Register to attend the program of the Battery Congress Conference & Expo  to be held on May 9 - 10, 2017 at the Detroit Sheraton Novi Hotel, 21111 Haggerty Rd, Novi, MI 48375. The event will be co-located with the Emissions Conference & Expo, and will have a common plenary theme. Put your company in front of the most respected global automotive decision makers in the industry! Meet engineers and leaders who are determining the shape of the future and hear about the products and advanced technologies for enhancing your organization's productivity - and your bottom line.

Session Chairs

Hank Sullivan
Hank Sullivan is director for new technology introduction for Tenneco's Clean Air division. He has been instrumental in the execution of Tenneco's clean air emissions control technology roadmap. He is responsible for launching an improved urea dosing control system and has had responsibility for developing Tenneco's XNOx™ urea dosing system...  Read more

Judy Brunson
Head of eMobility, High Voltage Systems & Quality
Powertain & eDrive Division
Mercedes Benz
Ms E Judy Brunson is an industry professional with 20 years of experience devoted to the Research, Design, Development and Release of both Conventional Automotive Systems and Alternative Automotive Propulsion Systems.  As the Head of eMobility, High Voltage Systems & Quality for.. Read More  

Dr. Chris Gearhart 
Chris Gearhart was appointed director of the Transportation and Hydrogen Systems Center after joining the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) as director of the Hydrogen Technologies and Systems Center in late 2012. In more than 16 years with Ford Motor Company, Gearhart led research.. Read More  
Robert Galyen
Chief Technical Officer
Robert Gaylen, age 61, is recognized as one of the top executives in the energy storage world with experience in technology and business operations of small and large corporations.  He currently holds the position Chief Technical Officer of Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited, both located in NingDe City, Fujian Province in The People's Republic of China... Read More 

Dr. Mei Cai
General Motors   
Dr. Mei Cai is a General Motors technical fellow and the manager of Energy Storage Materials Group at General Motors Global Research and Development Center. She has the responsibility for technology innovations in the area of advanced energy storage materials for vehicular applications, including physical, chemical, and electrical energy storage materials and systems.... Read More 

Dr. Ameya Joshi
Corning Inc. 
Ameya Joshi is currently working at Corning incorporated as Manager, in Emerging Technologies and Regulations. Corning Environmental Technologies keep abreast of current trends in advanced engine technologies and regulations, pertinent to vehicular emissions. Previously he was the Regional Technology manager....  Read More  

Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown is a graduate of McMaster University and the University of Guelph and is a past recipient of the SAE John Connor Environmental Award, McFarlane Award and is a past chairman of the SAE Diesel Engine Committee and Exhaust Emissions Controls Committee.Mr. Brown is a long serving officer ... Read More 

Christopher Sharp
Staff Engineer
Southwest Research Institute
Mr. Sharp is a Staff Engineer in the Diesel Engine and Emissions R & D Department at Southwest Research Institute.  He has been at SwRI for the past 25 years, where he has been involved in numerous programs related to integration of advanced aftertreatment systems on diesel and natural gas engines, for both on-highway and nonroad engines.  These programs have ranged from early technology and prototype demonstrations, to production... Read More 

Dr. Louise Arnold
Technology Director
Johnson Matthey
Louise has been with Johnson Matthey for 15 years, currently as Technology Director, North America, for the Emissions Control Technologies (ECT) Division, and before that as an experienced technology manager supporting highly successful new products for ECT Technology Centre in Royston, UK. She initially started her career with Johnson Matthey as a Process Development Chemist and progressed through various ... Read More  

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