1st Battery Safety and 6th Lithium Mobile Power Conferences to Be Held in Boston Next Week from November 3-5

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More than 130 leading organizations from around the world will convene in Boston, MA next week for the 1st Battery Safety and 6th Lithium Mobile Power conferences.

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More than 130 leading organizations from around the world will convene in Boston, MA next week for the 1st Battery Safety and 6th Lithium Mobile Power conferences.

The Knowledge Foundation has announced that the 1st Battery Safety and 6th Lithium Mobile Power conferences will be held in Boston, MA next week from November 3-5, 2010 at the Hilton Boston Back Bay.

According to Dr. Serge Pann, Vice President of Science & Technology at the Knowledge Foundation, “Recent significant innovations have propelled lithium-ion battery technology to a position in the marketplace far exceeding initial expectations. From a vast array of portable applications, to micro medical devices, to high-power automotive, these breakthroughs have paved the way for an emerging market with unlimited potential.” At the same time, widely publicized safety incidents and recalls of lithium-ion batteries have raised legitimate concerns regarding lithium-ion battery safety. Battery Safety 2010 will address these concerns by exploring the following topics:

  • Application specific battery safety issues affecting battery performance
  • Major battery degradation and reliability factors
  • Battery management systems
  • Commercial cells evaluation and failure analysis
  • Advances in testing techniques and protocols
  • High throughput testing, automation and modeling for better safety
  • Regulatory issues

Lithium Mobile Power 2010 will guide attendees from technology and materials development through device packaging and integration to applications in a mobile power marketplace. Program topics include:

  • Li-ion batteries for PHEV, HEV, and EV - issues and solutions
  • Revolutionizing Li-ion batteries for portable and consumer products
  • Materials challenges - electrodes & electrolyte
  • New electrolyte technologies for higher power and energy density
  • System design & integration
  • New lithium chemistries for better electrodes and higher performance

For those unable to attend this conference in person, it will be possible to participate virtually via live webcast.

Participating organizations include: A123Systems, A to Z of Cleantech, A&D Technology, AA Portable Power, Acme Aerospace, Acumentrics, Advance Research Chemicals, Advanced Automotive Batteries, Advanced Battery Technology, Altairnano, Amprius, Amtek Research International, Apple Inc., Applied Materials, Applied Materials AKT, Argonne National Laboratory, BASF Corporation, BASF SE, Bathium Canada, Battery Safety Consulting, Battery Solutions, Bose Corporation, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Bureau Van Deutekom, Cabot Corporation, California Institute of Technology, Carbon Micro Battery, CD-adapco, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Chemetall GmbH, Chemi-Con Laboratory, China BAK Battery, Chroma ATE, Chubb & Sons, Chung Yuan Christian University, Cincinnati Sub-Zero, Columbia Sportswear, ConocoPhillips, Directed Vapor Technologies, Dow Corning, Dow Kokam, Duracell, EaglePicher Medical Power, EaglePicher Technologies, EcoSeed, EMD Chemicals, Energizer Holdings, Enovate, Entegris, ETRI, Exopack Advanced Coatings, Exponent, Inc., FedEx, Freudenberg - NOK, General Atomics, GN Resound A/S, Groz-Beckert KG, Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, HEL, Inc., Honda R&D Americas, Honda Research Institute USA Inc., HVR Advanced Power Components, Hyperion Catalysis, Idaho National Laboratory, IMEC Micropower, INERIS, Infinite Power Solutions, Institute of Physics, International Battery, Intertek, Johnson Controls, Johnson Controls - SAFT, Johnson Matthey, Journal of Materials Chemistry, Knowledge Foundation, LaunchPoint Technologies, Lithchem International, Lithion, Inc., Lubrizol, Maccor, MEGTEC Systems, Moog Space & Defense Group, MTI Corporation, Nanosys, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Netzsch Instruments, Nexeon, Nissan USA, Oak Mitsui, Panasonic Corporation, PCTEST, Philip Morris Products SA, Phillips Plastics, PolyPlus Battery Company, Portable Power Consultants, Purdue University, Research In Motion, Royal Society of Chemistry, Rutgers University, SAFT America, Sandia National Laboratories, SANYO Electric Co., Setaram, Seven Mountains Scientific, Sharp Labs of America, Sony Corp., Stanford University, Stanley Black & Decker, Targray Technology, Texas Instruments, The Knowledge Press, The Technology Partnership PLC, Thermal Hazard Technology, TIAX LLC, Toshiba, Ulbrich, Inc., Ultralife Corporation, Umicore, University of California - Santa Barbara, University of Hawaii, University of Massachusetts, University of Miami, University of South Carolina, US Naval Surface Warfare Center, Varta Microbattery, Wildcat Discovery Technologies, Wiley Materials Views, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Yardney Technical Products.

About the Knowledge Foundation
The Knowledge Foundation integrates scientific ingenuity and real-world applications by fostering collaborative research at the rapidly changing intersection of science and business. Known for providing members of its Technology Commercialization Alliance with direct and unbiased state-of-the-art scientific information, the Knowledge Foundation is uniquely qualified to provide wider exposure for important developments in the emerging fields of alternative energy including fuel cells and lithium ion batteries, nanotechnology, and chemical/biological detection technologies.

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