Tuesday 3rd September

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception

Summer Garden, The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali

Wednesday 4th September

9:00 am – 9:10 am

Conference Opening

9:10 am – 9:35 am
9:35 am – 10:00 am

Presentation Title TBC

Farid Ahmed, WoodMac

10:00 am – 10:25 am

Presentation Title TBC

Dawn Heng, Daramic

10:25 am – 10:40 am

ILM Presentation

10:40 am – 11:00 am

MORNING TEA

11:00 am – 11:25 am

Presentation Title TBC

Rick Pekala, Entek

11:25 am – 11:50 am

The effect of carbon materials added to the negative plate on the high-rate partial state-of-charge performance of lead̶ acid batteries 

Dong Li, Leoch

11:50 am – 12:15 pm

Presentation Title TBC

Ray Kubis

12:15 pm – 12:40 pm

The Outlook Of Lead-acid Battery In Market And Development Trend

Ming Zhang, Tiger Batttery Membrane

12:40 pm – 1:30 pm

LUNCH

1:30 pm – 1:55 pm

Sovema Group’s “Re-evolution”: The evolution of lead casting & rolling technology into a revolutionary product

Marcello Fantoni, Sovema Group S.p.A.

Development of the lead-acid battery model for automotive simulation

Katsuyuki Sato, GS Yuasa Interntional Ltd

1:55 pm – 2:20 pm

Industry Standard Battery Tests Validate Tydrolyte Performance

Paul Bundschuh, Tydrolyte

Constructing the most scalable, cost-effective and resilient battery the world has ever seen

Frank Pretorius, Mega Amps UK

2:20 pm – 2:45 pm

Development of High-Performance Lead-Acid Batteries through Electrode and Electrolyte Additives

Surendra Martha, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

A review of the lead-acid battery industry in China

Zheng Liqing, Leoch

2:45 pm – 3:10 pm

Nano – Dimensionality: A way towards better lead acid batteries

Sundar Mayavan, Central Electrochemical Research Institute

Development of best additives for EFB batteries

Victor Chen, Shandong Jinkeli Power Sources Technology Co., Ltd

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm

AFTERNOON TEA

3:30 pm – 3:55 pm

Present Status and Future Development Trends of the Lead-acid Batteries- Market, Applications & Chinese Situation

Mark Lu, ITRI

A Novel Approach to Developing an Expander with High-Temperature Stability

Marvin Ho
Vice President of Research & Development
Hammond

3:55 pm – 4:20 pm

Presentation Title TBC

Steve Binks, ILA

Crystal Control Technology (CCT®) for Extending Life of Stationary Batteries

Boris Monahov
Chief Scientific Officer
WaveTech GmbH

3:55 pm – 4:20 pm

Environmentally friendly, sustainable and commercial-scale production of highly pure battery-ready leady oxide via hydrometallurgical processing of spent battery paste

Miles Freeman, Aurelius Environmental

4:20 pm – 4:45 pm

Evaluation of lead-acid VRLA/AGM cells for frequency regulation duty in electrical power grids

Herbert Giess, Battery Consultant

DURABLOK-MVL, a thermoplastic tiling solution for corrosion proofing of civil and mechanical structues in battery plants

Murlidhar Nilakantan, KOSHYMA Engineering Private Limited

Thursday 5th September

9:00 am – 9:25 am

MOLECULAR REBAR® Solutions for Advanced Battery Performance and Cost Reduction

Paul Everill, Black Diamond Structures

9:25 am – 9:50 am

Presentation Title TBC

Alistair Davidson, CBI (ALABC)

9:50 am – 10:15 am

What Can Hua Yang AGM Do for Lead-Acid Batteries

Xiaoying Du, Shandong Shenxian Hua Yang Industrial Co., Ltd

10:15 am – 10:40 am
Next-Generation Additives for Automotive and Stationary Lead Batteries

Paolina Atanassova
Market Development Manager - Energy Materials
Cabot

10:40 am – 11:00 am

MORNING TEA

11:00 am – 11:25 am

Take Home Lead Prevention helps to Reduce Turnover Rates

Dan Askin, ESCA Tech, Inc.

11:25 am – 11:50 am

Presentation Title TBC

Steve Mate

11:50 am – 12:15 pm

Catalytic effects on Carbon: Dynamic Charge Acceptance vs Water Loss

Francisco Trinidad, Exide

12:15 pm – 12:40 pm

Presentation Title TBC

Wirtz

12:40 pm – 1:30 pm

LUNCH

1:30 pm – 1:55 pm

A modular approach for optimizing battery separators for high charge acceptance and other desired design attributes

David Mihara, Microporous GmbH

1:55 pm – 2:20 pm

Experience of advanced GEL mixing and filling process for VRLA cells and bock batteries

KD Merz, Abertax

2:20 pm – 2:45 pm

Hydrogen evolution and water losses in lead acid batteries and ways to counteract the problem

Mateusz Donten, AmerSil

2:45 pm – 3:10 pm

Expander mix for standard and new battery applications like EFB for start/stop applications

Melchor Fernández Garcia, APG (Atomized Products Group)

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm

AFTERNOON TEA

3:30 pm – 3:55 pm
3:55 pm – 4:20 pm

Presentation Title TBC

Alistair Davidson, CBI (ALABC)

4:20 pm – 4:45 pm

Environmental protection treatment solution

Huang Chao, Better (Xiamen) Power Technology

4:45 pm – 5:10 pm

Development of Conductive Carbon Black for New Generation Lead-acid Batteries

Zhimin Yu, Orion Engineered Carbons 

Friday 6th September

9:00 am – 9:25 am

The UltraBattery for Low Voltage Hybrid by New Positive Plate

Yusuke Ogino, The Furukawa Battery Co. Ltd.

9:25 am – 9:50 am

UltraBattery: Documenting lead-acid’s success in commercial and industrial partial state of charge applications

John Wood, Ecoult

9:50 am – 10:15 am

The effect of cooling rate after casting on electrochemical and mechanical properties of Pb-Sn-Ca alloy as positive gird in lead-acid battery

Ali Asghar Alagheband Hosseini, Sarv Sanat Toos Co.

10:15 am – 10:40 am

Presentation Title TBC

Don Karner

10:40 am – 11:00 am

MORNING TEA

11:00 am – 11:25 am

Presentation Title TBC

Speaker TBC

11:25 am – 11:50 am

Approach to Establish a Model of Functionally Graded Terminal Post for Electro-Thermo-Mechanical Behavior in Lead Acid Battery

Sandeep Das, Exide

11:50 am – 12:15 pm

Red lead for lead acid batteries

Ian Klein, Penox

12:15 pm – 12:40 pm

Systematic Screening for new Additives in Lead Acid Technology – Role of Porosity and Electrode Surface Area

Rainer Bussar, PENOX GmbH

12:40 pm – 1:30 pm

LUNCH

1:30 pm – 1:55 pm

Growth and Dissolution Kinetics of PbSO4 and PbO2 Crystals in Positive Plate of Lead Acid Battery

Julian Kosacki, Missouri University of Science and Technology

1:55 pm – 2:20 pm

Electrolyte additives for enhanced cycle life of automotive lead-acid batteries

Maria Matrakova, Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems ”Acad. Evgeni Budevski”- Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

2:20 pm – 2:45 pm

Phenomena and processes of water loss in carbon doped lead-acid batteries at elevated temperatures

Plamen Nikolov, Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

2:45 pm – 3:10 pm

Best Practice for Future Lead-Acid Products. (Part 4: Pasting Technology)

Doug Lambert, Wirtz