2020 Agenda

NAATBatt ANNUAL MEETING & CONFERENCE

Optional Tuesday Morning Workshops/Tutorials

WORKSHOP

Shmuel de Leon
Battery Safety Workshop

Renown international battery consultant Shmuel de Leon will conduct a course highlighting some of the risks of lithium-ion battery technology and what users of that technology can do to mitigate that risk.

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WORKSHOP

NAATBatt-MPSC
Workshop on Military Batteries

This half-day workshop organized by 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 the prospects for the DOD to acquire that technology from domestic producers.

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TUTORIAL

Battery Intellectual Property Tutorial

NAATBatt will offer a two-hour Battery Intellectual Property Tutorial discussing some of the IP issues that are of particular concern to those working in the area of advanced battery technology.  Attorneys, IP professionals and business development managers should all attend.

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2020 General Sessions

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Monday, February 10, 2020

1:00 pm

Advanced Battery Golf Tournament Starts

2:30 p.m.

Advanced Battery Tennis Tournament Starts

7:00 -7:30 p.m.

Tournament Reception

7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Tournament Dinner and Awards

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

7:00 a.m.

Registration Opens

7:30 a.m – 11:30 a.m.

Battery Expo Set Up

7:30 a.m – Noon

8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Battery Recycling Committee Meeting

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Zinc Battery Committee Meeting

9:00 – Noon

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch for Registered Workshop and Tutorial Attendees

1:00 – 1:10 p.m.

Welcome by President and Executive Director of NAATBatt

James Greenberger
NAATBatt

Joern Tinnemeyer
EnerSys

1:10 – 1:30 p.m.

Report of the Chief Science Officer of NAATBatt

M. Stanley Whittingham
SUNY at Binghamton

1:30 – 1:50 p.m.

Report of the Chief Technology Officer of NAATBatt

Robert Galyen
CATL

1:50 – 3:15 p.m.

Member Update Presentations – Group #1 

EnerSys
Digatron Power Electronics 
Battery Solutions
Salt River Project
Energy Storage Response Group
Indie Power Systems
Rolled-Ribbon Battery Company
Titan Advanced Battery Solutions
Sandia National Laboratories
Call2Recycle
ETAS
CATL
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PPG

NOHMs

3:15 – 3:40

Networking Break

3:40 – 4:40 p.m.

Market Report: EV Markets in North America Forecast

Logan Goldie-Scot
Bloomberg New Energy Finance

4:00 – 4:20 p.m.

Market Report: ESS Markets in North America Forecast

Sam Jaffe
Cairn Energy Research Advisors

4:20 – 4:40 p.m.

Market Report: Industrial Batteries in North America Forecast

Michael Sanders
Avicenne Energy

4:40 – 5:00 p.m.

Market Report: Military Batteries Market Forecast

Shmuel de-Leon
Shmuel de-Leon Energy, Ltd.

5:00 – 6:20 p.m.

Member Update Presentations – Group #2 

ESAMTAC
Albemarle Corporation
DuPont
Amphenol Thermometrics
SVOLT
CAMX Power
Umicore
Soteria
CSA Group
Lithion Recycling
Bitrode
ARMOR Group 
LORD
UL

6:20 – 6:35 p.m.

The Most Interesting Things I Saw in Batteries in 2019

Shmuel de-Leon
Shmuel de-Leon Energy, Ltd.

6:35 – 7:15 p.m.

Opening Reception

7:15 – 9:00 p.m.

Opening Dinner

7:15 – 9:00 p.m.

NAATBatt Board of Directors Annual Meeting and Dinner

Wednesday, February 12

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Discussion Tables

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.

NAATBatt Annual Members Meeting and Election of New Directors

8:45 – 8:50 a.m.

Welcome by NAATBatt Chairman

John Warner
American Battery Solutions

8:50 – 8:55 a.m.

Breakfast Discussion Tables Reports

8:55 – 9:40 a.m.

Energy Materials Markets Forecasts: Lithium, Cobalt and Nickel

Austin Devaney
IHS Markit

Henrique Ribeiro
S&P Global Platts

9:40 – 11:05 a.m.

