Private Event
  • Month 2021-10-18T18:00
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  • 00 2021-10-19T16:00
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  • 00 2021-10-22T01:00
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  •  2021
  • Month 2021-10-18T18:00
  • 00 2021-10-18T18:00
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  • 00 2021-10-20T16:00
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  • 00 2021-10-22T01:00
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  • 00 2021-10-22T16:00
  • , 2021

    Event Highlights

    PARTNERS

    About The Event

    TDK Ventures’ Energy Week 2021 will be a remarkable thought leadership forum that will bring together over 30 top leaders in the battery and energy fields to the transformation of the energy industry and the future outlook. Here’s a summary of the key details and highlights we can expect from the upcoming event:

    Event Overview: Energy Week 2021, presented by TDK Ventures Inc., aims to provide a platform for knowledge exchange and discussion among experts from academia, industry, startups, and venture capital in the battery and energy sectors. The event will span five days, focusing on various aspects of energy transformation.

    Speaker Lineup: We can look forward to a distinguished lineup of speakers, including leaders and experts in the field, such as Bob Galyen (Founder of Galyen Energy and former CTO of CATL), Shirley Meng (Professor at UCSD), Dipender Saluja (Managing Director at Capricorn, an early investor in Tesla), Qichao Hu (Founder and CEO of SES), Hans Kobler (Co-Founder, Managing Partner, and CEO of Energy Impact Partners), Julia Song (Co-Founder and CTO of ESS), Rajesh Swaminathan (Partner at Khosla Ventures), and representatives from top universities, energy venture capital firms, and energy startups.

    Event Format: Energy Week 2021 will feature a daily schedule with each day focusing on a specific topic related to energy transformation. The event will include panel discussions, interactive polling, and live audience Q&A sessions to foster engagement and knowledge sharing.

    Topics to be Covered: The event will explore a wide range of topics relevant to the energy industry, including materials processing and manufacturing, battery management systems, charging and safety infrastructure, energy storage systems, e-mobility, grid integration, mining, and battery recycling.

    Free and Open Access: TDK Ventures will make Energy Week 2021 accessible to the public for free, emphasizing the importance of sharing knowledge and insights openly on opportunities and challenges in the energy sector. This open forum aims to facilitate broader discussions and increase awareness of energy-related issues.

    Event Partners: TDK Ventures will collaborate with several partners and supporters, including the Volta Foundation (formerly Battery Brunch), BatteryBits, Intercalation Station, Stanford Energy Club, MIT Energy Night, and other organizations and startups in the energy innovation ecosystem.

    Community Engagement: The event aims to inspire a new generation of inventors, entrepreneurs, and investors by discussing innovative solutions and addressing the significant problems in the energy sector. The goal is to identify opportunities for startups to contribute to a more sustainable future.

    Knowledge Sharing: Energy Week 2021 aims to stimulate ongoing conversations and engagement within the energy transformation community, with the intention of translating these discussions into meaningful actions to improve and future-proof the world.

    Global Impact: The event will have a global reach, allowing individuals from around the world to participate, learn, and collaborate on energy-related topics.

    In conclusion, TDK Ventures’ Energy Week 2021 will provide a valuable platform for experts, innovators, and stakeholders to come together, share insights, and discuss the challenges and opportunities in the energy sector. It will emphasize the importance of collaboration and knowledge exchange in driving positive change for a more sustainable and energy-efficient future.

    In-Person

    • 00:00 AM 2021-10-18T18:00

    Materials, Processing & Manufacturing

    Session 1

    • 00:00 AM 2023-10-31T15:00
    • 00:00 AM 2023-10-31T16:00

    Panel Discussion

    Shirley Meng​

    Shirley Meng​

    Professor | UCSD

    Academia
    Energy & Cleantech
    Bob Galyen​

    Bob Galyen​

    Founder | Gaylen Energy
    Former CTO | CATL

    Energy & Cleantech
    Startup
    Sara Chamberlain​

    Sara Chamberlain​

    Managing Director | Energy Foundry

    Energy & Cleantech
    Investor
    Dipender Saluja​

    Dipender Saluja​

    Managing Director | Capricorn Investment Group

    Investor
    Mobility
    Arrelaine Dameron​

    Arrelaine Dameron​

    VP of R&D | Forge Nano

    Next Gen
    Startup
    Michael Pachos​

    Michael Pachos​

    Managing Director | Samsung Ventures America

    Connectivity Computing
    Investor
    Professor Chen Tsuhan

    Professor Chen Tsuhan

    Deputy President (Innovation and Enterprise), Distinguished Professor | National University of Singapore

