19 – 22 September 2017
Kuala Lumpur


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17ABC Exhibition is open on Thursday and Friday

Tuesday 19 September 2017

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Foyer

Registration Open

Level 3, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Banquet Hall

17ABC Welcome Event

Level 3, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Wednesday 20 September 2017

8:00 am

Foyer

Registration Open

Level 3, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

9:00 am - 9:10 am

Conference Hall

Conference Opening

Mark Stevenson

9:10 am - 9:15 am

Conference Hall

Daramic Address

Bryan Moorehead

Daramic, LLC

 

9:15 am - 9:40 am

9:40 am - 10:05 am

Conference Hall

Future lead–acid battery demand ― a tasty prospect, or is someone eating our lunch?

Farid Ahmed
Principal Analyst Lead Markets, Wood Mackenzie Ltd

10:05 am - 10:30 am

Conference Hall

The Best Two Energy Storage Investments

Ray Kubis
Chairman, Gridtential Energy

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Grand Ballroom and Banquet Hall

Morning Tea

11:00 am - 11:25 am

Conference Hall

A review of the lead–acid battery industry in China

Dong Li
Chairman, Board of Directors, Leoch Battery Pte. Ltd.

11:25 am - 11:50 am

Conference Hall

Residential battery storage in Australia ― ups and downs in a burgeoning market

Rebecca Lewis
Integrated Energy Advisor, Evergen Pty Ltd

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

Conference Hall

International Lead Award Presentation

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Grand Ballroom and Banquet Hall

Lunch

1:30 pm - 1:55 pm

Conference Hall

Tailor-made polyethylene separators for lead–acid to meet new market needs

Jörg Deiters
Global Technical Service, DARAMIC LLC.

Meeting Room 6

A new concept for the manufacture of very small plates

Marcello Fantoni
Sales Director, Sovema Group S.p.A.

1:55 pm - 2:20 pm

Conference Hall

The Lead Battery Industry, Market & Business Opportunity in China

Zeli Wang
Executive Director, Asia Battery Association

Meeting Room 6

A broad spectrum of separator opportunities

Richard Pekala
Chief Technology Officer, ENTEK International LLC

2:20 pm - 2:45 pm

2:45 pm - 3:10 pm

3:10 pm - 3:25 pm

Grand Ballroom and Banquet Hall

Afternoon Tea

3:25 pm - 3:50 pm

Conference Hall

A study of carbon processing for advanced lead–acid battery applications

Aaron Feaver
Co-founder, EnerG2 Technologies

Meeting Room 6

Lead oxide — plate quality improvement and equipment innovation

Huang Chao
Project Manager, Better (Xiamen) Power Technology Co., Ltd.

3:50 pm - 4:15 pm

Conference Hall

MOLECULAR REBAR® ―discrete carbon nanotube additives for VRLA motorcycle and e-trike/e-rickshaw applications

Jeremy Meyers
Director of Research and Development for Lead-Acid Batteries, Black Diamond Structures

Meeting Room 6

Excellence in plate-making for lead‒acid batteries

John O Wirtz
President & Chief Executive Officer, WIRTZ Manufacturing Company Inc.

4:15 pm - 4:40 pm

Conference Hall

Heraeus Porocarb® Lead ― a synthetic carbon additive to improve lead–acid battery life and performance

Dominik Samuelis
Head of Innovation, Heraeus Battery Technology

Meeting Room 6

Effects of electrochemically active carbons added to the negative plates of lead–acid batteries

Kuo-Jung Huang
Engineer, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)

4:40 pm - 5:05 pm

Conference Hall

Hi-SepTM flooded and gel battery separator, demonstrates performance improvements for deep cycle applications

Mahadevaswamy Kodimole Mahadevappa
Scientist, Hollingsworth and Vose

Meeting Room 6

Advanced expanders for lead‒acid batteries

Gordon Beckley
Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Hammond Group Inc.

5:05 pm

Conference Hall
Grand Ballroom

Day 1 Close

Thursday 21 September 2017

9:00 am - 9:25 am

Conference Hall

Status of lead–acid batteries as energy storage for smart grids

Norbert Maleschitz
VP R&D EMEA, Exide Europe

9:25 am - 9:50 am

Conference Hall

IEC 61427-2. A standard for evaluating batteries for grid-connected energy storage duties

Herbert Giess
Consultant, Private Consultant

9:50 am - 10:15 am

Conference Hall

Carbon additive solutions for next-generation lead–acid batteries

Paolina Atanassova
Global AD Manager, Cabot Corporation

10:15 am - 10:40 am

Conference Hall

The ‘lead–carbon’ battery ― a promising solution for large-scale energy storage

Jiayuan Xiang
Director of Basic Research Department, Narada Power Source Co.

