2021 Schedule

Dates, times and activity subject to change.

Registration Hours

Conference Registration Desk

PRE-CONFERENCE SEMINARS ~~ Pre-registration required

Implementing a NERC Compliant Battery Maintenance Program

Salon West

Break

Seminole Pre-Function

Battery Basics

Salon East 4-5-6

Beyond the Fundamentals

Salon East 1-2-3

Focus On – Electrochemical Alternatives to Lead and Lithium

Salon West

Break

Seminole Pre-Function

Welcome Reception

Hard Rock Tower Pool Deck

Registration Hours

Conference Registration Desk

Continental Breakfast

Grand Ballroom Foyer

Presenter’s Orientation Room

Meeting Room 1 - 4

GENERAL SESSION

Keynote: “It was a Cold Week in Texas” (Texas Grid Near Blackout)

Grand Ballroom

Paper #1:   "Reducing the Hazards of Stationary Battery Systems through Intelligent Design"

Paper #2:   "Field Issues that Draw Expensive Attention from OSHA (and it can get ugly)"

Grand Ballroom

Break and Networking

Seminole Pre-Function

Paper #3:   "UL 1973 Appendix H: A New Safety Approach to Lead Acid and Ni-Cd"

Paper #4:   "Changing Seismic Requirements for Battery Racks and Cabinets"

Paper #5:   "Can Battery Gas Recombiners Improve Battery Room Safety and (+) Eliminate Watering?"

Grand Ballroom

Lunch

Terrace Ballroom & Patio

Hall of Fame award

Grand Ballroom

Panel #1: Battery Maintenance – What is Really Important?

Grand Ballroom

Break and Networking

Seminole Pre-Function

Panel #2: Lithium Ion Chemistries

Grand Ballroom

EXPO & RECEPTION

Reception & Networking with this year’s Exhibitors & Sponsors

Seminole Ballroom

After Party - sponsored by East Penn Manufacturing

Terrace Ballroom and Patio

Registration Hours

Conference Registration Desk

Continental Breakfast

Grand Ballroom Foyer

Presenter’s Orientation Room

Meeting Room 1 - 4

GENERAL SESSION

Paper #6:   "Compliance with Codes and Standards Relating to Lithium-Ion Batteries"

Paper #7:   "Thermal Runaway in Li-ion Batteries – Initiation & Safety Strategies"

Paper #8:   "East Asia Recycling Market and Regeneration Solution for Resource and Energy"

Grand Ballroom

Break and Networking

Seminole Pre-Function

Paper #9:   "Recommendations on the Practice of Individual Cell Voltage Balancing"

Paper #10:   "Electrical Measurement in a Semi-determinate Environment"

Paper #11   "A New End-of-Life Estimation Method for Lead-Acid Battery Used in Off-Grid PV Plant"

Grand Ballroom

Lunch

Terrace Ballroom & Patio

Panel #3: Navigating the New World of Safety Codes for Stationary Batteries Used in Standby and Energy Storage Applications

Grand Ballroom

Break and Networking

Seminole Pre-Function

TRADITIONAL WORKSHOPS

Telecom Workshop

Salon East

UPS Workshop

Salon West

Utility Wokshop

Grand Ballroom

EXPO AND RECEPTION

Reception & Networking with this year’s Exhibitors & Sponsors

Seminole Ballroom

Registration Hours

Conference Registration Desk

Continental Breakfast

Grand Ballroom Foyer

Presenter’s Orientation Room

Meeting Room 1 - 4

GENERAL SESSION

Paper #12:   "When “Good” is Too Good"

Paper #13:   "Discharge Testing: What, Why, and When Explained"

Paper #14:   "Battery Safety for Field Service Technicians"

Paper #15:   "Avoiding Pitfalls During Ground Fault Location"

Grand Ballroom

Break and Networking

Seminole Pre-Function

Paper #16:   "An Introduction to the IEEE 1679 Family of Documents"

Paper #17:   "UL9540A Large Scale Fire Testing Results for Sodium Nickel Chloride Batteries"

Paper #18:   "Increasing Data Center Energy Efficiency (Ni-Zn)"

Grand Ballroom

Closing Boxed Lunch Session: How - to Videos and “Ask Anything” to the Experts

Grand Ballroom

2021 Pre-Conference Seminars

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NERC – Implementing a NERC Compliant Battery Maintenance Program

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Beyond the Fundamentals

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Electrochemical Alternatives to Lead and Lithium

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Stationary Battery Basics

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