Agenda

Wednesday 3 November 2021

Times shown in Singapore Standard Time (SST)

4:00 pm

Conference Opening
Mr. Mark Stevenson, Director, Global Lead Technologies

4:05 pm

Alive and kicking – lead no longer the forgotten battery metal?

Mr Neil Hawkes Principal Analyst, Base Metals, CRU, United Kingdom

4:30 pm

Lead: Fight Fit or Fighting Fat?

Mr Farid Ahmed Principal Analyst Lead Markets, Wood Mackenzie Ltd, UK

4:55 pm

The Improvement of Utilization and Durability of Positive Active Materials for Lead-Acid Batteries

Dr Akihiro Watanabe Research Engineer, The Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd, Japan

5:20 pm

Grid Energy Storage Performance Improvement Using Controlled Overcharge

Mr Tyler Gray Director, Projects Management, Electric Applications Incorporated, United States

5:45 pm

Short Break: WIN Big with Sorfin Yoshimura. Visit our exhibitors and sponsors in the Exhibition Hall.

6:00 pm

Lead-Acid Battery Solutions for sub-MWH Energy Storage Systems

Dr Dipak Sen Choudhury President, R&D, Exide Industries Limited, India

6:25 pm

Carbon fibre electrodes for battery energy storage applications

Associate Professor Shu-Huei Hsieh Vice President for Research and Development, National Formosa University/Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Taiwan

6:50 pm

Electrolyte and positive active-mass additives to improve the PSoC cycling endurance of automotive lead‒acid batteries

Dr Plamen Nikolov Head of Electrochemical Power Sources Department, Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems-BAS, Bulgaria

7:40 pm

Short Break:  WIN Big with Sorfin Yoshimura. Visit our exhibitors and sponsors in the Exhibition Hall.

7:45 pm

One-on-One Chat
‘The life and times of a lead analyst’

Moderator: Douglas Lambert, Wirtz Manufacturing

Join our exclusive chat with two eminent lead market forecasters – Neil Hawkes, CRU, and Farid Ahmed, Wood Mackenzie.

Thursday 4 November 2021

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4:00 pm

Welcome Back

4:05 pm

Observation and Forecast from the LAB Applications to Battery Market- Under Pandemic ‎Era Change

Mr Lu (Mark) Hsueh-lung Senior Researcher/Secretary-General, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)/Taiwan Battery Association, Taiwan

4:30 pm

Innovation Pathways for Lead–Acid Batteries: The CBI 2019–2022 Technical Program

Dr Matt Raiford Senior Technical Manager, Consortium for Battery Innovation, USA

4:55 pm

Advanced Tubular Gel Batteries for Residential Energy Storage & Solar Applications

Amlan Kanti Das Senior Vice President – Battery Operations, Research and Development, Luminous Power Technologies (P) Ltd.

5:20 pm

Energy storage with lead‒acid batteries: can they be cost-effective?

Dr Geoffrey May Director, FOCUS Consulting, United Kingdom

5:45 pm

Break

6:20 pm
7:10 pm

Lead‒acid battery technology evolution and future challenges

Dr Francisco Trinidad PhD Electro-Chemistry, Independent Advisor, Spain

7:35 pm

Break

7:45 pm

One-on-One Chat
‘A look into the future’

Moderator: Douglas Lambert, Wirtz Manufacturing

Hear the insights and directions of the Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI) from their Director, Alistair Davidson and his team.

Friday 5 November 2021

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4:00 pm

Day Three Welcome

4:05 pm

China’s lead-acid battery industry

Mr Dong Li Chairman, Leoch International Technology Co., Ltd, China

4:30 pm

Improved High-Rate Discharge Process in a Production Line

Mr Michael Wipperfuerth Vice President Sales, CMWTEC Technologie GmbH , Germany

4:55 pm

Development of Multi Panel Stamped Grid Plate Technology for Motor Cycle and small UPS Valve-Regulated Lead–Acid Batteries

Mr Senthil Kumar P Deputy General Manager, Technology, Amara Raja Batteries Limited, India

5:20 pm

Powering all our futures

Mr Edric Koh Head of Corporate Sales, Asia, London Metal Exchange, Singapore

19ABC Gold Sponsor

5:45 pm

Short Break: WIN Big with Sorfin Yoshimura. Visit our exhibitors and sponsors in the Exhibition Hall.

6:00 pm
6:25 pm

PowerFill Separator for Advancing Faster Acid-Filling of AGM Lead-Acid Batteries

Ph.D Zhiping Jiang Chief Scientist, Hollingsworth & Vose, USA

7:15 pm

Operational experience and system modelling of Dual Chemistry Energy Storage Systems

Mr Peter Stevenson Senior Technical Co-ordinator, GS Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd, United Kingdom

7:40 pm

Short Break: WIN Big with Sorfin Yoshimura. Visit our exhibitors and sponsors in the Exhibition Hall.

7:45 pm

Closing Panel Session
‘Ask us Anything’

Closing panel session of industry experts. This ‘Ask us Anything’ style panel session will see our panel of experts answer every and any question you have.

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