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05: Next-generation batteries: European leading-edge technology to leverage electromobility

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The development of next generation batteries is a key factor for the successful introduction to the market of electric vehicles, urgently needed to achieve mandatory emission targets for greenhouse gases and pollutants. To secure the competitiveness of the automotive industry, the European Commission has started a comprehensive initiative for the setup of battery cell production in Europe. The session presents SWOT-analyses of existing and future battery cells and other components, their integration into stacks and into the vehicle as well looking at the international cooperation needed for such a breakthrough in electromobility.

Head, Center for Low-Emission Transport, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna
Chief Engineer, Jaguar Land Rover, Gaydon
Managing Director, VARTA Micro Innovation GmbH, Graz
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AVL List GmbH, Graz
Vice President Transformation & Operational Excellence, Saft, Levallois-Perret
Director-General, Division for Innovation, Analysis and State-owned Enterprises, Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Stockholm
Member of the Cabinet of Vice-President Maros Sefčovič, European Commission, Brussels
Head, Department Accumulators Materials Research, ZSW - Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, Ulm
Deputy Head, Unit Mobility and Transport Technologies, Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna
Deputy Director General for Innovation and Telecommunication; Head of Directorate for Innovation, Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna
Innovation Manager, Business Unit Mobility Innovations, AustriaTech GmbH, Vienna

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DI Dr. Christian CHIMANI

Head, Center for Low-Emission Transport, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna

Diploma Thesis, Institute of Mechanics, University of Mining and Metallurgy, Leoben Doctoral Thesis, Institute of Lightweight Structures and Aerospace Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna General Manager for Casting and Rolling Technologies; Commissioning metallurgist; Service consultant, Department for Continuous Casting Technologies, Siemens VAI Metals Technologies GmbH & Co, Linz Managing Director, LKR Leichtmetallkompetenzzentrum Ranshofen GmbH, Ranshofen Head of Mobility Department, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna Head of Center for Low-Emission Transport, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna
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2010-2013
2013-2017
2017

Dr. Gero KEMPF

Chief Engineer, Jaguar Land Rover, Gaydon

Diploma in Physics, TUM Technical University Munich and CRNS Bugey Doctorate, TUM Technical University Munich and BMW, Munich Employed at BMW, Munich Chief Engineer, BMW/Toyota Sportscar Feasibility Study, Munich Vice President Lightweight Innovation, BMW, Munich Chief Engineer, Jaguar Land Rover, Gaydon
1984-1991
1992-1994
1992-2015
2013
2014
since 2015

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Stefan KOLLER

Managing Director, VARTA Micro Innovation GmbH, Graz

Studies of industrial chemistry, Graz University of Technology, Graz Doctoral studies, Graz University of Technology, Graz Assistant professor, Institute for Chemistry and Technology of Materials, Graz University of Technology, Graz Head of the Lithium Ion Battery Research Group, Institute for Chemistry and Technology of Materials, Graz University of Technology, Graz
2001-2006
2007-2009
2007-2011
2008-2011

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Prof. Helmut LIST

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AVL List GmbH, Graz

Joined AVL, a company for design and development of internal combustion engines, founded by his father in 1948 Graduation in mechanical engineering at the Graz University of Technology, Graz; Head of blood gas analysers development project, in cooperation with Prof. Karl Harnoncourt Responsible for the production of electronic and precision instruments and prototype engines; Introduction of product management, better market orientation of product development and set up of a network of representatives in import and export markets Vice President AVL - Head of Instrumentation Division Chairman and CEO, AVL List GmbH President, Austrian Physical Society Honorary Consul, Republic of Korea for Styria; Chairman, Research and Technology Committee, Federation of Austrian Industry Member, IRDAC Industrial Research and Development Advisory Committee for the EU, Brussels Board of Directors, VOEST Alpine Technologies Elected Fellow, SAE Society of Automotive Engineers Chairman, IRDAC Industrial Research and Development Advisory Committee, Brussels Member, EAG European Advisory Group "Land transport and marine technology" Board of Directors, AMS Austria Micro Systems Foreign Associate, NAE National Academy of Engineering; Chairman, AEBF V Asia Europe Business Forum V Member, EURAB I and II European Research Advisory Board of the EU, Brussels Chairman, EARPA European Automotive Research Partners Association, Brussels Chairman, SSTAG Sustainable Surface Transport Advisory Group, Brussels Vice-Chairman, ERTRAC Road Transport Research Advisory Council, Brussels Chairman, University Board, Graz University of Technology, Graz
 Studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Graz
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Array Jean-Baptiste PERNOT

