SANTA BARBARA, Calif.–()–QAD Inc., a leading provider of next-generation manufacturing and supply chain solutions in the cloud, has announced its Head of EV and Mobility Andreas Bareid will be speaking at the 2023 Electric Vehicles Battery Tech USA Conference in Garden Grove, Calif. on March 6-7.

With years of experience in manufacturing technology, Andreas Bareid is a NAATBatt board member and leads the EV and Mobility division within QAD. Mr. Bareid’s presentation, “How to Build an Adaptable and Robust Battery Supply Chain in a Disrupted World,” examines the impact the Inflation Reduction Act and recent onshoring efforts are having on the emerging, competitive battery landscape.

“The changes that will take place during the next couple of years will require battery companies to establish sustainable production rapidly and be very agile, given all of the uncertainty around raw materials, policies and geopolitical conflicts,” said Bareid. “Only companies that can secure their supply chains while delivering rapid speed-to-benefit will remain competitive.”

The 2023 Battery Tech USA Conference takes place at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. For a complete agenda and more information, visit the conference website.

Event Details

What: 2023 Electric Vehicles Battery Tech USA Conference

When: March 6-7, 2023

Where: Hyatt Regency Orange County

Registration: To register to attend the 2023 Electric Vehicles Battery Tech USA Conference, click here.

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