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Final Agenda for Virtual Event Now Available

Virtual participation at the International Battery Seminar was introduced in 2015, and given the groundbreaking improvements in this technology, the 2020 virtual event – leveraging industry leader Pathable's technology – will deliver even greater educational and networking benefits to all participants.

One of the most significant benefits of a virtual event is that you will no longer have to choose between multiple presentations taking place at the same time. Your Virtual registration also includes On-Demand access! Other benefits include facilitated networking, an integrated scheduling tool, virtual exhibit booths, posters, live chat, matchmaking, roundtables, product directories, and much more.

We are excited about a virtual International Battery Seminar, and invite you to review the updated agenda using the links below.

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Plenary Keynote Presentations

M. Stanley Whittingham

The Li Battery: From Its Origin to Enabling an Electric Economy
M. Stanley Whittingham, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Member, National Academy of Engineering, Director, NECCES EFRC at Binghamton, SUNY at Binghamton

Jeff Dahn

An Unavoidable Challenge for Ni-Rich Positive Electrode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries
Jeff Dahn, FRSC, PhD, Professor of Physics and Atmospheric Science, NSERC/Tesla Canada Industrial Research Chair, Canada Research Chair, Dalhousie University


Bob Galyen

The Fast-Changing World of Battery Applications
Bob Galyen, CTO, Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL)

Celina Mikolajczak

The New NFPA 855 Standard for Installation of ESS
Celina Mikolajczak, Vice President, Battery Technology, Panasonic Energy of North America

Avetik Harutyunyan

An Intrinsically Flexible Li-Ion Battery for Wearable Devices
Avetik Harutyunyan, PhD, Chief Scientist and Research Director, Materials Science, Honda Research Institute

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See Who is Attending

Join more than 1,000 battery technologists, representing some of the most successful and famous brands in the world - like Apple, Amazon, BASF, Black & Decker, BMW, Bose, BYD, Dell, DuPont, Facebook, Fiat Chrysler, Fitbit, Ford Motor, General Motors, Hitachi, Honda, Intel, John Deere, LG Chem, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, Mitsubishi, Motorola, NEC, Nissan, Panasonic, Peugeot, Philips, Rayovac, Raytheon, Samsung, SharkNinja, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Virgin, and hundreds more - will convene virtually for the 37th Annual International Battery Seminar & Exhibit.


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The Longest Running Annual Battery Event

Founded in 1983, the International Battery Seminar & Exhibit has established itself as the premier event showcasing the state of the art of worldwide energy storage technology developments for consumer, automotive, military, and industrial applications. Key thought leaders will assemble to not only provide broad perspectives, but also informed insights into significant advances in materials, product development, manufacturing, and application for all battery systems and enabling technologies. As the longest-running annual battery industry event in the world, this meeting has always been the preferred venue to announce significant developments, new products, and showcase the most advanced battery technology. For example, Sony chose the International Battery Seminar as the platform to first announce its lithium-ion technology in 1991, an accomplishment that has since gone on to change the world. Attendance has more than doubled since joining Cambridge EnerTech in 2015!

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