TechDay 2024

Join us on June 27-28, 2024, in Novi Sad, Serbia.

What is TechDay?

TechDay is our premier annual event dedicated to showcasing the latest advancements, innovations, and trends in Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) technology. This event provides a distinctive platform where professionals from industry and academia, along with engineers, researchers, and enthusiasts, converge to delve into various power electronics disciplines and engage in user interaction with our HIL technology, unveiling the latest advancements.

At this year’s conference, some of the key themes that will be addressed include:

  • Power Electronics: Exploring effective strategies for integrating power electronics components to enhance efficiency and ensure system reliability.
  • e-Mobility: Examining the trends, challenges, and opportunities fueling the adoption of e-Mobility, focusing on drives, fast charging, and BMS systems within the automotive sector.
  • Integrating Renewables: Engaging in discussions on integrating renewables, improving grid stability, and optimizing power management with advanced HIL simulation.
  • Grid Modernization: Gaining insights from experts through real-world case studies, highlighting best practices, lessons learned, and future directions in residential energy systems, distributed energy resources and digital substation testing.
  • Sustainability: Discovering HIL’s role in sustainability, encompassing material selection, energy efficiency standards, and lifecycle analysis.

We’re thrilled to announce an exclusive pre-conference event, HIL Power User Essentials Training on Wednesday, June 26, 2024. We encourage you to enhance your TechDay admission with this immersive experience tailored for introductory users. Our full-day session will cover everything from the Typhoon HIL Control Center to hands-on modeling and real-time validation.

Event Registration

Don’t miss the opportunity to join us!

Our admission pass includes:

  • Participation in the conference and associated materials
  • Lunch, coffee breaks, and refreshments during the event
  • After-event networking cocktails and gala dinner
  • Participation in the informal program, city sightseeing, and local attractions

Why Should I Attend?

Whether you’re an experienced professional or new to the realm of HIL technology, TechDay has something valuable to offer. Join us in exploring the future of technology and elevate your competitive advantage by interacting with our customers, engaging with core developers, and learning from application experts.

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Network with a community of peers, professionals, and collaborators from various power electronic sectors and industries.

Participate in discussions and exchange ideas with like-minded individuals passionate about HIL technology.

Stay updated on emerging HIL technologies by uncovering new tools, techniques, and best practices to enhance your work and projects.


TechDay Event Highlights

Venue: Sheraton Novi Sad, Polgar Andraša 1, Novi Sad 21000, Serbia

Book Your Room: Secure your accommodation.

Organizer: This event is organized by Typhoon HIL. For any inquiries, please reach out to us at techday@typhoon-hil.com.


Meng Sun

Meng Sun

Software Architect

BorgWarner Stuttgart GmbH

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Jim Cleveland

Jim Cleveland

Senior Controls and QA Manager

IHI Terrasun

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Lisette Joanne Cupelli

Senior Technical Specialist Electrical System Simulation

Rolls-Royce Solutions GmbH

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Dilip Nandavadekar

Dilip Nandavadekar

Lead Software Developer

REFU Drive GmbH

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Sture Van de moortel

Chief Engineer PG Hydrogen

ABB Switzerland

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Florian Hans

Research Associate

Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES

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David Lumbreras Magallón headshot

