E-TECH EUROPE 2023 Agenda

thursday, 20 APRIL 2023

constantly updated

Room batteries

Conference Room B
1st FLOOR (between halls 21 and 22)

9.30 – 11.00
Battery systems for heavy road vehicles: trucks and buses
(Session in English)

In collaboration with La Fiaccola Editore

Host:Luca Bono, CEO, Be2Hub

  • Powertrain electrification for road applications (title tbc)
    Davide De Silvio, Head of ePowertrain Sales and Customer Development, FPT Industrial, Iveco Group
  • MTB (Module to Bracket): engineering
    Paul Beach, President, Octilion USA


11.15 – 13.00
Foundation of new technologies: anode, cathode, electrolytes
(Session in English)

Host: Stefano Marchionna, Project Manager, RSE

  • Battery2030+ Iniziative roadmap
    Carlotta Francia, Associate Professor, Polytechnic of Turin 
  • The Italian next generation batteries for the energy transition             
    Francesca Soavi, Associate Professor, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna
  • Electrolyte-electrode interphases in high voltage aqueous lithium-ion batteries
    Jie Li, Associate Professor, Energy Department, Polytechnic of Milan
  • Building the Solid State Factory
    John Tinson, VP Sales and Marketing, Ilika Technologies
  • SOLiDIFY: the Challenges of Li-Metal Solid-State Battery Manufacturing
    Susanna Beltrame
    , Project Coordinator, Sovema Group

14.30 – 17.30
Recycling of batteries: reuse, machinery and processes
(Session in English)

Host: Stefano Marchionna, Project Manager, RSE

  • Battery re-use: technical and economic challenges
    Luigi Mazzocchi, Research Director, RSE – Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico
  • Closed loop Lithium-ion battery recycling strategies and technologies
    Corrado Fantozzi, Head of International Business Development, Librec
  • Transportation of end-of-life lithium batteries
    Marco Ottaviani, Battery Regulatory, Environmental and Safety Affairs – Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser
  • LIB Recycling – A New Recycling Strategy
    Alessandro Baldini, Product Engineer, Riedhammer
  • Li-ion battery recycling toward the re-synthesis of battery precursors: the LIFE DRONE project
    Francesca Pagnanelli, Professor, Department of Chemistry, la Sapienza University of Rome
  • FREE4LIB EU funded project: Feasible recovery of critical raw materials through a new circular ecosystem for a Li-ion battery cross value chain in Europe
    Matilde Amadio
    , Strategic development & innovation specialist, Erion Energy
  • Closing the loop: Li-ion battery pack value chain solution
    Andrea Saletti, Technical Director – Lead Acid Batteries, MIDAC Batteries
  • Making lithium-ion batteries a circular & sustainable product
    Alessandro Tripoli
    , Head of sales South Europe, Li-Cycle
  • Implications of New Battery Regulation on recycling: an innovative plant solution for the End-of-Life batteries’ management
    Luigi De Rocchi, R&D Manager, Cobat
  • Reconditioning battery packs (Title tbc)
    Mattia Facchin, CEO, Mendeelev



Conference Room A

9.30 – 10.00
Recycling of electric motors
(Session in English)

Host: Marco Comelli, Scientific Coordinator, WASTE

  • Building a European recycling supply chain for rare earths permanent magnets
    Edoardo Righetti, Research assistant, CEPS
  • Automated process for dismantling of Hard Disks and rare earths magnets recycling: NEW-RE
    Marco Guolo, CTO, Osai Green Tech SB


11.15 – 13.00
Beyond cars: industrial and off-road EV technology
(Session in English)

in collaboration with La Fiaccola Editore

Host: Luca Bono, CEO, Be2Hub

  • Technologies and solutions for off-road  electrification
    Speech by Webasto
  • Battery packs for heavy duty vehicles
    Paul Beach, President, Octilion
  • Electric renaissance
    Alessandro Zambelli, Marketing Manager, Goldoni – Keestrack  


14.30 – 17.00

Testing, diagnostics and safety of battery systems, electric motors and inverters
(Session in English)

Host: Gregorio Cutuli, PhD Candidate, UniMORE

  • Battery testing in the production of Li-ion cells
    Franco Stanghellini, EV Industry Manager, Marposs
  • How to face EV modules Test Challenges
    Luca Corli
    , Director of sales, SEICA
  • Building a reliable, streamlined, and future-proof battery testing laboratory
    Nima Lotfi
    , Director of New Product Development, Bitrode Corporation
  • Automotive EMC Standards and Test Methods applicable to EV Battery systems
    Roberto Colombo, EMC/ Radio / ITS Laboratory Manager, IMQ
  • Material Characterization of Battery components through orthogonal techniques
    Dario Giuseppe Bozzo, Sales Specialist, Alfatest



Conference Room C

10.15 – 11.00

Design of EVs
(Session in English)

Host: Marco Comelli, Principal, Studio Comelli 

  • Accurate simulation from the vehicle concept phase
    Daniele Severi, Advanced Simulation Technologies Sales Manager, AVL Italia
  • EVs Thermal Management with Multiphysics Simulation
    Daniele Panfiglio
    , Comsol
  • Title tba
    Abel Van BeestForze Hydrogen
  • Structural design of solar powered vehicles
    Giangiacomo Minak, Professor, Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna

11.15 – 13.00

The electric vehicle as an energy system
(Session in English)

Host: Riccardo Busetto, Journalist and Editor in Chief, NewBusiness Media – Tecniche Nuove

  • Advantages of 800V battery systems
    Adriano Titta, Battery System Engineer, AVL Italia
  • Thermal management requirements and strategies for electric vehicles to maximise overall efficiency
    Neil Cheeseman, Head of Business Development, Driveline & Electrification, Continental Engineering Services
  • Fast switching system in automotive application
    Massimiliano Morelli
    , Field Application Engineer, Skyworks Solutions


16.00 – 17.30
Recycling of batteries: traceability, metals extraction
(Session in English)

Host: Marco Comelli, Scientific Coordinator, WASTE

  • Recycling and black mass production
    Angelo Forestan, CEO, Spirit
  • Circular economy and the fate of lithium batteries: the regione lombardia ecocirc initiative
    Eliana Quartarone, Associate Professor Department of Chemistry, University of Pavia
  • Traceability of battery materials
    Fearghal Kearney, Vice President of Sales EMEA, Circulor
  • New methods for materials extraction from LFP batteries
    Jeroen Spooren, Senior Researcher, VITO
  • A new hybrid heating microwave method to substitute classical pyrometallurgical strategies for spent batteries recovery
    Elza Bontempi
    , Full Professor, University of Brescia