‘One Canada’ Electrochemical Energy Storage Research


Redox Flow Batteries

[Research & Development for Medium / Large Electricity Grid Storage]

Feb. 22, 2018

Alberta Room

Dining Centre, 102D, 124 University Gate NW

Calgary, Alberta.


08:00 Registration / Breakfast
08:45 Introduction: Dr. Viola Birss

[Director of CAESR-Tech, Lead of CO2 Utilization, University of Calgary]

08:55 Welcome: Dr. Ed McCauley

[Vice President of Research, Lead of Energy Innovation, University of Calgary]

09:00 Keynote speaker: Dr. Vincent L Sprenkle

[Chief Engineer, Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion, PNNL]

10:00 Coffee Break
10:15 Dr. Edward Roberts

[Director of CREATE ME2, Lead of RFB research, University of Calgary]

10:45 Dr. Jeff Gostick 

[Lead of RFB research, University of Waterloo]

11:10 Dr. Eric Kjeang

[Lead of RFB research, Simon Fraser University]

11:30 Dr. Roland Roesler

[New Redox Systems, University of Calgary]

12:00 Lunch / Networking
13.00 Dr. Majid Pahlevani

[Power Electronics, University of Calgary]

13:30 Dr. Andy Knight

[Energy Storage Management, Transmission Electric Industry Chair, University of Calgary]

14.00 Coffee Break
14:15 Round-Table discussion to identify:

Ø  State-of-the-art technology: challenges, new ideas/directions, etc.

Ø  Common R&D interests; collaborative opportunities

Ø  New partners, funding opportunities, possible international linkages

16:00 Summary (Table Leaders)
16:30 Closing Remarks [Dr. Viola Birss]