Keeping Our Community Connected

Join our first-ever, free-to-attend virtual event on Wednesday, August 12.
The Battery Show Digital Express is our first virtual event bringing together the advanced battery manufacturing industry to digitally source, connect, and learn. Offering a full day of education and networking, register to attend one or all of the sessions below—you decide!

Product Sourcing Power Hour: Get to Know The Battery Show and EV Tech Expo Exhibitors

9–10 a.m. ET

Kick off the day with expert suppliers. Create a My Show Planner login, star the companies you want to meet, then connect during the Power Hour via live chats and by swapping virtual business cards.

Virtual Product Showcase

10–11 a.m. ET

Get an under-the-hood look at new technologies. Exhibitors in the Virtual Product Showcase will host 15-minute product demos offering an up-close look at new and improved solutions for your applications.

Panel Discussion: COVID-19 Impact on Battery Industry

11 a.m.–12 p.m. ET

Moderator: Robert Galyen, Senior Consultant (former CTO of CATL)

Panelists: Sam Abuelsamid, Guidehouse Insights; Leslie Kilgore, Daimler-DTNA-Thomas Built Buses; Simi Yu, COSMX

Before COVID-19, the global lithium-ion battery market was projected to hit a whopping $129B by 2027. Will that estimation remain or will the pandemic have a lasting impact? Find out at this expert panel discussion.

Thermal Management for Electric Vehicle Batteries: Technology and Market Outlook

12:30–1:30 p.m. ET

Speaker: James Edmondson, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx

Demands for faster charging means highly effective thermal systems for EVs. Listen in as James Edmonson of IDTechEx analyzes EV categories on land, sea, and air and forecasts the future of plug-in passenger cars.

Panel Discussion: Fleet Electrification—A National Collaboration Project

2–3 p.m. ET

Moderator: Maureen Marshall, CALSTART

Panelists: H. Keshav Sondhi, PepsiCo; Rustam Kocher, Daimler Trucks North America; Mike Roeth, North American Council for Freight Efficiency

Commercial fleets are making the transition to a clean energy future and fleet electrification is leading the way. Learn from experts on what’s needed on a national level to ensure its success.

Virtual Speed Networking

3:30–4:30 p.m. ET

Join our virtual speed networking event to get matched for quick chats according to your areas of interests. Make connections now, meet them in person later.

See Details in FAQ Section Below

The Battery Show Digital Express FAQs

Content Sessions
Register for a content session here or select your choice of sessions above. These links take you to the registration page to select your sessions and fill out a short form to register.

Virtual Speed Networking
Registration for Virtual Speed Networking will be live in a few weeks. Stay tuned for more information.

Content Sessions
For each session you register for, you will receive a separate registration confirmation email which will contain a link. You can access the webinar up to 15 minutes prior to its scheduled start time.

Virtual Speed Networking
Once you have created your speed networking profile, you will be guided to sign into this session at 3:00pm eastern, where your matches will be waiting for you in virtual rooms. You will have five mins with each matched participant. The platform will guide you through the user-friendly virtual rooms.

Digital Express is completely free to attend for the full day.

Your live event registration is separate from this one. Register here to access the Digital Express content. If you are interested in participating in the Virtual Speed Networking session, registration will be opening soon. We will also be sending a separate note to all exhibitors on how they can participate in the Product Sourcing Power Hour. If you are interested in sponsoring, there are limited opportunities still available. Contact us for more information.

Your live event registration is separate from this one. Register here to access the Digital Express content. If you are interested in participating in the Virtual Speed Networking session, registration will be opening soon.

In order to participate in the Product Sourcing Power Hour, please create a MyShowPlanner.

Yes, each person will register as an individual participant versus under one exhibiting company profile. This is a separate registration sign-up from the live event registration.

There are two networking opportunities where you will be able to directly interact with attendee profile participants. 1) The Product Sourcing Power Hour, and 2) the Virtual Speed Networking Event. More specific details to follow for the Speed Networking event.

Kicking off the day, we will be asking all attendees and exhibitors to log in to their show planners and exhibitor profiles respectively, to create a hub of networking activity and buzz within the website and interactive show floor plan for The Battery Show event.

  • 1.  Click here and then “Join Now
  • 2. Create your speed networking profile – it takes only 5 minutes
  • 3. Copy and paste this code when asked for the Event Key code - 03e06efc-bb27-4761-89eb-dddc6de43b3e
  • 4. Click “Register for the event
  • 5. Fill in the categories and rank them from not interested to highly interested.


  • You must register and create your profile 24 hours prior to the event taking place, which is Wednesday, August 12, 3:30 p.m. ET. If not, you will not get access to the virtual networking session.
  • On the day of the event, at 9 a.m. ET, you will receive a check-in reminder. You must check-in to the event 60-minutes before the networking session begins, so we can confirm the amount of participants. If not, you will be ineligible to participate.”