Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers

Event Date: 13 June - 14 June 2019

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel,Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 3,10178 Berlin,Germany  

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Registration: can be done via this link (free participation for Trade Associations, Press, Policy Makers, government officials).


13 June 2019: AGM and Task Force Meetings (Members Only)

10:00- 12:30 Task Force Meetings
11:00- 12:30  Associate Member meeting 
12:30- 13:00  Lunch
13:00-14:00  Associate Member + Task Force Meetings

14:30- 17:30

 General Assembly 

19:00- 22:00  Dinner for all guests at "Wasserwerk" Berlin


14 June 2019:


Registration opening


Opening words - EUROBAT President 


Key-note speech, Mr Thomas Bareiss, Parliamentary State Secretary, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy 




Session I – Decarbonisation of energy and mobility systems with batteries as key enabler
Dr. Christian Rosenkranz, Chair of EUROBAT Technical Cluster, VP Start-Stop Engineering & EMEA, Clarios EMEA
Henry Kuhle, Senior Manager Advanced Technology Network & Automated Driving/Electric Mobility, VDA - German Association of the Automotive Industry
Urban Windelen, Executive Director, BVES - German Energy Storage Association 
Daniel Rieger, Head of Transport Policy, NABU - Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union Germany




Session II: Europe after the elections and global macro-economic environment
Karel Lannoo, Chief Executive Officer, CEPS - Center of European Policy Studies




Session III: Sustainability of batteries
Dr. Axel Lesch, Chair ZVEI – German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association – Environmental Policy WG, Director Environmental & Facility Management, Clarios EMEA
Lois Brett, Leader Energy Storage Project, European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Petten, Netherlands
Dr. Steve Binks, Director Regulatory Affairs, ILA - International Lead Association
Jan Tytgat, Director Government Affairs, Umicore


Buffet lunch

A networking cocktail and dinner for the attendees of both 13 and 14 June will be organised the evening of 13 June at the "Wasserwerk" in Berlin.

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Registration for the EUROBAT Forum can be done via this link (free participation for Trade Associations/Press/Policy Makers/government officials).

For hotel reservations, please contact the EUROBAT secretariat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..