Electrochemical Society To Meet On Materials for Abuse Tolerant Lithium-ion Cells: The Electrochemical Society of Detroit will meet Wednesday, Feb. 2 at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield. The meeting iwll be held in Room 406 of the Taubman Welcome Center at the school’s Southfield campus, 21000 W. 10 Mile Road. Chris Orendorff, of the technical staff of Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M., will speak on materials for abuse-tolerant lithium ion batteries. The event begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the program at 7:30 p.m. The price is $20 for members, $22 for guests and $10 for students. RSVP by Monday, Jan. 24 to Kimber Stamm at email@example.com. More at www.electrochem.org/ecs/sections/detr/detr.htm.
Michigan Women of Wind Energy Set First Meeting of 2011: Michigan Women of Wind Energy will meet Wednesday, Jan. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Greenstone Farm Credit Services Building, 1760 Abbey Road, East Lansing. The keynote speaker will be Monica Martinez of the Michigan Public Service Commission. Attend this networking event to kick off the new year. Meet others working in renewable energy, get updated on what is happening here in Michigan, and what you should expect from 2011. There will also be opportunities to learn about WoWE, network with other Michigan women, and find out ways to get involved in mentoring, scholarship and many other opportunities in the area of wind energy. The meeting is sponsored by Public Sector Consultants. More at http://miwowe.tumblr.com.