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Building the U.S. Battery Industry: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities

 

 Presentations

 Opening Remarks

The White House Perspective 
Sridhar Kota, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Panel 1: The Federal Outlook for the U.S. Battery Industry

The Department of Energy Perspective
Patrick Davis, U.S. Department of Energy 

The Army Perspectives

John Pellegrino, US Army Research Laboratories

Grace Bochenek, US Army Tank and Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center

 Panel 2: The State of Battery R&D and Manufacturing in the U.S.

The Battery Industry Perspective 
Jason Forcier, A123 Systems

The Battery Industry Perspective 2
Mohamed Alamgir, Compact Power

The Automotive Industry Perspective 
Nancy Gioia, Ford

The University Perspective 
Ann Marie Sastry, University of Michigan and Sakti3 

 Panel 3: Strengthening the Supply Chain

Defining the Supply Chain: Gaps and Opportunities
Michael Reed, Magna 

Battery Manufacturer Perspective
Tom Watson, Johnson Controls 

Battery Materials Availability and Recycling
Linda Gaines, Argonne National Laboratory

 

Panel 4: Market Drivers: Creating Demand for Electric Vehicles

Incentives for the Electric Vehicle Market 
Daniel Sperling, University of California Davis  

The Industry Perspectives: Transforming the Automotive Industry 
Gary Smyth, General Motors

Early Adoption of Hybrid Vehicles 
Bill Van Amburg, CALSTART 

Panel 5: Building the Battery Workforce

Workforce Needs and Opportunities 
Robert Kamischke, EnerDel 

Technical Training and Workforce Development
Simon Ng, Wayne State University

Panel 6A: Federal and State Programs to Support the Battery Industry

The Department of Energy Battery and R&D Programs and Goals 
David Howell, U.S. Department of Energy  

Department of Defense Battery and R&D Programs and Goals 

Soyna Zanardelli, US Army TARDEC

The Kentucky-Argonne National Battery Manufacturing R&D Center 
Ralph Brodd, Kentucky-Argonne National Battery Manufacturing R&D Center 

Panel 6B: Federal and State Programs to Support the Battery Industry

The Department of Commerce and the Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership 
David Stieren, Manufacturing Extension Partnership 

Michigan Investments in Batteries and Electric Vehicles
Eric Shreffler, Michigan Economic Development Corporation