Workshop Program

All the workshop speakers are confirmed, but some time slots may be rearranged.

First day: Thursday 27 June 2019 

Time Title Speaker
9:30 Registration and welcome coffee offered by the workshop sponsors 
9:30 Posters for Poster Session can be hung
10:00 Greetings and workshop introduction  
First Session
Electrochemistry and Materials
Session chair: Giuseppe Taddia, OCEM
10:30 Bio-inspired materials for green supercapacitors Francesca Soavi
University of Bologna
Italy
10:55 Graphene based printed micro‐supercapacitors
Alberto Ansaldo
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)
Italy
11:20 Towards industrialization of a new supercap generation
Giancarlo Abbate
University of Naples Federico II & CapTop
Italy
11:45 Stable high-power density aqueous asymmetric supercapacitor using NiCo2O4 and superactivated carbon
Roman Mysyk
CIC Energigune
Spain
12:10 Capacitive deionization and energy storage
Paolo Ciambelli
University of Salerno & NARRANDO
Italy
12:35 The ENEA Battery Value Chain
Margherita Moreno
ENEA
Italy
13:00 Lunch offered by the workshop sponsors 
Second Session
Exploring the Ragone Plot
Chair: Davide Lauria, University of Naples Federico II
14:00 Theory and applications of Ragone plots
Thomas Christen
ABB Switzerland Ltd
Switzerland
14:25 Grid stabilization and power quality with rotary Uninterruptible Power Supply (DUPS-RUPS)​
Anna Bruno
ATME, Italy
HITEC Power Protection, The Netherlands
14:50 The application of supercapacitors for power grid inertia monitoring
Edward Slack
Reactive Technologies
United Kingdom
15:15 Superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) Antonio Morandi
University of Bologna
Italy
15:40 Ultracapacitors for industrial processes and grid services (UGS)
Pietro Bruno
ATME, Italy
FREQCON, Germany
16:05 Coffee break offered by the workshop sponsors 
Third Session
Battery Technologies and Systems
Session chair: Pier Paolo Prosini, ENEA
16:20 Technical connection rules for Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS): the Italian case
Davide Falabretti
Polytechnic University of Milan
Italy
 16:45 Battery second life application: how to enable it?
Luigi Pellegrino
Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico (RSE)
Italy
17:10 The role of supercapacitors in extending the lifetime of lead acid batteries: case study on an isolated hybrid microgrid
Norma Anglani
University of Pavia
Italy
17:35 Advanced electrodes for high performance ultracapacitors and batteries
Nicolò Brambilla
Nanoramic Laboratories
USA
18:00 Social tour offered by the workshop sponsors (for registered people) 
20:00 Social dinner at Bravo Caffè Restaurant (for registered people) 

Second day: Friday 28 June 2019

Time Title Speaker
Fourth Session
State-of-the-Art Supercapacitors
Session chair: Antonio Morandi, University of Bologna
9:00 A new approach for ultracapacitor-battery hybrid energy storage solutions
Egert Valmra
Skeleton Technologies
Estonia
9:25 State of the art and future trends of supercapacitor technology
Marco Ranalli
CAP-XX
Australia
9:50 State of the art and future trends of supercapacitor technology
Akos Labady
Eaton
USA
10:15 State of the art and future trends of supercapacitor technology
Tao Wu
SPSCAP
Germany/China
10:40 Coffee break offered by the workshop sponsors 
Fifth Session
Electric Vehicles, Smart Grids, Pulsed Loads
Session chair: Simone Minucci, University of Tuscia
10:55 Laboratory research activities on advanced energy storage systems for electric mobility
Clemente Capasso
CNR Istituto Motori
Italy
11:20 Application of supercapacitors in the powering of hyperloop transportation
Marcos Lafoz
CIEMAT
Spain
11:45  Experimental test of Flash Charghing Technology for electric public transport
Fernando Ortenzi
ENEA Casaccia
Italy
12:10 The return on investment from energy storage in grids with high presence of renewable sources Antonio Zingales
SAET
Italy
12:35
Test and modeling of commercial supercapacitors for pulsed power supplies
Filippo Gherdovich
OCEM Power Electronics
Italy
13:00 Announcement of winners of the Student Poster Awards
13:05 Lunch offered by the workshop sponsors 
Sixth Session
Innovative Instruments and Devices
Session chair: Francesca Soavi, University of Bologna
14:00 Advanced instruments for electrochemistry and energy storage devices
Clement Caironi
Bio-Logic Science Instruments
France
14:25 Single chip embedded Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) and on-line safety monitoring
Mattia Cicalini
Sensichips
Italy
14:50 A green energy storage technology beyond lithium-ion batteries
Francesca De Giorgio
University of Bologna & BETTERY
Italy
15:15 Kilowatt's Sirius energy storage: a safe and effective alternative to chemical batteries
Andrea Botrini
Uflex, Italy
Kilowatt Labs, USA
15:40 Ultra-fast carbon electrodes made of functionalized vertically-aligned nanotubes and their applications to supercapacitors
Pascal Boulanger
NAWATechnologies
France
16:05 Extremely high power supercapacitors
Peter Schaufl
Macrocaps
Denmark
16:30 Presentation of Workshop 2020
16:35 Open discussion and conclusions 

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