Professor Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Director of Shanghai Electrochemical Energy Devices Research Center ZifengMa served as the vice chairman of the organizing committee of this conference, responsible for the preparation and organization of the conference. Internationally renowned expert Professor Yi Cui from Stanford University, Deputy Director of the US Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory Dr. KawtarHafidi and Chief Scientist Khalil Amine, Deputy Director of the US Department of Energy Northwest Pacific National Laboratory Dr. Virden Jud , and Dr. Jun Liu, Chief Scientist of Battery500, and Dr. Xiaoqing Yang from the Brookhaven National Laboratory of the Ministry of Energy attended the meeting.
Participants entered the in-depth exchange and discussion on the research progress of lithium-ion batteries, the new battery system in the post-lithium-ion era, advanced diagnostic, analytical detection technologies, and battery recycling. During the meeting, experts such as Yi Cui, Amine, and Kawtar also visited Zhejiang Natrium Energy Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang Natrium Energy Co., Ltd. is committed to building an internationally influential sodium-ion battery technology innovation company, with Professor ZifengMa as the chief scientist. In October 2018, relying on Natrium Energy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University-Shaoxing Binhai Joint Institute for Advanced Battery Technology was established to accelerate the cooperation of industry, university and research, and promote the engineering and industrialization of advanced battery technology.