Press Release

28th March 2019 | International Centre | Telford | The Future of Energy Management Technology

For full press release, please click on link below.

Battery Tech Expo UK


Battery Tech Expo, UK’s first b2b exhibition dedicated to the advancement of battery technology sees huge demand, sells out of exhibition space, set to run 15th March 2018, International Centre, Telford

  • Event provides over 60 pioneering technology exhibitors including Tesla, Panasonic, Battery Research Institute and Mahindra Formula E racing, 16 industry leading speakers and anticipated numbers of over 1000 engineers and scientists on the day.
  • Government’s £243million Faraday Challenge project will be presenting on funding opportunities for UK business


10four Media Ltd, creators of the inaugural Battery Tech Expo UK are delighted to announce the event has seen huge demand from both exhibitors and visitors.  The free to attend one day expo will cover topics including Battery Management Systems, Electric Vehicle Batteries, the future of Energy Storage, Battery Development/ Discovery and pushing batteries to their limits with the likes of Formula E racing.


David Reeks, director of 10four Media Ltd, commented ‘the battery industry is on the cusp of a power revolution with big technology companies investing heavily in the next generation of battery development and energy storage. The Battery Tech Expo UK allows companies in the field to showcase their cutting-edge technologies and services, network, do business and share ideas in this increasingly expanding sector’.

Entry is free on the day and tickets can be registered using the link below.


There will be a press area on the day. For enquiries, please contact:

David Reeks


10four Media Ltd

Tel: +44 (0) 1283 337291

Mobile: +44 (0) 7889 493054



Full Speaker Agenda

10:00 – 10:20 – Dr Anna Wise – Innovation Lead – Batteries, Innovate UK – The Faraday Battery Challenge: Accelerating the UK Battery Industry


10:20 – 10:40 – Khalid Khan – Business Development Director, Steatite – The use and development of Lithium batteries in emerging markets.


10:40 – 11:00 – Garry Wilson – Director of Business Development, Advanced Propulsion Centre


11:00 – 11:20 – Peter Collins – Field Sales Team Leader, Laser 2000 – Into the Blue – Laser Welding of Batteries


11:20 – 11:40 – Thomas Carl – Laboratory Manager, Intertek – EV Battery Safety – Testing, Regulations and Standards


11:40 – 12:00 – Michael Phelan – CEO, GridBeyond, formerly Endeco Technologies


12:00 – 12:20 – Dr Alastair McGibbon – Head of Business Development, Catapult – SiC and GaN power electronics applications: The role of the CSA Catapult


12:20 – 12:40 – Dr Dan Gladwin – Deputy Director of CREESA, The University of Sheffield – Batteries: Grid Connected Energy Storage and Applications


13:10 – 13:30 – Angus Lyon – Head of Powertrain Mahindra Formula E – Director of Rockfort EngineeringElectric Racing: Pushing batteries to the limits


13:30 – 13:50 – Mike Parsons – Business Manager Electrification – AVL


13:50 – 14:10 – Dr Gary Mepsted – Technical Manager – Advanced Batteries, Qinetiq – Advanced lithium-ion cells for next generation battery packs


14:10 – 14:30 – Greg Harris – Head of Commercial – Strategic Projects & New Technologies, HORIBA MIRA – Development of the hybrid powertrain and traction battery for the next generation of Hybrid Refuse Vehicles


14:30 – 14:50 – Helen Johnstone – European Patent Attorney – Chartered Patent Attorney and Ben Lincoln – European Patent Attorney – Chartered Patent Attorney, Potter Clarkson


14:50 – 15:10 – Omer Sheikh – Applications Specialist, Tektronix – Challenges of High-Sided FET Measurements and avoiding CMRR Issues


15:10 – 15:30 – Mark Ellis – Principal Engineering – Battery Systems, WMG, University of Warwick – Enhancing battery performance – a manufacturing challenge


15:30 – 15:50 – Kevin Mak – Senior Analyst – Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics