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LLIBTA Symposium
Large Lithium Ion Battery Technology and Application
Tuesday, June 7 to Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Advanced Automotive Battery Conferences

AABC Europe 2011 – LLIBTA Symposium

Session 2:
Lithium-Ion Cell Non-Active Materials and Coating Technology

Electrode technology has a significant impact on cell cost, performance, life, and reliability. In this session, we will review non-active components that contribute to electrode integrity and performance, and recent advances in the coating technology that is utilized to manufacture electrodes.


Ken Broom
Ken Broom, Chief Operations Officer, China BAK Battery, Inc.


Mr. Broom has worked in the lithium rechargeable battery industry for 26 years. From 1984 – 2006 he worked for Moli Energy, the only high volume manufacturer of lithium-ion rechargeable cells in North America , and from 2007 – present with China BAK. His work experience has included QA, manufacturing engineering, product design, operations management, international business development and executive management. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. Mr. Broom received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo.

  1. Features and Benefits of Carbon Additives in Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes
    Michael Spahr, Senior Vice President R&D, Timcal
  2. Conductive Fillers for Li-Ion Battery Applications
    Miodrag Oljaca, Technology Director, New Business, Cabot Corporation
  3. Binder Innovation Contributes to Advanced Lithium-Ion Batteries     
    Akihiko Morikawa, General Manager, Performance Chemicals Division, JSR Corporation
  4. Current Collector Technology for High-Power Lithium-Ion Cells     
    Akira Matsuo, Sr. Principal Researcher, Advanced Battery Materials Division, Showa Denko, K. K.
  5. Effect of Coating and Drying Process on Electrode Structure and Performance
    Arno Kwade, Professor, Institute for Particle Technology, Technische Universität Braunschweig
  6. Advances in Coating and Drying Techniques - Innovation & Technology
    Eytan Benhamou, Vice President, Web Products Group, Europe, MEGTEC Systems