Are you an industry thought leader or user with a topic on battery applications, technical advances or another battery related topic that will challenge or inspire attendees?

Submit your topic today! We’re looking for presentations that address technical advances and industry concerns as well as new ideas in the fields of battery use, application and maintenance. Presenters should plan for enough content to fill their 20 minute allotted time on the agenda. Presentations should be non-commercial. Typically there are three presentations in each session, follow by Q & A.

Online submission forms are available on the Forms page.

Battcon encourages NEW and seasoned speakers as well as innovative session formats.

Trending Topics

Technical Developments

  • Battery, system, and/or charging improvements
  • Life extending experiences

Battery Installation

  • Battery sizing, applications, and testing
  • System design considerations
  • Environmental concerns
  • Ventilation
  • Protection and fault management

Monitoring Experiences

  • Small and/or large battery applications
  • Field studies – Lessons learned

Service and Maintenance

  • Battery system management
  • Field experiences
  • System safety issues

Codes and Standards

  • Tutorial
  • New developments
  • Field experience in application

Case Studies and Field Experiences

  • Small and/or large battery application

Distributed Power Architectures – Pros and Cons

  • Grid connected storage
  • Distributed power in data centers and central offices

Advanced Technologies and Energy Storage

  • New technology advances
  • Storage and renewables
  • New applications

Batteries and the Go-Green Environmental Push

  • Renewables
  • Hybrid systems
  • Sustainability


Presenters will be notified by email if their abstract has been selected.

Once your abstract has been accepted, begin work on your paper. Please note your final paper should be noncommercial, unique, not previously published and of interest to the Battcon audience. Please review the style guide/template on the Forms page for guidelines in developing your paper.

Submit your paper for review. The selection committee will review your paper and may request modifications. When submitting your paper, a completed copyright release form should also be submitted.

Once your paper has been reviewed and accepted, complete your slide presentation. Templates for slides can be found on the Forms page. Slides will be reviewed for content and commercialism. The selection committee may request modifications.


January 15, 2018 Abstracts & Bios are due no later than Friday Jan 5
Call for papers and topics will close on Jan 5
March 1, 2018 Paper and Copyright Release Form due
Papers reviews and modifications (if needed) will be done between Feb 15 and March 1
March 22, 2018 Final Paper Due
April 8, 2018 Presentation slides due