Cadenza Innovation’s Christina Lampe-Onnerud Joins Smart Cities & Energy Panel at Xconomy’s X-CON 2018 Conference

Battery and Mobile Power Expert Will Share Insights into the Role Energy Storage Plays in Transitioning to More Sustainable Urban Environments

WILTON, Conn. – October 29, 2018 Cadenza Innovation, the award-winning provider of safe, low cost, high-performance lithium-ion-based (Li-ion) energy storage technology platforms for license to battery manufacturers, today announced that Founder and CEO Dr. Christina Lampe-Onnerud will speak at Xconomy’s X-CON 2018. She will join fellow panelists Mariana Matus, CEO and co-founder of Biobot Analytics, and Carmichael Roberts, co-founder and managing partner of Material Impact to discuss the future of energy and smart cities.

X-CON will take place November 4-6 in Boston, Massachusetts. Spanning three days and three innovation venues in Kendall Square and Boston’s Seaport District, the multidisciplinary business conference is designed for executives, entrepreneurs, investors and visionaries who want to explore the future of technology and transformation. Speakers include top executives from emerging and established leaders such as ClimaCell, Circle, EDVenture Holdings, Google, Harvard, IBM, MIT Media Lab, Philips, Softbank Robotics and Spyce.

The Smart Cities & Energy panel will be held at the Institute for Contemporary Art on Monday, November 5, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. During the session, Dr. Lampe-Onnerud, Matus, and Roberts will discuss how cities of the future will be smarter and stronger, thanks to advances in artificial intelligence, sensors and materials. The conversation will also touch on how new approaches to renewable energy and storage could alleviate the impact of global warming. As entrepreneurs in the clean tech sector, the panelists will also highlight how business leaders and technologists are tackling these problems and what progress can be made in the next few years. 

“There has never been a more critical time for governments, businesses, technologists, investors and other key groups to join together in the fight against climate change,” said Dr. Lampe-Onnerud. “There’s so much that we can – and must – accomplish by working together. I’m looking forward to joining Mariana and Carmichael for a wide-ranging conversation about the progress to date, the most pressing challenges and promising opportunities ahead, and how the future of smart cities and energy storage fit into the picture.”

Next month, Dr. Lampe-Onnerud and Rocky Mountain Institute Chief Executive Officer Jules Korternhorst will co-chair discussions about the transformation of the global energy system at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils in Dubai. The group will deliver a vision of the future of energy, help define potential action to positively shape related developments and contribute to incubating relevant projects.

Recognized as the world’s foremost interdisciplinary knowledge network dedicated to promoting innovative thinking to shape a sustainable and inclusive future, the Global Future Councils bring together more than 600 members from academia, business, government and civil society. Working together, participants will provide forward-looking thought leadership and promote innovative thinking to address global, regional and geopolitical issues related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The outcomes will shape the agenda for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019 as well as the Forum’s ongoing global initiatives. Cadenza Innovation was also honored as a 2018 Technology Pioneer at the World Economic Forum’s “New Champions” Meeting in Tianjin.

About Cadenza Innovation, Inc.

Founded in 2012 by lithium-ion battery experts with more than 125 patents, Cadenza Innovation is capitalizing on its intellectual property, field-proven operational and mass production expertise and partner network to establish itself as a leader in low cost, safe and energy dense storage solutions. Licensing its patented supercell battery architecture for immediate access, company executives have held key roles at battery cell, pack and system provider Boston-Power, investment firm Bridgewater Associates, consulting firm Arthur D. Little and other globally respected organizations. Cadenza Innovation is backed by funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, the states of New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts, Golden Seeds and private investors. Headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut, the company has advanced technology development labs at 1 Duracell Drive in Bethel, CT. For more information, visit

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Courtney Kruzement
CHEN PR for Cadenza Innovation