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Conference Overview 2017

The Battery Show returns to Michigan for an unrivalled knowledge-sharing and networking experience alongside the largest supply chain exhibition of its kind in North America. Now in its eighth consecutive year, The Battery Show is widely acknowledged as the meeting place for the North American energy storage industry. Once again co-located with Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Conference and Expo and Critical Power Expo, The Battery Show Conference attracts thought leaders and experienced professionals from across the battery supply chain, as well as key government representatives, academics, and technical experts.

Building on the highly successful multi-track format of recent years, the 2017 event features a day of workshops followed by a three-track, three-day conference.


Key themes to be addressed at The Battery Show Conference:

  • Preparing the battery sector for global regulatory challenges and opportunities
  • Keeping up with technology trends – what e-mobility, drones, and autonomous driving could mean for battery makers
  • Which cell materials are set to dominate?
  • Reducing cost and improving quality through manufacturing
  • What does 48V mean for battery requirements and what are the limitations?
  • Taking the pulse of solid state technology, how close is it to commercial fruition?
  • Innovative battery design and integration and management systems
  • Expedited commercialization – advancing new technology faster and at lower cost
  • How far can lead acid and li-ion go, what are the alternatives, and are they commercially viable?
  • The similarities, differences, and advanced technologies of bus and commercial fleet batteries
  • Managing the second life, end of life, and whole lifecycle of the battery
  • An update on the intellectual property landscape and how to move forward


Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Conference Key Topics:

  • EV and hybrid future market trends
  • Implications of autonomous vehicles for the EV automotive supply chain
  • Next-generation powertrain technologies
  • 48 voltage[1]  systems and components for mild hybrids
  • Thermal management in the electric vehicle
  • Transferring hybrid and EV vehicle technology from the racetrack to the road
  • Latest electric and hybrid propulsion powertrain technologies from the aerospace industry
  • Cost efficiency of hybrid and electric deployments for fleets
  • Latest technologies driving mass deployment of hybrid and electric buses
  • Electric vehicles for off-road construction, agriculture, and mining


Initial agenda to be announced May 2017 


“This is an excellent opportunity to engage the research community and also the community of companies and other participants to help them understand what we are investing in”

Paul Albertus PhD, ARPA-E Program Director, United States Department of Energy



Co-located with

EVT Conference

The Battery Show is unique in that it combines two world-class
events in one

Craig Rigby, Advanced Market Strategist, Johnson Controls


“This is an excellent opportunity to engage the research community and also the community of companies”

Paul Albertus PhD, ARPA-E Program Director, United States Department of Energy 



“The Battery Show has offered us an opportunity for us to network. All of the industry leaders can come together

Denise Gray, President, LG Chem

LG Chem 


Book a Hotel

Exclusive discounted rates on hotel rooms in the local area are available to attendees, speakers and delegates. More information coming soon.

Venue Address

Halls A-B-C
Suburban Collection Showplace,
46100 Grand River Avenue
Novi, MI 48374

Opening Hours

Tuesday September 12 – 9.30am – 4.30pm - Drinks Reception 4.30pm – 6.30pm
Wednesday September 13 – 9.30am – 4.30pm - Drinks Reception in hall 4.30pm – 6.30pm
Thursday September 14 – 9.30am – 3.00pm  

Contact Us

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