NaatBatt 2021



8:30 – 9:30 a.m. EST

Battery Recycling Committee Meeting

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST

Manufacturing in North America Committee Meeting

11:30 – 12:30 p.m. EST

Markets Committee Meeting

2:00 – 2:30 p.m. EST

Regulatory Subcommittee of the Recycling Committee Meeting

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST

Tracking and Exchange Subcommittee of the Recycling Committee Meeting

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. EST

NAATBatt Board of Directors Meeting


9:00 – 10:00 a.m. EST

Breakfast Discussion Group

A special thanks to our table sponsors

Table 1: Zinc Battery Technologies

Table 2 : Lithium-ion Battery Recycling

Table 3: Battery Testing and Monitoring

10:15 – 10:20 a.m. EST

Welcome by Executive Director

Jim Greenberger | NAATBatt International

10:20 – 11:15 a.m. EST

Reports of the Chief Science and Chief Technology Officers of NAATBatt International

Stan Whittingham | Chief Science Officer
Bob Galyen | Chief Technology Officer

11:45 – 2:00 p.m. EST

Battery Market Analysts Forecasts:


Outlook for the Light Electric Vehicle Market

Logan Goldie-Scot  | Bloomberg NEF

Bus, Truck, Marine and Micro-Mobility Battery Markets

Sam Jaffe | Cairn Energy

Outlook for the Stationary Energy Storage Market

Dan Finn-Foley | Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables

Other Battery Markets

Michael Sanders | Avicenne Energy US

Next Generation Battery Technologies and Market Trends

Chloe Holzinger | IHS Markit

Energy Materials Markets: Lithium, Nickel & Cobalt

Henrique Ribeiro | Platt’s

The Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Market

Hans Eric Melin | Circular Energy Storage

2:30 – 3:15 p.m. EST

Emerging Use Cases for Advanced Battery Technology

John Warner | American Battery Solutions
Marcio Oliveira | EnerSys
Charles Welch | ZapBatt
Nathaniel Wynn | Ampaire

3:45 – 4:45 p.m. EST

Industry Leaders Discussion: The Future of the Advanced Battery Industry and Its North American Supply Chain

Mark Matthews (moderator) | EnerSys
David Howell | U.S. Department of Energy
Devin Horne | U.S. Department of Commerce
Bob Galyen | Galyen Energy
Simon Moores | Benchmark
Roderic Dolega | Ford Motor Co.
David Roberts | Indiana Economic Development Corporation

5:15 – 5:45 p.m. EST

Meet and Greet Reception


9:00 – 10:00 a.m. EST

Breakfast Discussion Group

A special thanks to our table sponsors

Table 4: Second Life Batteries

Table 5: Solid State Battery Technology

Table 6: Battery Safety

10:10 – 10:20 a.m. EST

Annual Members Meeting of NAATBatt International

Jim Greenberger | NAATBatt International

10:20 – 10:35 a.m. EST

Chairman of NAATBatt International Address

Joern Tinnemeyer | EnerSys

11:00 – 12:15 p.m. EST

Reports on NAATBatt Committee Activity in 2020

Strategic Planning Committee
Education Committee
Products Liability Subcommittee
General Contracts Subcommittee
Regulatory Compliance Subcommittee (Recycling Committee)
Markets Committee
Regulatory & Compliance Subcommittee (Policy & Regulatory Committee)
Tracking & Exchange Subcommittee (Recycling Committee)
Recycling Committee (CalEPA representative report)
Recycling Committee

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST

Innovation in Lithium-Ion Battery Structures: Cathodes, Collectors and Lithium Metal

Ben Wrightsman (moderator) | Battery Innovation Center
Khalil Amine | Argonne National Laboratory
Yi Cui | Stanford University
James Fleetwood | Battery Innovation Center

2:15 – 3:15 p.m. EST

Silicon or Solid State for the Anode: What’s the Best Strategy?

Jim Cushing (moderator) | Applied Materials
Adrian Tylim | Blue Solutions / Groupe Bollore
Sujeet Kumar | Zenlabs
Qichao Hu | SolidEnergy

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. EST

OEM Pain Points: What Problems Do OEM’s Really Want Battery Makers to Solve?

Pablo Valencia | General Motors
Bob Taenaka | Ford Motor Co.
Joe LoGrasso | Stellantis
Trevor Wilcox | Volkswagen Group of America
Gareth Joyce | Proterra
Glen Naylor | New Flyer

4:45 – 5:00 p.m. EST

Presentation of 2021 NAATBatt Lifetime Achievement Awards

Jeff Dahn | Dalhousie University
David Shaffer | EnerSys
Akira Yoshino | Asahi Kasei Corporation and Meijo University

5:15 – 5:45 p.m. EST

Meet and Greet Reception


9:00 – 10:00 a.m. EST

Breakfast Discussion Group

A special thanks to our table sponsors

Table 7: Building the North American Advanced Battery Supply Chain

Table 8: Innovation in Battery Pack Design

Table 9: Cathode and Anode Materials

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. EST

President of NAATBatt International Address

Jeff Yambrick | SVolt

10:45 – 11:45 a.m. EST

Battery Innovation Summit: Top 10 Emerging Companies Working in Advanced Battery Technology

6K, Inc.
Blue Solutions
Graphenix Development Inc.
Global Battery Solutions
OnTo Technology
Packaging & Crating Technologies

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. EST

Innovation in Battery Pack Design and Strategy

John Warner (moderator) | American Battery Solutions
Jeff Yambrick | SVolt
Christina Lampe-Onnerud | Cadenza Innovation

1:45 – 3:15 p.m. EST

Government Initiatives to Promote the Manufacture of Advanced Batteries in the United States

David Howell | DOE, Vehicle Technologies Office/FCAB
Imre Gyuk | DOE, Office of Electricity
Halle Cheeseman | DOE, ARPA-E
Changwon Suh |  DOE, Advanced Manufacturing Office
Valri Lightner | DOE, Advanced Manufacturing Office

Presentations by Advanced Manufacturing Office Funded Partnerships

C4V-Primet/Brookhaven NL-Argonne NL
Hunt Energy Enterprises/Argonne NL
Soteria/Oak Ridge NL
Koura Global/Argonne NL
COnovate/Argonne NL
PPG/Oak Ridge NL

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. EST

Designing Batteries to Accommodate a Fast Charge

Joern Tinnemeyer (moderator) | EnerSys
Chao-Yang Wang | Pennsylvania State University
Yuzhang Li | UCLA
Jeff Dahn | Dalhousie University

4:30 – 4:35 p.m. EST

Wrap-Up and Adjourn

Jim Greenberger | NAATBatt International