Dr Adam Best received his Ph.D. from Monash University, Australia in 2002. Dr. Best is a Research Group Leader in the Metal Industries Program of CSIRO Manufacturing Business Unit. Adam leads several battery research programs developing novel electrolytes and battery concepts including for next generation Lithium batteries. In 2017, Dr. Best was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship to study battery electrolytes and how to develop a battery industry in Australia. He has 73 publications and 12 patents, with a h-index of 30 and over 4500 lifetime citations. Adam was Co-Chair of the International Battery Association (IBA) meeting held in Brisbane, Australia, in 2014 and is the Co-Chair of the International Meeting on Lithium Batteries (IMLB) to be held in Sydney in 2022.