Events at a Glance

All event days and times are listed in both ET and JST/KST. Dates and time subject to change.

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PRiME 2020 Opening Ceremony
Sunday, October 4, 2020, 2000-2030h EDT
Monday, October 5, 2020, 0900-0930h JST & KST
Join us as we come together to kick off PRiME 2020! Introductory remarks are given by the ECS, ECSJ, and KECS Presidents, who welcome global attendees and provide an overview of what to expect throughout the week.

Featured Speakers
Susumu Kuwabata, ECSJ President
Woonsup Shin, KECS President
Stefan De Gendt, ECS President 


PRiME 2020 Lecture
Monday, October 5, 2020, 2000-2100h EDT
Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 0900-1000h JST & KST
Nam-Gyu Park of Sungkyunkwan University delivers this year’s PRiME Lecture, “Perovskite Solar Cells: Past 10 Years and Next 10 Years.” With perovskite solar cells (PSCs) considered a promising area for next-generation photovoltaics, Professor Park addresses the efficiency, materials, upscaling, and stability of these devices. As a pioneer of, and worldwide expert on PSC’s, he is well positioned to deliver an enlightening talk on this transformative technology.


Electrochemical Energy Summit (E2S): The Electrification of Transportation
Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 2000-2130h EDT
Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 0900-1030h JST & KST
The Electrochemical Energy Summit (E2S) brings together policy makers and researchers to share information on the critical issues of energy needs and the pivotal research in electrochemical energy that can address societal needs. 2020 E2S focuses on “The Electrification of Transportation,” and examines the growing role that electrochemistry and solid-state science play in providing sustainable solutions for global transportation systems.

Featured Speakers
Hidetaka Nishikori, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Taewon Lim, Hyundai Motor Company
Sunita Satyapal, United States Department of Energy


Legends of Battery Science: A Celebration with M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino
Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 2000-2130h EDT
Thursday, October 8, 2020, 0900-1030h JST & KST
It is our great honor to celebrate, with this special event featuring M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino, the awarding of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to the pioneers of the lithium ion battery.

Featured Speakers
Stanley Whittingham, Nobel Laureate
Akira Yoshino, Nobel Laureate
Maria Forsyth, Deakin University
Jun Liu, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory


Awards and Recognition Session
Thursday, October 8, 2020, 2000-2100h EDT
Friday, October 9, 2020, 0900-1000h JST & KST
Celebrate today’s greatest researchers’ achievements in electrochemistry and solid state science! We will recognize the winners of the PRiME Student Poster Awards, as well as ECS Society, Division, Section, and Chapter Awards, Toyota Fellowships, and more.


Live Sessions for Individual Symposia
Daily, October 4-9

Don’t miss out as the organizers of specific symposia host live meeting rooms throughout the week! These freeform events will bring together presenters and attendees for an opportunity to network and discuss the latest research in their respective topics.

A01 – Intercalation Chemistry for Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies: In Honor of M. Stanley Whittingham

  • Tuesday, October 6, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/7) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Wednesday, October 7, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/9) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

A04 – Electrolytes, Interfaces, and Interphases

  • Tuesday, October 6, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/9) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

C03 – Pits and Pores 9: Nanomaterials – Fabrication, Properties, and Applications 

  • Monday, October 5, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

C04 – Light Alloys 6: In Honor of Hideaki Takahashi

  • Wednesday, October 7, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

E01 – Electrodeposition for Energy Applications 5

  • Tuesday, October 6, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

E03 – Electrochemical and Electroless Deposition of Thin-films and Nanostructures – Theory, Numerical Simulations, and Applications

  • Wednesday, October 7, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

F02 – Advances in Application and Theory of Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy

  • Tuesday, October 6, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Tuesday, October 6, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/7) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

G01 – Semiconductor Wafer Bonding: Science, Technology and Applications 16

  • Wednesday, October 7, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Friday, October 9, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

G02 – Atomic Layer Deposition Applications 16

  • Wednesday, October 7, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/8) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

G03 – SiGe, Ge, and Related Compounds: Materials, Processing, and Devices 9

  • Monday, October 5, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Wednesday, October 7, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/8) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Friday, October 9, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

H03 – Thin Film Transistors 15 (TFT 15)

  • Monday, October 5, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/6) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

H06 – Nonvolatile Memories and Artificial Neural Networks

  • Tuesday, October 6, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/9) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

I01A – Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers 20 (PEFC&E 20) – Diagnostics/Characterization Methods, MEA Design/Modeling

  • Sunday, October 4, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Sunday, October 4, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/5) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Tuesday, October 6, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Tuesday, October 6, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/7) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Wednesday, October 7, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Wednesday, October 7, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/8) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/9) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

I01B – Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers 20 (PEFC&E 20) – Cells, Stacks and Systems

  • Sunday, October 4, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Sunday, October 4, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/5) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Tuesday, October 6, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Tuesday, October 6, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/7) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

I01C – Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers 20 (PEFC&E 20) – Cation-Exchange Membrane Development, Performance and Durability

  • Wednesday, October 7, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Wednesday, October 7, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/8) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

I01D – Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers 20 (PEFC&E 20) – Catalyst Activity/Durability for Hydrogen(-Reformate) Acidic Fuel Cells

  • Sunday, October 4, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Sunday, October 4, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/5) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Tuesday, October 6, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Tuesday, October 6, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/7) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Wednesday, October 7, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Wednesday, October 7, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/8) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

I01E – Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers 20 (PEFC&E 20) – Materials for Alkaline Fuel Cells and Direct-Fuel Fuel Cells

  • Wednesday, October 7, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Wednesday, October 7, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/8) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/9) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

I01F – Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers 20 (PEFC&E 20) – Polymer-Electrolyte Electrolysis

  • Sunday, October 4, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Sunday, October 4, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/5) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Tuesday, October 6, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Tuesday, October 6, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/7) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Wednesday, October 7, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Wednesday, October 7, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/8) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/9) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

I01Z – Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers 20 (PEFC&E 20) – Invited Talks

  • Monday, October 5, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Monday, October 5, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/6) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

I02 – Solid State Ionic Devices 13

  • Wednesday, October 7, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

L01 – Fundamentals and Applications of Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry, Electrocatalysis, and Photoelectrochemistry

  • Monday, October 5, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/6) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

L04 – Photocatalysts, Photoelectrochemical Cells, and Solar Fuels 11

  • Sunday, October 4, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/5) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Tuesday, October 6, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/7) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/9) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

M02 – Chemical Sensors 13: Recent Advances in Chemical and Biological Sensors and Analytical Systems

  • Tuesday, October 6, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/7) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Wednesday, October 7, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/7) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

M03 – In Vivo Nano Biosensors

  • Thursday, October 8, 0800-0900h EDT (US East Coast) / 2100-2200h JST&KST (Japan and Korea)
  • Thursday, October 8, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/9) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)

Z02 – 4DMS+SoRo: 4D Materials & Systems + Soft Robotics

  • Wednesday, October 7, 1900-2000h EDT (US East Coast) / 0800-0900h +1 (10/8) JST&KST (Japan and Korea)