Wednesday 4th September

9:10 am9:35 am
9:35 am10:00 am
Present Status and Future Development Trends of Lead–Acid Batteries-— Markets, Applications and the Chinese Situation

Lu Hsueh-lung Senior Researcher/Secretary-General Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)/Taiwan Battery Association

10:00 am10:25 am
The Future of Lead–Acid Batteries. The Work of the Consortium for Battery Innovation

Alistair Davidson Director Consortium for Battery Innovation

11:00 am11:25 am
“Lead is Dead” – Did the Suits and Bleeding Hearts Just Kill the Lead Industry?

Farid Ahmed Principal Analyst Lead Markets Wood Mackenzie Ltd

11:25 am11:50 am
A review of the lead-acid battery industry in China
Presentation not available for distribution

Dong Li Chairman Leoch Battery Pte. Ltd.

11:50 am12:15 pm
12:15 pm12:40 pm
Breakouts
Stream 1
Stream 2
1:30 pm1:55 pm
Controlling Acid Diffusion – An Explanation for the ‘Extra Carbon’ Effect
Presentation not available for distribution

Russell Newnham CTO Electric Applications Incorporated

1:55 pm2:20 pm
Development of the Best Additives for Enhanced Flooded Batteries

Mike Cheng Sales & Marketing - South-Asia Shandong Jinkeli Power Sources Technology Co., Ltd.

2:20 pm2:45 pm
Expander Mix for Standard and New Battery Applications

Melchor Fernández Garcia Chief Scientist APG (Atomized Products Group)

2:45 pm3:10 pm
Development of Conductive Carbon Black for New-Generation Lead-Acid Batteries
Presentation not available for distribution

Zhimin Yu Technical Marketing Manager Orion Engineered Carbons

3:25 pm3:50 pm
The Outlook of Lead–Acid Batteries in Terms of Developments and Markets

Ming Zhang Chief Expert Zhenjiang Tiger Battery Membrane Technology Co., Ltd.

Environmental Protection — The Complete Solution

Huang Chao Vice Manager Better(Xiamen)Power Technology Co. Ltd

4:15 pm4:40 pm
Energy-storage technology — the rapidly-evolving scenario in India

Sagar Sen Gupta Manager - Product Development (VRLA) Exide Industries Limited

4:40 pm5:05 pm
Cyclic and anti-vibration solutions for heavy-duty truck applications
Presentation not available for distribution

Fred Hapiak President Leoch Battery Pte Ltd

Improving the Cycle-Life of Advanced Lead-Acid Batteries
Presentation not available for distribution

Nick Starita President, Energy & Industrial Systems Division Hollingsworth & Vose

Thursday 5th September

9:25 am9:50 am
Opportunities for Lead–Acid Batteries in Energy-Storage Applications

Angela Rolufs Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Paragon Solutions, Inc

9:50 am10:15 am
Battery Separators ― A Closer Look at Oxidation Mechanisms and Oxygen Transport

Richard Pekala Chief Technology Officer ENTEK International LLC

10:15 am10:40 am
Next-Generation Additives for Automotive and Stationary Lead Batteries

Paolina Atanassova Market Development Manager - Energy Materials Cabot

11:00 am11:25 am
Catalytic effects of Carbon: Dynamic Charge-Acceptance versus Water Loss

Francisco Trinidad Director Battery Technology Exide Technologies

11:25 am11:50 am
Growth and Dissolution Kinetics of Lead Sulfate and Lead Dioxide Crystals in Positive Plates of Lead–Acid Batteries
Presentation not available for distribution

Julian Kosacki PhD. Candidate Missouri University of Science and Technology

11:50 am12:15 pm
12:15 pm12:40 pm
1:30 pm1:55 pm
1:55 pm2:20 pm
Water Loss in Carbon-doped Lead–Acid Batteries at Elevated Temperatures

Plamen Nikolov Associate Professor, PhD Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

2:45 pm3:10 pm
3:25 pm3:50 pm
A Novel Approach to Developing an Expander with High-Temperature Stability

Marvin Ho Vice President of Research & Development Hammond

3:50 pm4:15 pm
4:15 pm4:40 pm
Effect of carbon material in lead-acid battery negative plate under partial state-of-charge
Presentation not available for distribution

Annie Zheng Liqing Executive Vice President Leoch Battery Pte.ltd.

4:40 pm5:05 pm
Advanced Methods and Equipment for Lead–Acid Battery Production
Presentation not available for distribution

John W. Wirtz II President Wirtz Manufacturing Company

Friday 6th September

9:00 am9:25 am
9:25 am9:50 am
9:50 am10:15 am
10:15 am10:40 am
Electrolyte Additives for Enhancing the Cycle-Life of Automotive Lead-Acid Batteries

Maria Matrakova Research Associate Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems ”Acad. Evgeni Budevski”- Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

11:00 am11:25 am
Lead Battery Science Research Program Overview

Don Karner President Electric Applications Incorporated

11:25 am11:50 am
Red lead for lead–acid batteries

Ian Klein Head of Battery Additives PENOX GmbH

11:50 am12:15 pm
MES System in the Battery Production Process
Presentation not available for distribution

Yingming Chen Founder and Chairman CEMT

12:15 pm12:40 pm
Development of a Lead–Acid Battery Model for Automotive Simulation

Katsuyuki Sato Assistant Manager GS Yuasa International Ltd

1:30 pm1:55 pm
Crystal Control Technology (CCT®) for Extending Life of Stationary Batteries

Boris Monahov Chief Scientific Officer WaveTech GmbH

2:20 pm2:45 pm
2:45 pm3:10 pm
Best Practice for Future Lead–Acid Products Part 4: Pasting Technology

Douglas Lambert Vice President – Sales and Technology WIRTZ Manufacturing Company