DAY-BY-DAY SCHEDULE

Program Agenda

Day One

Wednesday, August 7, 2024

9:00 – 9:05 a.m. Welcome by Executive Director
9:05 – 9:10 a.m. Welcome by Concordia University
9:10 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome by Recycling Committee Co-Chairs
9:15 – 9:40 a.m. The Market for and Economic Drivers of Lithium Battery Recycling
9:40 - 10:05 a.m. Overview of Lithium Battery Recycling Technologies
10:05 - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:35 - 11:00 a.m. Siting Considerations for Lithium Battery Recycling Projects
11:00 - 11:25 a.m. The Impact of LFP on Lithium Battery Recycling
11:25 - 11:50 a.m. Safety Challenges in Lithium Battery Recycling
11:50 - 12:15 p.m. Transporting Used Batteries: Challenges and Opportunities
12:15 – 1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45 - 2:05 p.m. Overview of U.S. Regulation of Lithium Battery Recycling
2:05 - 2:25 p.m. Overview of Canadian Regulation of Lithium Battery Recycling
2:25 - 3:35 p.m. Regulatory Roundtable: U.S. and Canadian Regulators Talk About Recycling
3:35 - 4:00 p.m. Regulating and Reporting Carbon Emissions in North America and Around the World
4:00 - 4:20 p.m. Social and Environmental ROI on Lithium Battery Recycling
4:20 - 5:30 p.m. Networking Reception
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Optional Workshop Dinner (Separate Registration Required)

Day Two

Thurday, August 8, 2024

9:00 – 9:10 a.m. Welcome to Day Two
9:10 - 9:35 a.m. Recycle, Repurpose or Reuse: What Makes Economic Sense?
9:35 - 10:45 a.m. Where Do Recycled Materials Go?
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Networking break
11:15 - 12:15 p.m. Roundtable Discussion of Battery Track and Trace Schemes: Which Direction for North America?
12:15 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45 - 3:00 p.m. Innovation in Battery Recycling Forum
3:10 - 4:10 p.m. Breakout Group Discussions
Topic 1: Strategies and Challenges in Reusing EV Batteries in EVs
Topic 2: Classification and Qualification of Black Mass
Topic 3: Challenges, Solutions and New Technologies For End-of-Life Battery Transportation
Topic 4: Canadian-U.S. Cooperation in Lithium Battery Recycling
Topic 5: Technical and Engineering Challenges of Bringing Lithium Battery Recycling Projects On Line
4:20 - 4:50 p.m. Discussion Group Leader Reports
4:50 p.m. Adjourn

Day Three

Friday, August 9, 2024

Optional Day

9:00 a.m. Bus Leaves from Concordia Univerity for Becancour
11:15 a.m. Bus Arrives in Becancour
11:30 - 12:30 p.m. Part I of Becancour Program
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Box Lunch in Becancour
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Part II of Becancour Program
3:00 p.m. Bus Departs from Becancour
5:00 p.m. Bus Arrives at Concordia University