Day 1: Opening

Session 1: Political Opening

Speakers
Peter Altmaier
Agnès Pannier-Runacher
Maroš Šefčovič
Stefano Patuanelli
Dr. Martin Brudermüller
Elon Musk
Moderation
Dr. Melinda Crane
Time Topic Speaker
09:30 - 10:50 Main Political Plenary Session

Peter Altmaier, Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy (DEU)

Agnès Pannier-Runacher, Minister Delegate for Industry with the French Minister of the Economy, Finance and the Recovery (FRA)

Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the Commission, Commissioner for Interinstitutional Relations (EU)

Stefano Patuanelli, Minister of Economic Development (ITA)

10:50 - 11:15 The Sustainable Battery Value Chain Made in Europe Dr. Martin Brudermüller, Global Battery Alliance & BASF SE
11:15 - 11:35 Tackling the Next Generation of Batteries Elon Musk, Tesla, Inc. (USA)
11:35 - 11:40 What's Next Dr. Melinda Crane

Session 2: The European Battery Ecosystem

Speakers
Dr. Stefan Wolf
Joni Lukkaroinen
Dr. Peter Schuhmacher
Stefano Saguatti
Dr. Adrian Spillmann
Fredrik Hedlund
Dr. Fabrice Stassin
Dr. Peter Lamp
Moderation
Dr. Melinda Crane
Time Topic Speaker
14:00 - 14:20 Analysis of the European battery ecosystem Dr. Stefan Wolf, VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH (DEU)
14:20 - 15:05 From Mining & Refining to Battery Materials in Europe

Joni Lukkaroinen, Terrafame Ltd. (FIN)

Dr. Peter Schuhmacher, BASF SE (DEU)

15:05 - 15:50 Enabling European Mechanical Engineering for Battery Production

Stefano Saguatti, Manz Italy S.R.L. (ITA)

Dr. Adrian Spillmann, Bühler AG (CHE)

15:50 - 16:35 Partnership Along the Value Chain towards a Circular Economy

Fredrik Hedlund, Northvolt Zwei GmbH & Co. KG (DEU)

Dr. Fabrice Stassin, Umicore NV/SA (BEL)

Dr. Peter Lamp, BMW AG (DEU)

16:35 - 16:40 What's Next? Dr. Melinda Crane
16:40 - 17:30 Open Discussion with Audience Participants of Previous Sessions

Day 2: The European Battery Endeavour

Session 3: European Competitiveness - Key Challenges

Speakers
Prof. Dr. Martin Winter
Prof. Dr. Kristina Edström
Dr. Marcus Jahn
Dr. Pier Paolo Prosini
Alessandro Chiovato
Jean-Baptiste Pernot
Stanislav Kralik
Dr. Christoph Stangl
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Schmutz
Moderation
Dr. Melinda Crane
Time Topic Speaker
10:00 - 10:20

Lithium-Ion and More: High Voltage and High Energy Density Batteries in the Past, Present and Future

Prof. Dr. Martin Winter, Münster Electrochemical Energy Technology (MEET), Helmholtz Institute (DEU)
10:20 - 10:35 The Next Generation of Batteries - What's Next in Research? Prof. Dr. Kristina Edström, Uppsala University, Batteries 2030+ (SWE)
10:35 - 11:10

Panel Discussion

Scientific & technical Challenges

Prof. Dr. Martin Winter, Münster Electrochemical Energy Technology (MEET), Helmholtz Insitute (DEU)

Prof. Dr. Kristina Edström, Uppsala University, BATTERY 2030+ (SWE)

Dr. Marcus Jahn, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (AUT)

Dr. Pier Paolo Prosini, ENEA Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ITA)

11:10 - 11:25 A Material Supplier's View - How to Scale Up Production in Europe? Alessandro Chiovato, Solvay SA (BEL)
11:25 - 11:40 The European Battery Cell Production - Joint Approaches Jean-Baptiste Pernot, ACC Automotive Cells Company (FRA)
11:40 - 12:10

Panel Discussion

Strategic Milestones Towards a Competitive Value Chain in Europe

Alessandro Chiovato, Solvay SA (BEL)

Jean-Baptiste Pernot, ACC Automotive Cells Company (FRA)

Stanislav Kralik, A.EN Group (SVK)

