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Program

Day 1 - September 7, 2022

8:00-9:00 am

Registration, Breakfast, and Networking

Louise Slaughter Hall – Room 2230/2240
78 Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY  14623

9:00-9:15 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dr. Ryne Raffaelle (RIT, Vice President of Research)

9:15-10:30 am

Battery Essential

Shmuel De-Leon (CEO Shmuel De-Leon Energy Ltd)

10:30-11:15 am

Lithium Ion Materials and Electrode Design

Dr. Matthew Ganter (Director RIT Battery Prototyping Center)

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Certification and Testing of Batteries

Eric Lind (Business Development - DNV GL)

12:00-1:00 pm

Lunch in Conference Area

1:00-1:45 pm

Solid-State and Next Generation Technologies

Dr. Wyatt Tenehoff  (Assistant Professor - University of Rochester)

1:45-2:15 pm

Quality Control, Cell Design, and Laboratory Safety

Dr. Matthew Ganter (Director RIT Battery Prototyping Center)

2:15-2:30 pm

Travel to RIT Battery Prototyping Center

2:30-4:00 pm

Group A – Tour of Dry Room and Equipment

Dr. Matthew Ganter (Director RIT Battery Prototyping Center)

Group B – Tour of AMPrint Center, Testing Calculations, and Coin Cells

Michael Buffalin (Lab Manager RIT Maker Space)
Courtney McHale and Abbey Saia (RIT Battery Prototyping Center Lab Techs)

4:00-5:30 pm

Group A – Tour of AMPrint Center, Testing Calculations, and Coin Cells

Michael Buffalin (Lab Manager RIT Maker Space)
Courtney McHale and Abbey Saia (RIT Battery Prototyping Center Lab Techs)

Group B – Tour of Dry Room and Equipment

Dr. Matthew Ganter (Director RIT Battery Prototyping Center)

4:00-5:30 pm

Calendaring and Ounching of Electrode for Coin and Pouch Cells - Practical Training

Dr. Matthew Ganter (RIT Battery Prototyping Center)

6:45 pm-

Dinner Out in Rochester (Dinosaur BBQ)

 

Day 2 - September 8, 2022
8:30-9:00 am

Continental Breakfast and Networking

Louise Slaughter Hall – Room 2230/2240
78 Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY  14623

9:00-10:30 am

Battery Safety

Shmuel De-Leon (CEO Shmuel De-Leon Energy Ltd)

10:30-10:45 am

Coffee Break

10:45-11:15 pm

Li-ion Global Industry Overview and Forecasts

Sam Jaffe (Cairn ERA)

11:15-12:15 pm

Lithium Ion Slurry Mixing Techniques and Equipment

Dr. Bernhard Stalder (Buhler Group)

12:15-1:15 pm

Lunch in Conference Area

1:15-2:15 pm

Industrial Roll-to-Roll Coating Equipment and Techniques

Scott Zwierlein (Coating Engineer at Frontier/Delta Mod Tech)

2:15-2:45 pm

Lithium Ion Manufacturing Equipment from Pilot to Production

Terry Hartman (Solith/Sovema Group)

2:45-3:00 pm

Travel to RIT Battery Prototyping Center

3:00-4:15 pm

Group A – Slurry Mixing, Electrode Coating, and Slitting

Dr. Matthew Ganter (Director RIT Battery Prototyping Center)
Scott Zwierlein (Coating Engineer at Frontier/Delta Mod Tech)
Dr. Bernhard Stalder (Buhler Group)

Group B – Pouch and Cylindrical Cell Fabrication on SoLith Equipment

Terry Hartman (Solith/Sovema Group)
Kaylie Glynn, Jameson Moran, Abbey Saia, Courtney McHale (Battery Prototyping Center Techs)

4:15-5:30 pm

Group A – Pouch and Cylindrical Cell Fabrication on SoLith Equipment

Terry Hartman (Solith/Sovema Group)
Kaylie Glynn, Jameson Moran, Abbey Saia, Courtney McHale (Battery Prototyping Center Techs)

Group B – Slurry Mixing, Electrode Coating, and Slitting

Dr. Matthew Ganter (Director RIT Battery Prototyping Center)
Scott Zwierlein (Coating Engineer at Frontier/Delta Mod Tech)
Dr. Bernhard Stalder (Buhler Group)