Member Update Presentations – Group #3 

Nuvation Energy
American Battery Solutions
Urban Electric Power
Soltex
ForgeNano
MANZ USA
Hive Battery Labs
Argonne National Laboratory
Snell & Wilmer
Durr MEGTECH
Bitrode Corporation
Ten-Nine Technologies
Li-Cycle Corp. 
Arkema, Inc.

Webasto Charging Systems

11:05 – 11:30 a.m.

Networking Break

11:30 – 1:00 p.m.

Member Update Presentations – Group #4 

State of Indiana
WeRecycleBatteries
Battery Resourcers
UniEnergy Technologies
ZAF Energy System
Jabil
Electric Applications Incorporated
Jakertech
NREL
Spiers New Technologies
Battery Innovation Center
Everledger
Salient Energy
Moses Lake Industries
SafeLi, LLC
American Battery Metals Corporation

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Lunch

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

The State of Solid State Battery Technology in 2020

Steve Visco
Polyplus

Yuan Yang
Columbia University

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

The Impact of Fast Charging on Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Design

Daniel Abraham
Argonne National Laboratory

Benjamin Park
Enevate

3:45 – 4:15 p.m.

Networking Break

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Battery Innovation Summit (Presentations by 10 Emerging Companies Invited by NAATBatt)

AEsir
Idaho National Laboratory
Alpha-en
Kinetic Batteries
Feasible Inc.
South 8 Technologies
Brian Engle
OnTo Technology
University of Michigan
Battery Streak

5:15 – 6:00 p.m.

The Future of Electric Powered Flight

Chloe Holzinger
Lux Research

Ratnakumar Bugga
NASA

Pete Savagian
Ampaire

6:00 – 6:20 p.m.

Conference Keynote Address

Mary Nichols
Chair, California Air Resources Board

6:20 – 6:45 p.m.

Presentation of NAATBatt Lifetime Achievement Awards

Public Policy

Mary Nichols
Chair, California Air Resources Board

Industry

Robin Zeng
CEO, CATL

2020 Pioneer Medal

Prof. Stanley Whittingham
SUNY-Binghamton

6:45 – 7:30 p.m.

Networking Reception

7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

NAATBatt International Annual Dinner

Thursday, February 13, 2020

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Discussion Tables

8:30 – 8:35 a.m.

Welcome by NAATBatt President-Elect

Jeff Yambrick
SVOLT Energy Technology

8:35 – 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast Discussion Tables Reports

8:45 – 9:35 a.m.

Industry Leaders Roundtable: How To Make the U.S. a Leader in Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturing

David Howell
U.S. Department of Energy, Vehicle Technologies Office

Imre Gyuk
U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Electricity

Robert Galyen
CALT (retired)

Joern Tinnemeyer
EnerSys

Craig Rigby
Clarios

Kenan Sahin
CAMX Power

John Warner
American Battery Solutions

9:35 – 10:25 a.m.

Potential Substitutes for Lithium-Ion Batteries in Motive Applications

Steve Clarke
QuanVerge Inc.

Yan Yao
University of Houston

10:25 – 10:50 a.m.

Networking Break

10:45 – 12:35 a.m.

Improving the Safety of Lithium-Ion Battery Systems

Galen Ressler
General Motors

Robert Galyen
CATL

Renata Arsenault
Ford Motor Co.

Manuel Rabl
EnerSys

Mike Canada
EnerDel

John Pinho
APS

12:35 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch

1:45 – 2:05 p.m.

Introduction to the DOE Battery Recycling Prize

Samuel Gillard
U.S. Department of Energy

2:05 – 3:15 p.m.

Prize Pitches
(5-minute presentations by the Phase 1 Award Winners)

Holman Parts Distribution
Store Packs Umicore
LiB IoT
Admiral Instruments
OnTo Technologies
Titan AES
Renewance
Smartville
Team EVBs
Team Portables

SNT Laser Focused
RRCO
EEDD

3:15 – 3:55 p.m.

Regulation of Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling in California

Todd Coy
CalEPA Lithium-ion Car Battery Recycling Advisory Group

Bernie Kotlier
CalEPA Lithium-ion Car Battery Recycling Advisory Group

3:55 – 4:00 p.m.

Concluding Remarks

James Greenberger
NAATBatt International