Dr. Christoph Stangl, VARTA Micro Innovation GmbH (AUT)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Schmutz, ACI Systems GmbH (DEU)

12:10 - 12:15 What's Next? Dr. Melinda Crane

Session 4: Opportunities for the European Battery Endeavour

Speakers
Dr. Daniela Werlich
Dr. Johannes Kaar
Ralf Günther
Jose Manuel Miguez Novoa
Mate Rimac
Vasilios Karaventzas
Frédéric Bruyneel
Dr. Bernhard Riegel
Moderation
Dr. Melinda Crane
Time Topic Speaker
13:30 - 13:55 EUROBAT Roadmap

Dr. Bernhard Riegel, HOPPECKE Batterien GmbH & Co. KG, EUROBAT (DEU)

13:55 - 14:35 The Role of Innovative SMEs for the Battery Ecosystem

Dr. Daniela Werlich, Cellforce Group GmbH (DEU)

Dr. Johannes Kaar, VOLTLABOR GmbH (AUT)

Ralf Günther, Liofit GmbH (DEU)

14:35 - 15:35

Panel Discussion

EU Battery Ecosystem - Perspectives Along the Value Chain

Innovative Materials: Jose Manuel Miguez Novoa, FERROGLOBE PLC (ESP)

Specialised Applications: Mate Rimac, Rimac Automobili (HRV)

Marine Applications: Vasilios Karaventzas, SYSTEMS SUNLIGHT S.A. (GRC)

Recycling: Frédéric Bruyneel, Italmatch Chemicals Spa (ITA)

15:35 - 15:40 What's Next? Dr. Melinda Crane
15:40 - 16:15 Open Discussion with Audience Participants of Previous Sessions

Session 5: Key Markets and Global Cooperation - Session "Global West"

Speakers
Prof. M. Stanley Whittingham
Thomas Courbe
Dr. Winfried Horstmann
Diego Pavia
David Howell
Mathy Stanislaus
Moderation
Dr. Melinda Crane & Uwe Seidel
Time Topic Speaker
16:40 - 16:55 Musical Opening

Katharina Grischkowski (Vocals), Benny Young (Guitar), Max Varshavsky (Saxophone), Eric Know (DJ / Machines)

16:55 - 17:45 Nobel Laureate Dinner Speech: How I Created a Rechargeable World Prof. M. Stanley Whittingham, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2019 (USA)
17:45 - 18:15 Updates on the Important Projects of Common European Interest IPCEI

Thomas Courbe, Ministry of the Economy and Finance (FRA)

Dr. Winfried Horstmann, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (DEU)

18:15 - 18:30 Battery Industry Development in Europe Diego Pavia, European Battery Alliance, EIT InnoEnergy (EU)
18:30 - 18:50 Battery Cell Production - Status Quo in America David Howell, U.S. Department of Energy (USA)
18:50 - 19:10 The Sustainable Battery Value Chain Mathy Stanislaus, Global Battery Alliance (World Economic Forum) (USA)
19:10 - 19:20 What's Next? Uwe Seidel, VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH (DEU)

Day 3: Spillovers to EU society

Session 6: Key Markets and Global Cooperation - Session "Global East"

Speakers
Sachiya Inagaki
Dr. Yun Schüler-Zhou
Kai-Uwe Wollenhaupt
Dr. Mahdokht Shaibani
Angela Blume
Prof. Jung-Hwa Lee
Thomas Courbe
Dr. Winfried Horstmann
Moderation
Uwe Seidel
Time Topic Speaker
08:00 - 08:10 Summary of the previous sessions Uwe Seidel
08:10 - 08:30 Overview of Asia's Initiatives - What Can We Learn? Sachiya Inagaki, Yano Research Institute, Ltd. (JPN)
08:30 - 08:50 Lithium-ion Battery Cell Supply Chain in China Dr. Yun Schüler-Zhou, German Mineral Resources Agency (DERA) in the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) (DEU)
08:50 - 09:10 SVOLT - The Innovator Kai-Uwe Wollenhaupt, SVOLT Energy Technology Europe GmbH (DEU)
09:10 - 09:40 Lithium Battery Anode: The Revival of Lithium Metal Dr. Mahdokht Shaibani, Monash University (AUS)
09:40 - 10:00 International Battery Recycling Network Angela Blume, i-vector Innovationsmanagement GmbH (DEU) and Prof. Jung-Hwa Lee, Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin (DEU)
10:00 - 10:20 Updates on the Important Projects of Common European Interest IPCEI

