Breakfast Breakout Discussion Groups

Grab coffee and breakfast and join a discussion group. These are moderated discussions with brainstorming and interactive problem solving, allowing conference participants from diverse backgrounds to exchange ideas and experiences and develop future collaborations around a focused topic.

This is a preliminary list that will be updated soon.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24 | 7:30 – 8:30 AM

Second Use of Lithium-ion Battery (LIB)

Bhavya Kotak, MEng, Research Associate, Safe Electromobility, University of Applied Science Ingolstadt

  • Area of application
  • Challenges faced for the repurposing
  • Efficiency and effectiveness
  • Analyzing the economic viability and developing the business model

ESS Safety: Wins and Misses

Matthew Paiss, Technical Advisor, Battery Materials & Systems, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • Navigating Codes, Standards, and Regulations (CSR)
  • Challenges in obtaining large-scale fire test data (UL9540a)
  • How to collaborate on safety

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 | 7:30 - 8:30 AM

Solid-State Batteries

Yuan Yang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University

  • Comparison of different types of solid electrolytes.
  • Key challenges in solid-state batteries.
  • Strategies for scalable manufacturing

Lab-Based X-Ray Diagnostics for Li-Ion Batteries and Systems

Donal Finegan, PhD, Battery Researcher, Vehicle Electrification, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

  • Leveraging multi-scale X-ray CT to understand cell performance and safety
  • Making the most of X-ray data via advanced segmentation and quantification methods
  • Lab-based or synchrotron? A discussion on what’s needed
  • Interest and potential for rapid screening of defects using lab-based methods

Additional Breakout Discussions to be Announced

* The program is subject to change without notice, due to unforeseen reason.

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Update History
2019/08/27
Sponsor updated
2019/07/12
Agenda updated