10th Annual Battery Safety Summit
Date: October 22 - 25, 2019
Venue: Westin Alexandria, Alexandriia, VA USA
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Update History
2019/08/27
Sponsor updated
2019/07/12
Agenda updated

Final Agenda Now Available for the 10th Annual Battery Safety Summit

Research continues to boost the energy storage capability of lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) leading to expanding applications and consumer use. Higher energy plus increased use leads to higher risk. Therefore, accurate tests and models are critical for predicting and controlling the complex electrochemical, thermal, and mechanical behavior of LIBs. Additionally, regulations to promote protection and information derived from forensic investigations to enhance prevention are required. The task of implementing effective safety strategies falls on R&D scientists (chemical, electrical, material, and software engineers), battery manufacturers, regulatory authorities, forensic scientists, and the public. The 10th Annual Battery Safety Summit convenes these stakeholders to continue the vital dialogue of integrating and implementing LIB safety to meet ever-increasing energy demands. Limited speaking opportunities are available.



The Battery Safety Summit celebrates 10 years with 7 meetings over 4 days with 2 parallel packs all focused on 1 theme for lithium battery safety.
Coverage will include:

Technical Pack

  • Electrochemistries
  • Solid State
  • Thermal Runaway
  • Non-Invasive Testing
  • Modeling
  • Battery Management Systems for Safety & a Variety of Applications
  • Preventing Failure
  • Fast Charging & Infrastructure
  • Battery Fires & Investigations
  • Consumer Electronic Forensic Investigations

Infrastructure Pack

  • Lithium Battery Transportation Regulations
  • Testing to Ensure Safe Transport
  • Safe Shipping for Air, Land, and Sea
  • LIBs Safety: Science & Strategies
  • LIBs Safety: Educating the Consumer
  • Applications from Mobile to Stationary
  • Infrastructure & Opportunities for Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling
  • Safety of Recycled Lithium-Ion Batteries
  • Second Use Batteries



Including Distinguished Faculty

Thomas Barth

Thomas Barth
National Transportation Safety Board

Summer Ferreira

Summer Ferreira
Sandia National Laboratories

Kevin Fok

Kevin Fok
LG Chem Power, Inc.

Eric Frederickson

Eric Frederickson
Call2Recycle, Inc.

Judith Jeevarajan

Judith Jeevarajan
Underwriters Laboratory, Inc.

George A. Kerchner

George A. Kerchner
Wiley Rein LLP

Naoki Matsumura

Naoki Matsumura
Intel Corporation

Kevin McNesby

Kevin McNesby
US Army Research Laboratory

Wolfgang Schade

Wolfgang Schade
Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

Brian Sisk

Brian Sisk
A123 Systems


The Westin Alexandria

Discounted Room Rate: $265 s/d
Discounted Room Rate Cutoff: September 25, 2019