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Introduction to the symposium  

Isaac Lund – VP of Business Development


KEYNOTE – Silicon anode overview: US manufacturers and current state of the art  

Sam Jaffe – Managing Director 

Carin Energy Research Advisors

KEYNOTE – Silicon anodes in the field: performance, lifetime, and key issues to be addressed  

Ashley Ruth – Research Chemical Engineer C5ISR Center, Command Power & Integration

Silicon anode scale up process overview and key hurdles to production at scale  

Isaac Lund – VP of Business Development 


Enabling high energy dense batteries through silicon nanowire anodes 

Ionel Stefan – CTO 


Enabling silicon microparticles for battery anode applications through novel graphene wrapping and surface coating pathways 

Bor Jang – CEO Global Graphene Group

Silicon Oxide high-energy fast-charge cells for EV, AV and Military applications 

Herman Lopez – CTO 

Zenlabs Energy

Optimization of electrolytes and electrolyte additives for Si anode applications 

Surya Moganty – CTO 


Pre-lithiation processes and benefits to Si anode stability 

Marina Yakoleva – Director R&D and New Business Development 


Performance and limitations of Si anodes in 18650 cells for military applications 

Lasantha Korala – Battery Scientist 

American Lithium Energy

Silicon-carbon composite anodes for military and automotive applications

Rick Costantino – Co-Founder and CTO Group 14 Technology

CLOSING REMARKS – Open audience discussion with presenters

Isaac Lund  –  Moderator VP of Business Development 


5 Minute Power Pitches

Global Graphene Group

Forge Nano