Industry's most anticipated event

JULY 2019 BATTERY SEMINAR

Conference fostering joint development efforts to advance energy storage solutions

Key Event Highlights:

  • Entire day of in-depth training by Exponent on battery design considerations, manufacturing best practices, thermal runaway events, failure analyses, battery management systems (BMS) etc.
  • Latest industry updates on use of energy storage systems in automotive applications by subject matter experts from major OEMs, Tier 1 system developers and battery makers
  • Latest industry updates on use of energy storage systems in large-scale stationary grid/utility storage applications by subject matter experts from major Utility companies, Tier 1 system developers and providers
  • Poster presentations
  • Complimentary meals and refreshments
  • Plenty of industry networking opportunities
  • Chance to win some cool prizes in a raffle Giveaway
  • An evening cocktails reception and an exclusive guided tour of Intertek facility

Event attendees will get an exclusive opportunity to tour the 100,000+ square-foot Intertek Battery Testing Center of Excellence to learn about the latest testing methods for batteries of all sizes from coin-cell through electric vehicles. Intertek performs a variety of tests out of this facility, to industry and global standards, including life-cycling, vibration, environmental, abuse and safety certifications. See this facility firsthand and ask questions to resident experts, and enjoy some light appetizers and beverages while networking with industry peers.

 

PROGRAM AGENDA

Registration Open

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Breakfast with Networking & Poster Presentations – Sponsored by EXPONENT

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Dr. John Warner

Welcome Note (Chairperson: Dr. John Warner)

All Day 1 presentations will be delivered by Exponent, except where noted otherwise

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TBA

Manufacturing Best Practices Overview

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Quinn Horn - Exponent

Prediction Tools – Accelerated Aging

About Quinn Horn - Exponent

Coffee with Networking & Poster Presentations

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Joel Forman - Exponent

Cell Cycling and Stress Testing

Understanding long term cell performance and aging is critical for many applications.  Often times, judgments about long term performance have to be made in a relatively short period of time.  This session discusses a variety of tools to accelerate this testing including 24/7 cycling, elevated/sub ambient temperature testing, increased electrical load, and Arrhenius chemical modeling.

About Joel Forman - Exponent

Rachel Licht - Exponent

The Effects of Cycling Protocols on Internal Cell Structures

About Rachel Licht - Exponent

Lunch with Networking & Poster Presentations

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Jeremiah Stepan - Exponent

Basic Electronic Protection for Lithium Ion Batteries

We will discuss the basic electronic designs used to protect lithium ion batteries against overcharge, overdischarge, overcurrent, undervoltage lockout, and operation outside their acceptable temperature range.  Aspects of the physical assembly considerations including circuit board layout, wiring harness design, and prevention of coupling heat from failure to additional cells in the pack will be discussed.

About Jeremiah Stepan - Exponent

Daren Slee - Exponent

Advanced Concepts for Lithium Ion Battery Electronics

We’ll discuss additional protection and data preservation methods used to further reduce the likelihood of li ion battery failure due to electrical or thermal stress and to preserve data for failure analysis in case of such events.  These include communications with the host, charger, and/or load, transmittal of critical data to external systems, telemetry, active […]

About Daren Slee - Exponent

Coffee with Networking & Poster Presentations

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Michael Barry - Exponent

Hazards due to Thermal Runaway

Discussion of hazards due to thermal runaway failures in lithium-ion cells. We’ll discuss abuse testing (external heating, nail penetration, overcharge, etc) of lithium-ion cells and the quantification of gas species evolved as a result, including the attendant hazards (heat, explosions, toxic gases).

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Jonathon Harding - Exponent

Thermal Runaway Onset

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Dr. John Warner

Wrap-up (Summary & Conclusions)

Summary, conclusions and closing comments for Day 1  

About Dr. John Warner

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Breakfast with Networking & Poster Presentations – Sponsored by EXPONENT

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Venkat Anandan - Ford

Ford: Roadblocks in Solid State Battery Development for EV Applications

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Coffee with Networking & Poster Presentations – Sponsored by MACCOR

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Oliver Gross - FCA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Electrified Vehicle Battery Design for Repurposing

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Lunch with Networking & Poster Presentations

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Coffee with Networking & Poster Presentations – Sponsored by MACCOR

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Matti Vint - Valeo North America

Valeo: Propulsion Energy Management for a 48V P0P4 Mild Hybrid Demonstrator Vehicle

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Rich Byczek - Intertek

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Intertek Facility Tours With Cocktails Reception

Exclusive opportunity to tour the 100,000+ square-foot Intertek Battery Testing Center of Excellence to learn about the latest testing methods for batteries of all sizes from coin-cell through electric vehicles. Intertek performs a variety of tests out of this facility, to industry and global standards, including life-cycling, vibration, environmental, abuse and safety certifications. See this […]

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Coffee with Networking & Poster Presentations

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Lunch with Networking & Poster Presentations

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Kevin Fok - LG Chem

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Ramkumar Krishnan - NantEnergy

NantEnergy: Disruptive Energy Storage Solutions for Microgrids, Telecom and C&I Applications

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Coffee with Networking & Poster Presentations

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Dr. John Warner

Closing Comments / End of Seminar

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July 2019 Battery Seminar Program Agenda PDF Version

A PDF copy of the entire program agenda can be downloaded here

EVENT REGISTRATION

10% discount will be offered for 3+ participants from same corporation, attendees from government agencies, and from academic institutions

SPEAKERS

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Venkat Anandan

Ford Motor Company

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Michael Barry

Exponent

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Rich Byczek

Intertek

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Kevin Fok

LG Chem Power

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Joel Forman

Exponent

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Oliver Gross

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

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Jonathon Harding

Exponent

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Quinn Horn

Exponent

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Ramkumar Krishnan

NantEnergy

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Rachel Licht

Exponent

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Daren Slee

Exponent

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Jeremiah Stepan

Exponent

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Matti Vint

Valeo North America

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Battery Seminar - The Inn at St. John's

Facility Tour - Intertek

The Inn at St. John's

44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, MI 48170 USA
Phone: (001) 734-414-0600
1.0 mi / 1.6 km from Intertek

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ACCOMMODATIONS

The Inn at St. John's - Plymouth, MI (USA)

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Participating Companies

30

Industry Speakers

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Independent Presentation Tracks

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Exclusive Intertek Facility Tour

SPONSORS & MEDIA PARTNERS

Proud supporting organizations of July 2018 Battery Seminar

Sponsorship Opportunities

All options include logo display on event website and program agenda handouts, and a listing in exclusive sponsor recognition flyers. Review the sponsorship PDF file below for full details.

A PDF copy listing all available sponsorship opportunities can be downloaded here. For more information, to secure your sponsorship, or to inquire about a custom package contact JC Soman at [email protected]

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Program Agenda Archive

PDF copies of the program agenda of our most recent two events can be found here. Contact JC Soman at [email protected] today to purchase access to these Seminar presentations.