On November 1, 2022 iBAT will be holding the 3rd annual conference

iBAT 3rd annual conference

Physical Event At
Empa Academy
Überlandstrasse 129
8600 Dübendorf

We would like to invite you to the following agenda (download):


08:30 –09:15 Arrival Tea and Coffee | Registration

09:15 –09:45 TBA – Keynote Speaker

9:45 –10:05 iBAT Activities 2022
Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Andrea Vezzini
Update on current iBAT offers, activities, feedback from iBAT workshops and outlook of the planned activities 2023

10:05 –10:15 Tech Talk solid-state battery technology
Session Chair: Dr. Corsin Battaglia
A short summary on the current state of the art of solid-state battery technology based on the presentations of the Industry Day at the swissbattery days ‘22

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

10:45 –12:15 Innovation Highlights from Swiss Industry –Focus on Mobility
Session Chair: Dr. Andreas Hutter

“Current status of salt battery technology in Switzerland”
Michael Bayer, Member of the management board,Battery ConsultAG

“VBZ’s journey: From fossil fuels to a battery based public bus transport system”
Fabio Inderbitzin, VBZEngineeringElektrotechnik

“Highest charging power with maximum safety”
Markus Kramis, CEO EVTEC AG

12:15 –13:30 Standing Lunch

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

Session Chair: Dr. Corsin Battaglia
Overview of Swiss and European Research and Industry Activities

“Inline X-ray inspection for battery assembly lines”
Dr. Dirk Schneider or Dr. Marcel Odermatt, COMET

“Applications of time-of-flight mass spectrometry in the battery field”
Dr. Carla Frege, TOFWERK

“Microstructural defects in electrode materials –A characterization study”
Dr.-Ing. Marcus Wollenweber(Dr. JiangtaoZhu), Eurofins EAG Laboratoires

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

15:30 –17:00 Circular Economy for Batteries
Session Chair: Christian Ochsenbein
Battery Passport and Circular Economy Action Plan

“Circular economy business models: Trends and opportunities”
Merla Kubli; CircuBAT Research Partner, Uni St. Gallen

“Challenges for a Sustainable Battery Value Chain in 2030”
Priscilla Caliandro; CircuBAT Research Partner, BFH

“BattREvision – Automated Battery De-Manufacturing”
Christian Ochsenbein; CircuBAT Research Partner, SIPBB

17:00 –17:15 Conference Summary
Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Andrea Vezzini

17:15 –19:00 Apéro


Register online via the form below until 25.10.2022 / 12:00 – limited number of participants.

Free for iBAT members (2 participants per member) | 350 CHF conference fee for non-iBAT members (join iBAT here).

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