Attendance up more than 30% for Europe's Best Networking Event for Automotive Energy Storage

Each year, AABC Europe brings together a global audience of chief battery technologists from leading automotive OEMs and their key suppliers to present development trends, share breakthrough technologies, and project the scope of the market for years to come. Our expanded program for 2018 offers more in-depth coverage on the research and development of the chemistries and materials behind the next generation of electric vehicle batteries, and introduces new sessions on charging and infrastructure, while continuing to feature applied technologies in hybrid and electric cars, buses, bikes and more. The 2017 event featured record attendance with delegates from 35 countries taking part in interactive discussions on the development and future market trends for vehicle electrification. Make plans to join the conversation for 2018:

Attend. Join more than 700 of your colleagues, representing every level of the value chain.
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2018 Programs



Plenary Sessions: xEV Market Expansion & Logistics for Vehicle Electrification

Renault EV and Its Battery

Masato Origuchi, Electrical Energy Storage System Expert, Renault

Assessment of Direction and Requirements for PEV Market Expansion

Stephanie Schenk, Senior Research Analyst, Advanced Industries - Automotive & Assembly, McKinsey & Company

Can California and the Federal Government Get Along? The Future of GHG, CAFE and ZEV Regulations for Light-Duty Vehicles  

Robert Bienenfeld, Assistant Vice President, American Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Developments in EU Policy and Implications for the Electrification of Transport

Greg Archer, Program Manager, European Federation for Transport & Environment (T&E)

The Low Emission Mobility Package and Implications for the Battery Market in the EU

Stefaan Vergote, Advisor Dir. C Climate Strategy, Governance and Emissions of Non-Trading Sectors, DG Climate Action, European Commission

Legal Aspects of High-Voltage Battery Safety

Juergen Wilhelmy, Product Safety HV Battery, Audi AG

What’s the Next Step? Proposed & Forecasted Future Changes in the Chinese xEV/Battery Market

Mark Lu, Ph.D., Certified Senior Industrial Analyst, Industrial Economics & Knowledge Center (IEKC), Industrial Technology & Research Institute (ITRI)

Well-to-Wheel CO2 Emissions from Key Powertrains

Gerfried Jungmeier, Ph.D., Head of Research Group, Future Energy Systems & Lifestyle, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH

Vehicle Electrification: Is the Path to Mass Market Open?

Menahem Anderman, Ph.D., President, Total Battery Consulting, Inc.

Transport Regulations for Li-Ion Batteries and the Impact on the Automotive Market

David Brennan, Assistant Director, Cargo Safety & Standards, International Air Transport Association

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“People show what will be the future, but it’s also dealing with practical questions, it’s not just a dream.”
- Muriel Desaeger, Ph.D., Toyota Motor Europe

“We see experts from the car companies, the battery suppliers, and the system integrators. The presentations are of excellent quality.”
- Eckhard Karden, Ph.D., Ford Research & Advanced Engineering

“It’s the most important conference per year in Europe. It’s a must for battery developers and people involved in battery research.”
- Arnold Lamm, Ph.D., Daimler AG

“Thank you for visiting our AABC Europe website. I invite you to review the Final Agenda, and if you would like to attend, I encourage you to register by 19 January to take advantage of the final registration savings.

- Menahem Anderman, Conference Chair

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