Program of events

5-9 September
2022

2:00
PM
5:00
PM
CBI MEETINGS
CBI General Assembly
BATTERY ACADEMY
CBI Battery Academy
9:00
AM
1:00
PM
CBI MEETINGS
CBI Technical Meeting
BATTERY ACADEMY
CBI Battery Academy
Session break for lunch
2:00
PM
5:00
PM
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
Lead Batteries and the EV Revolution
6:00
PM
8:00
PM
NETWORKING EVENT
Welcome Reception
9:00
AM
10:30
AM
Plenary Session
SPEAKERS
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Managing Director, ILA
Paper: Opening Address
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President/CEO, East Penn Manufacturing Co. Inc.
Paper: Lead Batteries – key to the need of unlocking energy storage solutions
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Director, Avicenne Energy
Paper: The rechargeable battery market worldwide
10:30
AM
5:00
PM
ELBC EXPO
Expo Open
Session break for lunch
11:00
AM
12:00
PM
Plenary Session
SPEAKERS
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Commodity Analyst, CRU
Paper: Evolution rather than revolution – time for battery metal lead to show resilience as ICE age draws to an end
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Director, CBI
Paper: Positive energy: CBI’s roadmap charts path to new generation of batteries
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Paper: Presentation of International Lead Award
Session break for lunch
1:30
PM
2:30
PM
PARALLEL SESSION
Key Innovations in the Industry
SPEAKERS
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Senior Technical Manager, CBI
Paper: CBI technical roadmap: driving innovation across the industry
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President, Electric Applications Incorporated
Paper: Lead battery science research program overview at Argonne National Laboratory
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Technical Manager, CBI
Paper: CBI technical program: improving energy storage system and automotive batteries
1:30
PM
5:00
PM
PARALLEL SESSION
Suppliers Forum
SPEAKERS
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Marketing Manager, CAM Srl
Paper: CAM Innovation FASTMELT: the first induction melting oven for grid production
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Chief Scientist, Holllingsworth & Vose Company
Paper: PowerFill™ – A novel AGM separator improving acid filling and battery performance
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Product Development Engineer, PENOX GmbH
Paper: A new innovative red lead – combining the advantage of tetrabasic seeding with red lead
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President, Wirtz Manufacturing
Paper: Innovations in thin pure lead and lead-tin grid and Plate Production Technology
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R&D Manager, Microporous
Paper: High performance PE separator for deep-cycle battery applications
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Vice-President – Technology, Abertax Technologies Limited
Paper: Economic manufacturing process for VRLA batteries in gel technology – Gel Circulation System
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Technical Market Manager, Evonik Industries
Paper: Fumed metal oxides as pore forming agents in LAB electrodes
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Executive Research and Development Engineer, Abertax Technologies Limited
Paper: Optimisation of battery fleet operations through AMC monitoring
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Vice President Sales, CMWTEC
Paper: Innovative multiple quality test machine in the production line
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Global Business Leader, W. L. Gore & Associates
Paper: Meeting EFB challenges – reducing water loss while increasing DCA
3:00
PM
4:15
PM
PARALLEL SESSION
How Lead is Powering Industry
SPEAKERS
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Senior Product Manager Motive Power EMEA, Exide Technologies GmbH, Germany
Paper: Pro-active protection of your assets: Battery Fleet Management
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EnerSys, United States
Paper: Maintenance free thin plate developments for motive power applications
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Paper: More speakers to be announced
4:15
PM
5:00
PM
PANEL
Threats and Opportunities for Industrial Lead Batteries
SPEAKERS
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Paper: More speakers to be announced
4:15
PM
5:30
PM
NETWORKING EVENT
Women in the Global Battery Industry Networking Event
Session break for lunch
9:00
AM
5.00
PM
ELBC EXPO
Expo Open
9:00
AM
10:30
AM
Plenary Session
SPEAKERS
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President/CEO, Exide Group
Paper: Seize market opportunities, manage change and secure progress
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President, Energy Solutions Division, Hollingsworth & Vose
Paper: Industrial lead battery global market trends & forecast
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Paper: More speakers to be announced
Session break for lunch
11:00
AM
12:00
PM
Plenary Session
SPEAKERS
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Chair, Gridtential Energy/Silicon Joule Technology
Paper: Transportation battery forecast to 2027… dynamic developments continue
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Director, CHR Metals
Paper: Continuing role for lead batteries in China’s e-bike market
Session break for lunch
1:00
PM
2:30
PM
PARALLEL SESSION
Opportunities for Lead Batteries in Energy Storage Systems
SPEAKERS
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Secretary General, European Association for the Storage of Energy
Paper: How energy storage targets will accelerate the rollout of battery solutions
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Research and Innovation Manager, CBI
Paper: Lead battery ESS for sustainable energy projects
