CharIN Conference ASIA 2024

Date: April 19, 2024
Location: Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do (South Korea)
Host: KERI (Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute)

Welcome to the 2. CharIN Conference ASIA 2024

CharIN has scheduled a special week all around e-mobility charging for you in April - the CharIN Testival & Conference ASIA will take place at Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI), Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do (Korea). The Event week includes a conference, interop testing and networking.

Take the opportunity to test at the CharIN Testival ASIA and network with stakeholders from the complete e-mobility value chain as well as learn about the newest developments in the field at the virtual CharIN ASIA Conference.

The Testival allows our experts to exchange ideas while conformance and interoperability testing. Electric vehicles, charging stations, electric control units (ECUs), and communication controllers will be involved.

For observers, there's a special Public Day on April 19th.

Event Info

Date: 04/19/2024 – 04/19/2024
Location: Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Meet the Community

Host: Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI)

Since its establishment in 1976, the Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) has been playing a central role in the advancement of scientific technology and industrial development in Korea by leading R&Ds and testing in the electric power, electricity and electric utility fields.

With our accumulated technological power and expertise, we intend on developing advanced fusion technologies, converging traditional technologies with IT, NT and ET.

Through these efforts, we wish to lead the development of original technologies of the future and the creation of new, knowledge-based industries.

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Conference Program

Sequence, exact timeslots and titles are not yet final and may be subject to change without notice.


April, 19, 2024, Time(s) tbd

Agenda and Panelists

Working Status - Subject to change without notice.

Scalable, streamlined, and secured computing technologies for charging infrastructure

Stephen Liu, Advantech


Stephen Liu is Business Development Manager of Advantech, the world's top industrial and embedded IoT solution and computing provider. He coordinates Advantech's global business teams for EV charging and robotics sectors.

Prior to Advantech, Stephen was driving new market growth in autonomous driving, intelligent transportation systems, and business events.

Electro-mobility in Australia and New Zealand

Liz Yeaman, CharIN Ambassador Australia and New Zealand


Liz has worked in energy and transport for over 30 years. She is the Founder and Managing Director of transport electrification consultancy Retyna, delivering advice and projects in New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Pacific Islands and Brazil in light vehicle, heavy vehicle, maritime and aviation electrification.

Prior to founding Retyna in 2018, she was the General Manager Transport at the New Zealand Government’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority where she led the EV Programme.

She is also a Non-Executive Director of ChargeNet NZ, New Zealand’s largest EV charge point operator, in addition to being the CharIN Ambassador for Australia and New Zealand.

Korean AC V2G pilot program using IONIQ5 EVs (CCS type 1)

Kijun Park, KEPCO (Korea Electric Power Corporation) Research Institute


Kijun Park is Head of Power Distribution Laboratory at Research Institute of Korea Electric Power Corporation. He received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Central Florida in 1997 and an M.S. in management from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2011.

His current research focuses on various EV charging infrastructure technologies to improve the charging experience of customers and to use it as a flexibility resource for the electric power grid. He has been leading the Korean V2G project since 2018. He also worked on grid ESS applications, substation diagnostics, and wireless power transfer technology for more than 20 years.

He currently serves as a member of the IEC TC69 EV committee and various government R&D planning and evaluation committees. He has published numerous technical papers and holds more than 50 patents. He spends his spare time with ham radios and antenna design. He currently lives in Daejeon, Korea.

Standard and process development of charging system conformance testing for interoperability

Woohyun Seo, KERI (Korea Electrotechnology Research Insititute)


Woohyun Seo is a principal engineer and department manager of KERI (Korea Electrotechnology Research Insititute). He joined KERI in 2011 and at the moment, he is working on the conformance testing and standardization for charging system.

Since 2017, he has been contributing CharIN Focus Group Conformance testing / Interoperability and specifically takes the leader of Qualification Team, which is developing the global conformance testing process for charging system interoperability.

He is also the active member of IEC TC22 SC 31 JWG1 PT6, which is the main group for the conformance testing of ISO 15118 standards, and IEC TC18 JWG28: Utility connection of Marine industry.