Vice President Transformation & Operational Excellence, Saft, Levallois-Perret

 Jean-Baptiste Pernot is Vice-President Transformation & Operation Excellence for Saft Group. His responsibilities cover the management of several corporate functions (EHS, industrialization, purchasing, IT, lean & continuous improvement) as well as the leadership of Saft global transformation plan. He is also in charge of few strategic projects & partnerships such as the European Alliance for the battery of the future. Before occupying this position, he worked for Sagem, Alstom and Areva groups at various positions (as sales manager, plant director, regional VP) and spent 10 years of his working life based in China. Jean-Baptiste Pernot is graduated from Centrale Paris engineering school as well as from ESSEC business school. He is French, living in Paris, married and with two children

B.Sc. Carl ROSEN

Director-General, Division for Innovation, Analysis and State-owned Enterprises, Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Stockholm

 Carl Rosén is Director General at the Ministry of Innovation and Enterprise. He is responsible for innovation and research policy, state owned enterprises and policy analysis. He is the former CEO of the global network ICGN and the Swedish Shareholder Association. Carl Rosén has investment banking experience from Europe and Silicon Valley. In asset management he was part of top management at State pension Fund AP2. He is the founder of the proxy services firm NIS and has served as editor-in-chief at the business weekly Affärsvärlden. Carl Rosén has been portrayed in Financial Times twice; he has been a regular commentator on TV, including CNN. He has a B.Sc. from Stockholm School of Economics and is an enthusiastic triathlete and historic rally driver.

Array Manuel SZAPIRO

Member of the Cabinet of Vice-President Maros Sefčovič, European Commission, Brussels

 Manuel completed his postgraduate studies with University Paris-Dauphine (master degree in economics/finance/energy - 1997), Science Po Paris (public administration - 1998) and the College of Europe in Bruges (EU political and governance studies - 1999). He had previously studied in London, Barcelona and Reims.
 Before joining the European Commission, Manuel Szapiro worked as a senior lecturer with the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) in Maastricht, and an international adviser to Business Europe in Brussels.
 Manuel Szapiro joined the European Commission in 2003 as member of "Task force for the future of the EU", placed under the authority of the European Commission President. In the European Commission he has had a number of assignments, ranging from policy development / coordination and inter-institutional negotiations (Secretariat-General), political reporting and communication (Commission office in Spain), and financial management and strategic planning (European Joint Undertaking for ITER).
 Mr. Manuel Szapiro is member of the private office or cabinet of European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefčovič, in charge of the Energy Union. Before that, he was in charge of the institutional team in the European Commission's Secretariat-General.
 Other professional activities: since 2006 Manuel Szapiro is a visiting professor at the College of Europe in Bruges and former 'maître de conférences' and director of studies in Sciences Po Paris (2000-2007). He is a regular lecturer and conference speaker on EU affairs in various academic and training institutions. His publications to date include a reference book on the European Commission (John Harper Publishing, 2013).