David Lumbreras Magallón

R&D Engineer

Department of Solar PV, BESS & Green H2

Ingeteam Power Technology

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Marco Nunes headshot

Marco Nunes

Global Grid Edge & Cloud Manager

ABB Switzerland

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Felix Fleissner headshot

Felix Fleissner

Senior Engineer – HIL Testing

HERO Tech Center Germany

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Bernhard Wille-Haußmann

Group leader

Fraunhofer Institute

for Solar Energy Systems ISE

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Fernanda Carnielutti


Federal University of Santa Maria

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Søren Bækhøj Kjær​

Lead Controls Engineer​

Danfoss Drives

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Dusan Majstorovic headshot

Dusan Majstorovic

Chief Technology Officer

Typhoon HIL

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Adrien Genic

Director of Engineering

Typhoon HIL

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Petar Gartner headshot

Petar Gartner

Director of HIL Solutions

Typhoon HIL

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Jovan Zelic

Senior Modeling Engineer

Typhoon HIL

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Henrique Magnago headshot

Henrique Magnago

Head of Test Automation Solutions Group

Typhoon HIL

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Milos Miletic

Modeling Team Lead

Typhoon HIL

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8:30-11:00 General Introductions
  • Check-In & Welcome
  • Introduction to Typhoon HIL
  • Support
  • Toolchain Overview
  • Running your First Model [Hands-On]
  • Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 HIL for Power Electronics
  • Modeling and Real-Time Simulation
  • Typhoon HIL Solution
  • Example Model
12:45-14:00 Lunch Break & Networking
  • Lunch Provided by Conference
14:00-15:15 HIL for Grid Modernization
  • Introduction to Microgrid Library
  • Example Model
  • Coffee Break
15:15-16:30 Test Automation
  • Introduction to TyphoonTest IDE
  • Test Automation Example
  • Q&A Session
16:30-20:00 Break
  • Free Time
20:00-22:00 Welcome Drinks


8:30-11:15 General Introductions
  • Registration Check-In with Coffee
  • Welcome Note | Nikola Celanovic, CEO, Typhoon HIL
  • In the Loop: A Recap of Recent Developments Developments | Dusan Majstorovic, CTO, Typhoon HIL 
  • Productized HIL Models: Solutions for Unrivaled ROI | Adrien Genic, Typhoon HIL
  • Coffee Break
11:15-12:45 Expert User Presentations
  • HIL Compatible for ESS System Integration | James Cleveland, IHI Terrasun
  • Electrical System Integration – A C-HIL Approach | Lisette Cupelli, Rolls Royce Power Systems AG
  • Revolutionizing Testing: Uncovering the Power of Hardware-in-the-Loop | David Lumbreras Magallón, Ingeteam Power Technology
12:45-14:00 Lunch Break & Networking
  • Lunch Provided by Conference
14:00-16:00 Expert User Presentations
  • Future-Proof HIL Solutions for e-Drives of Today and Tomorrow | Petar Gartner, Typhoon HIL
  • Versatile Typhoon HIL Simulator Application in Automotive ECU Project with ASPICE Conformity Level 2 and Functional Safety Relevance | Meng Sun, BorgWarner
  • Accelerating with Hardware-in-the-Loop at HERO | Felix Fleissner, HERO
  • Toolbox EV Twin – Power-HIL Testing of Electric Vehicle Charging Behavior | Bernhard
    Wille-Haussmann, Fraunhofer ISE
16:00-17:30 Showroom and Networking with Refreshments
  • Smart OEM Models
  • HIL for Automotive Power Electronics
  • Smart Charging
  • Automated Substation Protection Testing
  • BMS Testing Solution
  • Integrated Model Based Engineering Solutions: Forged by Industry
17:30-19:00 Break
  • Free Time
19:00-20:00 Gallery Visit
20:00-22:30 Conference Dinner
9:00-11:15 General Introductions
  • Welcome Note
  • HIL-based 61850 Testing of Distribution and Transmission Substations Running on Centralized (CPC) and Virtualized (VPAC) Protection and Control Architectures | Marco Nunes, ABB Switzerland
  • How Real-Time Simulation Facilitates New Methods for Testing Wind Turbines | Florian Hans, Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems (IWES)
  • Development of an Automatic Test Procedure for Commercial PV Inverters using the Typhoon HIL and
    Typhoon Test Platforms | Fernanda Carnielutti, Federal University of Santa Maria
  • Coffee and Networking Break in Showroom
11:15-12:45 Expert User Presentations
  • De-risk your Product Lifecycle with MyDrive HIL Compatible|Søren Bækhøj Kjær​, Danfoss Drives 
  • How to use HIL to Run Straddle Carrier | Dilip Nandavadekar, REFU
  • From HIL to H2 with the Power of a Typhoon | Sture Van de moortel, ABB Switzerland
12:45-14:00 Lunch Break & Networking
  • Lunch Provided by Conference
14:00-15:30 Expert User Presentations
  • Charging Ahead: High-Performance DC-DC Converter Solver | Jovan Zelic, Typhoon HIL
  • From Vision to Verification: Typhoon Test Hub for End-to-End Product Success | Henrique Magnago, Typhoon HIL
  • From Fragmented to Unified: TyphoonSim Future-Proofs Power Electronics Workflows | Milos Miletic, Typhoon HIL
15:30-16:30 Closing Remarks
  • TechDay Wrap and Closing Remarks with Cocktails

Helpful Resources

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Pre-Conference HIL Training

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TechDay 2024 Agenda

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