WiTricity VP Steve Ganem Speaking at the 2017 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference

Watertown, Mass. – June 22, 2017– Steve Ganem, the vice president of automotive and application engineering at WiTricity, the industry leader in wireless power technology, will today be featured on a panel at the 2017 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference (ITEC), titled “Wireless Charging for EVs”, to discuss the current trends and emerging technologies in transportation electrification.

About the event: ITEC, organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, is an annual three day conference taking place on June 22-24, 2017 in Chicago. ITEC offers a series of panel discussions, tutorials and keynote presentations led by industry experts dedicated to helping the transportation industry transition from conventional vehicles to advanced electrified vehicles.

About the session: Ganem’s interactive session will also feature leading industry executives and researchers who will offer their insights on wireless power transfer as a means to charge electric vehicles conveniently, safely, and as an autonomous alternative to other conventional charging methods. The panel will explore how wireless power in EVs will impact public policy and vehicle and infrastructure integration, as well as recent technological advancements for wireless EV charging, emerging standards, and health and safety aspects.

Joining Ganem on stage for the Q&A and open discussion will be:

  • Ted Bohn, electrical engineer at Argonne National Laboratory
  • Mustafa Wajid, CEO of Meher Group
  • Khurram Afridi, associate professor at University of Colorado Boulder
  • Veda Galigekere, Ph.D., R&D Staff, Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (as moderator)

When and where: The panel session, “Wireless Charging of EVs”, takes place on Thursday, June 22 from 2-3:20 p.m. ET in room 303 at ITEC. All registered guest are invited to attend the panel discussion at no additional charge.

About WiTricity

WiTricity Corporation provides technology to enable wireless power transfer over distance using magnetic resonance. Through deep domain expertise, semiconductor offerings, a strong IP portfolio and an extensive reference design library, WiTricity works with innovative companies to incorporate WiTricity technology in their products and solutions. With a growing list of global customers in the automotive, consumer electronics, medical devices and industrial markets, the company has emerged as the leader in wireless power transfer over distance. For more information, visit www.witricity.com, or follow WiTricity on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.