PHEV Battery Forum 7/12 - S. Coast Air Quality Mgmt District
- The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is hosting a
day-long forum/meeting on PHEVs next Wednesday in Diamond Bar, CA,
specifically focused on battery issues. Batteries are the main
technical holdup for automaker adoption; this roundtable forum hopes
to identify the key areas that need further R&D in order to speed
SCAQMD has been one of the most vocal and consistent supporters of
PHEVs, and took delivery of EnergyCS's first demonstration vehicle in
Meeting announcement and agenda follows.
Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle Forum & Technical Roundtable
The South Coast Air Quality Management District is convening a Plug-in
Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Forum and Technical Roundtable focused
on the technical issues related to advanced batteries and their effect
on the development and commercialization of PHEVs. The objective of
the meeting is to identify key expert perspectives on battery
capabilities, requirements, and other issues specifically for
application to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and to highlight
important or necessary RD&D areas for near-term commercialization of
The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2006 at the SCAQMD
headquarters in Diamond Bar, CA. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m.
in in the main auditorium. In the morning, eight technical experts
will provide focused presentations on various aspects of PHEV battery
issues. Following lunch, a technical roundtable discussion by these
experts will be conducted. Public comment will be encouraged
following the roundtable discussion.
The AQMD encourages all major stakeholders to attend, including auto
manufacturers, energy companies, industry representatives, state and
federal regulatory agencies, environmental and community organizations
and other interested parties.
The agenda for the meeting is provided below.
Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle
Forum and Technical Roundtable
Wednesday, July 12, 2006
21865 Copley Drive
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
9:00 AM Welcome Barry Wallerstein, D.Env.
Executive Officer, AQMD
9:05 AM Self-Introductions Panelists
Context and Framing of Issues
9:15 AM Technical Issues and Background Matt Miyasato, Ph.D. Tech.
Demonstrations Mgr, AQMD
9:30 AM Plug-In HEV Battery Requirements Mark Duvall, Ph.D. Mgr.,
Tech. Development, EPRI
9:50 AM Dept. of Energy's Plug-in HEV Tien Duong Research Program Team
Leader Vehicle Tech., FreedomCAR
10:10 AM Energy Storage Options for Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles Ahmad
Pesaran, Ph.D. Principal Engineer, NREL
10:30 AM Break (20 minutes)
10:50 AM Lithium Ion Battery Issues Dan Doughty, Ph.D. Mgr., Li Ion
Battery R&D, Sandia
11:10 AM Battery Systems Requirements for Production Vehicles Johnson
11:30 AM Integration Experience Greg Hansen Vice President, EnergyCS
11:50 PM Plug-in Hybrid Battery Evaluation: Laboratory and Field
Testing Naum Pinsky, Ph.D. Southern California Edison
12:20 PM Lunch (60 minutes)
1:20 PM Moderator: Mark Duvall
3:30 PM Public Comment Summary and Next Steps