Free digital event set to inspire constructive discussions across the battery, vehicle electrification, advanced material and ceramics industries. 

Our four day programme provides an interactive platform for lively sessions facilitated by top-flight speakers, with the conversation focused on the technological and commercial barriers or opportunities facing your business today.

Using the AI-powered networking and content delivery platform Grip, you can access numerous live panel discussions, join roundtable sessions and host meetings from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Why attend


  • Interactive live sessions and Q&A opportunities – have your questions answered and move your business forward in 2021
  • Listen to top flight speakers addressing the complex changes affecting your industry and supply chain – including COVID-19, Sustainability and Brexit
  • Technical sessions that focus on specific R&D challenges or opportunities with guidance and open discussion from leading experts
  • Lively interview sessions between our hosts and industry luminaries
  • Bespoke networking opportunities, we will ensure that you still have the chance to meet and have great conversations with the rest of the industry!



Russell Gillot
Design Director at Astheimer

Simon Price
CEO at Exawatt

Winfred Koch
Managing Director at CSM

Angus Lyon
Director at Rockfort Engineering

Hugh Glass
Technology Owner at Paragraf

Ellie Galanis
Product Owner at Paragraf

Chris Hilton
CTO at Protean Electric

Joerg Hoffman

Dr. Gareth Hinds
NPL Fellow & Science Area Leader, Electrochemistry Group at National Physical Laboratory

Ben Lincoln
Partner and Patent Attorney at Potter Clarkson

Dr. Dragica Kostic Perovic
Chief Engineer at Ricardo

Rachel Maclean MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Transport, UK Government

Prof. Serena Corr
Prof in Functional Materials and Next Generation Energy Storage Research at Sheffield University

Prof. Pam Thomas
Chief Executive Officer at Faraday Institution

Prof. Mark Copley
Associate Professor at University of Warwick - WMG

Philip Johnston
CEO at TrackWise

Lucas Reinfeld
Sales and Business Development Manager at TWAICE

Lauren Pamma
Director at Green Finance Institute

Ivan Wilson
Director at Embed UK

Greg Archer
Director at Transport and Environment

Dr. Yu Merla
Principal Engineer - Advanced Battery Projects at Williams Advanced Engineering

Dr. Stephen Lambert
Head of Electrification at McLaren Applied

Dr. Rick Pekala
CTO at ENTEK Membranes

Dr. Rajshekar Das Gupta
Vice President, Business Development at Electrovaya

Dr. Pirmin Ulmann
Co-founder and CEO at b-science.net

Claire Spooner
Head of Decarbonising Transport at Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Caroline Guest
Lead Engineer, Design for Manufacture, eMachines at WMG

Alex Keynes
Clean Vehicles Manager at Transport and Environment

Tony Harper
Industrial Strategy Challenge Director, Faraday Battery Challenge at UKRI/ Innovate UK

Fergal Harrington-Beatty
Midlands Programme Lead driving Electrification in the UK Automotive Industry at HSSMI

Eylül Callozzo
Battery Research Engineer at QDot Technology

Rich Palicka
CTO at Coorstek

John Hardy
Director at Intercal

Terrance Barkan CAE
Executive Director at Graphene Council

Nile Henry
Founder at Blair Project

Murray Edington
Head of Electrified Powertrain at Drive System Design

Joe Fisher
CEO at Lithium Werks

Johannes Homa
CEO at Lithoz

James Widmer
CEO at Advanced Electric Machines

Egor Prokhodsev
Lead Analyst at Roskill

Danson Michael Joseph
Managing Director at Danecca

Carsten Astheimer
Director at Astheimer

Bahareh Yazdani
Technical Expert in Battery Technology and Solid State at UKBIC

Andrew Cross
CTO at Integral Powertrain

Sarah Karmel
Head of R&D at Photocentric

Matthias Zentgraf
Co-President - Europe at CATL

Louise Scott
Policy Lead for Automotive Transformation at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Philippa Oldham
Stakeholder Engagement Director at Advanced Propulsion Centre

Natasha Patel
Director at Baringa Partners

David Thackray
Director at Tevva

Dr. Jyoti Ahuja
Faraday Research Fellow and Visiting Lecturer, Birmingham Law School at University of Birmingham

Dr. Anna Wise
Head of Battery Technology at Innovate UK, UKRI

Gavin Harper
Faraday Institution Research Fellow at University of Birmingham

Mustafa Yusein
Technical Project Leader, New Power Business Unit at Cummins Inc

Francisco Carranza Sierra
VP Commercial at Automotive Cells Company

Dr. Ulderico Ulissi
Battery Research Engineer at Nissan Technical Centre Europe

Dr. Denis Pasero ACIM
Product Commercialisation Manager at Ilika

Dr. Mike Bassett
Chief Engineer - Research & Advanced Engineering at MAHLE Powertrain

Dr. Jacqueline Edge
Energy Storage Coordinator at Imperial College London

Martin Wood
Supply Chain Specialist at Department for International Trade

Roger Atkins
Founder and Managing Director at Electric Vehicles Outlook

Prof. Emma Kendrick
Chair of Energy Materials, Metallurgy and Materials at University of Birmingham

Dr. Michelle Lynch FRSC
Director at Enabled Future

Manos Polioudis
Head of Powertrain Engineering at Arrival

Alex Tylee Birdsall
Managing Director at Tylee Consulting

David Hudson
Head of Vehicle & Powertrain Engineering at Tata Motors

Richard Clark
Global Lead - Energy Storage at Morgan Advanced Materials

Óscar Blanco Fernández
Technical Sales Manager - Battery Applications at OCSiAl

Isobel Sheldon OBE
Chief Strategy Officer at Britishvolt

Dr. Dee Strand
Chief Scientific Officer at Wildcat Technologies

Anwar Sattar
Lead Engineer - Battery Recycling at WMG University of Warwick

Jacqui Murray
Deputy Challenge Director – Faraday Battery Challenge at Innovate UK at Innovate UK, part of UKRI

Dr. Wasim Sarwar
Head of Research & Advanced Engineering at Rimac Automobili

Dr. Peter Miller
Chief Engineer - Batteries at Millbrook

Alberto Minguela
Research & Innovation Manager at HSSMI

Dr. Cedric Rouaud
Project Director - Thermal Systems at Ricardo

Stephen Gifford
Chief Economist at Faraday Institution

Dr. John Warner
CCO at American Battery Solutions

Prof. David Greenwood
CEO WMG High Value Manufacturing Catapult; Director for Industrial Engagement at WMG the University of Warwick







The platform will open on November 30th ahead of the event starting on the 1st December. We will send you a reminder once it is live with a link to the login area and a reminder of your login details.