An IDTechEx Conference SeriesEnergy Harvesting & Storage USA 2011
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Conference Agenda

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011

 Keynote Presentations
09:00Ford Motor Company
12:35Infinite Power Solutions
11:45Georgia Tech
12:10One Laptop Per Child
10:15Philips Research Laboratories
09:50The Marketing Store
09:25Volvo Technology
11:20Living PlanIT

Track 1

 Needs and Applications in Buildings, Infrastructure & Logistics
14:30Osram Sylvania
14:55Cubic Global Tracking Solutions
 Solar Powered Sensors
15:20SolarPrint Ltd
 Energy Harvesting in Healthcare
 Wireless Power
16:40Leggett & Platt Automotive Group
17:30Fulton Innovation
17:05WiTricity Corporation

Track 2

 Energy Harvesting for Land, Sea and Air Vehicles
14:30Levant Power Corporation
16:40Electric Aircraft Corporation
14:55Electric Truck
16:15Falmouth Scientific Inc
15:20National Institute of Aerospace
 Energy Harvesting for Consumer Electronics and Consumer Goods
17:05InStep NanoPower
 Footstep Harvesting in Grid Power Replacement

Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011

Track 1

 Energy Harvesting Powered Sensor Solutions
09:50Oak Ridge National Laboratory
10:15Cymbet Corporation
09:25EnOcean Inc.
 Wireless Sensor Network Development
11:45Dust Networks
11:20Millennial Net
 Energy Harvesting in the Military
12:10Naval Research Laboratory
 Energy Storage: Breakthroughs
14:00Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd.
 Ultra Low Power Electronics & System Design
16:10Fraunhofer IIS
17:00Ember Corporation
16:35Imperial College London
15:15Arrow Electronics
Linear Technology
14:50Microchip Technology Inc
15:15Silicon Labs

Track 2

 Flexible & Stretchable Energy Harvesting
09:50University of Bolton
 New Energy Storage Materials and Concepts
10:15MIT - Department of Materials Science
 Thermoelectric: New Progress
11:20Nextreme Thermal Solutions
12:35Marlow Industries
12:10Amerigon/BSST LLC
11:45BASF Future Business GmbH
 Application of Electromagnetic Harvesters
14:25Perpetuum Ltd
14:00MicroGen Systems LLC
 Magnetostrictive Energy Harvesters
14:50ETREMA Products
 Thin Film Piezoelectrics
15:15NNL - Universita del Salento

Wednesday November 16, 2011

Magnetostrictive Energy Harvesters (14:50 - 17:25)

14:50 - 15:15 "Energy Harvesters Utilizing Galfenol Technology"
  • Vibrational energy harvesting devices utilizing the new magnetostrictive material Galfenol will be presented. A brief comparison between piezoelectric, magnetoelectric, and Galfenol-based energy harvesters will be made.
  • A review of the Galfenol technology will be presented including the current state of the art of the technology; with a focus on material properties and available form factors. In addition, a brief discussion on the future direction of Galfenol technology will be presented.
  • The principles of operation of these next generation energy harvesters will be discussed.
  • A prototype energy harvester will be displayed demonstrating the capabilities of Galfenol-based energy harvesters.