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Battery and Electrification Summit

Battery and Electrification Summit

November 1-2, 2022




Increased demands for sustainable transportation are fueling new electrification advancements across major mobility sectors – from automotive and commercial vehicles to aerospace and defense.
Presented by Battery & Electrification Technology magazine and SAE International, the online Battery & Electrification Summit offers two days of expert insight for design engineers and managers building an electrified future. Your FREE registration gives you access to all session

Program Overview:

Tuesday, November 1: 

Propelling the Future of Sustainable Aviation: 11:00-11:30am U.S. EDT

  • Edward Lovelace, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, Ampaire

Maximize Your EV Battery Performance: 11:30-11:50am U.S. EDT

  • Jim Duffy, EV Business Development Manager, Keysight

The Evolving EV Charging Infrastructure: 12:00-12:30pm U.S. EDT 

  • Milisav Danilović, Ph.D., Senior Principal Scientist, WiTricity
  • John Smart, Group Lead, Mobility Systems, Idaho National Laboratory 

Battery Modeling with COMSOL Multiphysics®: 12:30-12:50pm U.S. EDT

  • Niloofar Kamyab, Ph.D., Senior Application Engineer, COMSOL

Battery Requirements for Military Vehicles: 1:00-1:30 pm EDT U.S. EDT 

  • Laurence Toomey, Ph.D., Energy Storage Branch Chief, Ground Vehicle Power & Mobility Directorate, U.S. Army DEVCOM

High-Precision, Non-Contact Measurement for Battery Production: 1:30-1:45pm U.S. EDT

  • Martin Dumberger, Managing Director, Micro-Epsilon America

Truck OEMs’ Role in the Battery-Electric Ecosystem: 1:45-2:15pm U.S. EDT

  • Nate Hill, Director of ZEV Infrastructure and Consulting, Daimler Truck North America
  • Brian Dean Johnston, Vice President of Technical Account Management and Compliance, Lightning eMotors

Metal Foil Technologies in the Micro-Battery Industry: 2:15-2:30pm U.S. EDT

  • Joe Pelletier, Business Development Manager, Arnold Magnetic Technologies

Solving the Materials-Sourcing Puzzle: 2:30-3:00pm U.S. EDT 

  • Andre Zeitoun, CEO and Founder, Ionic Mineral Technologies

Wednesday, November 2:                   

 Moving Beyond the Module: New Approaches in Battery Cell Design: 11:00-11:30am U.S. EDT

  • John Chen, Ph.D., Manager, Vehicle Program and Business Operations, BYD America
  • Mark Hanchett, CEO and Founder, Atlis Motor Vehicles

Best Practices in Electric Vehicle Cell Testing: 11:30-11:50am U.S. EDT

  • Mike Strzepa, Principal Engineer, Element Materials Technology

Optimizing Thermal Management Systems in Electric Aircraft: 12:00-12:30pm U.S. EDT

  • Rodger Dyson, Ph.D., Power and Propulsion Technical Lead, Thermal Energy Conversion Branch, NASA Glenn Research Center

EV Battery Materials Testing Challenges and Solutions: 12:30-12:45 pm U.S. EDT

  • Phil Levesque, Strategic Marketing Manager, Instron

The Startup Perspective: 12:45-1:30 pm U.S. EDT

  • Mukesh Chatter, CEO, Alsym Energy
  • Abirami “Abi” Dhanabalan, Ph.D., Manager, Research and Development, Group14 Technologies

EV Batteries: Peeling the Onion on Chain of Custody—From Mine to Battery Reuse: 1:30-1:45 pm U.S. EDT

  • Chad Dorgan, Ph.D., Global Senior Director for Sustainability Solutions, SGS

Will Battery Swapping Find a Home in Commercial Vehicles?: 1:45-2:15pm U.S. EDT

  • Shirly Zhu, Principal Analyst, Interact Analysis

Policy and Infrastructure: Preparing for an Electric Future: 2:15-2:30pm U.S. EDT

  • Trevor Pawl, Chief Mobility Officer, Michigan Office of Future Mobility and Electrification

Developing Systems for Long-Range Electric Flight: 2:30-3:00pm U.S. EDT

  • Jared Semik, Founder, Eternium Aerospace


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