AGENDA 2021

26th October 2021
09:30 - 09:35
Introduction
09:35 - 10:00
The link to mining and the value of local/regional supply chain formation
Adam Chase, Director, E4Tech

10:00 - 10:30
Selection of anode and cathode materials for solid-state Li-ion batteries
Pirmin Ulmann, CEO, b-science

10:30 - 11:00
EV Lithium-Ion battery fires
Dr Peter Miller, Chief Engineer, Battery atUTAC

11:00 - 11:30
Networking break
11:30 - 12:00
Extracting the maximum efficiency out of EV powertrains/vehicles
12:00 - 12:30
West Midlands Gigafactory: securing battery manufacturing in our region
12:30 - 13:00
New & established laser applications in the battery manufacturing process chain
Dr Jack Gabzdyl, Industry Manager, TRUMPF

13:00 - 13:30
How battery technology will provide the missing link for driver security and satisfaction with EV charging Infrastructure.
David Hytch, Head of Innovation and Strategy, Life Charging EV

13:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 14:30
LIBRIS (Lithium Ion Battery Research In Safety) Faraday project findings
Brian Cooper, Battery Concept Manager, Jaguar Land Rover

14:30 - 15:00
Fleet Electrification - Solved: Unlocking the power of the charging community
Matt Shirley, Head EV Marketing, JustPark

15:00 - 15:30
Developing 20Ah solid-state battery for large-scale EV application
Alex Yu, Founder and President, Factorial Energy

15:30 - 16:00
Methods for rapid down selection of cells and heat exchange system configurations in battery design:
Dr Alexander Fergusson, CEO, FAC Technology

16:00 - 16:30
Why quality assurance of lithium-ion batteries is essential for warranties and how to meet the challenge
16:30 - 17:00
Consumer insights and trends in the UK Electric vehicles market.
Kariem Ali, Marketing Consultant, Marketing Arrow

27th October 2021
09:30 - 09:35
Introduction
09:35 - 10:00
3M Battery Solutions
Jeff Kapp, Automotive Electrification Project Manager, 3M
John Phipps, Business Development Manager, 3M Advanced Materials Division

10:00 - 10:30
Influence of Battery Technology Development on Future Metals and Materials Demand
Dr Michelle Lynch, Enabled Future

10:00 - 11:00
Black Start Solutions for Utility Applications. This will show how, by using a controller for remotely turning the support batteries for switch gear on and off you can prolong the life of the battery and save space in sub stations and switch rooms.
Neil Howlett, Business Development Manager PB Design & Developments,

11:00 - 11:30
Networking break
11:30 - 12:00
How to improve cell wetting rates and adhesive bonds in battery production
12:00 - 12:30
Industry 4.0 Software Architecture for R&D/Prototype cell production
Bob Zollo, Solution Architect for Battery Testing, Keysight Technologies, Inc.

12:30 - 13:00
WMG
Margot James, Executive Chair, WMG

13:00 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 14:00
Protecting from cyber attack
Chris Mobley, Director & Founder, Blueskytec Ltd

14:00 - 14:30
Critical clean air solutions for battery research, development and manufacturing
Chris Hews, Camfil

14:30 - 15:00
Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Applicationsin Li-ion Battery Assembly Processes
Paul Schwitter, Business Development Manager, ATP

15:00 - 15:30
Bridging the gap from Pilot to Giga
George Hull, of Manufacturing Operations of the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre, UKBIC

15:30 - 16:00
Panel Discussion – The Safe Transportation of Batteries & Components
Niall Johanson, Automotive Lead, Charpak

ATTENDING COMPANIES

Airbus Amg Asda Aston BASF BMW BP Caterpillar Cummins Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy DYSON Faraday Battery Technology Ford Huawei Innovate UK Jaguar Landrover Lotus Group MACQUARIE Mitsubishi Motors National Grid Nissan Northvolt Port Responsible Battery Coalition Rolls Royce Spal The Government Office for Low Emission Vehicles UK Atomic Energy Authority Vantage Power Volkswagen