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Save the Date: November 10–12, 2020
The Battery Show Digital Days Schedule Viewer


Welcome to the The Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Digital Days Conference Session Viewer. Browse and sort the growing list of sessions by day, time, pass type, topic, or format. All session times are shown in Eastern Time, except 3rd day (November 12th) EU Conference Pass sessions are in Central European Time. Check out the event Conference Page for more information related to the event schedule. Register for Digital Days and login to the event platform to begin bookmarking sessions, building your schedule, and accessing whitepapers.

CET: 2:00 - 3:00pm - Keynote Leaders Debate: Battery Production in Europe

Frederick Hedlund  (CEO, Northvolt Zwei)

Matthias Zentgraf  (President, European Business, CATL)

Tom Jensen  (CEO, Freyr)

James Frith  (Senior Energy Storage Analyst, Bloomberg New Energy Finance)

Sebastian Wolf  (Senior Director EU Operations and Managing Director, Farasis Energy Europe)

Location: EU

Date: Thursday, November 12

Time: 8:00am - 9:00am

Pass Type: Virtual Conference Pass (Paid), Virtual Conference Pass + EU (Paid), Virtual EU Conference Pass (Paid), Virtual Expo Pass (Free)

Track: Battery Design & Manufacturing

Format: Keynote (Free)

Vault Recording: TBD

Join this interactive keynote panel of industry leaders where each speaker will present 10 minute presentations and conclude with an energetic debate. The debate panel will address how the EU/member states can support a domestic industry and what role OEMs should take; how much of the supply chain can be localized; what the most important factors are that influence a plant’s location: land cost, labor cost, access to skilled labor, electricity grid emissions, proximity to vehicle plants; and whether plants can be cost competitive with China/Asia.

  • 10 Minutes: Expanding the Blueprint for Green Battery Manufacturing presented by Fredrik Hedlund, CEO, Northvolt Zwei
  • 10 Minutes: Expanding Battery Manufacturing in Europe to Accelerate the Electrification of the Automotive Industry presented by Matthias Zentgraf, President, European Business, CATL
  • 10 Minutes: Establishing and Planning Growth for Battery Manufacturing in Europe presented by Tom Einar Jensen, CEO, Freyr
  • 10 Mins Outlining Plans for Battery Manufacturing in Europe

    Sebastian Wolf, Sr Director EU Operations and Managing Director, Farasis Energy Europe

  • 20 Minute Plenary Leaders Debate: Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities of Establishing Lithium-Ion Battery Production for Electromobility in Central Europe; the Rise of the Giga Factory