Press Release: Taiwan Energy Storage and EV Tech Expo Comes to Long Beach

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For Immediate Release  June 16, 2010         
Contact: MK Campbell, 626/744-5602, mkcampbell@calstart.org or Fred Silver, 626/744-5687,  fsilver@calstart.org

Taiwan Energy Storage and EV Tech Expo Comes to Long Beach

Expo and speakers to cover innovative battery and EV technologies, markets

Long Beach, Calif. – Taiwan Automotive International Forum & Exhibition (TAIFE) 2010, organized by The Ministry of Economic Affairs of Taiwan, will be held at the Long Beach Hyatt on June 25, starting with a complimentary breakfast and networking event at 8am.

Global demand for electric vehicles is expected to skyrocket in the next few years. Taiwan’s leadership in research and development of energy storage and control technologies promises to help meet that demand.  TIAFE offers a jam-packed agenda including sessions providing an overview of the current state of R&D in Taiwan, new electric vehicle (EV) markets in the United States, as well as insights on how the two countries can partner and collaborate to meet these challenges.
A Taiwan delegation led by officials of Minister of Economic Affairs include leaders  from electric motor,  power electronic module,  battery, body electronics, active safety devices, electric scooter companies, and research organizations.

Vice Minister of Economic Affairs Dr. Jung-Chiou Hwang said, “Taiwan and the United States have a long history of working together to develop cutting-edge technologies. With the economic and environmental challenges that face us all, this event will give us the chance to focus on energy storage innovations that will help lead to the clean technologies of the future.”

Distinguished speakers from Taiwan and the United States will deliver market, and product development status, and work to exchange the viewpoints for business and technology partnerships. Technical products and posters will also be displayed in the event venue.

A complimentary lunch will be served, and the afternoon is dedicated to one-on-one meetings with companies and dignitaries from Taiwan. To arrange a one-on-one conversation, please contact: Ms. ShuHua Tsneg at Shuhua.tseng@itri.com Tel: (408) 428-9988 x 11.

What: Taiwan Automotive International Forum & Exhibition (TAIFE) 2010
Where: Long Beach Hyatt Hotel, 200 South Pine Avenue Long Beach, CA 90802
Who: Leading companies and their technologies, and high ranking dignitaries in the Taiwan automotive market, including one-on-one discussions, with reservations

To arrange a one-on-one conversation, please contact: Ms. ShuHua Tsneg at  Shuhua.tseng@itri.com Tel: (408) 428-9988 x 11.



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