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Pre-conference day: Battery Chemistries

Date: Wednesday, 10 April
Location: Kerry Hotel, Pudong, Shanghai
Cost: $500

PLEASE NOTE: Registration to the Battery Chemistries briefing day is only open to registered Battery Materials 2019 attendees. 

If you have already registered to attend Battery Materials 2019, email janelle.vandeventer@euromoneyplc.com to register.
If you have not yet registered to attend Battery Materials 2019, click here >> and select the "Briefing Day & Conference" package.

Agenda

8:15    Registration desk opens 

9:55    Opening remarks 

10:00   Today’s lithium-ion battery chemistries

  • Why and how did we get to today’s li-ion chemistries?
  • Assessing li-ion battery types for the relative advantages and disadvantages
  • EVs fast pace development: Can the battery chemistry enhancement keep up? 

    Xiaobai Liu, Senior Consultant, Roskill 

10:30    Energy density and the future of EV batteries

  • Energy density and its impact on EV range and battery cost
  • Battery chemistry and technology and its consequences for EVs
  • EV platform and battery pack cost developments
  • Outlook for EVs and battery demand

Adam Panayi, Managing Director, Rho Motion 

 

11:00    Are solid-state batteries the future?

  • What is being developed and by whom?
  • For what applications are they going to be used?
  • When will commercialization be realized?

          Emily Hersh, Managing Partner, DCDB Group 

11:20    Solid-state batteries and powering the future

  • How do solid-state batteries work and differ from previous li-ion battery chemistries? 
  • What are their advantages for EVs? 
  • What are the concerns and risks? 
  • How will the shift to solid-state batteries affect the battery sector? 
  • Lithium metal: What will the challenges be to create this anode?

Moderator: Ken Hoffman, Basic Metals Expert, McKinsey & Company

Dr. Emilio Bunel, Vice President Innovation, Catholic University of Chile

Emily Hersh, Managing Partner, DCDB Group

Dan Blondal, CEO, Nano One

Hu Liuquan, Managing Director, Hunan Changyuan Lico Co., Ltd. 

 

12:00    Lunch break 

 

Alternatives to li-ion battery chemistries 

13:30    Vanadium redox-flow batteries

  • How do they work?
  • What are their advantages and disadvantages in comparison to li-ion batteries? 
  • How much do these batteries cost? 
  • Vanadium supply, demand and prices: Trends affecting the uptake of these batteries 

    Gary Yang, Chief Strategy Officer, UniEnery Technologies (UET)

14:00    Are pure EVs really the best solution for the green future? 

  • What materials are really going to be an issue for the future we aim for now? 
  • Scale issues and cost concerns 
  • Range extended EVs and their advantages

    Jon Hykawy, President, Stormcrow 

14:30    Energy storage market insights

  • What are the latest developments for the global and Chinese energy storage market?
  • Short history of energy sector globally and how this is supposed to develop in the future 
  • How do EV lithium-ion batteries differ to energy storage and mobile li-ion batteries? 

    Daixin Li, Energy Storage & Battery Supply Chain, Bloomberg New Energy Finance 

15:00    End of pre-conference day 

 

PLEASE NOTE: Registration to the Battery Chemistries briefing day is only open to registered Battery Materials 2019 attendees. 

If you have already registered to attend Battery Materials 2019, email janelle.vandeventer@euromoneyplc.com to register.
If you have not yet registered to attend Battery Materials 2019, click here >> and select the "Briefing Day & Conference" package.