10:40 am - 11:00 am

Grand Ballroom and Banquet Hall

Morning Tea

11:00 am - 11:25 am

Conference Hall

Strategy for improving the positive grid in lead–acid batteries

Rosalie Louey
Senior Research Metallurgist, PMB Defence

11:25 am - 11:50 am

Conference Hall

A new generation of paste additive for enhanced flooded batteries

Shounan Hua
Chief Consultant, Shandong Jinkeli Power Sources Technology Co., Ltd.

12:15 pm - 12:40 pm

Conference Hall

Experience and Technical Insight Gained by Applying UltraBattery® Technology to Energy Storage Applications

John Wood
Chief Executive Officer, Ecoult Energy Storage Solutions

12:40 pm - 1:30 pm

Grand Ballroom and Banquet Hall

Lunch

1:30 pm - 1:55 pm

Conference Hall

Advanced positive additives for lead–acid batteries

Marvin Ho
Vice President, Research & Development, Hammond Group, Inc.

1:55 pm - 2:20 pm

Conference Hall

Theoretical and experimental studies of lead sulfate films formed in porous electrodes

Patricio Impinnisi
Senior Researcher, Institute of Technology for Development - LACTEC

2:20 pm - 2:45 pm

Conference Hall

Online battery monitoring for any battery chemistry and application

KD Merz
VP Technology, Abertax Technologies

2:45 pm - 3:10 pm

Conference Hall

Regulatory update on Europe

Rene Schroeder
Executive Director , EUROBAT

3:10 pm - 3:35 pm

Conference Hall

Saving of active material without losing battery performance

Ian Klein
Technical Head of Battery Additives, PENOX GmbH

3:35 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Hall

New automatic methods of paste control for modern lead–acid battery manufacturing

Stephen Mate
Chief Executive Officer, Co-efficient

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Grand Ballroom and Banquet Hall

Afternoon Tea

4:30 pm

Conference Hall

Presentations Close

Conference Hall, Level 3

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Conference Hall

17ABC Gala Dinner

Friday 22 September 2017

9:00 am - 9:25 am

Conference Hall

Enhancing advanced lead–acid batteries for start–stop and energy storage applications

Boris Monahov
Program Manager, Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium

9:25 am - 9:50 am

9:50 am - 10:15 am

10:15 am - 10:40 am

Conference Hall

Development of novel carbon black for advanced lead–acid batteries

Wei Wei
Head of Energy Systems - Innovation, Orion Engineered Carbons GmbH

10:40 am - 11:00 am

Grand Ballroom and Banquet Hall

Morning Tea

11:00 am - 11:25 am

Conference Hall

An Industry Outlook of the AGM Separator in Various Lead-Acid Battery Applications

Xiaoying DU
General Manager, Shandong Shenxian Hua Yang Industrial Co., Ltd

11:25 am - 11:50 am

Conference Hall

The Residential Photovoltaic Energy Storage System (PV ESS) project

Peter Ng
Director, Narada Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

11:50 am - 12:15 pm

12:15 pm - 12:40 pm

Conference Hall

Environmental and financial benefits of operating a lead-recovery furnace in-house

Brendt Halliday
Business Manager, Pyrotek Australia

12:40 pm - 1:30 pm

Grand Ballroom and Banquet Hall

Lunch

1:30 pm - 1:55 pm

Conference Hall

Design possibilities when using LifeMat (TM) pasting mat in the production of lead–acid batteries

Mark Boghe
Industrial Segment Leader, Owens Corning

1:55 pm - 2:20 pm

Conference Hall

Battery data analytics for Main Storage Batteries of submarines

Larry Scuteri
Senior Engineer, PMB Defence

2:20 pm - 2:45 pm

Conference Hall

Microcell Carbon Foam Batteries for Grid-scale Renewable Energy Storage Systems

Mukesh Bhandari
Chairman, Firefly International Energy Co.

2:45 pm - 3:10 pm

Conference Hall

Best practice for future lead–acid products. Part 3: ‘soft’ lead and leady oxides

Douglas Lambert
Vice President – Battery Technology, WIRTZ Manufacturing Company

3:10 pm

Conference Hall

Closing Ceremony

Conference Hall, Level 3