From my first ELBC in Prague back in 1998 I’ve seen the event grow and change over time, along with the industry. For me it’s a unique conference which every two years brings together so many friends and colleagues as well as many that are new to the lead battery industry. With ELBC we strive to provide this special community with the very best global forum for exchanging technical progress on lead battery technology – I passionately believe this is how ELBC can best serve the industry, and it has remained a constant focus over the years.
But 2020 is no normal year, so ELBC has had to adapt, and we are going virtual for the first time. As a result we have worked harder than ever to retain as many of the event’s benefits as possible for both delegates and exhibitors.
This has always been an event run by the industry and for the industry, and both myself and my colleagues at ILA and CBI look forward to bringing together once again the lead battery industry worldwide, and all those connected to it, to reflect on where we are today and how we can ensure a strong and sustainable future in the ‘new normal’.
Article originally published by Batteries and Energy Storage Technology magazine, p.89, on 21.07.2020.
p.89, on 21.07.2020.
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