20 October, 20162016-10-20T09:30:00
9:30 AM 2016-10-20T09:30:00 - 5:00 PM 2016-10-20T05:00:00
Canon Australia, Building A, 5 Talavera Drive, North Ryde Sydney

Thank you to those who attended the Lithium Battery Forum in October. Below are selected presentations from the days program.

Helen Lewis, ABRI
Paul Randell, Randell Environmental
Luke Pickles, Clean Energy Council

The half-day workshop (9.30am - 1.00pm) will include keynote speakers and panel members presenting on:

  • Energy storage batteries: challenges and the Clean Energy Council’s response- Luke Pickles, Clean Energy Council
  • Results of a Department of Environment-funded study Hazardous waste infrastructure needs and capacity assessment- Paul Randell, Director,  Randell Environmental Consulting
  • A corporate perspective on lithium batteries: responsible installation, use and recovery- Jamie Allen, LG Chem
  • Standards Australia roadmap for energy storage batteries: current standards and gaps
  • Responsible transport and recycling of lithium batteries at end of life- Helen Lewis, CEO, Australian Battery Recycling Initiative
  • Collecting and recycling lithium batteries panel- Will LeMessurier, Director, MRI (Aust) Pty Ltd; Sarah King, Leader Sustainable Manufacturing, CSIRO Land and Water; Manny Papadopolos, PF Metals; Veena Sahajwall, Director, UNSW SMaRT Centre.
  • Government legislation and policy: where do lithium batteries fit in? Are there any gaps? Panel

The half-day training course (2.00pm - 5.00pm) on transporting Lithium batteries. The objective of the training is to raise awareness of DG transport requirements among battery manufacturers, installers, collectors and recyclers. Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance and those requiring more detailed training and a qualification in DG transport will be directed to the most appropriate follow-up course. The course will cover:

  • Road and rail transport – changes to ADG 7.4 and packaging implications
  • Sea transport – IMDG including recent updates
  • Air transport – Australian and international regulations and airline requirements

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