


09:30 am -
10.40 am

Keynote 1: What is the Global Picture for Lubricants and How are Sustainability Targets Impacting the Sector and its End Users?


11.10 am -
12.20 pm

Keynote 2: Managing the Rapidly Changing Landscape in the Lubricant Value Chain


13.40 pm -
14.50 pm

Track 1: How to Deliver Value Over Volume


13.40 pm -
14.50 pm

Track 2: Efficient Rotation – Innovations for Renewable Energy and Beyond


13.40 pm -
14.10 pm

Track 3: Extreme Operating Conditions: Unique Properties of Fluorinated Lubricants


14.20 pm -
14.50 pm

Track 3: Extreme Pressure Additives for Tomorrow’s Formulation


15.00 pm -
15.30 pm

Track 3: In-Line Colouring: Optimising Your Production Asset Utilisation with Micro-Dosing


15.05 pm -
16.15 pm

Track 1: Environmental Safety, Regulation and Compliance Drivers for Lubricant Sustainability


15.05 pm -
16.15 pm

Track 2: Accessing Higher Operating Speeds, Light-Weighting Opportunities and More for Metalworking Professionals


15.45 pm -
16.15 pm

Track 3: Cold Blending Technology – Innovations for Sustainability in the Processes of Blending

Track 1: Achieving Lubricant Sustainability throughout the Lifecycle

Track 2: : The Automotive Lubricants of Today and Tomorrow

Track 3: Technical Presentations & Innovation Sessions

Wednesday 7th September, 2022


09:30 am -
10.40 am

Track 1: Bio-based Innovations – Are the Gaps on Cost and Performance Closing?


09:30 am -
10.40 am

Track 2: Driving Improvements in the Modern Automotive Powertrain with High Performance Lubricant Innovation


09:30 am -
10.00 am

Track 3: Preventing Corrosion of Bearings in Electrified Drivetrains


10.10 am -
10.40 am

Track 3: Developments in Creepless Ball Bearings


11.10 am -
12.20 pm

Track 1: Lubricant Life Cycle Assessment Comparisons – Comparing Petroleum, Bio-based, Synthetic and Re-Refined Lubricants


11.10 am -
12.20 pm

Track 2: Meeting the Unique Needs of Heavy Duty Engines


11.10 am -
11.40 am

Track 3: Naphthenic Base Oils – Key Components in Industrial Lubricants


11.50 am -
12.20 pm

Track 3: Investigation on Grease Contribution to Ball Bearing Torque by Tribological & Rheological Tests, with Prediction of Low Torque Performance


12.30 pm -
13.00 pm

Track 3: Boosting Limits with Slide Bearing Technology


13.40 pm -
14.40 pm

Track 1: Finding Alternative Formulations – Chemical Innovation for the Future


13.40 pm -
14.40 pm

Track 2: Delivering Low Volume, High Value Solutions for Hybrid Vehicles


13.40 pm -
14.10 pm

Track 3: How to Establish the Right Fluid Analysis Program


14.20 pm -
14.50 pm

Track 3: Oil Elastomer Compatibility Testing for Rotary Shaft Seals


15.00 pm -
15.30 pm

Track 3: Improving Performance in Electric Vehicle Fluids Through Ester Technology


15.05 pm -
16.15 pm

Track 1: Harnessing the Power of Digital Tools In Lubricant Research & Development


15.05 pm -
16.15 pm

Track 2: What is the Next Generation of Solutions for Electric Vehicles?


15.45 pm -
16.15 pm

Track 3: Building High Viscosity Biodegradable Complex Esters and Improved Hydrolytic Stable Esters for EAL Applications Using Molecular Modelling Techniques

Track 1: Improving Lubricant Innovation Ecosystems

Track 2: Enabling Productive Manufacturing Plants

Track 3: Technical Presentations & Innovation Sessions

Thursday 8th September, 2022


09:30 am -
10.40 am

Track 1: How Can the Industry Accelerate Lubricant Innovation Through Improved Vertical and Horizontal Integration and Collaboration?


09:30 am -
10.40 am

Track 2: Plant Lubrication – What Really Happens on the Plant Floor and How to Improve it


09:30 am -
10.40 am

Track 3: Technical Presentations & Innovation Sessions


11.10 am -
12.20 pm

Track 1: Managing the Switch to Bio-based Production


11.10 am -
12.20 pm

Track 2: Overcoming the Challenges of Older Machinery – Delivering Cost-Effective Lubricants for Legacy Technologies


11.10 am -
12.20 pm

Track 3: Technical Presentations & Innovation Sessions


13.40 pm -
14.30 pm

Track 1: Utilising Digital Tools to Understand Lubricant Performance


13.40 pm -
14.30 pm

Track 2: Lubricating the Production Lines of the Future


13.40 pm -
14.30 pm

Track 3: Technical Presentations & Innovation Sessions