06.06.2023 - 07.06.2023 Madrid, Spain

EUROBAT General Assembly and Forum


The EUROBAT Forum is the annual event of our association, bringing together more than 100 key European battery industry stakeholders, including senior company executives, policy-makers, association and NGO representatives and more.

In 2023, the two-day event will take place in Madrid.
Venue: hotel Melia Princesa
EUROBAT members can use this reservation link to book hotel rooms.










6 June

  • EUROBAT Cluster Sessions (members only)
  • Associate Member meeting (members only)
  • General Assembly (members only)
  • Official Dinner: Casino de Madrid (all registered guests)

7 June - EUROBAT Forum (all registered guests)

08.30-09:30 Registrations
09.30-10.10 Opening speeches

  • Marc Zoellner – EUROBAT President
  • Secretary of State for Energy (invited)
10.10-11.25 Session I: The critical contribution of battery energy storage to Europe’s energy independence

  • Andreas Jossen – Professor, Technical University of Munich
  • Luis Marquina – President, AEPIBAL
  • Debi Prasad Dash – Executive Director, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA)

Panel discussion

11.25-11.45 Coffee break
11.45-13.00 Session II: The Critical Raw Materials Act: ensuring raw materials supply to the EU

  • Louis Maréchal – Senior advisor, OECD
  • Elisabeth Prieto – EU Policy Advisor, CRM Alliance
  • William Adams – Head of Commodity Markets Research, Fastmarkets

Panel discussion

13.00-13.45 Lunch break
13.45-15.00 Session III: Sustainability as a competitive edge: enabling sustainable batteries

  • Aurel Ciobanu Dordea – European Commission, Director DG ENV
  • Juan Castro Bustamante – Circular economy researcher, CARTIF
  • Mark Mistry – Senior public policy manager, Nickel Institute

Panel discussion

15.00-16.15 Session IV: The role of batteries on route towards zero emission mobility

  • Arturo Pérez de Lucía Gonzáles – General director, AEDIVE
  • Christophe Pillot – Director, AVICENNE Energy
  • Rodolfo Occari – FEM

Panel discussion

16.15-16.45 Networking cocktail (optional)





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