Addressing global energy needs
The ECS Electrochemical Energy Summit (E2S) brings together policy makers and researchers to educate about the critical issues of energy needs and the pivotal research in electrochemical energy that can address societal needs. The Summit facilitates interactions between policy makers and researchers through a variety of formats: keynote presentations, panel discussions, poster sessions, demonstrations, workshops, and associated social events and receptions.
Electrochemical Energy Summit 2018
Cancun, Mexico | Sept. 30 – Oct. 4, 2018
Sustainable and Responsible Supply of Energy Storage Materials, Components, and Devices
The 2018 summit discussed how increasing energy demands, environmental impacts, and aging infrastructure are driving forces for technological advancements to address societal needs. The demand for energy storage is increasing due to its use in electronics and transportation, and from the increased implementation of renewable energy. While the implementation of energy storage is advancing, its increased demand poses new challenges relating to the supply of energy storage materials, components, and devices. Learn more.
Electrochemical Energy Summit 2016
Honolulu, HI | Oct. 2, 2016
Recent Progress in Renewable Energy Generation, Distribution, and Storage
The 6th International ECS Electrochemical Energy Summit was focused around Recent Progress in Renewable Energy Generation, Distribution and Storage. The program on Sunday included keynote presentations and remarks from representatives of DOE, NEDO, KIER and the Hawaii State Energy Office. Learn more.
Electrochemical Energy Summit 2015
Phoenix, AZ | Oct. 12-13, 2015
Solar Critical Issues and Renewable Energy
The fifth international ECS Electrochemical Energy Summit (E2S) was designed to foster an exchange between leading policy makers and energy experts about society needs and technological energy solutions. Held during the ECS meeting in Phoenix, AZ, this E2S was organized by Dan Scherson, Adam Weber, and Krishnan Rajeshwar. Learn more.
Electrochemical Energy Summit 2014
Cancun, Mexico | Oct. 6-9, 2014
Applying Electrochemistry to Complex Global Challenges
In its first Science for Solving Society’s Problems Challenge, ECS partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to leverage the brainpower of the many scientists in electrochemistry and solid state science and technology that regularly attend ECS meetings. The four grantees were identified during a multi-day workshop at the Electrochemical Energy and Water Summit in Cancun, Mexico. Learn more.
Electrochemical Energy Summit 2013
San Francisco, CA | Oct. 27-28, 2013
The third international ECS Electrochemical Energy Summit (E2S) was designed to foster an exchange between leading policy makers and energy experts about society needs and technological energy solutions. The energy–water nexus and the intersection of two critical resource issues, were a special focus.
Electrochemical Energy Summit 2012
Honolulu, HI | Oct. 11, 2012
Grand Challenges for Energy Conversion and Large Scale Energy Storage
This summit was intended to provide a forum for discussions on challenges of large scale energy storage from a technical, economic, and social perspective, and addressed a main topic, Grand Challenges for Large Scale Energy Storage. Invited speakers, all leaders in this arena, provided a high level understanding of the issues and approaches being taken across the globe, and locally in Hawaii, a pioneering State in renewable energy implementation.
Electrochemical Energy Summit 2011
Boston, MA | Oct. 9-11, 2011
An International Summit in Support of Societal Energy Needs
The first Electrochemical Energy Summit brought together policy makers and researchers to educate about the critical issues of energy needs and the pivotal research in electrochemical energy that address societal needs.