MONDAY, MARCH 30 | 8:00 - 10:00 AM, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1 | 5:45 - 8:00 PM (Dinner Provided)

Sixteen tutorials will take place at the International Battery Seminar & Exhibit on Monday, March 30 and Wednesday, April 1. The tutorials are designed to be instructional, interactive and provide in-depth information on a specific topic. Tutorial themes include introductions for those new to the field as well as explanations on more technical aspects than time allows during our main conference programs that take place Tuesday – Thursday. Instructors are drawn from industry and academics alike, many of whom are recognized authorities in their fields or have teaching experience.

MONDAY, MARCH 30 | 8:00 - 10:00 AM

TUT1: Materials Selection and Design for Batteries with High Energy Density, Ultralong Cycle Life, Fast Charging, and Excellent Safety

Yi Cui, PhD, Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, Stanford University

TUT2: LIB and Material Market Overview

Sachiya Inagaki, MBA, Senior Executive Manager & Seoul Branch Office Manager, Industrial Technology Unit, Yano Research Institute, Ltd.

TUT3: Li-Ion Cell Design and Manufacturing: Processes, Equipment, and Quality Control

James Kaschmitter, CEO, SpectraPower

TUT4: Managing and Understanding the Risks of Li-Ion Battery Safety

Brian Barnett, PhD, President, Battery Perspectives LLC

MONDAY, MARCH 30 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

TUT5: Solid-State (Ceramic) Electrolyte Materials and Interfaces in All-Solid-State Li Batteries

Venkataraman Thangadurai, PhD, Professor, Chemistry, University of Calgary

TUT6: Cradle-to-Grave Battery Technology: Blockchain, Secondary- Use, and Recycling

Eric Frederickson, Director, Quality & Process Excellence, Call2Recycle
Steve Tolen, President & CEO, Indie Power Systems
Additional Instructors to be Announced

TUT7: How to Qualify Your Battery Manufacturer to Prevent Cell Failure

Vidyu Challa, PhD, Consulting Manager, Ansys-DfR Solutions

TUT8: Technoeconomic Analysis of Battery Material Development and Manufacture

Thomas Gregory, Owner, Borealis Technology Solutions LLC

MONDAY, MARCH 30 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM

TUT9: Improving the Energy Density of Batteries with Silicon-Based Anodes

Dee Strand, PhD, CSO, Wildcat Discovery Technologies

TUT10: Real-World Scenarios on Packaging and Shipping Lithium Batteries

George Kerchner, Senior Regulatory Analyst, Wiley Rein LLP
Bob Richard, President, Hazmat Safety Consulting
Additional Instructors to be Announced

TUT11: Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) for the Analysis of Battery Materials, Half Cells, and Full Cells

Julia van Drunen, PhD, Area Marketing & Sales Manager, Metrohm Autolab

Marcel Drüschler, PhD, CEO Sales & Marketing, rhd instruments GmbH & Co. KG

Kia Williams, PhD, Product Manager Electrochemistry, Metrohm USA


TUT12: The Rechargeable Battery Market: Value Chain and Main Trends 2018-2028

Christophe Pillot, PhD, Battery Survey Manager, Avicenne Energy, France


TUT13: Advanced Battery Design and Selection Criteria for Medical Device Applications

Jack Guo, Co-Leader, Battery Platform Team, Royal Philips
Dave Dianetti, Principal Product Development Engineer, Integer, Inc.
Sergio Mendoza, PhD, Battery Specialist, Exponent
Iacovos Kyprianou, PhD, Senior Science Health Advisor, FDA

TUT14: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Batteries

Kandler Smith, PhD, Senior Engineer, Energy Storage, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

TUT15: Battery Pack Engineering for xEVs

Kevin Konecky, Energy Storage Systems Consultant, Total Battery Consulting

TUT16: Battery Safety and Abuse Tolerance Validation

Shmuel De-Leon, CEO, Shmuel De-Leon Energy, Ltd.

*Best Value or separate registration required for Tutorials

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

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