The International Flow Battery Forum
IFBF 2017 27-29 June Manchester, England

 

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2018

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 Conference programme

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The conference will be held in the SwissTech Convention Center at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.   

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The conference aims to educate, inform and provide discussion and networking on all aspects of flow batteries.  The programme will include keynote addresses, formal presentations, seminars and panel sessions and educational visit.  The programme covers a a wide range of topics include updates on new developments in flow batteries, flow battery materials, improvements in performance, flow battery operations including recent flow battery   operating experiences, flow battery applications, manufacturing and commercialisation, standards, safety and design.  All types of flow batteries will be considered, including large and small scale, stationary, transportable and mobile.

After the conference, there is an opportunity for conference delegates to visit the EPFL demonstration site at Martigny.  This demonstration site operates a vanadium flow battery and a hydrogen production facility as part of an ongoing research programme into smart grid and green technology concepts.  There will be an additional cost for this visit.  Martigny is approximately 1 h 30 minute by coach  from Lausanne.

The general call for papers is closed.

The programmes from previous years are available using the links on the side bar. 

Preliminary programme for 2018

Click for the: List of Speakers & Poster Presenters for 2018 

Monday 9th July 2018:

Introductory Seminar: (additional registration fee required) - will held at the SwissTech Convention Centre

08:30:  Registration

09:00: 12:00 Seminar

12:30 - 18:00 Vanitec's 4th Energy Storage Committee Meeting.  

Click here for further details and to register.  There is no cost to participate in the meeting but advance registration is required.  The Vanitec meeting will take place at the Swiss Tech Convention Centre at EPFL.                                                

19:30: Evening reception and dinner.

We are delighted to confirm that Vanitec are sponsoring the evening reception and dinner at the Gina Restaurant, a 2 minute walk from the SwissTech Convention Centre.  Please email: info@flowbatteryforum.com if would like to attend.  Please register your attendance:   

Tuesday 10th July 2018 Conference Day 1

08:30: Registration opens, refreshments served

09:30: Conference opens

Evening: IFBF Evening Reception & Dinner 

Wednesday 11th July 2018 - Conference Day 2   

08:45: Session begins

Evening: Network Reception.  Following the success of last year we are pleased to announce that Oxkem are again sponsoring the evening network reception which will take place after the poster session in the exhibition area.

Thursday 12th July 2018 - Conference Day 3 

08:45: Session begins

16:30: Conference closes

Friday 13th July 2018 - Demonstration site visit

08:00:  Transfer to Martigny

09:30:   Introduction

10:00 - 12:00: Visit to demonstration site

14:00:  Departure

Please note that timings for the demonstration site visit have yet to be confirmed.  Delegates with travel arrangements who wish to attend the visit should plan travel taking these timings into account.  Delegates departing from Switzerland by air may wish to travel directly to their departure airport by train from Martigny railway station in order to safeguard their journey times.

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The organisers reserve the right to change or modify this programme.

 

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