Plenary lecture:
Prof. Werner Weppner (University of Kiel, Germany)

“Requirements for Solid State Electrolytes and Electrodes for Practical Applications: A Solid State Electrochemist’s View on Garnets and Competitors”

Keynote lectures:

Prof. Jürgen Janek (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany)


Prof. Ryoji Kanno (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

“Lithium solid electrolytes with the sulfide-type Materials based on the LGPS structure”

Dr. Shinji Nakanishi (Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan)

“The study of all solid lithium ion battery in Toyota”

Dr. Kazunori Takada (National Institute for Materials Science, Japan)

“Interfaces in solid-state batteries”

Invited lectures:

Prof. Stefan Adams (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

“Accelerating solid state battery development from insight into ion migration across battery materials and their interfaces”

Dr. Junji Akimoto (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)

“Preparation and Electrochemical Performance of Garnet-type Li6.5La3Zr1.5Ta0.5O12 Single Crystal Electrolytes”

Prof. Koji Amezawa (Tohoku University, Japan)

“Operando Observation of Reaction Distribution in All-Solid-State Lithium Ion Battery Cathode by Using CT-XAFS”

Prof. Candace K. Chan (Arizona State University, USA)

“Low Temperature Synthesis of Garnets in Highly Basic Molten Salt Media”

Prof. Huanan Duan (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)

“Synthesis, air stability study and applications of Li7La3Zr2O12

Dr. Olivier Guillon (Jülich Research Center, Germany)

“From individual ceramic materials to mixed electrodes and full cells”

Prof. Akitoshi Hayashi (Osaka Prefecture University, Japan)

“Sulfide and Oxide Glassy Electrolytes for All-Solid-State Batteries”

Prof. Taro Hitosugi (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

“Reducing the Interface Resistances in Solid-state Batteries”

Prof. Yan-Yan Hu (Florida State University, USA)

“A Stragetic Approach to Efficient Discovery of High-Performance Solid Electrolytes”

Prof. Yoshiyuki Inaguma (Gakushuin University, Japan)

“Structures, Ionic Conductivities and Electrochemical Stabilities of Sr-based Perovskite-type Li-ion Conducting Oxides”

Prof. Saiful Islam (University of Bath, UK)

“Atomic-Scale Insights into Solid Electrolyte Materials: Ion Conduction Mechanisms & Grain Boundary Effects”

Prof. Charles Monroe (University of Oxford, UK)


Mr. Yoshiyuki Morita (Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Japan)

“Nano-sized Composite Active Materials for Solid-state Fluoride-ion Battery”

Prof. Munekazu Motoyama (Nagoya University, Japan)

“In-Situ SEM Studies on Li Plating/Stripping Reactions on Oxide Solid Electrolytes”

Prof. Hirokazu Munakata (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)

“Development of flexible composite electrolyte sheets for next-generation batteries”

Prof. Ramaswamy Murugan (Pondicherry University, India)

“Synthesis of Lithium Garnets: Strategies, Challenges and Perspectives”

Prof. Masanobu Nakayama (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)

“Data-driven Materials Exploration of Ion Conductive Ceramics for All Solid-state Rechargeable Batteries with Materials Simulation”

Prof. Yasuto Noda (Kyoto University, Japan)

“Development of Solid-State NMR for Solid-State Batteries and Application”

Dr. Shingo Ohta (Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc., Japan)

“Garnet-type oxide all-solid battery fabricated by solid state reaction”

Dr. Toyoki Okumura (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)

“Ionic Transferable Interface Designed by LISICON-type Oxide”

Dr. Daniel Rettenwander (Graz University of Technology, Austria)

“Garnet-based Solid Electrolytes for Advanced Li-Ion Batteries: About Oxides and Fluorides”

Prof. Jennifer Rupp (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

“Lithium Solid State Conductors for “Lithionics” to Safely Store Energy and Emulate Neuromorphic Computing”

Prof. Jeff Sakamoto (University of Michigan, USA)

“Transitioning Garnet Li-ion Electrolyte into Manufacturable Li Metal Solid-State Batteries”

Prof. Donald Siegel (University of Michigan, USA)

“Atomic scale simulations of interfacial phenomena in solid electrolytes”

Dr. Yoshitaka Tateyama (National Institute for Materials Science, Japan)

“DFT studies on ionic and electronic states around electrode/solid-electrolyte interfaces via efficient structure search techniques”

Prof. Hirotoshi Yamada (Nagasaki University, Japan)

“Low Charge Transfer Resistance and High Critical Current Density with NO Interfacial Layer between Li and Garnet-type Solid Electrolytes”

Dr. Kazuo Yamamoto (Japan Fine Ceramics Center, Japan)

“Dynamical Visualization of Nano-Scale Electrochemical Reactions in Solid-State Batteries by Advanced Transmission Electron Microscopy”

Prof. Weidong Zhou (Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China)

“Garnet/Single-Li+-conducting-Polymer Composite Electrolyte for All-solid-state Lithium Batteries”