IFBF 2019 – Lyon, France

9th – 11th July

The International Flow Battery Forum is an annual three day conference which brings together all those interested in research, development, manufacturing, commercialisation, and deployment of flow batteries. The conference aims to educate, inform and provide discussion and networking on all aspects of flow batteries. The programme will include keynote addresses, formal presentations, seminars and panel sessions and a Flow battery demonstration visit. The programme will cover a wide range of topics including updates on new developments in flow batteries, flow battery materials, improvements in performance, flow battery operations including recent flow battery operating experiences, flow battery applications, manufacturing and commercialisation, standards, safety and design. All types of flow batteries are considered, including large and small scale, stationary, transportable and mobile.

Sessions at the IFBF 2019 will include the following topics:
  • Current Status in Flow Battery Deployment
  • Field & Commercial Flow Battery Operating Experiences 
  • Operational Technical Issues & Solutions
  • New Developments in Flow Batteries, including novel and alternative electrochemistry 
  • New Developments in Materials & Components
  • Manufacturing, Design & Scale-up and improvements in performance
  • Regulatory, Environmental, Health & Safety Issues
  • Business Development & Opportunities
  • Supply & Cost of Raw Materials & Components
  • Funding & Finance
  • Market Size, Market Forecasts & Commercialisation
  • Opportunities to use flow Batteries in large scale, small scale, stationary, transportable and mobile use
Monday 8th July 2019
  • IFBF Introductory seminar
  • Flow battery visit at IFP Energies Nouvelles
  • Vanitec meeting
Tuesday 9th July 2019
  • Conference day 1
  • The IFBF evening drinks reception sponsored by Oxkem
Wednesday 10th July 2019
  • Conference day 2
  • Poster session
  • IFBF evening reception and dinner
Thursday 11th July 2019
  • Conference day 3
  • Special thanks and poster awards

This page will be updated as further details become available.