10/13 Morning

1st Session

8:30 AM 9:40 AM

Opening Ceremony

Chair: James Greenberger / Jud Virden

9:40 AM 10:05 AM

Minggao Ouyang

Tsinghua University

Overview of Battery, EV and Charging Infrastructure Development in China

10:05 AM 10:30 AM

Dave Howell

U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy Electric Vehicle Battery R&D Progress

10:30 AM 10:55 AM

Herbert Zeisel

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Battery Research in Germany: Strategy - Actors - Results

10:55 AM 11:20 AM

Hidetaka Nishikoori


NEDO's R&D strategies of next-generation batteries


11:20 AM 11:50 AM

Coffee Break


Chair: Guohua Chen

10/13 Morning

2nd Session

11:50 AM 12:15 AM

Mark Verbrugge

General Motors

Lithium-based batteries for electric traction:  what do we need and what do we know?

12:15 PM 12:40 PM

Georg Steinhoff


Development pathways towards future automotive Li-Ion cells


12:40 PM 2:00 PM



Chair: Jihui Yang / Mark Verbrugge

10/13 Afternoon

1st Session

2:00 PM 2:25 PM

Atsushi Ohma

Nissan Motor Co., LTD

Current status and challenges of high-capacity lithium ion battery research at Nissan

2:25 PM 2:50 PM

Andreas Hintennach


From liquid to solid: high conductivity electrolytes for lithium batteries

2:50 PM 3:15 PM

Kent Snyder

Ford Motor Company

Under the Radar Or Out In The Open: Progress, Opportunities and Challenges in xEV Batteries

3:15 PM 3:40 PM

Jörg Huslage


Battery Strategy of the Volkswagen Group

3:40 PM 4:00 PM

Coffee Break


Chair: Dave Howell / Andreas Hintennach

10/13 Afternoon 2nd Session

4:00 PM 4:25 PM

Wenjuan Liu Mattis


Enabling Competent High Energy EV Battery and Mitigating Its Safety

4:25 PM 4:50 PM

Chengdu Liang


CATL's Initiatives for Next-generation High Energy Materials and EV Lithium Ion Battery Development

4:50 PM 5:15 PM

Kweon Ho Jin

Tianneng Group

Characteristics of NCM811 Cathode Material and its Application in 3.X Ah Cylindrical Lithium Ion Battery

5:15 PM 5:40 PM

Hisaki Tarui

Chilwee Group

Chilwee group’s power technology for E-mobility

5:40 PM 6:05 PM

Jianbin Wu

Tahoe Electric Corp.

Safety and Design for Safety in Large-Scale Energy Storages Systems







Chair: Stanley Whittingham / Venkat Srinivasan

10/14 Morning

1st Session

8:00AM 8:30AM

Eric Wachsman

University of Maryland

Safe, High-Energy-Density, Li-Metal-Anode, Solid-State Batteries

8:30AM 8:55AM

Juergen Janek

University of Giessen

Materials Challenges on the Route to Solid State Batteries

8:55AM 9:20AM

Andy Sun

University of Western Ontario

Interface design and materials for batteries: from liquid to solid state

9:20AM 9:45AM

Hong Li

Chinese Academy of Sciences

High energy density lithium batteries with oxide solid electrolyte

9:45AM 10:10AM



Chinese Academy of Sciences

Solid-State Li-Metal Batteries: Anodes, Cathodes and Interfaces

10:10 AM 10:40 AM

Coffee Break


Chair: Jürgen Janek / Hong Li

10/14 Morning

2nd Session

10:40AM 11:10AM



Xiamen University

Electrode structure effects and interfacial processes of lithium batterie

11:10AM 11:35AM

Shirley Meng

University of California San Diego

Identifying Critical Pathways to Enable All Solid-State Batteries Compromising Glassy Solid-State Electrolytes

11:35AM 12:00 PM

Dongqiang Liu


Safe lithium solid state batteries for green transportation: challenges and issues

