The £130 million UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC), a unique battery production development facility which is due to be operational soon, have two speakers lined up for the prestigious virtual Low Carbon Vehicle event being held later this week.

Jeff Pratt, UKBIC’s Managing Director is presenting an update on the facility on Wednesday 18 November as part of a panel discussion called ‘Batteries: Developing a UK supply chain.’

The other panellists in Jeff’s seminar are

  • Steve Carroll, Head of Transport, Cenex;
  • Tony Harper, Director, Faraday Battery Challenge (The Batteries are Coming: Reflections on the Faraday Battery)
  • Dr Marco Raugei, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Brookes University (Future Scenarios of Net Demand for Lithium-ion Battery Metals)
  • Robin Foster, Technical Lead Engineer, HSSM (How to Build a Giga-factory)

Meanwhile, later in the day, Nick Sheppard, UKBIC’s Module and Pack lead will also be giving a talk on the facility in the Government Pavilion.

Jeff’s presentation will be from 1:20pm to 1.35pm and Nick’s will be from between 3.15pm and 3.30pm.

Cenex, the organiser of the annual Low Carbon Vehicle (Cenex-LCV), usually held at Millbrook Proving Ground, organised the event online in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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