NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

Final agenda announced for NTSB forum on lithium ion batteries in transportation

April 8

The National Transportation Safety Board today released the final agenda including the participants' names, affiliations, and biographies for the forum on lithium ion batteries in transportation.

The forum, scheduled for Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, starts at 9 am and will be held in the NTSB Board Room and Conference Center in Washington, DC.

Representatives from government, industry and academia will serve as panelists during the forum and will address issues related to lithium ion battery technology and how it is used across transportation modes.

The agenda and panelists' biographies are available at http://go.usa.gov/T3Bx.

The forum is open to the public and free of charge. Directions to the conference site are available at www.ntsb.gov/about/conference_center.html.

The event will also be webcast live. An archive of the webcast will be available on our website after the event. A link to the webcast site is available at: http://www.capitolconnection.net/capcon/ntsb/ntsb.htm.

The Twitter hashtag for this event is #ntsbforum.

NTSB Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Peter Knudson



The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.