Workshop Program

The Workshop Scientific Committee is inviting the speakers and some of them are still to be confirmed. Please, consider that the program is preliminary and the time slots may be rearranged.

First day: Thursday 27 June 2019 

Time Title Speaker
10:00 Registration and welcome coffee  
10:30 Greetings and workshop introduction  
First Session
Session chair: TBC
11:00 Theory and applications of Ragone plots Thomas Christen
ABB Switzerland Ltd
11:30  Bio-inspired materials fro green supercapacitors Francesca Soavi
University of Bologna
12:00  New graphene based electrode for supercapacitor applications Paolo Ciambelli
University of Salerno & NARRANDO
12:30 TBC TBC
13:00 Lunch break  
Second Session
Session chair: TBC
14:00 Towards industrialization of a new supercap generation Giancarlo Abbate
University of Naples Federico II & CapTop
14:25  High porous activated carbon derived from different biomasses as elctrodes for supercapacitor application
Ncholu Manyala
University of Pretoria
South Africa
14:50 Grid stabilization and power quality with rotary Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
Anna Bruno
ATME, Italy
HITEC Power Protection, The Netherlands
15:15 The application of supercapacitors for power grid inertia monitoring Edward Slack
Reactive Technologies
United Kingdom
15:40 Coffee break   
Third Session
Session chair: TBC 
15:55 Superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) Antonio Morandi
University of Bologna
16:20 TBC TBC
16:45 Kilowatt's Sirius energy storage: a safe and effective alternative to chemical batteries
Andrea Botrini
Uflex, Italy
Kilowatt Labs, USA
17:10 Advanced electrodes for high performance ultracapacitors and batteries
Nicolò Brambilla
Nanoramic Laboratories
18:00 Open discussion and conclusions  
20:00 Social dinner  

Second day: Friday 28 June 2019

Time Title Speaker
Fourth Session
Session chair: TBC
9:00 State of the art and future trends of supercapacitor technology
Jan Ernst
Maxwell Technologies, USA
Nesscap Energy, Korea
9:25 State of the art and future trends of supercapacitor technology
Tao Wu
9:50 State of the art and future trends of supercapacitor technology
Anthony Kongats
10:15 Lithium-ion capacitor (LIC) modules to combine energy and power performances TBC
10:40 Coffee break   
Fifth Session
Session chair: TBC
10:55 Technical connection rules for Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS): the Italian case
Davide Falabretti
Polytechnic University of Milan
11:20 ENEA Battery Value Chain  TBC
11:45  Battery second life application: how to enable it? Luigi Pellegrino
Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico (RSE)
12:10 A green energy storage technology beyond lithium-ion batteries
Francesca De Giorgio
University of Bologna & BETTERY
Single chip embedded Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) and on-line safety monitoring Mattia Cicalini
13:00 Lunch break  
Sixth Session
Session chair: Giuseppe Taddia, OCEM Power Electronics, Italy 
14:00 Experimental test of Flash Charghing Technology for electric public transport Fernando Ortenzi
ENEA Casaccia
14:25 Test and modeling of commercial supercapacitors via potentiostatic electrochemical impedance spectroscopy TBC
14:50 Ultracapacitors for industrial processes and grid services
Pietro Bruno
ATME, Italy
FREQCON, Germany
15:15 Application of supercapacitors in the powering of hyperloop transportation
Marcos Lafoz
15:40 Ultracap storage design for pulse applications
Jan Ernst
Maxwell Technologies
16:00 Open discussion and conclusions  

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