Lithium Ion Battery Recycling Workshop Agenda2019-06-26T15:42:35+00:00


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November 7, 2019, The Advanced Science Research Center at CUNY New York City


Tuesday, July 9, 2019


Session Name


8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:35 a.m.

Welcome and Overview of Workshop

James Greenberger
NAATBatt International

8:35 – 8:50 a.m.

Update on ReCell Center and DOE Battery Recycling Prize

Samm Gilllard
U.S. Department of Energy

Topic A – Collection of Batteries

Session Chair: Kate McMahon
U.S. Department of Energy

8:50 – 9:30 a.m.

Where Are Lithium-Ion Batteries Ending Up Now?

John Kincaide

David Wagger

JD Lindeberg

9:30 – 10:10 a.m.

Recycling Models in Other Industries

Tim Michaels

Matthew Plummer
Sunnking, Inc.

10:10 – 10:45 a.m.

Incentivizing Lithium-Ion Battery Collection

Gabrielle Gaustad
Alfred University

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Networking Break

Topic B – Separation & Sorting

Session Chair: Jeff Spangenberger
Argonne National Laboratory

11:15 – 12:00 pm

Identification of Batteries

Peter Karlson
General Motors Company

Lauren Roman

Ashish Bhandari
Raw Materials Co. Inc.

12:00 – 12:15 pm

Design for Recycling

Andy Jansen
Argonne National Laboratory

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.



1:30 – 2:45 p.m.

Separation, Sorting and Disassembly Technology

Gavin Harper
Faraday Institute

Sam Jaffe
Cairn Energy Research Advisors

Dirk Spiers
Spiers New Technologies

Todd Coy
Retriev Technologies

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.

Networking Break

Topic C – Transportation and Storage

Session Chair:  Ahmad Pesaran 
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Regulation of Shipping Waste Batteries

Kevin Leary
U.S. Department of Transportation

John Kincaide

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Understanding Regulations for Storing Waste Batteries

Sharon Bonesteel
Salt River Project

Tracy Atagi
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

4:30 – 4:45 p.m.

Dealing with Stranded Energy in Waste Batteries

Don Karner
Electric Applications, Inc.

4:45 – 5:15 p.m.

Industry Roundtable Discussion of Battery Shipping Issues

Dirk Spiers
Spiers New Technologies Inc.

Todd Coy
Retriev Technologies

John Kincaide

Don Karner
Electric Applications, Inc.

5:15 – 6:30 p.m.


Wednesday, July 10, 2019


Session Name


8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Topic D – Recycling Technologies

Session Chair:  Samm Gillard 
U.S. Department of Energy

9:00 – 9:40 a.m.

Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Technologies Today

Jack Vaughey
Argonne National Laboratory

Kunal Phalpher

9:40 – 10:10 a.m.

The Economics of Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling

Qiang Dai
Argonne National Laboratory

Mark Cafferay

10:10 – 10:55 a.m.

Re-Use of Recycled Materials in Batteries

Eric Gratz
Battery Resourcers

Michael Slater
Farasis Energy

10:55 – 11:15 a.m.

Industry Roundtable Discussion of Recycling Technology

All Topic D Panelists

11:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Next Steps Discussion and Concluding Remarks

Samm Gillard
U.S. Department of Energy

James Greenberger
NAATBatt International

11:30 a.m.


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