MONDAY, MARCH 25 | 8:00-10:00 AM

TUT1: Battery Safety and Abuse Tolerance Validation - Detailed Agenda

Shmuel De-Leon, CEO, Shmuel De-Leon Energy, Ltd.


TUT2: Materials Selection and Design for Batteries with High Energy Density, Ultralong Cycle Life and Excellent Safety - Detailed Agenda

Yi Cui, PhD, Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Stanford University


TUT3: Technoeconomic Analysis of Battery Material Development and Manufacture - Detailed Agenda

Thomas D. Gregory, Owner, Borealis Technology Solutions LLC


TUT4: 21st Century Battery Raw Materials - Detailed Agenda

Andy Miller, Senior Analyst, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence


MONDAY, MARCH 25 | 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

TUT5: Li-Ion Cell Design and Manufacturing: Processes, Equipment and Quality Control - Detailed Agenda

James Kaschmitter, CEO, SpectraPower


TUT6: Advances in Solid State Batteries - Detailed Agenda

Venkataraman Thangadurai, PhD, Professor, Chemistry, University of Calgary


TUT7: Value of LIB Secondary Use & Recycle - Detailed Agenda

Jack Lifton, MS, Vice President, Business Development, Resource Conservation and Recycling Corporation, Pty Ltd.; CEO, Jack Lifton LLC

Steve Tolen, President/CEO, Indie Power Systems


TUT8: Aligning Intellectual Property Strategies with R&D and Commercial Goals – Part 1 of 2 - Detailed Agenda

Daniel Abraham, PhD, Vice President, Science and Business Strategy, MPEG LA

Victor A. Cardona, Partner, Heslin Rothenberg Farley and Mesiti

Matthew Rappaport, President, Intellectual Property Analytics, IP Checkups, Inc.

Lisa Salley, President, Energy Systems & Safety Institute


MONDAY, MARCH 25 | 2:00-4:00 PM

TUT9: The Rechargeable Battery Market: Value Chain and Main Trends 2018 - 2028 - Detailed Agenda

Christophe Pillot, PhD, Battery Survey Manager, Avicenne Energy, France


TUT10: Improving the Energy Density of Batteries with Silicon-Based Anodes - Detailed Agenda

Dee Strand, PhD, CSO, Wildcat Discovery Technologies


TUT11: Lithium Battery Transport Regulations: New Developments Impacting the Storage and Packaging of Lithium Batteries and a New Lithium Battery Hazard-Based Classification System for Shipping - Detailed Agenda

Christopher Egloff, Vice President, Sales, Americase, Inc.

George A. Kerchner, Executive Director, PRBA – The Rechargeable Battery Association


TUT12: Aligning Intellectual Property Strategies with R&D and Commercial Goals – Part 2 of 2


TUT13: Advanced Battery Design and Selection Criteria for Medical Device Applications: From Implants to Surgical Tools - Detailed Agenda

Yevgen Barsukov, PhD, IP Development Manager, Battery Management Systems, Texas Instruments, Inc.

Gaurav Jain, PhD, Technology Director, Technical Fellow, Medtronic

Iacovos (Jake) Kyprianou, PhD, Senior Science Health Advisor, FDA

Robert Rubino, Senior Director, Research and Development, Integer



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