Military Batteries Workshop

NAATBatt-MPSC Workshop on Military Batteries

NAATBatt-MPSC Workshop on Military Batteries

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
This half-day workshop organized by NAATBatt and the Military Power Sources Committee examines the types of and applications for energy storage technology in which the U.S. Department of Defense has an interest and how domestic producers of advanced batteries and battery systems can best do business with the DOD and the military services.  The workshop will also examine the issue of what the DOD can do to ensure a reliable and cost-effective supply of domestically manufactured lithium-ion battery cells for the U.S. armed forces.

2020 Workshop on Military Batteries Agenda

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast and Registration

8:00 – 8:10 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

James Greenberger
NAATBatt International

Marc Gietter
Crystal Clear Consulting

8:10 – 8:30 a.m.

Building a Lithium Ion Battery Supply Chain in the USA

Vivas Kumar
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Anticipated Battery Needs of the Military Services

Col. Troy Denomy
Project Manager Close Combat Squad

Thomas Layne
USAF Research Labs, Wright Patterson

Eric Shields

9:30 – 9:50 a.m.

Issues and Challenges of Becoming a Domestic Source for Military Batteries

Alan ElShafei
Navitas Systems

9:50 – 10:10 a.m.

Doing Business with the Defense Logistics Agency

Matt Hutchens
Defense Logistics Agency

10:10 – 10:30 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:50 a.m.

Issues and Potential Solutions for Domestic Production of Lithium-Ion Cells

Mark Matthews

John Warner
American Battery Solutions

Tom Byrd
Lockheed Martin

Kyle Roelofs

11:50 – 12:00 p.m.

Concluding Remarks

Marc Gietter
Crystal Clear Consulting

James Trevey
Forge Nano

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch for Workshop Speakers and Attendees

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2020 Featured Speakers

Dr. Imre Gyuk, U.S. DOE, Office of Electricity
Randy A. Moore, ZAF Energy Systems, Inc.
Dr. John Warner, Warner Energy Consulting LLC
Bob Gaylen, CATL