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Over the last five years, the Battery Thermal Management Global Event Series has been regarded as the foremost communication network for Battery Electric Vehicle Engineers, Battery Technologists, and Thermal Management Experts. Battery Thermal Management Europe 2023, will be held in Stuttgart – Germany, on the 15th of July for a packed one-day meeting.
Take part in this industry must-attend event, where battery technologists from leading automotive OEMs and their key suppliers address the current challenges, pressing learning objectives, and examine breakthrough technologies shaping the future of vehicle electrification.
In 2022 Battery Thermal Management West Coast USA & xEV Advanced Battery Technology Innovation USA were the two most well-attended technical BEV conferences of the year – in 2023 over 350 Battery Engineers, 30 Expert Speakers and 40 pioneering exhibitors will come together in Stuttgart Germany, and we hope you can make it too.
Battery Thermal Management (BTM) is a critical aspect of electric vehicle (EV) design and operation ensuring that the battery operates within the optimal temperature range for performance, safety, and longevity. Some of the key challenges in BTM for electric vehicles include:
Temperature regulation: One of the primary challenges in BTM is to maintain the battery at the optimal temperature range, typically between 20 to 40 degrees Celsius, to ensure optimal performance and longevity. Batteries generate heat during charging and discharging, and temperature fluctuations can degrade battery performance and reduce its lifespan. Managing temperature during extreme weather conditions, such as hot summers or cold winters, is particularly challenging.
Heat dissipation: Efficient heat dissipation is essential to prevent the battery from overheating, which can degrade performance and safety. High-energy batteries, such as lithium-ion batteries used in EVs, generate significant heat during rapid charging and high-power operation. Ensuring effective heat dissipation to avoid hotspots and thermal runaway is crucial to prevent battery degradation and potential safety hazards.
Thermal uniformity: Achieving uniform temperature distribution across the battery pack is essential to ensure consistent performance and avoid localized temperature variations that can lead to imbalances and accelerated degradation. Achieving thermal uniformity becomes challenging in large battery packs with complex geometries and varying heat generation rates.
Energy efficiency: Efficient BTM should not compromise the overall energy efficiency of the vehicle. Cooling or heating the battery requires additional energy, which can impact the driving range and overall efficiency of the EV. Balancing the need for temperature control with energy efficiency is a significant challenge in BTM.
Packaging constraints: Battery packs in EVs are often constrained by limited space, weight restrictions, and design considerations, which can impact the integration of thermal management systems. Designing compact and lightweight BTM systems that can be integrated into the limited space available in EVs is a challenge.
Battery Thermal Management EUROPE is focused on the Innovations in BTM for electric vehicles addressing these challenges and improving the performance & safety of EV batteries. This year we will be look closely at:
Advanced cooling and heating techniques: Innovative cooling and heating techniques, such as liquid cooling, phase-change materials, and heat pipes, are being developed to efficiently manage battery temperature and dissipate heat during high-power operation or rapid charging. These techniques aim to improve thermal management efficiency while minimizing energy consumption.
Predictive thermal management: Predictive thermal management systems use real-time data, including battery state of charge (SOC), temperature, and ambient conditions, to optimize thermal management strategies. These systems use advanced algorithms and sensors to predict the thermal behavior of the battery and adjust cooling or heating strategies in real-time, resulting in improved efficiency and performance.
Thermal modeling and simulation:Advanced thermal modeling and simulation tools are being used to design and optimize BTM systems. These tools enable engineers to simulate and analyze the thermal behavior of batteries in various operating conditions, helping in the design of efficient and effective BTM solutions.
Material advancements:Innovative materials, such as thermally conductive materials and phase-change materials, are being developed to improve heat dissipation and thermal uniformity in battery packs. These materials can be integrated into the battery pack or thermal management system to enhance thermal performance.
Integration with vehicle systems:Integrating BTM systems with other vehicle systems, such as the power electronics and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) systems, allows for optimized energy management and better coordination between different vehicle systems. This integration can lead to improved thermal management efficiency and overall vehicle performance.
