Events | April 5, 2023

Women in the Global Battery Industry Networking Reception

Nearly fifty WGBI members convened on Monday, May 2 at the first in-person member meeting during the BCI Convention + Power Mart Expo in Naples, FL. WGBI President, Julie McClure (MAC Engineering and Equipment) presided over the meeting, which included reports from officers and standing subcommittee chairs, and a short presentation from Nancy Martin (NRM Consulting) on networking tips and tricks. 

Following the meeting, non-members and representatives from the sponsoring companies gathered for a networking reception. Special thanks go out to the sponsors of the event, C&D Technologies/Trojan Battery and Hollingsworth & Vose for their generous support. 

Rebecca Conway

There is still a lead acid battery in the majority of EVs.  [And] we’re also seeing an increase in the number of multi-battery systems – vehicles with more than one battery, a primary and auxiliary battery.

Rebecca Conway, Senior Director of Marketing and Technical Services, Clarios