Our speakers in 2022​

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Olivier AMIEL

Solid State Program Director, SAFT – TOTAL ENERGIES

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Gaurav ASSAT

Strategic Project Manager – EV, Saint-Gobain

Dr. Gaurav Assat is based in Saint-Gobain’s headquarters in Paris, where he is coordinating the EV

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Hervé BEUFFE

President, TIAMAT

After 20 years in Industry Management, Hervé Beuffe was appointed CEO of Tiamat in 2020, where he s

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Ian BLANCHFLOWER

Sales: Division Microélectronique, ACCELONIX SAS

I am sales manager for micro-assembly processes equipment for ACCELONIX in France with 16 years’ e

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Douglas CAMPBELL

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Solid Power

Douglas Campbell is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Solid Power. The company has extensive

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Lars CARLSTROM

CEO, ITALVOLT

Italvolt is building the largest and greenest Gigafactory in Europe.

With a capacity

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Claude CHANSON

Corporate General Manager, RECHARGE

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

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Jeff DAHN

Professor in the Department of Physics & Atmospheric Science and the Department of Chemistry, Dalhousie University

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

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Guillaume DE VERTHAMON

Market director, AIR LIQUIDE

Air Liquide is a world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health. Guillaume

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Klaus EBERHARDT

PhD, Exyte AG

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

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Yvonne FISCHER

Sales Manager BU Plasma & Heat Staking, bdtronic

Yvonne Fischer, holds a M.A. degree in business administration and linguistics, and is a VDE Sales M

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Katja FRÖLICH

Senior Research Engineer, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

Katja Froehlich received her PhD in 2018 in Technical Chemistry from the Technical University of Vie

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Raf GOOSSENS

Founder & CEO, PEC CORP

Raf is the founder/CEO of PEC and has been working in the battery industry for over 30 Years. Raf ha

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Romain GOUTTEFANGEAS

Business Development Manager, BASF

Romain Gouttefangeas graduated in industrial and power engineering from both National Polytechnic In

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Matthew JAMES

President & CEO, Euro Manganese

Matt James is a highly experienced corporate executive in both established global industrials and sm

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Tom Einar JENSEN

CEO, FREYR

Tom Einar Jensen (born 1970) is Co-founder and CEO of FREYR Battery, a producer of clean battery sol

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Kurt KELTY

VP of Commercialization, Sila Nanotechnologies Inc.

Kurt Kelty is the VP of Commercialization at Sila where he leads Business Development, Sales, and Ma

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Christina LAMPE-ONNERUD

Founder & CEO, Cadenza Innovation

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

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Benoît LEMAIGNAN

Co-founder & CEO, Verkor

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

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Dominik LEMBKE

Director Product Development, SVOLT

Dr. Dominik Lembke is Director Product Development at SVOLT Energy Technology Europe GmbH. Before jo

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Lukas LUTZ

Co-founder, Sphere Energy

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Alexander MEISTER

Senior Consultant, P3

Before joining P3 Alexander Meister worked at BatterieIngenieure GmbH for 4 years in the field of ba

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Celina MIKOLAJCZAK

Chief Manufacturing Officer, QuantumScape

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Odysseas PASCHOS

European Business Director, WildCat Discovery Technologies

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Rudy PASTUZAK

Battery Solution Experience Director, 3DS

- 20+ years experience in High-Tech Industry in technical, sales, sales management and strategy fiel

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Klaus PETERSON

Director Lithium Battery, EMEA Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.

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Christophe PILLOT

Director, Avicenne Energy

Christophe has built up considerable expertise in the area of battery market. He joined AVICENNE 25

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Bertrand RUPIN

Head of Business Development Energy Storage, Ahlstrom-Munksjo France

2018 – Present: Head of Business Development Energy Storage Ahlstrom-Munksjo, France
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Jonathan SALLE

Engineer, Head of Batteries Expertise Center, CREPIM

Graduated as materials sciences engineer in 2019 from Polytech Lille (France). I joined CREPIM’s d

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Volker SCHUMAN

General Manager for Battery Sales, Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH

Volker joined Toshiba in 1999. Before moving to the battery division in 2021, he was responsible for

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Philipp SCHURIG

Leak Detection Business Development Manager, Pfeiffer Vacuum

Dr. Philipp Schurig is helping his customers to successfully solve their demanding leak detection ch

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Salil SOMAN

Vice President, Business Development BrightVolt

Salil Soman is Vice President of Business Development at BrightVolt, a Seattle area based company wo

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Jean-Marie TARASCON

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

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

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Pierre TRAN VAN

Battery research team leader, Renault Group

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

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Yann VINCENT

Chief Executive Officer, Automotive Cells Company

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

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Stephan WALTER

Director Emerging Business, Innovation & Business Lead, Stora Enso, Biomaterials Innovation

Stephan has a solid research technology background and engineering studies in mechanical, industrial

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Kevin WHEELER

Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

Kevin Wheeler is a partner in the Washington, D.C. and Silicon Valley offices of Latham & Watkins an

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Jean-Baptiste ZALMANSKI

CATL, General Manager France

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