12:00 PM 12:25 PM

Jie Xiao


Challenges and Opportunities of Rechargeable Lithium Metal Batteries


12:25 PM 1:30 PM



Chair: Eric Wachsman / Tetsuya Osaka

10/14 Afternoon

1st Session

1:30 PM 2:00 PM

Doron Aurbach

Bar ILan University

Reality and illusions in the field of advanced batteries

2:00 PM 2:25 PM

Nobuyuki Imanishi

Mie University

Protected lithium metal anode for rechargeable aqueous batteries

2:25 PM 2:50 PM

Margret Wohlfahrt-Mehrens


Life time aspects in advanced lithium ion batteries

2:50 PM 3:15 PM

Atsuo Yamada

University of Tokyo

Fire extinguishing organic electrolyte for safe batteries

3:15 PM 3:45 PM

Coffee Break

10/14 Afternoon

2nd Session

Chair: Doron Aurbach / Atsuo Yamada

3:45 PM 4:10 PM

Tetsuya Osaka

Waseda University

New Challenge of Safety Test for LIB - An Operando Observation on Nail Penetration Test

4:10 PM 4:35 PM

Jang Wook Choi


Supramolecular Binder Designs for High Capacity Electrode Materials

4:35 PM 5:00 PM

Jae Phil Cho


Recent Progress of Si-based Anode Materials for Li-ion Batteries


5:00 PM 5:25 PM

Dominique Guyomard

CNRS - University of Nantes

Characterization and optimization of Si electrodes upon cycling


6:30 PM 10:00 PM








Chair: Dominique Guyomard / Andy Sun

10/15 Morning

1st Session

8:00 AM 8:30 AM

Stanley Whittingham

Binghamton University

The Ultimate Limits of Intercalation, as exemplified by NMC and 2e Cathodes

8:30 AM 8:55 AM

Zi-Feng  Ma

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Design and development of sodium-ion batteries based on layered transition metal oxide cathode material

8:55 AM 9:20 AM

Teofilo Rojo

University of the Basque Country

Advanced sodium battery cathodes: a rational approach to sodium layered oxides

9:20 AM 9:45 AM

Stefano Passerini


MnPO4-Coating for Improved Long-Term Performance of LiNCM electrodes

9:45 AM 10:10 AM

Fred Pan

Peking University

MGI vs. Insight of structures and properties of cathode materials

10:10 AM 10:40 AM

Coffee Break


Chair: Stefano Passerini / Nobuyuki Imanishi

10/15 Morning

2nd Session

10:40 AM 11:05AM

Moon ho



Advanced Ni-rich Cathode Material for High Energy Density Lithium Ion Batteries

11:05 AM 11:30 AM

Dong Joon Ihm


Overview on the evolution of NMC cathode active materials for lithium ion batteries

11:30 AM 11:55 AM

Venkat Srinivasan


Can we enable 15 min charging of Li-ion Batteries?

11:55 AM 12:20 PM

Chunsheng Wang

University of Maryland

Interface and Interphase in Li-ion Batteries


12:20 PM 2:00 PM



Chair: Zi-Feng  Ma / Chunsheng Wang

10/15 Afternoon

1st Session

2:00 PM 2:25 PM

Jia Xie


Natural polymer-based energy storage materials and devices

2:25 PM 2:50 PM

Taekon Ko

SK Inovation

Comparison with the compression force between Graphite and Si-based anode in Ni-Rich NMC Cathode

2:50 PM 3:15 PM

Liqiang Mai

Wuhan University of Technology

One Dimensional Nanomaterials for Emerging Energy Storage

3:15 PM 3:40 PM

Ayuko Kitajou

Kyushu University

Effect of Vanadate Glass Addition to Conversion-type FeF3 Cathode

3:40 PM 4:05 PM

Guang Sen Chen

Zhejiang Outstanding Power Battery Co.

Prospects for the Application of the Lithium-Rich Manganese Oxides Technology in Battery

4:00 PM 4:20 PM

Closing Remarks (K. Amine)