Our keynote speech and opening address at the IFBF conference this year will be given by Karlis Goldstein, energy advisor to the European Commission. Karlis’s areas of responsibility include energy storage and the battery alliance. He will address energy security in Europe, setting the scene for our wider discussions on how flow batteries will be part of the new energy mix across the world.
There will be much to talk about at the IFBF; we have invited flow battery manufacturers to tell us what it takes to build a flow battery factory, and we will compare the energy and cost requirements for flow batteries and other battery types. Our popular poster session and technical presentations will give delegates the chance to hear about the latest developments across the industry.
Conferences are more than just talks and presentations; we also want to make new contacts and renew existing friendships. Our networking breaks are great opportunities for this. As is our ‘famous’ conference dinner. This year – firmly on dry land! – our conference dinner will be held on the evening of Tuesday 28th June in the Théâtre du Vaudeville.
Only a short walk from our conference venue, the Vaudeville Theatre is one Brussels’s hidden gems. This beautiful historical building, close to the Grand Place, was opened in 1884 and is part of the Queen’s Gallery. The theatre retains much of its performance history and is a unique venue for us to enjoy our dinner together.
The dinner costs €100 per person and can be booked when you register for the conference. Delegates are also welcome to bring guests; please email us if you wish to purchase extra tickets.
Our early bird tickets have been very popular, and we have been very busy in the IFBF office this week. Apologies if we have not yet replied to any enquiries about registration. To help everyone we have extended the early bird offer until the end of Wednesday 4th May. But space is limited, so please register as soon as possible.