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Massachusetts Institute of Technology and US Department of Energy leaders will provide expertise regarding sustainability and supply chains at The Battery Show North America.

September 5, 2023

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A Battery Show North America and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo presentation in Novi, MI.Image courtesy of Battery Show North America

The Battery Show reveals its keynote speaker and leaders’ roundtable sessions discussing the latest developments and opportunities in battery innovation. The annual event will showcase over 200 speakers and 72 hours of education, connecting the industry for three days of conference learnings and product applications accelerating the battery and EV industries.

Day one of the show will present two keynote sessions. David Howell of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will demonstrate how DOE is supporting advanced battery innovation through manufacturing and supply chain management. Following Howell’s session, Donald R. Sadoway of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will discuss how electrochemical pathways are helping decarbonize emissions in the chemical industry, to better create profitable sustainability.

With the growing prevalence of Artificial Intelligence in the industry, Monolith AI CEO Richard Ahlfeld will speak on how AI is used to solve the intractable physics of batteries and major challenges faced by EV manufacturers on day three of the show.

“Battery health is the key topic when discussing the future of advanced battery performance,” stated Shamara Ray, Group Event Director, The Battery Show. “It is important to have discussions around how artificial intelligence and supply chains will affect the industry and our understanding of these intricate systems. Each keynote presentation brings a unique perspective to the application and manufacturing of these technologies.”

Keynote Leaders' Roundtable Discussions will take place after each day’s keynote presentation to discuss questions from industry leaders surrounding the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), overcoming hurdles in advanced battery recycling, and building charging infrastructure fast enough to meet growing demands.

In 2023, over 2.3 million electric cars were sold in the first quarter, about 25% more than in the same period last year. As the number of electric and hybrid vehicles on the road continues to grow, the demand for charging infrastructure and battery management systems also continues to excel. The Battery Show will bring together attendees from all corners of the industry to address these topics in Novi, MI September 12-14.

The entire speaker schedule for the event can be found on the education homepage.

To register for the Battery Show and/or the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, visit www.thebatteryshow.com.

About The Battery Show:

The Battery Show is North America's largest and most comprehensive advanced battery technology event, Co-located with the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, the only trade show and conference exclusively dedicated to the drive train and power system in electric and hybrid vehicles. The Battery Show takes place annually in Novi, Michigan, and brings together engineers, business leaders, top-industry companies, and innovative thinkers to discover ground-breaking products and create powerful solutions for the future. Discover and demo the latest products, technology, and solutions from more than 800 suppliers, connect with over 15,000 attendees, and access 4 tracks of technical education. Informa Markets Engineering organizes the Battery Show and is in collaboration with the annual Battery Show Europe in Stuttgart, Germany, and an all-new launch event this year: The Battery Show India, taking place at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida. Connect with The Battery Show and join the conversation on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Informa Markets Engineering:

Informa Markets' Engineering portfolio is the leading B2B event producer, publisher, and digital media business for the world's $3-trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the engineering market and leverage our proprietary 1.3-million-name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe. The Engineering portfolio is organized by Informa, a subsidiary of Informa plc (LON:INF), the world's leading exhibitions organizer that brings a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit www.informamarkets.com.

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