Short Courses

ECS Short Courses provide students and seasoned professionals with in-depth education on a wide range of topics. Academic and industry experts provide personalized instruction to advance scientists’ and researchers’ technical expertise and knowledge.

Please note that ECS Short Courses are not currently offered in a digital format unless otherwise listed. Participants must register for in-person attendance at the ECS biannual meeting where the course is offered. For information on in-person course registration, see “Short Course registration fees” and “General course information” below.

244th ECS Meeting

Sunday, October 8, 2023

Advanced Impedance Spectroscopy | Course Description
Mark Orazem, Instructor
Virtual event
Part 1 – Sunday, October 8 | 1530-1830h CEST (0930-1230h ET)
Part 2 – Thursday, October 12 | 1530-1830h CEST (0930-1230h ET)
* Zoom link will be sent to registrants via email after October 2

Fundamentals of Electrochemistry: Basic Theory and Kinetic Methods | Course Description
James Noël, Instructor

Lithium-Ion Battery Safety and Failure Modes | Course Description
Thomas Barrera, Instructor
* Cancelled due to low enrollment

Electrodeposition for Energy Applications | Course Description
Stanko Brankovic and Sudipta Roy, Instructors
* Cancelled due to low enrollment

Short Courses schedule

Course instruction: 0900-1200h EDT
Lunch: 1200-1330h EDT
Course instruction: 1330-1630h EDT

Short Course registration pricing
Registration Fees Course Only
Early Fees*
Course Only
Regular Fees*
Early Fees*
(Price discounted with the purchase of a meeting registration)
Course Regular Fees*
(Price discounted with the purchase of a meeting registration)
 ECS Member $700 $800 $575 $675
 Nonmember $850 $950 $725 $825
 ECS Student Member $450 $500 $375 $425
 Student Nonmember $525 $575 $450 $500

ECS Short Courses for the 243rd and 244th ECS Meetings are not offered online. In-person participation is required.

General course information

Pre-registration is required for ECS Short Courses. The 243rd and 244th ECS Meeting Short Courses are not offered online. In-person participation is required.

All Short Course materials are prepared in digital format and sent to registrants prior to arrival. Registrants who want printed materials are responsible for printing the materials and associated costs.

Short Course registration fees include participation in the course, materials, luncheon, and light refreshment. The Short Course registration fee does not include or apply to general meeting registration and is not applicable to any other meeting activities. All individuals participating in Short Courses and the meeting are required to register for both events.

Short Course refund requests must be made in writing and emailed to by the Refund Request Deadlines listed below in order to be honored. All refunds are processed AFTER the meeting concludes and are subject to a 25 percent processing fee.

All courses require a minimum of 10 registrants by the early registration deadline. Courses with fewer than 10 registrants by the early registration deadline are subject to cancellation. Registrants are responsible for confirming Short Course offerings before making flight or hotel reservations.

Important dates

244th ECS Meeting


Early Registration Deadline

September 11, 2023

Short Course Registration Deadline*

October 2, 2023

Refund Request Deadline

October 2, 2023


* Registrations after this date are based on space availability.