Global EV Battery Innovation Conference
Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 pm ET
presented by Smart Factory Institute of Tennessee
in collaboration with Deutsch Messe Technology Academy
This year’s Smart Factory Institute event will be a hybrid event held at:
Tennessee Department of Transportation, Administration Building
7512 Volkswagen Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416
9:00am Registration & Networking
9:45am Effective and Efficient American Batteries
Dr. Sanjiv Malhotra, Founder & CEO, Sparkz Inc.
10:30am Charging Technology 101
Dennis Gardner, Western Regional Sales Manager, Phoenix Contact
11:15am Building Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
Jeff Cohen, Vice President of Sales, Tritium Technologies LLC
Drew Frye, Manager Electric Vehicle Programs, TVA
Matt Meservy, Director - Long Range Planning Division, TN Department of Transportation
Alexa Voytek, Energy Programs Administrator, TN Department of Environment & Conservation
Panel Moderator: Rick Youngblood, Tennessee Automotive Manufacturers Association (TAMA)
12:45pm Solving Battery Materials Supply Chain Issues
Daniel Deas, Chief Operating Officer, Novonix Anode Materials
2:00pm Wireless Charging Innovation
Omer Onar, Research & Development, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2:30pm Optimized Battery Manufacturing Processes
Matt Mowry, Product Manager, Igus
3:00pm Closing Remarks
For additional details and ticket purchase, please visit event page -
Please know in person tickets are limited.
More virtual attendee tickets available.
Priority registration to receive conference boxes ending on March 28th.