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Dr Tazdin Amietszajew (TA) (m) is an Assistant Professor at the Future Transport and Cities research institute, Coventry

Tazdin AMIETSZAJEW

Assistant Professor, Coventry University UK

Patric AUNER

Business Development Manager E-Mobility and Chassis, Saint Jean Industries

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Dr. Bär is the Managing Director/President of the adphos Innovative Technologies GmbH. He is one of the founders of the

Kai K. O. BAR

Managing Director, Adphos Innovative Technologies GmbH

Jean-Baptiste BEHAGHEL

Marketing & program manager, Blue Solutions

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Eytan Benhamou is the President of Dürr MEGTEC located in Lisses, France, working in the Clean Technology Systems group,

Eytan BENHAMOU

President, Dürr MEGTEC

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Joseph Beretta is INSA Lyon electrical and electronic engineer with a DEA of energy.

He has 14 years’ ex

Joseph BERETTA

Honorary President, AVERE France

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Didier BLOCH is a graduate engineer from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble. He worked for several years in

Didier BLOCH

Laboratory Manager, CEA Liten

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Anthony Bonnet has recently been appointed as Arkema’s Scientific Director for Energy Materials and he has been the glo

Anthony BONNET

Scientific Director for Energy Materials, Arkema

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Salvatore CARDILLO

EMEA Sales Director, Celgard LLC

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Italvolt is building the largest and greenest Gigafactory in Europe.

With a capacity of 45 GWh by 2024, po

Lars CARLSTROM

CEO, ITALVOLT

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Claude Chanson is General Manager of the Recharge association. He has an engineering degree from Bordeaux Graduate School

Claude CHANSON

Corporate General Manager, RECHARGE

Chris CHURCHILL

Global Technical Service and Development Manager, Rogers Corporation

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Master Degree in Electrical Engineering
Omron since 2018

Positions prior Omron
• R&D Engin

Henri CLAUSSNITZER

Business Engagement Manager EMEA, Omron

Mickaël DADÉ

Research Engineer, Eramet Ideas

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Jeff Dahn obtained his B.Sc. from Dalhousie University (1978) and his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in 19

Jeff DAHN

Professor of Physics and Atmospheric Science, NSERC/Tesla Canada Industrial Research Chair, Dalhousie University

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– 25 yrs Experience in Operation, Technology Management , Project & Engineering, Quality, Product Development & R&D.

Amlan Kanti DAS

Head battery operations, R&D, projects & EHS, Hammond Groupe Inc

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Dr Alistair Davidson is Director of CBI, managing all the consortium’s work programs. Alistair attended the University

Alistair DAVIDSON

Director, Consortium for Battery Innov

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Shmuel is a leading international expert in the business of Power Sources. Prior to founding the company, Shmuel held for

Shmuel DE LEON

Founder and CEO, Shmuel De-Leon Energy, Ltd

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Stefan Debruyne joined SQM in 2005 as Asia-Pacific sales director lithium and iodine. He witnessed firsthand the lithium-

Stefan DEBRUYNE

Business Development Director, SQM

Stella DEHERYAN

Application manager, JSR Micro NV

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Graduated with a doctorate from the University of Paris 6 in 2006, specializing in electrochemistry, on BMS (Battery Mana

Arnaud DELAILLE

COO, PowerUp

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Julien DELMAS

Technical Service Chemist, ZEON Europe

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D. Ditter was born in Mannheim-Neckarau (Germany) in 1989. After studying chemistry (2010-2015), he received his doctorat

David DITTER

Product Developer, Celanese

Chris DOORNBOS

President, CEO & Director, E3 METALS Corp

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Jean-Louis Dorey has been the Chairman of the DOREY family company for 20 years. For the past 12 years, he has developed

Jean Louis DOREY

CEO, DOREY

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Klaus is a proven technology leader with international experience in the global Battery Industry. He has an in depth know

Klaus EBERHARDT

Technology Manager Battery / PV, Exyte

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Mr. Thomas Fahrner is the Executive Director of Pure Battery Technologies Germany AG and as such leads the buildup of the

Thomas FAHRNER

Executive Director, Pure Battery Technologies

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Diploma and academic Background:
– Engineer from, High School of Electrochemistry of Grenoble (France)
– Di

Tedjar FAROUK

Professor, University of Singapore

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Alex is the Founder and CEO of FAC Technology and a Lecturer in Composite Materials at Imperial College. FAC Technology i

Alexander FERGUSSON

CEO/Lecturer, FAC Technology/Imperial College

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Michael Fetcenko became Executive Chairman for Sion Power in April 2019 after retiring from BASF after 38 years. He was P

Michael FETCENKO

Executive Chairman, Sion Power

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T. Joseph (Joe) Fisher, III, is a proven global leader and international business executive with a track record of succes

Joe FISHER

CEO & Co-Founder, Lithium Werks, Inc

Alexander GITIS

Managing Director & Co-Founder, SAFION

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Ulrik GRAPE

CEO, NAWATechnologies SA

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Education:
• Special Engineer E-mobility (VDI)
• Master of Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Ty

