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AABC Europe 2016
25-28 January 2016
Mainz, Germany



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Monday, 25 January 2016

Advanced Automotive Battery Conferences

AABC Europe 2016 – Lithium Battery Chemistry Symposium

Tutorial 1 | 10:20 - 12:20

Battery Design and Performance Simulation


Bob Spotnitz
Presented by:
Bob Spotnitz, President, Battery Design LLC

Dr. Spotnitz is a leading developer of mathematical models that simulate battery operation. Dr. Spotnitz, who previously held several senior technical positions in materials and battery development, founded Battery Design in 1999 to provide consulting and develop custom software for battery developers and users. He is a well-known speaker on various aspects of battery engineering.

Tutorial 2 | 13:35 - 15:35

Beyond Lithium Ion: Status and Perspectives


Martin Winter
Presented by:
Martin Winter, Chair, Applied Materials Science for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion, Institute of Physical Chemistry (IPC) - Founding Scientific Director, MEET Battery Research Center, WWU Münster - Founding Director, Helmholtz Institute “Ionics in Energy Storage”


Prof. Winter's interests are in applied electrochemistry and electrochemical materials science. He has been active in the field of battery science and technology for more than 20 years.
For his achievements, he was awarded with the Research and Technology Awards of the Electrochemical Society (ECS) and the International Battery Materials Association (IBA), respectively, and with the Carl Wagner Memorial Award of the ECS. He is a Fellow of the ECS and the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE).
Currently, he is the chairman of the advisory board of the Batterieforum of the BMBF (Germany Ministry of Education and Research) and a member of the German National Platform E-Mobility (NPE).

Tutorial 3 | 16:15 - 18:15

The Rechargeable Battery Market: Value Chain and Main Trends 2015 - 2025


Christophe Pillot
Presented by:
Christophe Pillot, Battery Survey Manager, Avicenne Energy


Christophe has built up considerable expertise in the area of battery market. He joined Avicenne 18 years ago and spent 3 years in Japan analyzing the Japanese Electronic, Mobile & Battery market. Christophe has acquired extensive experience in marketing, strategy analysis, technology and financial studies for the battery and power management fields. He developed the battery market analysis for Avicenne, which serves more than 180 customers worldwide. Christophe has published several annual surveys such as "The rechargeable battery market 2012-2025". Globally, he has been involved in more than 200 projects for 100+ customers in the battery value chain. Before joining Avicenne, Mr. Pillot held a key position in France Telecom's innovation division. He has a degree in Chemistry and a MBA in Innovation management from Pays IX Dauphine.