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♦  8:00 a.m.  Registration (Bldg. 50 Auditorium, Berkeley Lab)

♦  8:45 a.m.   WELCOME

  • Paul Alivisatos, Director, Berkeley Lab

♦  9:00 a.m.   MORNING KEYNOTE

  • Cheryl Martin, Former Acting Director, ARPA-E, and Founder, Harwich Partners

♦  9:30 a.m.   BREAK

♦  9:45 a.m.   National Labs and Energy Storage Innovation

  • Horst Simon, Deputy Director, Berkeley Lab

♦  9:50 a.m.   Energy Storage: The Changing Landscape


10:00 a.m.   A Technology Vision for Transportation

  • Uwe Higgen, Head of Technology Office, BMW Group USA

10:25 a.m.   The Technology Roadmap for Grid Storage

10:50 a.m.   BREAK

♦  11:05 a.m.   The Role of Utilities in Transportation Electrification

♦  11:30 a.m.   PANEL DISCUSSION: Policy as an Accelerator
                        Moderator: Janice Lin, Executive Director, CESA

  • Timothy Burroughs, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Berkeley
  • Sachu Constantine, Director of Policy, Center for Sustainable Energy
  • David Hochschild, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
  • Ted Ko, Director of Policy, Stem, Inc.

♦ 12:30 p.m.   Brainstorming Session and Working Lunch

  • Meeting participants will help brainstorm questions to guide the direction of the afternoon panel and define proposed meeting "take-aways."    

♦   1:45 p.m.   AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

  • Mateo Jaramillo, Director of Powertrain Business Development, Tesla Motors

  2:15 p.m.   JCESR: The New Paradigm for Battery Development

♦  2:40 p.m.   BREAK

3:00 p.m.    PANEL DISCUSSION: Bridging from Proof of Concept to Proof of Product
                        Moderator: Ilan Gur, Director, Cyclotron Road

  • Samir Mayekar, Co-Founder and CEO, Sinode Systems
  • Said Al-Hallaj, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, AllCell
  • Roger Lin, Marketing Director, NEC Energy Solutions
  • Kevin Fok, Senior Program Manager, LG
  • Hany Eitouni, CTO and VP of Advanced Engineering, and Founder, SEEO

♦ 4:00 p.m.    CalCharge: From Innovation to Installation

♦  4:25 p.m.   Wrap-up/Lessons Learned

  • Venkat Srinivasan, Staff Scientist, Berkeley Lab, and Deputy Director, JCESR

♦  4:55 p.m.   Transition to Building 54

♦  5:00 p.m.   Poster Session and Reception in Building 54

♦  6:00 p.m.   ADJOURN