1st Annual Battery Innovation Center Energy Storage Short Course

The Battery Innovation Center’s (BIC) mission focuses on advancing the industry’s understanding and development of energy storage technologies.  To that end, BIC is proud to announce a 3-day, hands-on course as an in-depth guide to batteries and how they affect our nation and our businesses.  The dates of training will be on July 26-28, 2016. Registration is now open and will close on July 15. The cost of each seat is $1500, with discounts available for BIC member organizations or multiple registrations. Space is limited.

The course will give you a 3-day hands-on, in-depth guide on battery fundamentals and how they affect our nation along with our business on a large scale.

This course will cover but are not limited to:BIC

  • energy storage terminology
  • Participants can expect to build his/her own lithium ion battery coin-cell and observe the formation and charge/discharge performance
  • energy systems (including modules, packs, and micro-macro grids)
  • end-of-life applications
  • business implications (such as safety, warranty, required certifications, etc.)

You can expect an exciting lecture from Dr. Scott Forbey (Purdue University) and various BIC specialists. This course will also allow you to gain valuable hands-on experience in the laboratory at BIC. Although various energy storage systems will be covered, the major focus will be on lithium, lithium-ion energy storage developments, and VRLA lifecycle management issues.


The course will be offered at the BIC facility located in the WestGate Tech Park, just outside of NSWC Crane, Indiana at 7970 S Energy Drive, Newberry, IN 47449.

The best accommodations will be found in Bloomington, IN 47401 (30m into BIC) Closest Airport is Indianapolis International

To register visit bicindiana.com

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