Powering Our Future: Batteries and Fuel Cells Agenda



SPECIAL TWO-DAY EVENT

POWERING OUR FUTURE: BATTERIES AND FUEL CELLS

Two Back-to-Back Clean Energy Technology Conferences

September 10th and 11th, 2012

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th, 2012

Staying Charged Up: Battery Longevity and Life Cycle

Presented by NY-BEST and the College Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the University at Albany

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AGENDA:

9:00 AM Registration Opens and light breakfast provided

9:45 AM Welcome

Dr. Pradeep Haldar, Director of E2TAC

Janet Joseph, NYSERDA

Dr. William Acker, Executive Director, NY-BEST

 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Panel 1:  Battery Reliability and Longevity

New battery applications are being sought and developed every day.  Battery reliability and longevity are key to the success of these new applications and for batteries to achieve their full potential in the marketplace.  This panel will examine the current reliability and longevity challenges faced by different battery types and discuss what’s being done to address them.  

Moderator: Jim Misewich, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Ester Takeuchi, SUNY Stony Brook

Allen West,Columbia University

David Hall,General Electric

12:00-1:00 PM  LUNCH & NETWORKING

1:00 PM-3:00 PM 
Panel 2: Electronic Controls of Battery Systems

Battery management affects system longevity. What are the advances being made to the electronic controls and the operation and maintenance of battery systems? What specific issues still need to be addressed?

Moderator: Jason Doling, NYSERDA

Peter Burke, Bren-Tronics, Inc.

John Milios, Sendyne

Bill Donahue, A123 Systems

David Rea, Applied Logix

3:00 PM -3:20 PM Afternoon Networking Break

3:20 PM – 5:00 PM
Panel 3: Advances in Battery Components and Materials

Research is currently being conducted with a variety of battery materials and components.  This panel will examine the latest experiences from the lab and in the field, what’s working and what’s showing progress. 

Moderator: Paul Mutolo, Cornell

Lynden Archer, Cornell

Fernando Gomez-Baquero, B.E.S.S. Technologies

David Bradwell, Liquid Metal Battery

Rahul Mukherjee, RPI

 

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Networking Reception

* Denotes awaiting speaker confirmation

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Ticket to Ride: A Regional Roadmap for Hydrogen Infrastructure and Fuel Cells

(Followed by a Ride & Drive)

Presented by the College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, and the Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster

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