Thomas Courbe, Ministry of the Economy and Finance (FRA)

Dr. Winfried Horstmann, Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (DEU)

10:20 - 10:25 What's Next? Uwe Seidel

Session 7: Spill-overs Across the European Battery Ecosystem

Speakers
Gwenole Cozigou
Dominik Ziriakus
Salvatore Pinto
Dr. Justin Lane
Dr. Oscar Miguel Crespo
Prof. Dr. Fritz Klocke
Moderation
Dr. Stefan Wolf
Time Topic Speaker
11:30 - 11:35 Introduction Dr. Stefan Wolf
11:35 - 11:45 Spill-overs of the battery value chain to Europe Gwenole Cozigou, Sustainable Industry and Mobility, DG GROW (EU)
11:45 - 12:10 How to Enable the Energy Transition by Comprehensive Rollout of Charging Infrastructure

Dominik Ziriakus, IONITY GmbH (DEU)

12:10 - 12:50 Recent Developments in Stationary Battery Applications

Salvatore Pinto, Green Energy Storage (ITA)

Dr. Justin Lane, InoBat Energy (SVK)

12:50 - 13:30 Knowledge Transfer: From Pilot Lines Towards Mass Production

Dr. Oscar Miguel Crespo, CIDETEC Energy Storage, LiPlanet (ESP)

Prof. Fritz Klocke, Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnologie IPT (DEU)

13:30 - 13:35 What's Next? Dr. Stefan Wolf

Session 8: Mitigating Structural Transformation

Speakers
Bernd Schäfer
Jean Francois Ciparisse
Dr. Andreas Dorda
Rémy Kolessar
Christian Hochfeld
Christian Brunkhorst
Dr. Matthias Ullrich
Matti Hietanen
Patrick Peter
Moderation
Dr. Stefan Wolf
Time Topic Speaker
14:30 - 14:40 Human Resources as a Prerequisite for a Successful Transformation in Energy and Mobility Bernd Schäfer, EIT Raw Materials
14:40 - 15:05

Panel Discussion

Human Resources as a Prerequisite for a Successful Transformation in Energy and Mobility

Bernd Schäfer, EIT Raw Materials

Matti Hietanen, Finnish Minerals Group (FIN)

Patrick Peter, Circunomics (DEU)

15:05 - 16:35

Panel Discussion

Mitigating Structural Transformation by Capturing New Value Creation

Jean Francois Ciparisse, Ministry of Economic Development (ITA)

Dr. Andreas Dorda, Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (AUT)

Rémy Kolessar, Swedish Energy Agency (SWE)

Christian Hochfeld, Agora Verkehrswende (DEU)

Dr. Matthias Ullrich, Volkswagen AG (DEU)

Christian Brunkhorst, IG Metall (DEU)

16:35 - 16:40 What's Next? Dr. Stefan Wolf
16:40 - 17:30 Open Discussion with Audience Participants of Previous Sessions

Day 4: Outlook and closing remarks

Session 9: Battery Innovations: Enabling Future Technologies and Transformation

Speakers
Guillaume de Forton
Dr. David Eskenazi
Oliver Ribet
Lauren Roman
Philippe Jacques
Elisabeth Winkelmeier-Becker
Moderation
Dr. Melinda Crane
Time Topic Speaker
09:00 - 09:25 Beyond LIB and Solid State Batteries - Current Research Perspectives Guillaume de Forton, Oxis Energy Ltd. (UK)
09:25 - 09:45 Beyond LIB and Solid State Batteries - Moving Towards Competitive Production David Eskenazi, Prayon S.A. (BEL)
09:45 - 10:05 Sustainable Batteries: How Can a Digital Twin Assist? Olivier Ribet, Dassault Systèmes SE (FRA)
10:05 - 10:30 Blockchain Technology: Chances for a Sustainable Battery Value Chain Lauren Roman, Everledger (USA)
10:30 - 10:50

A New European Research Partnership under Horizon Europe to Support a Competitive European Industrial Battery Value Chain for Stationary Applications and e-Mobility

Philippe Jacques, EMIRI (BEL)
10:50 - 11:05 Closing Remarks Parliamentary State Secretary Elisabeth Winkelmeier-Becker, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (DEU)