Plug & Charge as the enabler for global market activities

Christian Hahn, Hubject GmbH


Christian Hahn received a master’s degree in industrial engineering in 2005, with special emphasis on environmental and power technology as well as change management.

His career began at ThyssenKrupp and Daimler AG, followed by six years at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Berlin, where he specialized in consulting for the energy supply business. As an advisor he was primarily responsible for areas within strategy and business development, optimizing business processes and project management, smart energy, intelligent networks, and smart metering. He began working on his first electric vehicle projects in 2008.

He joined Hubject in 2012, where he started as Head of Business Development and Administration. Christian Hahn was appointed CEO of Hubject GmbH in January 2015. Following a change in the management team in January 2019, his primary focus is now on strategy, investor relations, and the global Hubject company setup.

What’s Up Megawatt? – MCS via the Lens of a Power Module Maker

Nicholas Yeoh, Rectifier Technologies Singapore Pte Ltd.


Nicholas joined Rectifier Technologies in 2008 as a software development engineer and later transitioned to a sales role within the group. He brings commercial leadership and technical input to the management team, fundamental in identifying new markets and promoting business growth for Rectifier Technologies.

Nicholas holds an Master of Business Administration from Melbourne Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from University of Melbourne.

Comparing Pathways to Vehicle-Grid-Integration in Varied Electricity Markets

Adam Garcia, The Mobility House.


As Head of Business Development, APAC, Adam leads TMH's expansion in the APAC region for Smart Charging and V2G technology. His career in battery systems engineering and power systems integration spans 3 continents and various roles from R&D to business development. He is passionate about decarbonization and the transition to a greener future energy system.

Adam holds degrees in Electrical & Computer Engineering and Business Administration.

Rolls, Flies or Floats: Unlocking Electrification Opportunity

Paul Stith, Black & Veatch


Paul Stith is associate vice president of global transportation initiatives at Black & Veatch. He focusses on building the ecosystems needed to plan, finance, deploy and operate sustainable transportation and distributed clean energy infrastructure at scale.

Stith's projects support investors, utilities, fleets, energy and transportation providers in electrifying, decarbonizing and automating their ground, aviation and marine fleets. With over a decade of zero-emission vehicle infrastructure experience he is a member of numerous industry advisory and working groups and serves on Forth and NACFE boards of directors.

ISO 15118 What’s New

Dirk Großmann, Vector Informatik


Dirk Großmann, after completing his studies in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, he was employed for six years at ETAS, four years in the development of realtime operating systems and two years as product manager in the U.S. Since 2003 he has been working at Vector Informatik in Stuttgart in department for Embedded Software Development.

Since 2005 he is responsible as a team leader for the development of the FlexRay Basic Software. Since 2008 he is additionally responsible as a group manager for the TCP/IP basic software. This includes the responsibility for the OnBoard- and OffBoardCharger software according to ISO/IEC 15118 and DIN SPEC 70121. Besides this he is also representing Vector within CharIN e.V.

Since 2016 he took over the responsibility as group manager within the embedded research department, still leading the overall E-Mobility activities within Vector. Since 2018 he is the convenor of ISO/IEC 15118. In 2019 Dirk took over the responsibility for Offboard Electronics for Charging Systems within Vector

Status Quo on the topic of bidirectional charging for Europe with focus on Germany

Matthias Koch, P3 Korea Ltd. 


Matthias Koch lives and works in South Korea and has been a part of the global P3 Group for 2 years. The P3 Group specializes in consulting within the Automotive, E-Mobility, and Battery Technology sectors. Matthias Koch serves as the main contact for EV Charging in South Korea for P3 Korea Ltd. 

Ticket Price

Conference Participant & Observer Public Day

Register here as Participant!

The combined Observer & Conference Participant Public Day allows our experts to exchange ideas while conformance and interoperability testing will be taking place.

The Testival Observer & Conference participant Ticket(s) is only valid for Friday the "Public day" on April 19th.

If you are part of the testing activities, you will have to purchase a Tester Ticket (valid April 17th - 19th), which also grands you acess to the Conference.

We look forward to welcoming you at the CharIN Testival & Conference ASIA 2024!

Event contacts

Iohanna Vater

Head of Events & Communication

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