    Academia
    Next Gen

    In-Person

    • 00:00 AM 2021-10-19T16:00

    Battery Management Systems (BMS), Modeling & Battery Data

    Session 2

    • 00:00 AM 2023-11-01T15:00
    • 00:00 AM 2023-11-01T16:00

    Panel Discussion

    Venkat Viswanathan​

    Venkat Viswanathan​

    Associate professor | CMU

    Academia
    Next Gen
    Susan J. Babinec​

    Susan J. Babinec​

    Program Lead | Argonne National Library

    Energy & Cleantech
    Government
    Qichao Hu​

    Qichao Hu​

    Founder & CEO | SES

    Next Gen
    Startup
    Dania Ghantous​

    Dania Ghantous​

    VP Technology | Qnovo

    Energy & Cleantech
    Startup
    AK Srouji​

    AK Srouji​

    Chief Technology Officer | Romeo Power

    Energy & Cleantech
    Startup
    Marc van den Berg​

    Marc van den Berg​

    Foudneer | MVDB Advisers

    Energy & Cleantech
    Investor
    Tal Sholklapper​

    Tal Sholklapper​

    Co-Founder & CEO | Voltaiq

    Next Gen
    Startup

    In-Person

    • 00:00 AM 2021-10-20T16:00

    Charging, Safety & Infrastructure

    Session 3

    • 00:00 AM 2023-11-02T16:00
    • 00:00 AM 2023-11-02T17:00

    Clare P. Grey​

    Clare P. Grey​

    Professor | University of Cambridge
    Co-Founder & Chief Scientist | Nyobolt

    Academia
    Next Gen
    Ping Liu​

    Ping Liu​

    Professor | UCSD
    Co-Founder | TyFast

    Academia
    Next Gen
    Cindi Choi​

    Cindi Choi​

    Managing Director | TotalEnergies Ventures

    Investor
    Next Gen
    Doron Myersdorf​

    Doron Myersdorf​

    Founder & CEO | StoreDot

    Mobility
    Startup
    Clea Kolster​

    Clea Kolster​

    Director of Science | Lowercarbon Capital

    Energy & Cleantech
    Investor
    Tyler Lancaster​

    Tyler Lancaster​

    Principal | Energize Ventures

    Energy & Cleantech
    Investor

    In-Person

    • 00:00 AM 2021-10-22T01:00

    Energy Storage Systems (ESS), E-Mobility & Grid

    Session 4

    • 00:00 AM 2021-10-22T01:00
    • 00:00 AM 2021-10-22T03:00

    Panel Discussion

    Julia Song​

    Julia Song​

    Co-Founder & CTO | ESS

    Energy & Cleantech
    Startup
    Hong Li​

    Hong Li​

    Professor | IPCAS
    Co-Founder | WeLion & HiNa

    Academia
    Next Gen
    Sarah Applebaum

    Sarah Applebaum

    Partner | Pangaea Ventures

    Investor
    Next Gen
    Andy Lubershane​

    Andy Lubershane​

    SVP | Research & Strategy | Energy Impact Partners

    Academia
    Energy & Cleantech
    Veronica Li​

    Veronica Li​

    Founding Member & Investor | Primavera Venture Partners

    Energy & Cleantech
    Healthtech
    Investor
    Mobility
    Ju Li

    Ju Li

    Professor | MIT

    Academia
    Next Gen
    Rajesh Swaminathan​

    Rajesh Swaminathan​

    Partner | Khosla Ventures

    Energy & Cleantech
    Healthtech
    Investor

    In-Person

    • 00:00 AM 2021-10-22T16:00

    Mining & Battery Recycling

    Session 5

    • 00:00 AM 2021-10-22T16:00
    • 00:00 AM 2021-10-22T18:00

    Panel Discussion

    Amanda Hall​

    Amanda Hall​

    CEO | Summit Nanotech

    Energy & Cleantech
    Startup
    Zheng Chen​

    Zheng Chen​

    Assistant Professor | UCSD
    Co-Founder | UNIGRID

    Academia
    Energy & Cleantech
    Laurie Menoud​

    Laurie Menoud​

    Partner | At One Ventures

    Investor
    Mobility
    Next Gen
    Ajay Kochhar​

    Ajay Kochhar​

    President & CEO | Li-Cycle

    Energy & Cleantech
    Healthtech
    Startup
    Alex Grant​

    Alex Grant​

    Principal | Jade Cover Partners

    Academia
    Next Gen
    Michael O’Kronley​

    Michael O’Kronley​

    CEO | Battery Resourcers

    Mobility
    Startup