Battery Day

Braunschweig & Salzgitter, 15. - 16. September 2021


→ Stay updated: Subscribe Car Newsletter here!

Battery Day 2021
Braunschweig & Salzgitter

Tomorrow‘s Battery:
- New materials
- New players
- New cell productions

Car Battery emerged from the battery special of the Car Symposium 2020. After successfully held as a part of the Symposium in Bochum, the event will continue in 2021 as an independent congress on battery materials and cell production capacities.

Speakers 2021

Dr. Matthias Ullrich

Head of Development in the Business Unit Battery Cell of Volkswagen AG

Dr. Thomas Soczka-Guth

Manager Technology Cell Components Mercedes-Benz AG

Dr. Daniel Schönfelder

Vice President Battery Materials Europe, BASF

Prof. Dr. Arno Kwade

Leiter TU Braunschweig, das Institut für Partikeltechnik (iPAT) , Battery LabFactory Braunschweig (BLB)

Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Dudenhöffer

Director Center Automotive Research

- Moderator

Dr. Daniel Schmitt

Dr. Daniel Schmitt, President & CEO, Clean Technology Systems Division & Member of the Board of Management, Dürr Systems AG

Dr. Grzegorz Ombach

Executive Vice President Battery Systems,
DRÄXLMAIER Group

Dr. Adrian Spillmann

Director Market Segment Battery Solutions, Bühler AG

Kai-Uwe Wollenhaupt

President of SVOLT Energy Technology (Europe) GmbH & Vice President of SVOLT Energy Technology Company

Martin Drasch

Chief Executive Officer, Manz AG

Dr. Hartung Wilstermann

Executive Vice President, Webasto Energy & Components Battery Systems

Matti Hietanen

CEO, Finnish Minerals Group

Dr. Stephan Rohr

Managing Director & Co-Founder, TWAICE

Raja Badrinarayanan

Application Engineer, Ansys Sweden AB

Christian Ruediger

Strategic Partnerships and Government Affairs Director Johnson Matthey, Battery Materials

Klaus Steinmann

Global Head Automotive & Mobility, Mercuri Urval

Frank Reuter

Director of Future Mobility, Celanese

Sebastian Wolf

Head of Business Unit Automotive outside China, Head of EU Operations, Farasis Energy

Benno Leuthner

CEO, Head of Project Planning & Sales, Custom Cells

Rainer Hald

CTO, VARTA AG

Stefan Grawunder

Key Account Manager, Dorey Converting Systems

Roberto García Martínez

CEO, Eurobattery Minerals AB

Dr. Stefan Schumann

Technical Director 3E and Sealants EMEA | Interface & Performance, Evonik Operations GmbH

Markku Kivistö

Head of Cleantech, Invest In Finland, Business Finland

Agenda Battery Day I

September 15th

11:00
Gathering at Steigenberger Parkhotel Braunschweig and transfer to VW Salzgitter
12:00
Visit to the VW plant in Salzgitter
15:30
Transfer to Braunschweig
16:30
Tour of the Battery LabFactory Braunschweig (BLB)
18:00-18:45
Nordic European Countries Special in Steigenberger Parkhotel Braunschweig
18:00
Batteries from Finland
Markku Kivistö Head of Cleantech, Invest In Finland, Business Finland
18:15
Creating an integrated electric vehicle battery value chain in Finland
Matti Hietanen, CEO, Finnish Minerals Group
18:30
Battery minerals - fair and sustainable from Europe for Europe
Roberto García Martínez, CEO, Eurobattery Minerals AB
19:00
Get-together in the conference hotel Steigenberger Parkhotel Braunschweig
Keynote by VW-Top-Executive

Agenda Battery Day II

September 16th

08:30
Participants Arrival and Morning Coffee
09:00
Welcoming Remarks
• Prof. Dr.-Ing. Arno Kwade, Director iPAT (Institute for Particle Technology), Technical University Braunschweig

• Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Dudenhöffer, Director CAR

• Prof. Doris Segets, Institute for Combustion and Gas Dynamics, University Duisburg-Essen
09:10
Challenges for Next Generation Cell Development
Dr. Matthias Ullrich, Head of Development, Business Unit Battery Cell, Volkswagen AG in Salzgitter
09:30
Electric First: Cell Chemistry as a Key KPI of our Future DNA
Dr. Thomas Soczka-Guth, Manager Technology Cell Components
Mercedes-Benz AG
09:50
Farasis Energy
Sebastian Wolf, Head of Business Unit Automotive outside China, Head of EU Operations
10:05
Rainer Hald, CTO, VARTA AG
10:20
BASF’s cathode active materials – Responsible throughout the value chain for a sustainable future
Daniel Schönfelder, Vice President Battery Materials Europe, BASF
10:35
Tego Surten E – Process Enablers for Lithium Ion Batteries
Dr. Stefan Schumann, Technical Director 3E and Sealants EMEA | Interface & Performance, Evonik Operations GmbH
10:50-11:20
Coffee Break
11:20
Economies of scale of continuous electrode slurry production
Adrian Spillmann, Director of the Market Segment Battery Solutions, Grinding & Dispersing, Bühler Group
11:35
Umicore
11:50
The Smarter Way to Produce Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes – Turnkey Solutions for Coating, Drying and Solvent Recovery
Dr. Daniel Schmitt, President & CEO, Clean Technology Systems Division & Member of the Board of Management, Dürr Systems AG
12:05
Evolution of Mobility
Dr. Hartung Wilstermann, Executive Vice President, Webasto Group Energy & Components Battery Systems
12:20
Enabling Winning Battery Pack Designs and Assembly Processes with Material Technologies
Marvin Romberg, Business Development Manager Battery Systems, Henkel
12:35 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00
Discussion: How to find the right Managers for the Battery Industry?
Klaus Steinmann, Global Head Automotive & Mobility, Mercuri Urval

• Moderator: Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Dudenhöffer, Director CAR
14:15
SVOLT- An Innovative New player Becoming Global
Kai-Uwe Wollenhaupt, President SVOLT Europe & Vice President SVOLT Energy Technology
14:30
Innovative Solutions for High-Performance Batteries
Dr. Grzegorz Ombach, Executive Vice President Battery Systems, DRÄXLMAIER Group
14:45
Towards an electrified and sustainable future - Johnson Matthey’s high performance cathode material offering
Christian Ruediger, Strategic Partnerships and Government Affairs Director, Johnson Matthey, Battery Materials
15:00
TOX®-eClinching - The “One-Step” Joining Technology for Reliable Electrical Connections
Frank Ortmann, Business Development, TOX® PRESSOTECHNIK
15:15
Integration as key success factor for the production of highly efficient lithium-ion battery cells
Martin Drasch, Chief Executive Officer, Manz AG
15:30
The Smart Battery Factory – the key to high volume cell manufacturing
Raf Goossens, CEO, PEC
15:45-16:00
Coffee Break
16:00
Designing of intelligent battery cells for automotive applications with smart manufacturing processes
Benno Leuthner, Head of Project Planning & Sales, Custom Cells
16:15
High precision R2R cutting/laminating systems for efficient cell production
Stefan Grawunder, Key Account Manager, Dorey Converting Systems
16:30
Simulating Next Generation Batteries by Leveraging Physics based Digital Twins
Raja Badrinarayanan, Application Engineer, Ansys Sweden AB
16:45
Innovative Plastic Materials for Advanced Safety and Performance Battery Solutions
Frank Reuter, Director of Future Mobility, Celanese
17:00
Advanced Predictive Battery Analytics
Dr. Stephan Rohr, Managing Director & Co-Founder, TWAICE
17:15
Summary and Closing

Tickets

Contact

Kathrin Brueggemeier

Telefon +49 203 306 1273
E-Mail kathrin.brueggemeier@car-future.com

LinkedIn | Xing

Partners 2021

Locations

Battery LabFactory Braunschweig
→ Langer Kamp 8 38106 Braunschweig
Steigenberger Parkhotel Braunschweig
Nimes-Straße 2, 38100 Braunschweig
→ Nimes-Straße 2, 38100 Braunschweig

Past speakers for Battery Special 2020

Matthias Zentgraf

President, CATL Europa

Dr. Paul Spurk

Senior Manager Applied Technology, Umicore

Dr. Andreas Fischer

Vice President – R&D Battery Materials, BASF SE

Dr. Adrian Spillmann

Director Market Segment Battery Solutions, Bühler AG

Stefan von Dobschuetz

Managing Director, innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH

Ottmar Bitsche

Director E-Mobility, Porsche AG

Frank Blome

Leiter Geschäftsfeld Batteriezelle, Volkswagen Group Components

Shigeki Takayama

Vice President, Asahi Kasei Corp

Prof. Dr. Arno Kwade

Leiter TU Braunschweig, das Institut für Partikeltechnik (iPAT) , Battery LabFactory Braunschweig (BLB)

Dr. Julia Lyubina

Manager New Growth Business, Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH

Norbert-William Sucke

Managing Director Division Extrusion, WKW.group

Dr. Hartung Wilstermann

Executive Vice President, Webasto Energy & Components Battery Systems

Kai-Uwe Wollenhaupt

President of SVOLT Energy Technology (Europe) GmbH & Vice President of SVOLT Energy Technology Company