Industry's most anticipated event

JULY 2020 BATTERY SEMINAR

Conference fostering joint development efforts to advance energy storage solutions

Key Event Highlights:

  • Entire day of technical tutorials on fundamental materials’ challenges for electrochemical energy storage, opportunities and challenges with solid-state batteries, best design practices for cell engineering, battery modeling and health monitoring, second life design considerations for energy storage, 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 A123 Systems facility

Event attendees will get an exclusive opportunity to tour A123 Systems new Novi, Michigan (USA) 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 – 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

About Dr. John Warner

Professor Dr. Y. Shirley Meng - University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

Tutorial A: From Atom to System – Materials Challenges for Electrochemical Energy Storage

About Professor Dr. Y. Shirley Meng - University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

Yuan Yang - Columbia University

Tutorial B: Solid-State Batteries – Principles, Progress and Challenges

Solid-state batteries are attractive solutions for next-generation energy storage, as they are expected to achieve higher energy density and better thermal stability. This tutorial will present the working principles of different solid state battery systems, followed by current progress and challenges in the field. Both polymer-based and ceramic solid electrolytes will be covered.

About Yuan Yang - Columbia University

Coffee with Networking

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Kelsey Hatzell - Vanderbilt University

Tutorial C: Opportunities and Challenges With In Operando Characterization of Solid State Batteries

This tutorial will go over synchrotron characterization techniques for solid state batteries, including direct real space imaging techniques and indirect space structural characterization. Considerations for in situ and in operando experimentation will be systematically discussed.

About Kelsey Hatzell - Vanderbilt University

Lunch with Networking

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Exponent

Tutorial D: Title TBA

About Exponent

Jason Siegel - University of Michigan

Tutorial E: Enhanced Battery State of Health Diagnostics With Battery Mechanical Monitoring

About Jason Siegel - University of Michigan

Coffee with Networking

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Michael Worry - Nuvation Energy

Tutorial F: Considerations in Second Life Energy Storage Design

Join Nuvation Energy CEO Michael Worry for this tutorial on how used EV battery packs are converted into stationary energy storage systems. He will walk through the workflow, covering topics like pack handling, determining the state of health of the used cells, and configuring the battery management system. Michael will then present some 2nd life […]

About Michael Worry - Nuvation Energy

Dr. John Warner

Wrap-up (Summary & Conclusions)

Summary, conclusions and closing comments for Day 1  

About Dr. John Warner

Registration Open

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Breakfast with Networking – Sponsored by EXPONENT

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TBA

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Venkat Anandan - Ford

Ford: Opportunities and Challenges in Solid State Batteries for EV Applications

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Tobias Glossmann - MBRDNA

Mercedes-Benz: Impactful Battery Research – Automotive OEM Perspective

About Tobias Glossmann - MBRDNA

Coffee with Networking – Sponsored by MACCOR

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Oliver Gross - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Changing EV Requirements and Their Impact on Batteries

About Oliver Gross - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Fan Xu - General Motors

General Motors: Title TBA

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Lunch with Networking

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Dean Frankel - Solid Power

Solid Power: Scaling All Solid-State Batteries (ASSBs) For Electric Vehicles

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Coffee with Networking – Sponsored by MACCOR

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A123 Systems Facility Tours With Cocktails Reception

Event attendees will get an exclusive opportunity to tour A123 Systems new Novi, Michigan (USA) facility firsthand and ask questions to resident experts, and enjoy some light appetizers and beverages while networking with industry peers.

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Registration Open

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Breakfast with Networking – Sponsored by EXPONENT

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Mohamed Kamaludeen - ConEdison

Consolidated Edison (Con Edison): Utility Cited Energy Storage Applications

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Coffee with Networking – Sponsored by DIGATRON

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Joe O'Connor - Nuvation Energy

Nuvation Energy: Solar Microgrids – Reliable Power Without a Utility Connection

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Lunch with Networking

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Kevin Fok - LG Chem

LG Chem: Market Perspectives – Energy Storage Systems

About Kevin Fok - LG Chem

Tomasz Poznar - A123 Systems

A123 Systems: Title TBA

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Ashok Saraswat - NECES

NECES: ESS Battery Technology Trends

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Coffee with Networking – Sponsored by DIGATRON

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Dr. John Warner

Closing Comments / End of Seminar

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July 2020 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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Kevin Fok

LG Chem

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Dean Frankel

Solid Power

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Tobias Glossmann

Mercedes Benz R&D NA

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Oliver Gross

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

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Kelsey Hatzell

Vanderbilt University

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Mohamed Kamaludeen

Consolidated Edison

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Y. Shirley Meng

University of California SD

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Joe O’Connor

Nuvation Energy

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Tomasz Poznar

A123 Systems

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Ashok Saraswat

NECES

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Jason Siegel

University of Michigan

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Michael Worry

Nuvation Energy

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Fan Xu

General Motors

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Yuan Yang

Columbia University

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Battery Seminar - The Inn at St. John's

Facility Tour - A123 Systems (*complimentary shuttle bus provided)

The Inn at St. John's

44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, MI 48170 USA
Phone: (001) 734-414-0600
10.0 mi / 16 km from A123 Systems

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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

100

Participating Companies

30

Industry Speakers

3

Independent Presentation Tracks

1

Exclusive A123 Systems Facility Tour

SPONSORS & MEDIA PARTNERS

Proud supporting organizations of July 2020 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.