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Energy Storage 2011


Registration packets and badges will be waiting for you at the Battelle Auditorium. If you are driving yourself to the Laboratory please park and walk directly to the Battelle Auditorium. If you are riding the shuttle bus please go directly to the Battelle Auditorium to retrieve your packet.

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June 7, 2011 (Day 1-Tuesday)

Location: Battelle Auditorium

Time Speaker Subject
7:30-8:15   Badging/Continental Breakfast
8:15-8:30 Symposium Chairs
Venkat Srinivasan, Jun Liu & Jason Zhang
Symposium Overview
8:30-8:50 Mike Kluse, Director, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory & Senior VP of Battelle Management Welcome
Session 1: General session on battery powered vehicles and implications on the grid
Chair: Winfried Wilcke
8:50-9:40 Prof. Juergen Leohold (Volkswagen Research) Keynote: Electric Vehicles: Opportunities vs. Challenges (abstract) (presentation)
9:40-10:20 Mark Verbrugge (General Motors) Traction Batteries: Automotive Requirements, Current Status, and Challenges Ahead (abstract) (presentation)
10:20-10:40 Break
10:40-11:20 Chengwei Xiao & Jiqiang Wang (Tianjin Inst. Power S.) The Present Status and Road Map of Developing EV and Advanced Lithium Batteries in China (abstract)
11:20-12:00 Michael Kintner-Meyer (PNNL) Electrification of Transportation from the Electricity Supply's Perspective (abstract) (presentation)
12:00-1:00 Lunch
Session 2: Li-ion batteries: Present Status and Future Prospects.
Chair: Venkat Srinivasan
1:00-1:40 Paul Albertus (Bosch Research and Technology Center) Availability of the Elements For Scaling Up Batteries For Grid and Transportation Energy Storage (abstract) (presentation)
1:40-2:20 Esther Takeuchi (U. of Buffalo) Moving Beyond Current Energy Density Boundaries (abstract)
2:20-3:00 Kristin Persson (LBNL) Ab Initio Approaches to Understanding, Optimizing and Discovering Li-ion Electrode Materials (presentation)
3:00-3:20 Break
3:20-4:00 Yet-Ming Chiang (MIT) Scaling Lithium Ion (or other) Chemistries Using a Flow Battery Architecture
4:00-4:40 David Danielson (ARPA-E) The BEEST: An Overview of ARPA-E's Program in Ultra-High Energy Batteries For Electrified Vehicles

June 8, 2011 (Day 2-Wednesday)

Location: Battelle Auditorium

Time Speaker Subject
Session 3: Li-air Batteries-1
Chairs: Jun Liu
7:30-8:30   Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:10 Peter Bruce (University St Andrews, UK) Understanding Non-aqueous Li-air (abstract)
9:10-9:50 Khalil Amine (ANL) Next Generation Lithium Ion Battery and Beyond Lithium Battery
9:50-10:30 Steve Visco (Polyplus) Rechargeable Lithium-Air Battery Technology Based on Protected Lithium Electrodes (PLEs TM) (abstract)
10:30-10:50 Break
10:50-11:30 Jason Zhang (PNNL) Stable Operation of Li-air Batteries (presentation)
11:30-12:10 Karim Zaghib (HydroQuebec) HQ Lithium for Rechargeable Batteries and Metal-air Batteries (abstract)
12:10-1:00 Lunch
Session 4: Li-sulfur batteries
Chair: Esther Takeuchi
1:00-1:40 Chengdu Liang (ORNL) Advanced Materials for Li-S Batteries (abstract) (presentation)
1:40-2:20 Rüdiger Schmidt (BASF) Electrode Development @BASF for Lithium/Sulfur Batteries (abstract) (presentation)
2:20-3:00 Prof. Xinping Qiu (Tsinghua University, China) Sulfur/CNT Composite Electrode for Li/S Battery
3:00-3:20 Break
3:20-6:30 Poster Presentations/Discussions - Location: BSF/CSF lobby (abstracts of all 43 posters)
4:30-6:30 Reception (heavy appetizers) - Location: BSF/CSF lobby

June 9, 2011 (Day 3 - Thursday)

Location: Battelle Auditorium

Time Speaker Subject
Session 5: Li-S and Li-air Batteries-2
Chair: Alan Luntz
7:30-8:30   Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:10 Linda Nazar (U. Waterloo) Overcoming the Challenges in Li-S and Li-Air Batteries (abstract)
9:10-9:50 Jens Hummelshøj (Stanford) Electrochemistry at Metal-air Battery Cathodes From First Principle Calculations
9:50-10:30 Larry Curtiss (ANL) Computational Studies of Electrolyte Stability for Li-air Batteries
10:30-10:50 Break
10:50-11:30 Petr Novak (Paul Scherrer Institute) Li-S and Li-Air Systems: The Characterization Challenge (presentation)
11:30-12:10 Cody Friesen (U. Arizona) Oxygen Reduction in Ionic Liquids - Tuning Proton Thermodynamics to Optimize Metal-Air Batteries
12:10-1:00 Lunch
Session 6: Non-lithium Systems
Chair: Yet-Ming Chiang
1:00-1:40 Trygve Burchardt (Revolt) The Metal Air Flow Battery - Benefits of a New Architecture and the Latest Results
1:40-2:20 John Lemmon (PNNL) Planar Sodium Metal Halide Battery for Renewable Integration and Grid Applications (abstract) (presentation)
2:20-3:00 Luis Ortiz (MIT) An Electrometallurgical Approach to Cheap, Grid-Scale Energy Storage Systems (presentation)
3:00-3:30 Break before Tours
3:30-6:00 Optional Tours
(Please plan to wear comfortable, closed-toed shoes for the tours)

  • Electricity Infrastructure Operations Center (EIOC) & Vehicle Smart Charging Station tour
  • Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) tour
  • Wine tasting tour

Must sign up for tours. There is limited space on each tour and they will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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