Markus HACKMANN

Partner and Lead E-mobility, P3 automotive GmbH

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2021 – today : Work Package Lead BMBF:AgiloBat2 and BMBF KontElPro
2019 – today : Work Package Lead BaWü:Agil

Markus HAGEN

Group Leader Batteries, Fraunhofer ICT

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Daria’s passion lies in bringing innovations to the world outside the laboratories. She has been working in business de

Daria HEDBERG

Business Development and ESG Manager, Geyser Batteries Oy

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Since 1995 : Managing Director and Co-owner, URT Umwelt- und Recyclingtechnik GmbH, Germany
Responsible for planni

Peter HEßLER

Managing Director and Co-Owner, URT Umwelt- und Recyclingtechnik GmbH

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Stephan Hildebrand studied chemistry at the University of Hanover (BSc) and the University of Münster (MSc). In 2018, he

Stefan HILDEBRAND

Scientific Officer, European Commission

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Winfried Hoffmann graduated in physics and worked in the PV field since 1979. Until 2005 he was CEO of « Angewandte Solare

Winfried HOFFMANN

Consultant, Applied Solar Expertise

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Viktor Irle has a Master’s degree in Management and Economics of Innovation, at Chalmers University of Technology, Goth

Viktor IRLE

Sales and Market Analyst, EV-volumes.com

Tom Einar JENSEN

Chief Executive Officer, FREYR AS

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Douglas Johnson-Poensgen is co-founder and CEO of Circulor Circulor offers a software solution that enables its customers

Douglas JOHNSON-POENSGEN

Co-founder & CEO, Circulor

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After graduating with a degree in chemistry in 2007 from Izmir Institute of Technology (Turkey), she started to her maste

Duygu KARABELLI KAUS

Senior Scientist & Project Manager, Fraunhofer IPA

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Karsten KURZ

Director EHS, EXIDE

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Jean-Christophe holds a bachelor’s degree in international business from Laval University in Quebec City, Canada. Prior

Jean-Christophe LAMBERT

Business Development Manager, Lithion Recycling

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Dr. Christina Lampe-Onnerud is renowned for developing and commercializing lithium-ion batteries for the portable electro

Christina LAMPE-ONNERUD

Founder & CEO, Cadenza innovation

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Emmanuelle Lancelle-Beltran is a Chemistry Engineer (CPE Lyon, 1998). She received her PhD in Molecular Chemistry & Solid

Emmanuelle LANCELLE BELTRAN

Battery System Expert, Stellantis

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Benoit Lemaignan is the co-founder and CEO of Verkor, a new venture launched to accelerate the production capacity of low

Benoît LEMAIGNAN

Co-founder & CEO, Verkor

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Working in novel separation and purification technologies for critical metals, developing short closed-loop processes for

Xiao LIN

CEO, Botree Cycling Sci & Tech Co., Ltd

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Guillermo is an experienced professional who has taken part in several large-scale capital investment programs spanning a

Guillermo MARTINEZ

Associate Director, Turner & Townsend

Jörg MOSER

Project-Senior Scientist at Vehicle Safety Institute, Graz University of Technology

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Nabil Nahas is Business Development and Technology Director for the Ceramic Business Unit at Saint-Gobain. Building on a

Nabil NAHAS

Business Development Director, Saint-Gobain

Michael O’KRONELY

CEO, BATTERY RESOURCERS

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Sylvie Ouziel is International President of Envision Digital and concurrently Managing Director of Asia Pacific, based in

Sylvie OUZIEL

International President, Envision Digital International Pte. Ltd.

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Adam Panayi is the Managing Director of Rho Motion, a specialist EV and battery research and consultancy business establi

Adam PANAYI

Managing Director, Rho Motion

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Casper Peeters is CEO of E-magy, an advanced material specialist which creates nano-porous silicon for advanced Li-ion ba

Casper PEETERS

CEO, E-magy

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After a PhD in neutronics, Fabien Perdu joined CEA (french Atomic and Alternative Energy Commission) to develop for 8 yea

Fabien PERDU

Project coordinator, CEA Liten

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He is Dr. in Chemical Engineering since 2005. He has worked in other fields always related to chemical recycling of mater

Juan M. PEREZ

CTO, Envirobat Espana S. L

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Fellow chartered Engineer with +30years of expertise in the overall industrial activities, Christian Perrier demonstrates

Christian PERRIER

Advanced Technologies Project Director, Engie Solutions

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“I founded Rare Earth Advisory (REA) to offer consulting and strategic advisory services on materials that I believe ar

Luc PEZ

Founder & Managing Director, Rare Earth Advisory

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P-Laser is an independent, innovative company, focused on the development of cutting edge industrial laser cleaning techn

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Christophe has built up considerable expertise in the area of battery market. He joined AVICENNE 25 years ago and spent 3

