Electroposium 2.0 Event 2024

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Welcome to Electroposium 2.0: Shaping the Electrified Future!

This event was inspired by the launch of the Center for Electrification Opportunity (MN CEO) in 2023 

Monday, September 23rd

McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota

Following the success of its inaugural event, the University of Minnesota’s Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) proudly announces the return of Electroposium 2.0, scheduled for Monday, September 23rd, 2024, at the Twin Cities Campus - McNamara Alumni Center. This event was inspired by the launch of the Center for Electrification opportunity (MN CEO), and its continued success has led to its second installment. Electroposium 2.0 aims to inspire and empower the next generation of electrification leaders, showcasing cutting-edge technological advancements, offering hands-on training, and fostering vibrant discussions about the future of electrification.

The Electroposium is a free and unparalleled networking opportunity for students, industry professionals, and academic experts alike.

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*All registrants without a @umn email address, please select “New User”.

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This year, we're excited to introduce 'circuits' — a series of presentations that explore crucial areas in electrification: 

Workforce, Technology, and Policy

Prepare to plug into the future of electrification — more details coming soon!

Discover the Possibilities

🌟 Last year's exhibitors included: 

💡 Last year's presentations included:

  • "3M Corporation - Opportunities in Electrification"

  • "Future of the Electrification Workforce - Minnesota and Beyond" 

  • "Electrification and EMC - What's All the Noise About?"

  • "Federal Business Opportunities in Electrification"

  • "Gopher Motorsports' Electric Vehicle Technology"

  • And many more!

Technology Trends

Stay ahead of the curve by diving into the latest technology trends that are shaping the Electrification landscape. Gain insights into the future of electrified transportation, energy storage, sustainable practices, and much more.

Electrification by the Numbers

💼 Jobs for the Future: The energy sector added more 300,000 jobs, increasing the total number of energy jobs from 7.5 million in 2020 to more than 7.8 million in 2021.

💰 Investment Surge: With an investment of $28 Billion new clean energy manufacturing investments, this industry presents boundless potential for growth and innovation.

🔋 Battery Breakthroughs: Recent advancements in battery technology have spurred an increase in energy density, paving the way for enhanced energy storage solutions.

🚗 Driving Forward: The electric vehicle market is expected to grow by 40% by 2025, revolutionizing transportation and reducing carbon emissions.

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8:30 am–9:00 am
Check-In / Registration / Light Breakfast

9:00 am–10:30 am
Keynote + Panel Discussion

10:30 am–12:00 pm
Presentations + Exhibits

12:00 pm– 1:00 pm
Exhibits + Lunch

1:00 pm–4:30 pm
Presentations + Exhibits

4:30 pm–6:30 pm
Joint Reception – Grid Catalyst & MN CEO

*Stay tuned for more information soon!

Sponsorship Opportunities when Registering

Amp Sponsor ~ $1,000
  • Logo Display in online and at-event literature
Watt Sponsor ~ $3,000
  • Prominent logo display/corporate write-up in online and at-event literature
Joule Sponsor ~ $5,000
  • Prominent logo display/corporate write-up in online and at-event literature
  • Brief intro by sponsor at beginning of event, if desired
Lightning Sponsor ~ $10,000

Connect and Network

🤝 Networking Opportunities: Forge connections with industry peers, experts, and students who share your passion for Electrification. Whether you're exploring potential job opportunities or seeking to expand your professional network, Electroposium offers the perfect platform.

This free event caters to a diverse audience, encompassing professionals, academics, students, and enthusiasts - all drawn together by their mutual curiosity and commitment to Electrification excellence.

Ignite Your Passion for Education

📚 As electrification shapes the future, education plays a pivotal role. Electroposium 2024 focuses on: 

  • The Electrification Workforce of Tomorrow: Explore education's role in cultivating electrification experts and leaders. 
  • Safety at the Core: Discover the latest safety measures and practices in electrification. 
  • Opportunities Unveiled: Explore electrification career pathways, from research to manufacturing. 

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*All registrants without a @umn email address, please select “New User”.

Request More Information

To learn more about the Electroposium event, please contact us at electrification@umn.edu