Deutz chairman to speak at Diesel Progress Summit
By Mike Brezonick01 June 2021
Dr. Frank Hiller, chairman of the executive board of Deutz AG, will be a keynote speaker at the third Diesel Progress Summit and Awards, to be held Oct. 26 in Rosemont, Ill., in suburban Chicago.
The theme of the Summit, which will be held at the Loew’s Chicago O’Hare Hotel, is “Power Technologies for Today and Tomorrow.” Dr. Hiller, who has led the Cologne, Germany-headquartered engine and drive systems manufacturer since 2017, will discuss the status of engines and new power alternatives.
Along with Dr. Hiller’s speech, the daylong live sessions will include presentations on improvements in combustion engine technologies as well as detail the growing slate of alternatives, including hydrogen fuel cells, hydrogen combustion engines and battery-electric systems.
In addition to the technical program, there will be a pre-Summit reception on Oct. 25, networking sessions during the day, and a drinks reception and dinner in the evening. The highlight of the evening will be the presentation of the Diesel Progress Awards, which cover eight separate categories:
- Engine of the Year Under 175 Hp.
- Engine of the Year Over 175 Hp.
- Employer of the Year.
- Electric/Hybrid Application of the Year.
- North American Engine Distributor of the Year.
- International Engine Distributor of the Year.
- New Power Technology of the Year.
- The Diesel Progress Achievement of the Year.
Nominations are now open and companies and individuals can submit nominations at https://dieselprogresssummit.com/awards.html
For more information or to sign up to attend, go to https://dieselprogresssummit.com/.
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