The 1st Symposium on Na Batteries, which will be held on October 16-17, 2013 in Vitoria, Spain, it is aiming to become a cornerstone meeting in the world of Na-based batteries. The main goal of this 2-day event is to showcase the latest research and development in Na-based electrochemical power storage technologies that are critical for a sustainable energy future. Topics to be covered: Electrode materials for Sodium-Ion batteries Electrolytes for Sodium-Ion batteries Sodium-Air batteries High temperature Sodium batteries Modelling and simulations Industrial applications Other related topics

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  • Summary of the event

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  • Program


    • October 15, 2013
      • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTour around CIC installations
    • October 16, 2013
      • 8:30 am - 9:15 amRegistration
      • 9:15 am - 9:30 amWelcome act
      • 9:30 am - 11:20 am Shinichi Komaba: "Electrode materials for high-energy Na-ion batteries." Christopher Johnson: "Oxide and Sulfide Nanostructured Materials for Na-ion Batteries."
      • 11:45 am - 1:35 pmM. Rosa Palacín: "Materials research and Na-ion batteries: something old,something new…" Mª Elena Arroyo de Dompablo: "First principles calculations as a tool for understanding redox reaction mechanisms of electrode materials for Na batteries"

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  • Speakers


    • Yong-Sheng Hu

      Yong-Sheng Hu The research progress on room-temperature Na-ion batteries in the Institute of Physics from Chinese Academy SciencesCenter for Clean Energy (E01) Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    • Giussepe Lodi

      Giussepe Lodi Development and qualification of large energy storage solutions based on sodium-nickel batteriesFIAMM SpA

    • Michel Armand

      Michel Armand Electrochemical Energy Storage: Past, Present and FutureCIC Energigune

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  • Conference sponsors


    • Argonne National Laboratory

    • Ayuntamiento Vitoria - Gasteiz

    • EVE, Ente Vasco de la Energía

    • Solvionic

    • Rafer

    • Basquetour

    • Royal Society of Chemistry