• TRB 100th Annual Meeting - A Virtual Event

      January 2021

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Annual Meeting Event Detail

Workshop 1773

Toward Sustainable Management of Retired Electric Vehicle Batteries

Thursday, January 16 8:00 AM- 12:00 PM ET
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Hanjiro Ambrose, University of California, Davis
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies (Changed to Standing Committee on Alternative Fuels and Technologies, AMS40, on 4/15/2020) (ADC80)
Standing Committee on Transportation Energy (Changed to AMS30 on 4/15/2020) (ADC70)
Standing Committee on Transportation and Sustainability (ADD40)
Standing Committee on Environmental Justice in Transportation (Changed to Equity in Transportation, AME10, on 4/15/2020) (ADD50)

As electric vehicle sales accelerate, responsible disposal of batteries is rapidly becoming a key topic for policymakers. This workshop will deepen the level of understanding of the viable solutions and promising policy options for battery recycling and reuse.  The workshop will bring together key stakeholders to discuss the state of practice, help identify research needs, provide updates to on-going research efforts, and discuss potential policy development. 



8:00 AM          Welcome

8:10 AM          Background and Goal Setting Discussion

8:25 AM          Introduce First Speakers/Panel

8:30 AM          First Panel: Market Status, Current Research Efforts, and Agency Efforts

10:00 AM        Introduce Second Panel Participants

10:10 AM        Second Panel: Industry Perspectives

11:00 AM        Break Out Group Discussions: Refining Research Needs

11:40 AM        Report Back: Extending the Conversation

11:50 AM        Wrap-up: Looking towards 2021


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