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Batteries (GRS)
Gordon Research Seminar

Advancements in Batteries and Battery Technology: Modelling, Characterization, Construction, and Testing

Dates

February 24-25, 2018

Location

Four Points Sheraton / Holiday Inn Express
Ventura, CA Site Information

Organizers

Chairs:
Aaron Mascaro & Kathlyne J. Nelson

Application Deadline

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by January 27, 2018. Please apply early, as some meetings become oversubscribed (full) before this deadline. If the meeting is oversubscribed, it will be stated here. Note: Applications for oversubscribed meetings will only be considered by the Conference Chair if more seats become available due to cancellations.

GRS Speaker Abstract Deadline: Although applications will be accepted until the date noted above, any applicants who wish to be considered for an oral presentation should submit their application by November 24, 2017. Please refer to the application instructions in the Meeting Description section below for more details (if available).

Meeting Description

Overview

The Gordon Research Seminar on Batteries is a unique forum for graduate students, post-docs, and other scientists with comparable levels of experience and education to present and exchange new data and cutting edge ideas.

Electrochemical energy storage is a rapidly advancing field building on a continuous stream of innovative ideas. As renewable energy sources become increasingly prevalent the need for high energy-density, high-power storage devices with long cycle lives is greater than ever. The development of suitable materials for these devices begins with a complete understanding of the complex processes that govern energy storage and conversion spanning many orders of magnitude in length and time scales.

The focus of this meeting is to bring together all aspects of batteries and electrochemical storage devices across multiple scales, from modelling and nanoscale characterization to full-scale battery construction and testing regimes. An interdisciplinary selection of speakers will cover this broad range of topics to develop an overview of the current research and challenges in the battery field by junior scientists.

Application Instructions

The meeting will feature approximately 10 talks and 2 poster sessions. All attendees are expected to actively participate in the GRS either by giving an oral presentation or presenting a poster. Therefore, all applications must include an abstract.

The Chairs will select speakers from abstracts submitted by November 24, 2017. Those applicants who are not chosen for talks and those who apply after the deadline to be considered for an oral presentation will be expected to present a poster. In order to participate, you must submit an application by the date indicated in the Application Deadline section above.

Program Format

Saturday Sunday
  • Introductory Comments: 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
  • Introductory Science Session: 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Poster Session I: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Dinner: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Evening Science Session: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Breakfast: 7:30 am - 8:30 am
  • Morning Science Session: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Poster Session II: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Lunch: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Concluding Science Session: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Evaluation Period: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Program for related GRC begins: 6:00 pm

Related Meeting

This GRS will be held in conjunction with the "Batteries" Gordon Research Conference (GRC). Those interested in attending both meetings must submit an application for the GRC in addition to an application for the GRS. Refer to the associated GRC program page for more information.

Preliminary Program Outline

An outline of the program components for this GRS is displayed below. The Conference Chair is currently developing their detailed program schedule, which will include the speakers they select from submitted abstracts, in addition to any additional components outlined below. The detailed program will be available by December 24, 2017. Please check back for updates.

Speakers

  • To Be Selected from Submitted Abstracts

Discussion Leaders

  • To Be Selected from Submitted Abstracts
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