Complete Agenda Released for Knowledge Foundation’s Next Generation Batteries 2013 Conference, Set to Take Place in Boston, MA from April 30 – May 1, 2013

Save $100 with Early Bird Registration – Expires Friday February 8, 2013

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Next Generation Batteries 2013

Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 18, 2013

Leading Industry leaders from around the world will convene in Boston for the Knowledge Foundation’s 2nd Next Generation Batteries 2013 conference which will take place at the Hilton Boston Back Bay from April 30 – May 1, 2013. Save $100 now with the early bird registration which expires on Friday February, 8, 2013

This conference will address 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 road map for an emerging market with unlimited potential. Will lithium-ion batteries deliver on the promises of the power, energy, cost and safety in commercially available energy storage systems? Or maybe the future lays somewhere beyond lithium-based chemistries? Our panel of leading experts in 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.

Next Generation Batteries 2013 program topics will include:
•New chemistries & materials to increase energy/power & reduce 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, magnesium & zinc, manganese & vanadium
•Lithium air / lithium oxygen
•Leading role of nanomaterials in battery technology breakthroughs
•Advances in flow batteries
•Thin film batteries
•Highly flexible printed batteries / Paper 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 pseudo capacitors in hybrid battery devices
•Advanced technology for greater safety, reliability and performance

Distinguished Speaker Faculty:
-Vincent Sprenkle, PhD, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
-Erik Kjeang, PhD, PEng, Simon Fraser University, Canada
-David Bradwell, Ambri, Inc.
-Sameer Singhal, CFD Research Corp.
-Alessandra Di Blasi, CNR-Istituto di Tecnologie Avanzate per l’Energia “Nicola Giordano” (ITAE), Italy*
-Hélène Rouault, PhD, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), France
-Julio Abusleme, Solvay S.A., Belgium
-Kevin L. Gering, PhD, Idaho National Laboratory
-Steven Kaye, PhD, Wildcat Discovery Technologies
-M. Grant Norton, PhD, Washington State University
-Brigitta Pascucci, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany*
-Brian Morin, PhD, Dreamweaver International
-David Avison, Madico
-K.M. Abraham, PhD, Northeastern University
-Florence Fusalba, PhD, Laboratory for Innovation in New Energy Technologies and Nanomaterials (LITEN), French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), France
-Jean-Francois Drillet, DECHEMA Research Institute, Germany
-Elena Shembel, PhD, Enerize Corporation
-Mouli Ramani, Lilliputian Systems, Inc.
-Laura Andaloro, CNR-Istituto di Tecnologie Avanzate per l’Energia “Nicola Giordano” (ITAE), Italy*
-Dmitri L. Danilov, PhD, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
-Neil Chertoff, 27th Century Technologies, Inc.
-Chritian Michot, INERIS, France*
-Grietus Mulder, VITO Unit Energy Technology, Belgium*
-Erik J. Spek, PEng, MASc, TÜV SÜD Canada
-Brent Harris, PEng, Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd., Canada

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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