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Media Conference Call Advisory: U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, General Motors and LG Chem to discuss advanced battery material

January 4, 2011 - 12:00am

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January 5, 2011 - The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, General Motors and LG Chem plan to make an announcement about advanced lithium-ion battery technology for electrified vehicles.  At 2:30 p.m., ET on Thursday, January 6, 2011, DOE Acting Under Secretary Cathy Zoi; Argonne Lab's Director Eric Issacs; GM Ventures President, Jon Lauckner; and LG Chem Power Inc.'s Mohamed Alamgir, will hold a media conference call to discuss the material.  This will be an opportunity to learn more about developments in the advanced battery material area.

Who:  

**UPDATED: U.S. Representative Judy Biggert (IL-13)**

Cathy Zoi, Acting Under Secretary of Energy and Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE

Eric Issacs, Director, Argonne National Laboratory

Jon Lauckner, President, GM Ventures

Mohamed Alamgir, Research Director, LG Chem Power Inc.  

     
What:   Media Conference Call to Discuss Announcements
     
When:   Thursday, January 6, 2011

2:30 p.m., ET

To participate, call 1-800-288-8975 from the U.S. and 1-612-332-0345 internationally.  A numerical code is not required. You will be greeted by an operator who will ask for your name and outlet then place you into the call

The call is open only to news media and blog writers

Media contact(s):

Angela Hardin

Argonne National Laboratory

(630) 252-5501

ahardin@anl.gov

Sherrie Childers Arb

GM

248.318.8029

sherrie.childersarb@gm.com

Richard Pacini

The Millerschin Group

248.276.1970

dpacini@millerschingroup.com

Jen Stutsman

U.S. Department of Energy

202.586.4940

jen.stutsman@hq.doe.gov

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