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Keep pace with the technology and market development of advanced vehicles and the batteries that will power them! Advanced Automotive Batteries (AAB) hosts two conferences annually, with both events attracting professionals from the hybrid and electric vehicle world and the three tiers of the battery supply chain. Both the quality of the conference program and the networking opportunities at AABC are unrivaled in the advanced automotive battery industry!

Don’t miss the sixth European AABC,  the industry’s largest European energy-storage conference! Join us in Mainz, Germany, January 25 – 28, for the 2016 European Advanced Automotive & Industrial Conference (AABC Europe) where we will examine the advances in energy storage technologies and the expanding market for advanced batteries, with a focus on the European perspective.  AABC Europe will feature three technology-focused symposia covering Lithium Ion chemistry, Lithium Ion engineering and EC Capacitor developments, and an application-focused symposia with two parallel tracks focusing on high-volume and industrial/specialty automotive, as well as three tutorials.

Mark your calendar for the 2016 Advanced Automotive & Stationary Battery Conference, the premier international battery conference, unrivaled in its high standard of presentations and outstanding networking opportunities!  AABC 2016 will be held at the COBO Center in Detroit from June 13 – 17, 2016. Top energy-storage technologists from leading car companies from the U.S., Asia, and Europe, as well as their international suppliers, will convene to discuss the advances in technology and market for both advanced automotive and stationary battery industry.

“The Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) is consistently one of the best, and best-attended, battery-related events. Dr. Anderman and his team at AAB have been able to recruit the top speakers and session chairs.”

Ted Miller, Ford

“In terms of a continuously high standard of presentations and attendees from both cell manufacturers and OEMs/Tier One companies, AABC is the best battery systems conference.”

Uwe Wiedemann, AVL

“The best automotive battery event in the world – the networking opportunities are only rivaled by the consistently high quality presentations at the conference.”

Stefan Debruyne, SQM

“Outstanding speakers and presentations…great, great conference!”

Elise Keddie, California Air Resources Board

“I appreciated the ability to get at the core of technical, commercial and market outlook issues of the technology, in a well balanced mix of presentations from battery customers, producers, prognosticators. Well done.”

Joe LoGrasso, General Motors Corporation

“The best conference yet… This is the place to come to hear the voice of the auto battery industry.”

Jeffrey Oren, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

“The AABC conference is the most prestigious annual battery conference in the U.S., and I enjoy both presenting and the challenging audience.”

James E. Francfort, Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity, Idaho National Lab

Reports & Consulting

Gain clarity on the complex issues of the rapidly expanding market of electrifying vehicles. Dr. Menahem Anderman provides technology and market assessments to international clients and government agencies including the U.S. Senate, the California Air Resources Board, the National Research Council, the U.S. Department of Energy, and others. As the world’s leading independent expert on advanced automotive batteries, Dr. Anderman is routinely quoted in news and business journals including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.

The Tesla Battery Report analyzes Tesla’s success to date and forecasts the impact it will have on automakers, battery producers and the future of the EV industry.  Dr. Anderman, an independent expert, provides insight into the company that became the world’s larger user of Li-Ion batteries overnight and of its battery technology, with EV market and EV battery market forecast to 2020.  He also explores the gigafactory’s cost, challenges and benefits.

Dr. Anderman’s comprehensive The xEV Industry Insider Report is based on his on-site interviews with senior battery technologists and business development executives at 15 global automakers and 25 of their current and prospective battery suppliers. The Report includes a detailed assessment of current Li-Ion battery technology, including design, performance, durability, safety, and cost, and prospects for improvement. The latest edition of the Report, updated in May 2015, dissects current xEV and xEV-battery technology and provides an insightful assessment of vehicle- and battery-market forecasts by automakers and battery developers to 2020, revealing the likely trajectory of the industry. It discusses the technological status and manufacturing positions of individual battery producers and points out the Japanese and Korean battery manufacturers who are best positioned to succeed in the market.

Dr. Anderman, founder of Advanced Automotive Batteries, has directed development programs for high-power nickel-based and Li-Ion batteries as well as electrochemical capacitors. His corporate experience ranges from materials research, cell design, and product development, to battery-product application, market development, technology and business assessment and general management.

“Dr. Anderman is one of the most knowledgeable people I have met in the battery field, particularly with regards to automotive applications. He exhibits a rare blend in his deep understanding of the technology and the markets. He is a consultant of the highest value.”

Richard A. Clark, Morgan Advanced Materials and Technology

“Dr. Anderman provides a unique perspective after gathering input from all of the players in the industry. With the PHEV and HEV market poised for growth in the coming years, this report is beneficial for those looking to get into the action as well as individuals and companies that are already established.”

Steven Clark, Chrysler Group LLC

“I was very pleased with the content and transparency of the Report.”

Joep Huijsmans, Shell Global Solutions International

“Our team studied Dr. Anderman's report very carefully and found it to be well written, carefully researched, and accurate with respect to the technical and commercial details. Moreover, his forecasts were well supported and very convincing.”

Dr. Eric Wasmund, Inco Special Products

View Selections from the xEV Industry Insider Report

“There is certain data that you just cannot get elsewhere and we rely on the Report’s analysis - especially cost information; it’s almost impossible to compare yourself with competitors by any other means. The market is getting bigger fast, so it is very valuable to us. It is worth the money - absolutely. No question.”

William Wallace, General Motors

“The xEV report is very valuable because it has such good technical related content; it helps us not only understand the commercial side of the market, but also the technical side of the market. It is definitely a good investment and good value.”

Ina Jiang, Rogers Corporation

“The xEV Report is relevant, it is not wading through, pages and pages of information to find what we are looking for. The information is exactly what we are looking for.”

Ted Miller, Ford


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