Lithium Battery Power 2012 Co-Located with Battery Safety 2012 in Las Vegas, NV – December 4-7, 2012

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Lithium Battery Power 2012 - Battery Safety 2012

The Knowledge Foundation has 2 upcoming key battery industry events conveniently located in Las Vegas, NV. Lithium Battery Power 2012 will take place December 4-5, 2012. Battery Safety 2012 will be taking place December 6-7, 2012. The Early Bird Discount expires for both events on Friday September 14, 2012.

Recent significant innovations within lithium-ion batteries have propelled the technology into a position in the marketplace far exceeding recent market survey results. Breakthroughs in new battery chemistries, novel electrode and electrolyte materials, system integration for a vast array of mobile and portable applications, from micro medical devices to high-energy/high-power automotive, have paved the roadmap for an emerging market with unlimited potential.

  •     New chemistries & materials to increase energy & decrease cost
  •     Meeting the EV challenge: cycle life, power & energy, cost and safety
  •     Advanced materials for improved electrode & electrolyte performance
  •     Application driven lithium ion battery development
  •     Advanced technology for greater safety, reliability and performance
  •     From novel materials and components to systems design and integration
  •     Role of nanotechnology in improving power and energy density

Lithium Battery Power Program
-Vishal Sapru, Frost & Sullivan
-Kai-Christian Möller, PhD, Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology, Germany
-Steven Kaye, PhD, Wildcat Discovery Technology
-Brian Barnett, PhD, TIAX LLC
-Ji-Guang (Jason) Zhang, PhD, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
-Malgorzata (Maggie) Gulbinska, PhD, Yardney Technical Products
-Andrew F. Burke, PhD, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California-Davis
-Shreefal Mehta, PhD, Paper Battery Company
-Qingliu Wu, PhD, Argonne National Laboratory
-Alejandro A. Franco, Prof Dr, Atomic and Alternative Energy Commission of France
-Larry Thomas, Primet Precision Materials, Inc.
-Hua Cheng, PhD, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
-Rachid Yazami, PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
-Brian J. Landi, PhD, Rochester Institute of Technology
-David S. Lashmore, PhD, Nanocomp Technologies Inc.
-Yunhua Yu, PhD, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
-Judith Jeevarajan, PhD, NASA Johnson Space Center
-Michael D. Eskra, Eskra Technical Products, Inc.
-Wei He, University of Maryland
-Steve Carkner, Panacis, Inc.

Widely publicized safety incidents and recalls of lithium-ion batteries have raised legitimate concerns regarding lithium-ion battery safety. Battery Safety 2012 is conveniently timed with Lithium Battery Power 2012, and 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
  •     Standardization and regulatory issues

Battery Safety Program
-Brian J. Landi, PhD, Rochester Institute of Technology
-Zonghai Chen, PhD, Argonne National Laboratory
-Malgorzata (Maggie) Gulbinska, PhD, Yardney Technical Products
-David G. Miller, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane
-Rachid Yazami, PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
-Alvin Wu, Underwriters Laboratories Taiwan Co., Ltd., Underwriters Laboratories
-Sheng S. Zhang, PhD, U.S. Army Research Laboratory    
-Judith Jeevarajan, PhD, NASA - Johnson Space Center
-Hans J. Seifert, PhD, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
-Ajay Prasad, PhD, University of Delaware
-Andrew J. Manning, Lithium Battery Engineering, LLC    
-Larry J. Yount, LaunchPoint Energy and Power - LEAP LLC
-Karl Vestin, Lithium Balance A/S, Danmark
-Christian E. Shaffer, PhD, EC Power LLC
-Nicholas Williard, CALCE - University of Maryland
-Saburo Tanaka, PhD, Toyohashi University of Technology, National University Corporation
-James E. Powell, Transportation Development Group
-Erik J. Spek, PEng, TÜV SÜD Canada
-Swati Umbrajkar, PhD, Chilworth Technology, a DEKRA Company    

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