Christophe PILLOT

Director, Avicenne Energy

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Dr. Michel Popovic holds a Ph.D. in Electronics and has graduated as electronic engineer. He earned both degrees from the

Michel POPOVIC

Co-founder & General manager, In-Core

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Hartmut Pütz is President of Factory Automation at Mitsubishi Electric Europe and responsible for all areas of Factory A

Vita Hartmut PÜTZ

President of Factory Automation, Mitsubishi Electric Europe

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Joey QIAO

Business develop Manager, BYD

Bernhard RIEGEL

Director ef Research Development, Hoppecke

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Christian Rosenkranz PhD is responsible for the global start-stop product line development and the European engineering c

Christian ROSENKRANZ

Vice President Industry and Governmental Relations EMEA – Clarios Chairman – Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI)

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Bertrand has been the Head of business Development, Energy Storage since 2018.

He joined Ahlstrom-Munksjo

Bertrand RUPIN

Head of Business Development, Ahlstrom-Munksjo

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Yannick Saint-Gérard is responsible for market development and technical support in Europe for SABIC Petrochemicals, sin

Yannick SAINT-GERARD

Market Development & Technical Support, SABIC

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René Schroeder, German nationality, works as Executive Director for EUROBAT, the automotive and industrial battery manuf

René SCHROEDER

Executive-Director, EUROBAT

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Uwe Seidel studied business management and is a senior project manager in the area of « international technology coopera

Uwe SEIDEL

Program Manager IPCEI, VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH

Kevin SHANG

Analyst, Roskill

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Dr. Tal Sholklapper is a co-founder of Voltaiq and serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Before co-founding Vo

Tal SHOLKLAPPER

Co-Founder, CEO, Voltaiq

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Dr. Loic Simonin obtained his PhD degree in 2009 at Delft University of Technology (TUDelft), The Netherlands, in the dom

Loïc SIMONIN

Ingénieur-Chercheur, CEA

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Dr. Jan Singer is a Senior Battery Engineer at TWAICE Technologies GmbH,Germany, where his primary focus is working on la

Jan SINGER

Senior Battery Engineer, TWAICE

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Marine SOLER

PhD student, CEA, LITEN

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Dr. Dee Strand is CSO at Wildcat Discovery Technologies, a materials discovery company focused on battery materials and o

Dee STRAND

Chief Scientific Officer, Wildcat Discovery Technologies

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Dr. Frank Stubhan studied physics at the University of Ulm in Germany.

In 1995, he got his PhD Degree at t

Frank STUBHAN

Chief Technology Officer, ACI systems GmbH

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Jean-Marie Tarascon is a specialist of Solid-State Chemistry. He started his carrier in the U.S., first at Cornell Univer

Jean-Marie TARASCON

Professor, Chair of Solid-State Chemistry and Energy at the Collège de France

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2020 now:
• Technical Sales Manager LV, VonRoll
• Development of Potting Portfolio
• Technical

Alexander TEUFL

Technical Sales Manager, VonRoll Deutschland GmbH

Max THIEME

Sales Engineer, Schuler Pressen GmbH

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Carl Thoemmes is the Vice President Global Business Development at Silatronix, a commercial start-up producing organosili

Carl THOEMMES

Vice President, Global Sales, Silatronix

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Pierre Tran-Van is a chemistry engineer (Chimie Paristech school, 1996) and PhD in materials science (Versailles Universi

Pierre TRAN VAN

Battery research team leader, Renault Group

Tom VAN BELLINGHEN

Marketing & Sales Director Rechargeable Battery Materials, UMICORE

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• Yann Vincent has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of ACC on Sept 03rd, 2020.
• Graduate of the Paris E

Yann VINCENT

Chief Executive Officer, Automotive Cells Company

Stefan WASS

Head of product innovation, Gränges Finspång AB

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Axel Weiand has been Vice President New Business of Onejoon GmbH since 2018. The company, formerly known as Eisenmann The

Axel WEIAND

Vice President New Business, Onejoon GmbH

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Sebastian Wolf is Head of Operations at Farasis Energy Europe and responsible for the ramp-up of the European Battery Dev

Sebastian WOLF

Head of EU Operations, Farasis Energy Europe GmbH

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As President SVOLT Europe & Vice President SVOLT Energy Technology, Kai-Uwe Wollenhaupt aims to establish the high-tech c

Kai-Uwe WOLLENHAUPT

President SVOLT Europe & Vice President, SVOLT Energy Technology

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Prof. Rachid Yazami, is a native of Fez, Morocco and a graduate of the Grenoble Institute of Technology (INPG) electroche

Rachid YAZAMI

Founding Director, KVI PTE LTD

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After working for 10 years in the chemistry industry mainly in production positions, he has been working since 2001 in th

Jean-Baptiste ZALMANSKI

General Manager France, CATL

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Bob started at Hewlett-Packard in 1984. During his 37 years with HP, Agilent, and now Keysight, Bob has been part of the

Bob ZOLLO

Solution Architect, Keysight Technologies