BCI Convention + Power Mart Expo September 22-25, 2021 Hilton San Diego Bayfront San Diego, California

Schedule of Events

Schedule subject to change.

Tuesday, September 21

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration Desk Open   
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
President's Reception (By Invitation Only) 

Wednesday, September 22

9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Registration Desk Open  
11:30 a.m.
Golf Tournament - Shotgun Start
Sponsored by ENTEK
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 23

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration Desk Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Morning Coffee
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Roger Miksad | BCI Executive Vice President
Chris Pruitt | BCI President, CEO and President, East Penn Manufacturing
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Innovation Award Presentation
Chris Pruitt | BCI President, CEO and President, East Penn Manufacturing
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Keynote Presentation: Mines Minerals and "Green" Energy: A Reality Check
Mark Mills | Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Coffee Break & Meet the Experts
10:50 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
BCI Regulatory and Advocacy Update
Roger Miksad | BCI Executive Vice President
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Materials Stewardship
Mathy Stanislaus | Director, Public Policy and Engagement, Global Battery Alliance Secretariat
12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Meet the Experts
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch in Power Mart Expo
1:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
BCI Theater
2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Women in the Lead Battery Industry Networking Reception
Sponsored by Calpine Energy Solutions LLC

Friday, September 24

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Registration Desk Open
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Morning Coffee
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Keynote Presentation: Energy Storage for the Future Grid
Dr. Imre Gyuk | Director, Energy Storage Research, U.S. Department of Energy
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Battery Technology Outlook – Opportunities Across Transportation and Energy Storage
Daniel Kubis | Senior Project Manager, Roland Berger
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Coffee Break & Meet the Experts
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
BCI Initiatives for 2022 and Beyond
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch on Own
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
 

General Session Track

Technical Track

1:30 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
Transportation Battery Forecast
Rebecca Conway | Senior Director, Marketing & Technical Services, Clarios
CBI Update - Technology Roadmap for Lead Batteries and Lead Battery Grand Challenge
Dr. Alistair Davidson | Director, Consortium for Battery Innovation
Dr. Matt Raiford | Manager, Consortium for Battery Innovation
2:10 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Lead Market Analysis Review
Innovation in Lead Batteries for Transportation
Bob Gruenstern (Moderator) | Interstate Battery and BCI Technical Advisor
Joe Liedhegner | Director Americas Product Engineering and Global Flooded Battery Design, Clarios
John Miller | Senior Director-Engineering, Stryten Manufacturing
Ed Shaffer | CEO & Founder, Advanced Battery Concepts
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
North America Industrial Lead Battery Forecast
Nick Starita | President of the Energy Solutions Division, Hollingsworth & Vose Co.
National Labs and R&D Panel
Dr. Cora Lind-Kovacs | University of Toledo
Alex Rojas | Director, Distributed Technologies, Ameren Corporation
Dr. Tim Ellis | Consultant, BCI
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Meet the Experts
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Closing Reception
Sponsored by BCI Suppliers

Saturday, September 25

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast Honoring Quarter Century Club Members (By Invitation)

Meet the Experts

Thursday, September 23
10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.: Mark Mills
Friday, September 24
10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.: Daniel Kubis
 
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: General Session Track- Rebecca Conway, Bruce Murray and Nick Starita
 
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Technical Track- Dr. Alistair Davidson, Dr. Matt Raiford, Joe Liedhegner, John Miller, Ed Shaffer, Dr. Cora Lind Kovacs, Alex Rojas and Dr. Tim Ellis