NODE Partner Meeting – June 2024

When: June 25, 2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Wired for Success – EV Industry Review

In December 2022, Battle Motors announced plans for a major expansion and the hiring of 434 new jobs at its electronic vehicle production facility in New Philadelphia. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to gain insights into the growing industry and all the exciting opportunities and activities in our region.


  • 9:00 AM – Welcome
    • John Kelly, Director of Business Development & Administration: Tuscarawas County Economic Development Corp.
  • 9:10 AM – The EV Landscape
    • Jing Lyon, Program Director: BRITE Energy Innovators
  • 9:20 AM – Future for Alternative Fuels
    • Kelleigh Ash, CTO: Battle Motors
  • 9:50 AM – Panel Discussion
    • Moderator: Paul Dyckshoorn, Engineering Director: Kent State UniversityTuscarawas
    • Kelleigh Ash, CTO: Battle Motors
    • Jing Lyon, Program Director: BRITE Energy Innovators
    • Markus Steinburger, Director R&D Emobility: Schaeffler Automotive
    • Dan Sayre, Director, Business Unit eMotor & PEU: Schaeffler Automotive
  • 10:50 AM – Boxed Lunches | Sponsored by Battle Motors
  • 11:15 AM – Optional Tours of Battle Motors
    • Attendees to provide their own transportation. (Carpooling is recommended)
  • 11:30 AM – 45 Minute Tours at Battle Motors
  • 12:30 PM – Conclusion
Thank you to Battle Motors for providing the boxed lunch and to Kent State University for hosting our event.
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