The International Flow Battery Forum
IFBF 2017 27-29 June Manchester, England





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The purpose of the IFBF is to raise the profile of flow batteries as a crucial technology within the electrical energy storage sector.  We believe this is timely and relevant as the need to educate and inform a wide audience of the benefits, features and attributes of flow batteries.

Electricity storage technologies are attracting increasing levels of interest, both from those who manage the world's power systems and from those who invest in plant and equipment manufacturing, project development and asset operation as well as those who are end consumers of electrical power.  There has been a notable growth in electrical energy storage, especially for battery-based systems.  However, with a variety of battery technology types on offer to the market, it is vital to ensure that the benefits of flow battery systems are recognised and understood; and that purchasers and users of battery-based electrical energy storage technologies make wise choices in the market place.

Each year our agenda is guided by the proposals from delegates for presentations and posters, and we are pleased to offer a mix of topics ranging from the latest commercial developments in flow battery projects, supply of raw materials and components as well as the latest research from laboratories, universities and public and private companies from around the world for discussion in the conference.  We have presentations on a range of chemistries and configurations, discuss current and future applications as well as holding discussions on commercialisation and research and development priorities. 

We hope you will join us in 2019.  Further details will follow during October.  The call for papers will open on 1 December 2018. 

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2018 Organising committee:

Honorary Chairman:  Professor Maria Skyllas-Kazacos AM

Members:                    Bret Adams

                                     Veronique Amstutz

                                     Thomas Beyer

                                     Peter Fischer

                                     Robert Lynch

                                     Jens Noack

                                     Christina Roth      

                                     Christian Ruediger                                   

                                     Ian Whyte

                                     Huamin Zhang     

                                     Susanne Zils                                                                                                                                          

Industry Advisory Group:

                                    Adam Whitehead

                                    Scott McGregor

                                    Rick Winter

                                    Gary Yang   

Secretary:                  Anthony Price 


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