Active thermal management:Active thermal management systems, such as variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems and thermoelectric cooling, are being explored for BTM in EVs. These systems offer precise
| Conference Topics
Extending Battery Life And Preventing Thermal Runaway
Next-Generation Thermal Management Solutions To Optimise Battery Safety & Performance
Evaluating The Different Thermal Management Technologies Deployed To Ensure Cells Operate Under The Optimal Temperature Conditions
Comparing The Relative Benefits Of Air & Liquid, Direct And Indirect Cooling In Terms Of Cost And efficiency
Meeting The Specific Thermal Management Challenges Of Ultra-Fast Charging And Increased Range
Minimizing The Risk Of Thermal Runaway Propagation In Different Battery Designs
How To Improve Thermal Efficiency, Enhance Lightweighting & Integration Capacity Of Components And Further Advance BMS Capacity
Thermal Conductive Adhesives For Next-Generation Cell-to-Pack Configurations
Engineering Single-Phases Immersion Cooling For Thermal Management Of Lithium-Ion Batteries
Optimal Design Of Thermal Management Systems – At The System Level
Disruptive Next-Generation Thermal Adhesive Solutions For Battery Applications
Temperature Counts: Increasing xEV Safety Comfort, Range And Performance With Sensors
Achieving Battery Safety With Advanced Thermal Management Solutions
Engineering The Thermal & Safety Challenges In Next-Generation Battery Packs
Fast Charging & Thermoregulation: Battery Assessment By Means of A Multi-Scale Multi-Domain
Material For Complex Thermal Management Systems
Cell Monitoring With Electrochemical Impedance spectroscopy To Extend Battery Life And Prevent Thermal Runaway
Selecting The Right Material For Battery Thermal Management Evaluating The Potential Of Passive Thermal Management Solutions Such As Phase Change Materials (PCMs) and heat pipes (HPs)
Battery Design & Integration
Battery Management & Battery Intelligence
Faster Charging, Higher Efficiency, Longer Range
Immersion Cooling Technology For Cylindrical Lithium-Ion Cells
Innovations & Developments in EV Architecture For Performance Vehicles
High-Performance EV Powertrain Development & Battery Pack Design
Latest Methodologies In Battery Testing
High Precision Calorimetry And Measurement Of Heat Generation For EV Li-Ion Cells
Fast Charging Optimization Of Lithium-Ion Battery Cells
Calling all companies at the forefront of Battery Thermal Management (BTM) innovation!
Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your latest technologies and solutions at this year’s highly anticipated BTM Innovation Conference and Exhibition
As the leading platform for BTM advancements, our conference brings together top experts, researchers, and industry leaders in the field of electric vehicles and energy storage. This is your chance to share your breakthroughs, network with key players, and drive collaboration in the rapidly evolving BTM landscape.
By sponsoring and exhibiting at our conference, you’ll gain unparalleled exposure to a global audience of decision-makers, influencers, and potential customers. Showcase your products, services, and expertise through our interactive exhibits, engaging presentations, and dynamic panel discussions.
Why Sponsor and Exhibit at BTM EUROPE 2023?
Get your brand in front of a highly targeted audience of BTM professionals, including researchers, engineers, and executives from the EV and energy storage industries. Increase your visibility through prominent logo placement, booth displays, and speaking opportunities.
Position your company as a thought leader by sharing your latest innovations, insights, and best practices on the BTM stage. Demonstrate your expertise through presentations, panel discussions, and technical workshops to establish your company as an industry leader.
Build meaningful connections and collaborations with leading experts, decision-makers, and potential customers in the BTM field. Our conference provides ample networking opportunities, including dedicated networking breaks, receptions, and one-on-one meetings with key stakeholders.
Stay ahead of the competition by gaining access to the latest market trends, research findings, and technological advancements in the BTM industry. Our conference offers a diverse range of sessions covering various aspects of BTM, providing valuable insights for your business strategy.
Our conference attracts participants from around the world, offering you a truly global platform to showcase your products and services. Expand your market reach, explore new business opportunities, and connect with international partners.
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to be part of the BTM innovation community! Secure your sponsorship and exhibition slot at our conference today to maximize your brand exposure, gain industry recognition, and drive business growth.
Contact us now to learn more about our sponsorship and exhibition opportunities at the BTM Innovation Conference and Exhibition. Limited slots available, so act fast!