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President, Electric Applications Incorporated
Paper: EV fast charger lead battery back-up: challenges and opportunities
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CEO/Founder, Advanced Battery Concepts
Paper: Advantages of advanced bipolar lead batteries for long duration energy storage
PARALLEL SESSION
Towards Robust PSOC Operations
SPEAKERS
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Independent Consultant
Paper: Oxygen reduction promoting Ostwald ripening of lead sulphate at negative electrode surface
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Graduate Research Scientist, TU Berlin
Paper: The influence of the external surface area of tailored carbons on EIS
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R&D Manager, Borregaard USA
Paper: Assessment of carbon black-organic expander interactions on capacity, dynamic charge acceptance, cold cranking and partial state of charge life in lead batteries
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CEO, ArcActive
Paper: ArcActive carbon – fiber electrodes for automotive and ESS lead batteries
Session break for lunch
3:00
PM
4:15
PM
PARALLEL SESSION
Innovations in Battery and Power Management
SPEAKERS
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Graduate Research Scientist, TU Berlin
Paper: VRLA battery state of health estimation using a stress factor-based machine-learning algorithm
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Professor, University of Malta
Paper: A DC hybrid micro CHP with battery backup using lead-acid batteries
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Paper: More speakers to be announced
PARALLEL SESSION
Fibre Electrodes for Automotive and ESS Batteries
SPEAKERS
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Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC
Paper: Investigations on the effect of carbon surface functional groups on electrochemical behavior of lead-carbon electrodes
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Independent Consultant
Paper: Lead – carbon interactions: improving charge acceptance while reducing water loss
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Research Scientist, Exide Group
Paper: Carbon nanomaterial compounds as negative active material enhancers
4:15
PM
5:00
PM
PANEL
Ensuring Lead Batteries play a Role in Future ESS Systems
SPEAKERS
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Paper: More speakers to be announced
Session break for lunch
7:00
PM
10:00
PM
NETWORKING EVENT
Gala Dinner
9:00
AM
10:30
AM
PARALLEL SESSION
Automotive Product and Test Development
SPEAKERS
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Technical Expert Battery & Energy Storage Technology, Ford Research & Innovation Center
Paper: High-temperature endurance test for automotive 12V batteries
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The Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd
Paper: Development of new additive for positive active material and application to enhanced flooded batteries for micro-HEVs
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Director of Engineering EMEA, Clarios
Paper: CLARIOS AGM xEV batteries. The new product line to meet future power net requirements for vehicle applications
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Chair TC 21X WG3, CENELEX
Paper: Progress in development of test procedures for European Standards of EN 50342 family – new version of Micro Hybrid Test (MHT)
PARALLEL SESSION
Innovative Components for Lead Battery Systems
SPEAKERS
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Chief Technology Officer, ENTEK International LLC
Paper: The role of silica in separator technology
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R&D engineer at the Laboratory for Electrochemical Storage, CEA Liten
Paper: Cyclic ageing of titanium-supported lead dioxide electrodes for bipolar battery applications
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Technical Manager EMEA, Hammond Group
Paper: A novel performance additive to reduce electrolyte stratification in lead batteries: Gravity-GuardTM
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Battery Additives Manager, PENOX Gmbh
Paper: Contributions towards a higher energy efficiency in formation of lead-acid batteries
Session break for lunch
11:00
AM
12:15
PM
PARALLEL SESSION
Automotive Batteries for Functional Safety
SPEAKERS
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EMEA Flooded Systems Design Lead, Clarios
Paper: Internal short circuits in automotive lead batteries for safety applications, Part 1: robustness of batteries
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Engineer, Robert Bosch GmbH
Paper: Internal short circuits in automotive lead batteries for safety applications, Part 2: predicting battery failure
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Research Scientist, RWTH Aachen University
Paper: Verification of state-of-function algorithms for functional safety of lead batteries  
PARALLEL SESSION
Pushing the boundaries of Science – What’s next for lead batteries?
SPEAKERS
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Chief Technology Officer, Black Diamond Structures
Paper: New applications of MOLECULAR REBAR® for automotive, auxiliary, and beyond
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East Penn Manufacturing
Paper: Minicell design to accelerate lead battery research
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PhD Physics Student, Instituto de Nanociencia y Materiales de Aragón, CSIC-U. Zaragoza
Paper: In-operando neutron diffraction studies of the charge/discharge processes inside the positive electrodes of commercial batteries
12:15
PM
1:00
PM
PANEL
Future of Lead Batteries for Automotive Applications
SPEAKERS
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Paper: More speakers to be announced
Session break for lunch