Next Generation Batteries 2012 Conference to Address Application Driven Development of New Battery Chemistries & System Designs in Boston July 19-20

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Leading organizations from around the world will convene in Boston for the Knowledge Foundation’s Next Generation Batteries 2012 conference which will take place at the Hilton Back Bay Hotel from July 19-20, 2012.

Next Generation Batteries 2012

Leading organizations from around the world will convene in Boston for the Knowledge Foundation’s Next Generation Batteries 2012 conference which will take place at the Hilton Back Bay Hotel from July 19-20, 2012.

Breakthroughs in new battery chemistries, novel electrode and electrolyte materials, system integration for a vast array of mobile, portable and stationary applications, from micro medical devices to high-energy/high-power automotive, have paved the roadmap for an emerging market with unlimited potential. Will lithium-ion batteries deliver on the promises of power, energy, cost and safety in commercially available systems or does the future lay somewhere beyond lithium-based chemistries?

Our panel of leading experts in the fields of battery materials, systems design and integration, manufacturing and commercial applications will look into emerging issues underlining this pivotal time in the battery industry segment. Topics to be discussed with include:

  • New chemistries & materials to increase energy/power & decrease cost
  • Lithium vs. non-lithium: how much power and energy is enough?
  • The OEM perspective – the application driven development of novel battery systems-by-design
  • Novel materials for battery architectures: graphene & silicon, sodium & sulfur, magnesium &    zinc
  • Leading role of nanomaterials in battery technology breakthroughs
  • New flow batteries
  • Thin film batteries
  • Highly flexible printed batteries
  • From novel materials and components to systems architecture and integration
  • Meeting the EV challenge: cycle life, power & energy, cost and safety
  • Super-, ultra, and pseudocapacitors in hybrid battery devices
  • Fuel cell / battery hybrid devices, development & application; system integration
  • Advanced technology for greater safety, reliability and performance

Join with These Leading Organizations that Are Already Participating
A123 Systems
Advance Battery Technology
Advance Fuel Cell Technology
Alion Science & Technology
American Elements
Angstron Materials, Inc.
Applied Materials
Asociacion Argentina de Energía Eólica
Asylum Research
BASF Future Business GmbH
Boston-Power, Inc.
Cella Energy
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Chrysler Group LLC
Clausthal University of Technology
Danish Technological Institute
Dreamweaver International
ElectroChem, Inc
Eos Energy Storage, Inc.
Evans Analytical Group
eZelleron GmbH
Fraunhofer ICT
French Atomic Energy Commission
Fuel Cells
Fuel Cells 2000
Fundacion Cidetec
General Motors of Canada LTD
German Aerospace Center
Global Automotive Technology
Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion
Haiku Tech, Inc.
Hawaii Natural Energy Institute
Helmholtz Institute Ulm for Electrochemical Energy Storage
Hilti AG
HTTM - Karo Tech, Inc.
Intellectual Ventures
Johns Hopkins Univeristy Applied Physics
Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute
Labor S.r.l.
Laboratory for Innovation in New Energy Technologies and Nanomaterials
LightGreen Power
Lockheed Martin
Low Carbon Economy
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
Maccor, Inc
MEGTEC Systems, Inc.
Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.
National Research Council of Canada
Ningbo Institute of Material Technology and Engineering, CAS
Northeastern University
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P3 Ingenieurgesellschaft
Pellion Technologies
Pike Research
Procter & Gamble
Resmed, Ltd.
ReVolt Technology LLC
Saint Gobain
Samsung Electronics Co
Seoul National University
Shmuel De-Leion Engergy
Solvay Fluor GmbH
Soochow University
SouthWest Electronic Energy Corp
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
U.S. Borax Inc.
Université Montpellier 2
University of Connecticut
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Waseda University
Washington State University Research Foundation
Wildcat Discovery Technologies
Wiley Publishing
ZPower LLC

Hybrid SMALL FUEL CELLS & Battery Systems '12, Conveniently Timed and Co-Located with Next Generation Batteries '12 is the primary source of information for end-users, developers and manufacturers of portable fuel cell powered devices. With an impressive lineup of speakers from around the world, and industry leaders exhibiting the latest technologies, this year's conference is not to be missed.

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, nanotechnology, and chemical & biological detection technologies.

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