September 12-14, 2017 NOVI, MICHIGAN

Speaker Interviews

Speaker Interview - Chris Lee, Honeywell

Speaker Interview - Chris Lee, Honeywell
As the show grows closer we took the opportunity to talk to speaker Chris Lee, Product Line Director – Electronic Materials from Honeywell. We discussed Chris’ position at Honeywell, the growth of the semiconductor industry and presenting at the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Tech Conference.

Speaker Interview - Juergen Wiesenberger, Continental North America

Speaker Interview - Juergen Wiesenberger, Continental North America
Track One at this year’s Conference @ EV Tech Expo will look at markets and applications. The plenary keynote session is ‘EV and Hybrid Market Future Trends’.

Speaker Feature: The Future of 48V Architectures

Speaker Feature: The Future of 48V Architectures
In June this year, car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz announced that it will introduce 48V mild-hybrid battery technology across its prestigious S-Class range in the next few years. The German giant is the latest in a long list of manufacturers keen to embrace 48V systems, with the mild-hybrid market set to grow to more than $250bn by 2031.

Speaker Feature: Energy storage challenges facing North America

Speaker Feature: Energy storage challenges facing North America
The Battery Show Conference opens up with the Leaders Debate keynote session, setting the scene for the broader conference. As The Battery Show Conference speakers prepare their presentations for next month, we spoke to speakers Paul Albertus from Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and James Greenburger from NAATBatt International about the energy storage challenges facing North America. ​

Speaker Interview - Joel Maguire, BorgWarner Corporate Advanced Engineering

Speaker Interview - Joel Maguire, BorgWarner Corporate Advanced Engineering
In this spotlight our Conferences Director Mindy Emsley caught up with BorgWarner’s Joel Maguire, they discus Joel's role within BorgWarner, the challenges facing complete electrification of commercial vehicles, and his predictions for the future​ of the EV industry.

Speaker Feature: Managing the growing trends in battery manufacturing

Speaker Feature: Managing the growing trends in battery manufacturing
As The Battery Show Conference speakers prepare their presentations for next month, we gain an insight into the growing trends in battery manufacturing ahead of the Track 4 panel featuring P3 North America, CATL, 24M, BMZ and Siemens AG.

Speaker Interview - Gregory E Peterson, Lotus Engineering

Speaker Interview - Gregory E Peterson, Lotus Engineering
In the first of the 2016 speaker spotlight interviews, Conference Director Mindy Emsley caught up with Gregory Peterson of Lotus Engineering ahead of his talk at the The Battery Show​ Conference. Light-weighting, reducing cost and selecting materials are just three of the issues discussed during the quick-fire interview.

Andy Keates, Principal Engineer, Energy Storage Technology, Intel Corporation

Andy Keates, Principal Engineer, Energy Storage Technology,  Intel Corporation
Andy graduated from the University of Exeter (UK) in 1977. He worked with microprocessor-based industrial instrumentation and electromechanical systems before joining Intel in 1982.

Jeff Kessen, VP Corporate Strategy, A123 Systems

Jeff Kessen, VP Corporate Strategy, A123 Systems
Jeff works for A123 Systems, where he leads global market strategy for the automotive business.

Ralph Wise, Director of Special Projects and Systems Development, BASF Corporation

Ralph Wise, Director of Special Projects and Systems Development, BASF Corporation
Ralph is the Director of Special Projects and Systems Development for CCB Battery Materials at BASF Corporation, where he is responsible for the development and commercialization of new materials technology for lithium-ion batteries for the electric vehicle, consumer electronics and energy storage markets.

Lincoln Miara, Staff Engineer Advanced Materials Lab, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology

Lincoln Miara, Staff Engineer Advanced Materials Lab, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology
Lincoln has a PhD in Materials Science from Boston University. He has been at Samsung for more than four years working as an engineer focused on research and development of beyond lithium-ion energy storage technologies.

Naoki Ota, CTO, 24m

Naoki Ota, CTO, 24m
Mr. Ota is a recognized global expert in lithium-ion batteries.

Jeff Sakamoto, Associate Professor, University of Michigan

Jeff Sakamoto, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
Jeff Sakamoto is an Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Michigan.

Subhas Chalasani, R&D Consultant, East Penn

Subhas Chalasani, R&D Consultant, East Penn
Dr Subhas Chalasani is an esteemed member of the Research and Development team at East Penn.

Emilio Camacho, Advisor to the Commissioner, California Energy Commission

Emilio Camacho, Advisor to the Commissioner, California Energy Commission
Emilio Camacho is an advisor to Commissioner David Hochschild at the California Energy Commission..