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8th Battery Summit 2023 Summer session to be held on August 2

August 2 Registration for the 8th Battery Summit 2023 Summer session at TOKYO is now open!


(Updated July 31, 2023)


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BatterySummit is held twice a year (summer & winter) to further develop the battery industry and to exchange information within the industry. 2023 Summer will feature lectures on battery raw material trends and battery technology trends in Japan and abroad. We look forward to seeing you there.


The previous Summer 2022 event

Battery Summit 2022 vol2 at Hilton TOKYO Archive


This January 2023

Battery Summit 2023 at Hilton TOKYO Archive



Date: Wednesday, August 2, 2023


Program (tentative)

Morning Session General Moderator: Jun Nishida, Chief Consultant, Office Nishida, LLC


9:30 Registration desk opens


10:00 - 10:10 Greeting


10:10~10:45 Mr. Dawei Li, Li-Cycle Corp. (English lecture)

An introduction to Li-Cycle


10:45~11:20 Mr. Liu Gangfeng, Suzhou Botree Cycling Sci & Tech Co.  (English lecture)

Sustainable Battery Materials Based on Advanced Full Recycling Solution


11:20 - 11:55 Mr. Hiromitsu Mishima, Kyocera Corporation

Development Status and Future Prospects of Clay-type Lithium-ion Batteries


Lunch Break (11:55-13:00)


Afternoon Session General Moderator: IRuniverse


13:00-13:35 Mr. Ken Yamagishi, Sustainable Management Promotion Organization

Product Carbon Footprint of Lithium Ion Batteries


13:35-14:10 Mr. Akira Fukumasa, Iwatani Corporation & Mr. Zhongning Li, Huayu Cobalt Co.

Initiatives for Establishing a Safe and Secure Battery Supply Chain


14:10-14:45Mr. Chen Wystan, Eramet International

Eramet's Battery Business 

14:45-15:20Mr. Tomio Tamakoshi, NGK Insulators, Ltd.

NAS Battery Contributing to CN Society


Coffee Break (15:20-15:40)


15:40-16:00 Mr. Shingo Miyake, Member of the House of Councillors (video)

Toward the Future of the Japanese Battery Industry--What is the Impact of the U.S. Inflation-Reduction Act (IRA)?" (tentative)

16:00- 16:20 Haruki Abe, IRuniverse Corporation

Overview of the IRA from a battery perspective"

16:20-17:55 Mr. Tsuguo Nobe, Visiting Professor, Nagoya University

Japan's battery industry is becoming Galapagosized: Is the Galapagosized battery industry following the path of the Galapagosized cell phone that failed to become the smart phone?


16:55 - 17:25 Panel Discussion 


Business Networking Session (17:30-19:00)


*Simultaneous interpretation will not be provided*.




【Admission】 (Price includes tax)


MIRU members: 25,000 yen

General public: 40,000 yen

Students: 10,000 yen

(*All include lunch, coffee and dinner. standing buffet style)

※Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

※MIRU member pricing will be applied to customers with an annual contract.

(monthly members are not eligible).

※MIRU member pricing is only applicable to those who are affiliated with the same company as the member.


※Cancellation after application

Until July 14: 50% refund

Cancellations after July 15 will not be accepted.  However, it is possible to change the person coming to the event within the same company only.


【Venue】 Gakushikaikan Room 210

(3-28 Kanda Nishiki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8459, Japan TEL: 03-3292-5936)

※If your e-mail address is already in the form when you access the form, please press the reset button once and re-enter your e-mail address.

※If the form does not load properly, we also accept applications by e-mail.


[Contact] IRuniverse, Inc.

    Attn: Izuwa(

    TEL: 03-5847-6015


Please refer to this article for the latest information.


【Participating companies】(in Japanese syllabary order)
AESC Japan Inc.
Li-Cycle Corp.
SEI Automotive Europe
Suzhou Botree Cycling Sci & Tech Co.
VOLTA Corporation
Iwatani Corporation
Ace Sangyo Co.
AYE Corporation
Eramet International Inc.
Office Kubota LLC 
Office Nishida, LLC
The Chemical Daily Co., Ltd.
KYOCERA Corporation
Kyoto Smelter & Refinery Co.
Kinzokuen Corporation
Kumamoto University
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)
Sustainable Management Promotion Organization
Shingo Miyake, Member of the House of Councilors
Sancto Corporation
Smart Solar Corporation
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Co., Ltd.
Taoka Chemical Co., Ltd.
Toho Zinc Co.,Ltd.
Japan Organization for Metals and Energy Security
Toshiba Corporation
Toyota Central R&D LABS.
Nagoya University
Nickel Association of Japan
Hanwa Co.,Ltd.
Hitachi High-Tech Corporation
Primearth EV Energy Co., Ltd.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Honda Trading Corporation
Mizuho Research & Technologies, Ltd.
Mitsui Bussan Metals Co.,Ltd.
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation
Metal Do Corporation
Waseda University




Japanese website is here



(IRuniverse G・Mochizuki)




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