Dr. Margret WOHLFAHRT-MEHRENS

Head, Department Accumulators Materials Research, ZSW - Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, Ulm

Studies, Chemistry (Diploma), University of Bonn Ph.D. thesis, Chemistry, Witten/Herdecke University, Witten Research position at ZSW - Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, Ulm Head, Department Accumulators Materials Research, ZSW Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung, Ulm
1975-1985
1986-1989
1990-1995
since 1996

Mag. Dr. Andreas DORDA

Deputy Head, Unit Mobility and Transport Technologies, Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna

Study, "Technological Characterisation and Ecological Assessment of Electric Vehicles", Academy of Sciences, Vienna Project Manager, "Austrian Environmental Plan", Austrian Federal Ministry for Environment, Vienna Deputy Head of Unit, Mobility & Transport Technologies, Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna Technology Foresight and Assessment, EC-Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Sevilla
 Studies and Thesis in Chemistry in Vienna, Post-Doc at University Berkeley, Assistant at Institute for Phys. Chemistry
1992
1992-1994
since 1994
1997-1999

Mag. Ingolf SCHÄDLER

Deputy Director General for Innovation and Telecommunication; Head of Directorate for Innovation, Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna

Studienabschluss, Volkswirtschaft, Universität Wien Studium, Internationale Politik, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins Universität, Bologna Forschungsassistent, Wiener Institut für Entwicklungsfragen, Wien Eintritt in den öffentlichen Dienst, Referent, Bundeskanzleramt, Wien Leiter, Abteilung für Technologiepolitik und -programme, Bundesministerium für öffentliche Wirtschaft und Verkehr, Wien Leiter, Bereich Innovation; stellvertretender Sektionsleiter, Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie, Wien
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Dipl.-Ing. Mag. MA Walter MAURITSCH

Innovation Manager, Business Unit Mobility Innovations, AustriaTech GmbH, Vienna

Deputy Head of Unit, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Transport Planning, Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik, Graz Scientific Project Officer, Directorate Transport, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission, Brussels Project Manager, Transport Unit, Innovation and Networks Executive Agency, Brussels
 Studies, Applied Physics, Geography and Economics, Graz; Valladolid; Budapest
2007-2011
2012-2014
2015-2017

Technology Symposium

show timetable

23.08.2018

09:00 - 10:00 Start of exhibition TEC-Xperience Room Partner
09:00 - 10:00 Open doors: #ART TEC Culture
11:00 - 11:10 Welcome and opening Plenary
11:10 - 12:00 RTI Talk Plenary
12:20 - 13:40 Precision medicine – medicine’s solution to diversity? Plenary
14:00 - 15:30 Nutrition science Plenary
18:15 - 19:15 Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria & Summer School on Entrepreneurship Plenary
19:15 - 20:30 Die Presse Career lounge for students and young professionals Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Evening Reception Social

24.08.2018

06:30 - 07:00 TU Austria Innovation Marathon: ideas made to order – 24 hours nonstop Plenary
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young people Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids Breakout
07:15 - 08:30 Seattle never sleeps: a young, booming innovation hub as this year’s guest at the Technology Symposium Plenary
08:45 - 10:15 Our digital future – how human will it be? Plenary
10:30 - 11:00 Lunch snacks for the participants of the breakout sessions Social
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 04: Gene therapy – intervention in nature or future hope Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 10: Future disruptive technologies: challenges for modern societies Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 07: Industrial energy revolution: resilience through innovation? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 05: Next-generation batteries: European leading-edge technology to leverage electromobility Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 06: EU NIS directive and NIS act – what now? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 08: Digital literacy for all Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 11: Digital life in a physical world: rethinking digitization Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 09: Consequences of digital monocultures on societies Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 13: Resilience – how societies can cope with crises Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 12: The renewability of societal resources Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 02: Digitization and diversity – an opportunity for business locations Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 01: The contest for key technologies – Europe’s potentials? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 03: Inequality and resilience in the digital economy Breakout
16:30 - 17:30 Global Talk: #MakeInIndia – India on the fast track? Plenary

25.08.2018

07:00 - 08:30 Cyborgs – when technology gets under your skin Plenary
08:50 - 09:50 The resilience of democracy and democratic media Plenary
09:50 - 10:15 Public service strategies in times of digital disruption Plenary
10:30 - 11:15 The physics of everyday things Plenary
11:00 - 12:00 Snack reception Social