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Physical Event at:

ABB Corporate Research Center,
Segelhofstrasse 1k
5405 Baden-Dättwil

We would like to invite you to the following agenda:

08:15 –09:00 Arrival Tea and Coffee | Registration

09:00 –09:15 Opening and welcome message from ABB

09:15 –09:45 The European Battery Passport initiative

Status and news on the European Battery Passport initiative
Niko d’Agostino, Programme Director, Circulor

09:45 –10:15 iBAT Activities 2023

Session Chair: Dr. Andreas Hutter

Update on current iBAT offers, activities, feedback from iBATworkshops, and outlook of the planned activities in 2024

10:15 –10:45 Morning Coffee and Networking Break

10:45 –12:15 Highlight topic battery safety

Session Chair: Dr. Gerhard Rizzo

Battery Safety testing: status and developments
Natalia Lebedeva, Leader battery safety, EC Joint Research Center Petten

Battery safety for naval applications
Martin Einsiedler, Head of Ship Design & Engineering, Shiptec

Functional safety for automotive applications
Uwe Wiedemann, CEO Munich Electrification

12:15 –13:30 Standing Lunch

13:30 –15:00 Innovation Highlights from Swiss Industry –Focus on medical application

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Corsin Battaglia

Powering medical devices with batteries: challenges and opportunities
Dominique Piguet, Engineering Director, Medtronic

Rechargeable Lithium Batteries for Healthcare Applications from Renata
Dr. Oussama El Baradai, Battery Scientist, Renata

Powering health: battery technologies for medical applications
Dr. Daniela Leanza, Research Engineer Batteries, Najib El Haddaoui, Engineering Manager, Sonova

15:00 –15:30 Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break

15:30 –17:00 Innovation highlights from Swiss R&D performers

Session Chair: Christian Ochsenbein

The CircuBat project – an academia/industry collaboration to demonstrate the feasibility and performance of dry processed battery electrodes
Edouard Querel (EMPA) & Philipp Stoessel (Bühler)

Mixed-dimensional carbon as conductive additive for high-performance battery electrodes
Ruben Kuehnel (EMPA) & Steven Lacey (Huntsman)

Coating for Li-Metal anodes
Andrea Ingenito (CSEM) & Jose-Antonio Gonzalez (Belenos Clean Power)

From cell to module/pack testing for second life applications
Claudio Brivio (CSEM) & Bertrand Schutz (Libattion)

BIENE –Battery swarm in the railway electricity grid
Andrea Corti (BFH) & Markus Halder (SBB)

Reliable Dispatch of Active Distribution Networks via a Two-Layer Grid-Aware Model Predictive Control and MW-class battery energy storage systems
Mario Paolone (EPFL) & RomandeEnergie

17:00 –17:15 Conference Summary

Session Chair: Dr. Andreas Hutter

17:15 –19:00Apéro

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