AGENDA

21st April 2020
09:00 - 12:00
Next Generation Batteries
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 17:00
Fundamentals of Battery Testing
22nd April 2020
09:30 - 09:35
Welcome & Introduction
09:35 - 10:00
Keynote - The Way Forward – Battery Technology in 2020 and beyond
10:00 - 10:45
Panel Discussion - The Complete Battery Life Cycle
Andrew Miller, Head of Price Assessments, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
Linda Gaines, Transportation System Analyst, Argonne National Laboratory
Thomas Bjarnemark, CEO, Battery Solutions LLC

10:45 - 11:30
Panel Discussion – New Technologies in Battery Production.
Kunal Phalpher, CCO, Li-Cycle
Madhuri Thakur, Manager of Cell Technology, Farasis Energy Inc.

11:30 - 12:15
Networking Break
12:15 - 12:45
Presentation – Battery Safety
  • Discover the advancement of battery safety testing for aviation traction batteries.
  • Discussions on energetic battery failures and the statistical analysis of testing within an aviation framework.
  • Investigating the urban air mobility mission profile and uncovering the unique challenges it presents.
Thomas Bloxham, Battery Safety Lead, Uber

12:45 - 13:30
Panel Discussion – What are the alternatives to Lithium Ion and are they a longer term solution ?
13:30 - 14:30
Lunch
14:30 - 15:00
Presentation - Ultrathin nanocomposite coatings for low cobalt cathodes - for use in high voltage batteries
15:00 - 15:45
Panel Discussion – Battery Pack Design
Kevin Rhodes, Chief Engineer, AVL
David Maxwell, Battery Technical Specialist, BorgWarner

15:45 - 16:30
Panel Discussion - Battery Testing & Engineering
Tal Sholklapper, CEO, Voltaiq
Greg Less, Technical Director, University of Michigan

16:30 - 17:00
Panel Discussion – Raw Materials
Richard Clark, Global Lead, Energy Storage, Morgan Advanced Material
Calum Munro, Senior Scientist, PPG

23rd April 2020
09:15 - 09:20
Welcome & Introduction
09:20 - 10:00
Keynote – Trends in Battery Technology Development
10:00 - 10:45
Panel Discussion – Beyond Automotive – Consumer, Defence and Medical Markets
Devesh Jain, Battery Systems Engineer, A123 Systems
Rick Stockburger, President and CEO, Brite

10:45 - 11:15
Presentation– Smart Battery Management for Complex Systems
11:15 - 11:45
Networking Break
11:45 - 12:15
Presentation – Solid-state batteries - key technology approaches & time-to-market
    Pirmin Ulmann, Co-Founder & CEO, b-science.net

    12:15 - 12:45
    Presentation – The key to a reliable leak testing process in battery production
    12:45 - 13:45
    Lunch
    13:45 - 14:15
    Presentation - Managing lithium ion batteries to enable long term supply of sustainable battery materials
    14:15 - 15:00
    Panel Discussion - Latest Developments in Cathode and Anode Materials & Electrolytes
    Richard Clark, Global Lead, Energy Storage, Morgan Advanced Material
    Robert Privette, Business Development Manager, Umicore
    Mei Cai, Technical Fellow and Lab Group Manager, General Motors
    Sachiya Inagaki, Market Researcher/Consultant, Yano Research Institute

    15:00 - 15:45
    Panel Discussion – Where do we go from here ?
    22nd April 2020
    09:30 - 09:35
    Welcome & Introduction
    09:35 - 10:00
    Keynote – The Importance of Lithium for the Development of Electric Cars
    10:00 - 10:45
    Panel Discussion – Why the The Internal Combustion Engine is Not Dead Yet
    10:45 - 11:30
    Panel Discussion – HEV’s – challenges and opportunities
    Matti Vint, Owner & Principal, E-Mobility Technology Systems, LLC

    11:30 - 12:15
    Networking Break
    12:15 - 12:45
    Presentation – A New Modular Hybrid Powertrain Concept
    12:45 - 13:30
    Panel Discussion - Production Cleanliness for EV Battery Manufacturers
    Peter Feamster, Product Management Director, JOMESA

    13:30 - 14:30
    Lunch
    14:30 - 15:00
    Presentation - Future Trends in the Global Hybrid & Electric Vehicles Market
    Anand Shah, Senior Vice President, Ola & Co-Founder Ola Electric

    15:00 - 15:45
    Panel Discussion - Meeting the Challenge - Driving Growth in the EV Market
    Anand Shah, Senior Vice President, Ola & Co-Founder Ola Electric
    Tim Weaver, VP of Corporate Development, Chanje
    Adrian Schaffer, Director of Sales, Danfoss
    Gary Horvat, Vice President, Navistar

    15:45 - 16:30
    Panel Discussion - Electric Aviation / The complexities of the all-electric flight
    16:30 - 17:00
    Panel Discussion – EV Powertrains
    Adrian Schaffer, Director of Sales, Danfoss

    23rd April 2020
    09:15 - 09:20
    Welcome & Introduction
    09:20 - 10:00
    Keynote – Trends in Battery Technology Development
    10:00 - 10:45
    Panel Discussion – EV Sustainability - when will automakers see a profit?
    Ram Chandrasekaran, Global Lead for Transportation & Mobility, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
    Rick Stockburger, President and CEO, Brite

    10:45 - 11:15
    Presentation - The Future of Electric Commercial Vehicles
    Tim Campbell, MD, Campbells Consultancy

    11:15 - 11:45
    Networking Break
    11:45 - 12:15
    Presentation – Generative Engineering: Automatically Creating and Evaluating Powertrain Concepts
    12:15 - 12:45
    Presentation - Fast Charging Infrastructure for EVs
    12:45 - 13:45
    Lunch
    13:45 - 14:15
    Presentation - Securing Lithium-ion Supply Chains for the EV era
    Andrew Miller, Head of Price Assessments, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

    14:15 - 15:00
    Panel Discussion – Alternative battery systems - are hydrogen cars the future ?
    15:00 - 15:45
    Panel Discussion – Where do we go from here ?

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