SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Battery Show, North America’s largest advanced battery technology event, today announced its Advanced Battery Technologies conference, which will run alongside its 2018 event. Major focuses of this conference include addressing the latest developments across the battery industry, the next generation of battery technologies and the use of simulation and machine learning to advance battery design. The Battery Show, which runs alongside Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo and Critical Power Expo, takes place September 11-13 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI. To register as press for The Battery Show, please visit: battery.am.ubm.com/2018/registrations/Media.

With 24 hours of unmatched conference content delivered through workshops, technical discussions, panel discussions and forum presentations, The Battery Show provides a premiere opportunity to learn about emerging technologies that will soon take over the industry. In addition to the Advanced Battery Technologies conference, keynote presenter Dr. Donald R. Sadoway will discuss the future of energy storage in his presentation, Pivotal Innovation in Energy Storage.

“The Battery Show is a champion for the thriving battery industries across the U.S., from raw materials through finished cells. We are thrilled to help showcase new innovations within our community and give our attendees an opportunity to learn about them first-hand,” said John Lewinski, brand director, The Battery Show. “We strive to foster an environment at our shows that allows for productive discourse and sharing of new ideas that will help push this industry forward. We are pleased to have many of our conference participants bring their most innovative ideas and presentations to the table at our event.”

Some can’t-miss battery-focused sessions include:

-- Utilizing Battery Pack Thermal Analysis to Minimize Cell/Pack Degradation Presented by: Saeed Siavoshani, PM – Electrification Program, Siemens PLM The design of a battery pack system is highly dependent on the thermal management system utilized in the pack. Learn how to take advantage of the thermal behavior of the battery cells and the pack under the dynamic loads for 1D AMESim modeling analysis.

-- Reduce Electrode Manufacturing Costs: Transition From Batch to Continuous Production Presented by: BJ Kays, Senior Process Engineer, B&W MEGTEC Find out how certain continuous processes can be easily scaled up to mass production, lower total costs, reduced operating costs, simplified factory layout, improved quality, and increased productivity in this presentation.

-- Rapid Growth, New Applications, Developments & Market Dynamic in Automotive Batteries Presented by: Michael Sanders, Senior Advisor, Avicenne Energy Industry growth and regulatory requirements have fueled advances in many next-generational battery technologies, including Lithium-ion, Lithium-Sulphur, Lithium-air, and solid state. Learn about the latest developments, safety limitations, and best uses for each.

-- Increasing Energy Density in xEV Battery Packs Presented by: Bret Trimmer, Business Development Manager, NeoGraf Solutions LLC Discover the advantages of replacing aluminum with flexible graphite for thermal management and propagation prevention in pouch cell xEV battery modules in this session all about this conflict-free mineral.

This conference will be accompanied by the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technologies Conference and Critical Power Tech Forum to explore innovations within their respective industries. To learn more about the educational conferences at The Battery Show and see the full conference schedule, please visit: thebatteryshow.com/education

The Battery Show was also recently recognized as a winner in Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50 Awards in both exhibit and attendee growth. The Fastest 50 Awards honor the fastest-growing trade shows held in the U.S. in 2018 as the Fastest 50 Class of 2018. Winners were selected based on percentage of growth in each of the following categories: net square feet of paid exhibit space, number of exhibiting companies, and number of attendees.

Register as Press for The Battery Show: battery.am.ubm.com/2018/registrations/Media

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Media Contacts: Rich Trunzo, advmanufacturingpr@ubm.com, (424) 316-7169 Ashley Womack, advmanufacturingpr@ubm.com, (415) 307-4858

About the Battery ShowThe Battery Show is North America’s largest advanced battery technology event that runs alongside Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo and Critical Power Expo. Together the three events bring a comprehensive showcase of advanced battery, electric & hybrid vehicle, and critical power technologies in one event. The Battery Show covers today's emerging advanced battery technology, spanning many established and emerging industries in today’s market. The Battery Show is a part of the Advanced Manufacturing portfolio and organized by UBM, which in June 2018 combined with Informa PLC to become a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organizer in the world. To learn more and for the latest news and information, visit www.ubm.com and www.informa.com.

About Advanced Manufacturing Expos & Conferences UBM's Advanced Manufacturing portfolio is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media business for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe. The Advanced Manufacturing portfolio is organized by UBM, which in June 2018 combined with Informa PLC to become a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organizer in the world. To learn more and for the latest news and information, visit www.ubm.com and www.informa.com.