3-day European developer forum surveys battery & energy storage trends

3-day European developer forum surveys battery & energy storage trends

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Participants will receive information about the latest developments and trends regarding cell selection, battery packaging and safety, charging technologies, power management, standardisation, electromobility and stationary energy storage systems. The Developer Forum is organised by; over 550 international participants are expected to attend this year’s three-day Forum with around 50 speakers from research and industry; and an accompanying exhibition.

The Forum begins on March 24 with two half-day basic training seminars on the topics of “Battery Management Systems” and “Lithium-ion Battery Technologies” offered both in German- and English-language. “Many of our now well over one thousand training participants use the training seminars of not only as an introduction to the topic, but also to regularly gain a quick and comprehensive overview of the latest materials, technologies, standards, regulations, etc.,” said Dr. Jochen Mähliß, director of

Expert Forums, on March 25 and 26, will provide information about, for example, lithium ion cells specifically for power tools and energy storage, selection criteria for cells, scalable battery management systems, charging devices, standard requirements and fire tests.

Key speakers will deal with developments on the world market, challenges in the energy transition and the next generation of lithium-ion batteries. All German-language expert presentations at this Forum will be simultaneously translated into English. On March 26, a half-day energy storage workshop will take place, for the first time, in parallel with the Developer Forum. During this session, participants will become acquainted with the structure and the operation of modularly constructed energy storage systems.

The Developer Forum is accompanied by an exhibition, with some 40 companies; it is open on March 25 and 26 from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm.

The participation charge per person for the three-day Developer Forum Battery Technologies – including free admission to the exhibition, breakfast, lunch and coffee buffets, after-show snack and all forum documentation – is €825 plus 19% MwSt. (German Value Added Tax). The charge per person for two-day participation is €650 euros plus 19% MwSt. and for one-day participation the charge is €350 euros plus 19% MwSt. There is an early-bird discount of 10% for registrations received before January 31, 2015.

Detailed information and registration form can be found at

Founded at the beginning of 2008, has set itself the task of supporting designers and users of batteries and accumulators with broad professional information and individual services for their daily business. In addition to the organisation of forums and training events, the focuses of are UN transportation tests for lithium batteries, technical analyses, consulting, product development, expert advice, as well as the provision of various test equipment and processes for battery manufacturers and users. More information can be found at

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