Setting a new participation record, 1,200 attendees are expected to attend the Battery Experts Forum in Aschaffenburg City Hall which takes place from 27th February until 1st March 2018. The forum has developed into one of the largest events in Europe for battery manufacturers, their suppliers, researchers, developers, and users. Over 60 experts, developers, and researchers will report on the hottest trends in lithium-ion battery technologies.
Key topics for the main session of this year’s industry meeting include the 'Global market for lithium-ion battery technologies' as well as cell manufacturers and users. Other sessions are addressing topics like electromobility, new materials and technologies, functional safety, standards, and battery and cell tests.
Around 50 exhibitors
International experts will be offering advice and first-hand information on their products and innovations at an accompanying professional exhibition on 28th February and 1st March, from 8:30am to 6:00pm. Companies like Murata Elektronics Europe, Samsung SDI Europe, Ansmann, Panasonic Industrial Devices Europe, Hugo Benzing, and Amada Myachi Europa will be showcasing their products, solution concepts, and services at the forum. Attendees to the forum will be able to discuss their concerns with experts and make new contacts.
Multiple training sessions will be offered on 27th February at the 15th Battery Experts Forum, starting at 9:30am. Attendees can use this opportunity to learn about key basic features of lithium-ion battery technology, battery management systems, the newest standards and laws, battery safety, and street transportation for lithium ion batteries.
E-mobility test course
Forum attendees will be able to test out an e-Porsche Speedster and BMW i8 on the plaza in front of Aschaffenburg city hall on 28th February from 3:30-5:00pm, and on 1st March from 10am to 4pm. In addition, visitors can also test a variety of e-bike models and Segways, and get information from e-bike experts at the BMZ Group. They can also check out a scooter, an e-cruiser, a Renault twizzy, a Microlino, and other e-vehicles on the fun course.
Outing to Batteryuniversity and the BMZ group
Attendees of the Battery Experts Forum will have the chance to check out Batteryuniversity test benches and hear all about them from our test laboratory experts on 27th February and 1st March starting at 6:00pm. They will be shuttled from Aschaffenburg to Karlstein am Main via e-bus. In addition, they will be able to view BMZ production halls and take a tour with Factory Manager Michael D’Erme and his staff. The use of industrial robots will be an especially interesting point on the tour.